Harlan Brownlee http://kcur.org en Development Of A Regional Cultural Plan Underway http://kcur.org/post/development-regional-cultural-plan-underway <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Plans are in the works to create a</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span><a href="https://artskc.org/aboutus/regionalculturalplan/" style="line-height: 1.5;">regional cultural plan</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">to establish a shared vision for the Kansas City metro. </span></p> Thu, 03 Apr 2014 12:38:28 +0000 Laura Spencer 53602 at http://kcur.org Development Of A Regional Cultural Plan Underway Improving The Arts In Kansas City http://kcur.org/post/improving-arts-kansas-city-0 <p>For the first time in 15 years, Kansas City, Mo. is examining its arts-related policies through <a href="http://content.mindmixer.com/Live/Projects/KansasCityMO/files/48506/MayorsTaskForcefortheArts_Summary.pdf?634939637014700000">Mayor Sly James' Task Force for the Arts</a>. This task force is composed of important political members from the city and a variety of artists and advocates for the arts in Kansas City. The task force launched the <a href="http://www.kcmomentum.com/">Envision Arts &amp; Culture KC campaign</a> Monday night, which is the first step in trying to make the arts a more prominent and meaningful part of life in Kansas City.</p><p></p><p> Thu, 31 Jan 2013 00:51:35 +0000 Stephen Steigman, Matthew Long-Middleton & Claire McInerny 31207 at http://kcur.org Improving The Arts In Kansas City Arts Hold Steady Despite Recession http://kcur.org/post/arts-hold-steady-despite-recession <p>Two national studies released Thursday in Kansas City provide an overview of the arts ecology of the metropolitan area. By all accounts, the arts boosted the local economy despite the economic downturn. Thu, 19 Jul 2012 15:19:52 +0000 Laura Spencer 21289 at http://kcur.org Arts Hold Steady Despite Recession Creating a Regional Cultural Plan http://kcur.org/post/creating-regional-cultural-plan <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53c1ecbde2b8f-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53c1ecbde2b8f-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53c1ecbde2b8f-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/national/local-national-985943.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Kansas City, Mo. – The Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday announced its "Big Five" - five ideas to move the region forward. The project launched in 2010, collecting nearly 200 suggestions. The list was narrowed down to 20 in July - and many of those ideas were related to arts and culture (including moving the UMKC Conservatory of Music and Dance downtown, which made the top 5).</p> Mon, 12 Sep 2011 19:22:00 +0000 Laura Spencer 2299 at http://kcur.org Creating a Regional Cultural Plan