Glenn North http://kcur.org en Glenn North: Fostering Raw Self-Expression At 18th And Vine http://kcur.org/post/glenn-north-fostering-raw-self-expression-18th-and-vine <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">When Glenn North read a poem at the grand opening for the American Jazz Museum in 1997, something clicked. </span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">From that moment on, the poet and the museum grew in tandem.&nbsp; In 2004, North officially joined the museum's staff, establishing a nationally recognized spoken word scene at the museum's Blue Room. </span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">North recently left his post as education manager and poet-in-residence. He plans to finish his master's degree and focus on his poetry.</span></p> Thu, 15 May 2014 19:45:18 +0000 Gina Kaufmann, Matthew Long-Middleton & Sylvia Maria Gross 55784 at http://kcur.org Glenn North: Fostering Raw Self-Expression At 18th And Vine Misogyny in Hip-Hop Culture http://kcur.org/post/misogyny-hip-hop-culture <p>It seems that nowadays, anytime you hear a hip-hop song the lyrics are full of negative and insulting messages. Whether these comments are racist, misogynistic, or just downright disrespectful it's easy to associate the entire hip-hop culture with these words of hate. On this Central Standard, we look specifically at misogyny in hip-hop music.</p><p> Tue, 26 Mar 2013 14:44:56 +0000 Susan B. Wilson, Matthew Long-Middleton & Claire McInerny 34078 at http://kcur.org Misogyny in Hip-Hop Culture Reconsidering The Legacy Of KC's Champion Cakewalker http://kcur.org/post/reconsidering-legacy-kcs-champion-cakewalker <p>Every month, the staff of the Kansas City Museum asks a local expert in some field to talk about a piece from the museum's collection for its Community Curator program. This month's talk is by Glenn North, the poet-in-residence at the American Jazz Museum, and it focuses on a painting that made North uncomfortable at first.</p> Mon, 21 May 2012 19:45:32 +0000 Sylvia Maria Gross 18049 at http://kcur.org Reconsidering The Legacy Of KC's Champion Cakewalker A Vibe Called Mesh: Jazz Meets Hip-Hop http://kcur.org/post/vibe-called-mesh-jazz-meets-hip-hop <p>On this Monday&#39;s <a href="http://kcur.org/programs/centralstandard"><strong><em>Central Standard</em></strong></a>, we explore how area artists honor Jazz&rsquo;s heritage and progression, through the language of Hip-Hop.</p><p> Mon, 12 Mar 2012 05:14:53 +0000 Andrea Silenzi & Jabulani Leffall 14015 at http://kcur.org A Vibe Called Mesh: Jazz Meets Hip-Hop