We are asking ourselves, how did we get here? and what can we do about it? We have not abandoned hope, although we our taking time to reflect upon our accomplishments, our missed opportunities, and quite frankly, the noticeable failure of many, many others to wake up to the relational difference between current power structures (including arts institutions) and the lives that most Americans lead. Meanwhile, we will keep the razors finely honed, the scissors sharpened, and the propaganda mirrored to the face of the status quo. We will be the hair tonic that soothes your dry and aching scalp.
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.
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.
The zine that started as a conversation over beers in College Hill, Topeka in the fall of 2014 is now coming round to a temporary stopping point at another plein air venue in the fall of 2016.
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…
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.
3504 Woodland Ave, kcmo 6:30p-9:30p
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
Tomorrow, September 10th 2016, is the next installment of THE FLOOR Live Performance featuring ACE FADEL! Animation of AARON SUTTON! It’s all happening at the Quilombo, 3504 Woodland Ave, KCMO. 6:30-9:30p
September 8th, 6-10 p.m. September 9th, 6-10 p.m. 50/50, 1628 Wyoming St., Kansas City, Missouri 64102 50/50 presents two evenings of six facilitators conducting hourly workshops in response to the recent violent events of the summer of 2016. These facilitators will utilize the empty containers of 50/50 to lead expanded workshops with complete creative freedom…
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