The Floor Continues

Come through to the Quilombo at 3504 Woodland Ave, KCMO, Part II of The Floor! Featuring LEGENDARY DJ JOC MAX! 6:30-9:30pm

THE GOLD STANDARD

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.

ARE YOU DOING ENOUGH?

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.

((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…