((soft)) Opening!

Come thru to the ((soft)) opening of 31st&Brklyn, a community-invested exhibition and production venue for small-scale contemporary performance arts. With a focus on performing artists of color! 31st&Brklyn is founded by 2016 Rocket Grant recipient Cat Mahari whose immersive project The Floor begins August 5th! Share and chill with us in libations, current circumstances, and future…

31st&Brklyn on KKFI!

At 11:00am cst on July 13th 2016 please check out the conversation between Mark Manning and I on KKFI 90.1 FM in Kansas City, MO! We’ll be talking about ‪#‎31stBrklyn‬, its present, past and future. Including upcoming immersive production #TheFloor recipient of a 2016 Rocket Grant! I’ll be sharing my micro-loan experience with KIVA and…

#7 – Sharing It All

On Saturday June 11th we had a joyous, powerful and beautiful day of discussions, sharing, dancing and making art!  We had an excellent turn out. ‘Twas a good time for both those sharing and those witnessing.  My only regret is …READ MORE>>

The Liminal and the Limitless at 50/50

THE LIMINAL AND THE LIMITLESS June 17th – August 4th, 2016 50/50, 1628 Wyoming St., Kansas City, Missouri 64102 The Liminal and the Limitless features the work of Stephen Proski (KC), Samara Umbral (KC), Maya Martinez (BM) and Troyese Robinson (LA). The works of these four artists are steadfast in their shared flatness and sense…

Live TV Live: Lip Service

Walking along the East 9th street corridor LTVL took a moment to check in with long-standing 9th street business owners Marty Olson of Do’s Deluxe and Will Ogle of LB Holdings Inc. We came to take the temperature of how the current East 9th street development plan would affect business owners operating along the proposed…

The Freeing Throwers are Rolling ALL over KC!

Hey Adriane! Everyone in Kansas City is all excited about the new streetcars. They are nice and new and super quiet and super clean, but you know what? They don’t go very far – 15 blocks, that’s it. You know what does go far? The BUSES! KCATA has over 200 buses and they go into…

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…

#3 – Painting Our Identities

(featured drawing & painting by Lupe Krehbiel) Warm-Up:  It’s April 16th and we all gather Saturday morning to practice our group-choreographed dance based on the images carved on ancient conch shells. Sharing:  in the old days, the men of the city of Spiro Mounds wore ear spools, or ear gauges. They were made of clay, approximately…

“Rest Assured You Are [Once Again] Under Video Surveillance”

“Rest Assured You Are Under Video Surveillance” has reappeared between Chalmers Hall and the School of Architecture building on the University of Kansas’s main campus.  Weather permitting, the installation will remain in place through Friday, 29 April 2016.  This particular appearance is unique in that the installation is visible along two major arteries of pedestrian…

Created Thus Far

Interpreting creation stories through charcoal drawings…READ MORE >>

#2 – Our Universes: a storytelling

On March 26th we met for our second session.   When a dancer is involved, everything begins with a warm-up We started the day in a circle, rehearsing our budding choreography…READ MORE >> # 2 – Our Universes: a storytelling