crowdsourcing http://kcur.org en BREAD KC! Kneading Needs http://kcur.org/post/bread-kc-kneading-needs <p>On this Wednesday's <em><a href="http://kcur.org/programs/centralstandard">Central Standard</a>,</em> how a group of Kansas City artists are putting an end to that whole starving artist thing.</p><p>Joining us is Andrew Erdrich, Sean Starowitz and Erin Olm-Shipman for <a href="http://breadkc.wordpress.com/">BREAD KC!</a>, a group that raises the unleavened bread of artists through microgrants from community dinners. We'll hear how the easiest grant process ever has helped launch innovative new works in our community.</p> Wed, 29 Aug 2012 14:41:21 +0000 Andrea Silenzi & Jabulani Leffall 23633 at http://kcur.org BREAD KC! Kneading Needs Crowdfunding For Civic And Arts Projects http://kcur.org/post/crowdfunding-civic-and-arts-projects <p>On Monday’s <em>Central Standard</em>, we'll take a look at crowdfunding, a way area projects are creating monetary opportunities in the digital landscape.</p><p><strong>Jase Wilson</strong>, the CEO of <a href="http://neighbor.ly/" target="_blank">Neighbor.ly</a>, stops by to talk about the ways crowdfunding is transforming the way people can invest in the city.</p> Mon, 30 Jul 2012 03:30:30 +0000 Tomeka Weatherspoon, Andrea Silenzi & Jabulani Leffall 21832 at http://kcur.org Crowdfunding For Civic And Arts Projects Kickstarter: 'Funding Dreams' In Kansas And Missouri http://kcur.org/post/kickstarter-funding-dreams-kansas-and-missouri <p>At least every couple of months, or more, an email request lands in my inbox from an artist to help fund a new project, a gallery to support their programming budget, or a filmmaker to make a new movie. All have one thing in common: they're asking donors to contribute through a crowd-funding website called Kickstarter.</p> Tue, 26 Jun 2012 16:05:52 +0000 Laura Spencer 20020 at http://kcur.org Kickstarter: 'Funding Dreams' In Kansas And Missouri The Changing Nature Of The College Degree http://kcur.org/post/changing-nature-college-degree <p>The current job market is very competitive. A single opening will see hundreds of applicants, a lot of them with four years of college on their résumés. But, how important is that degree when compared to technical skills, or on the job training? Is a bachelor’s degree worth what it once was?</p> Tue, 31 Jan 2012 14:00:05 +0000 Danie Alexander & Jabulani Leffall 11529 at http://kcur.org The Changing Nature Of The College Degree