Arts Council of Metropolitan Kansas City en ArtsKC Announces Move To Crossroads <p></p><p><a href="">ArtsKC</a>, the arts council for the Kansas City metro area, announced a move Monday from downtown to the <a href="">Crossroads Arts District</a> in Kansas City, Mo.</p><p>The new location, at the corner of Southwest Boulevard and Baltimore, places the 15-year-old organization squarely in the center of a thriving arts and cultural scene.</p> Mon, 07 Apr 2014 20:00:00 +0000 Laura Spencer 53796 at ArtsKC Announces Move To Crossroads 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 Arts Hold Steady Despite Recession Creating a Regional Cultural Plan <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53cfe794d6d1f-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53cfe794d6d1f-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53cfe794d6d1f-"></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="" 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 Creating a Regional Cultural Plan