Casting Light into the Darkness

We will choose hope over fear. We will re-imagine our communities, reinvigorate our neighborhoods, and make a new day. Surely you know we can win.

KC Urban Potters Grand Opening

The Kansas City Urban Potters (KCUP) will host a Grand Opening of their new Shop, Studio + Project Space on October 28, 2016 from 5-9pm at 4 Westport Road, Kansas City, MO. Visitors are invited to enjoy food, drinks and music while touring midtown Kansas City’s newest venue for fine studio pottery. All purchases will be discounted 10% during the Grand Opening celebration.

A Place Behind the Sun: Society’s First Visual Art Form

Murals are sometimes proof that often we aren’t always looking. Aren’t always observing. Aren’t entirely aware of our environment. Think about the last mural you noticed; likely you’ll have a hard time deciding if it really was one. Instead, you might be thinking of a billboard, wall sign, or graffiti wall. Or was it a…

The Fade: Muralist’s Called to Walls

Citizens of the Republic! Early voting has already begun. The summer light is fading but not your dreams. They remain resolute as will your interest in the next iteration of Cut Your Hair in the Socialist Style. You won’t want to miss this one.

See ya on the floor!

Please join us for the FINAL INSTALLMENT of The Floor! An overlapping engagement in the experiential tracing of repetition and Blackness in relation to the #GreatBlackMigrations of the 20th Century. It presents and remixes personal, cultural, and mythic narratives found in story, music, movement, and visualizations. Part 1: Rasheedat Badejo Part 2: Visualgoodies Aaron Sutton…


Come out to the Quilombo! At 3504 Woodland Ave KCMO For Part 2 of The Floor ! 6:30-9:30pm

The Floor Continues

Come through to the Quilombo at 3504 Woodland Ave, KCMO, Saturday, September 10, 2016 Part II of The Floor! Featuring UpCOMING LEGENDARY ACE FADEL! 6:30-9:30pm


Admit it; you were keeping score.The Rio Olympics turned watching gymnastics—once shunned as the Cold-War provenance of Eastern Europe—into a Red State, core family value. Despite the protestations of some, and with the encouragement of others, we are moving forward. On Labor Day we will hoist the flag, raise the barber pole, and proclaim: CUT YOUR HAIR IN THE SOCIALIST STYLE! A series of programs will thereafter ensue.

Sharpen your scissors.

It’s not always easy being a socialist. Sometimes it’s work. Here’s some of the research we’ve been examining over the summer as we prepare to Cut Your Hair in the Socialist Style.


Opportunities though, are just around the corner. Within the month, the days will shorten and the evenings cool. You will carry a refreshing beverage named Pleasantville to the porch and watch the sun set. Then the moon will rise. Someone—perhaps your lover—will remark, it may be time for a new haircut. You will nod and make an appointment for early September.

2016 Rocket Grants Award Winners Announced!

The Charlotte Street Foundation and Spencer Museum of Art at KU are delighted to announce the winners of 2016 Rocket Grants Awards: Eleven innovative and public-facing projects were chosen from among a competitive pool – all with a reach towards audiences outside of traditional arts venues and some with a specific focus on stimulating and…