Charlotte Street Foundation http://kcur.org en A Visiting Curator's Perspective On Kansas City's Art Scene http://kcur.org/post/visiting-curators-perspective-kansas-citys-art-scene <p>Danny Orendorff arrived in Kansas City a year ago to serve as Curator-in-Residence for the Charlotte Street Foundation. Before he arrived in town for this rotating position, his career was split between San Francisco and Chicago.</p> Tue, 27 May 2014 20:43:37 +0000 Gina Kaufmann & Matthew Long-Middleton 56380 at http://kcur.org A Visiting Curator's Perspective On Kansas City's Art Scene The Weekend To-Do List: April 25-27, 2014 http://kcur.org/post/weekend-do-list-april-25-27-2014 <p></p><p>Got a case of the blahs? Brian McTavish has just the thing to spice up your weekend at get you out of that funk with his Weekend To-Do List for&nbsp;April 25-27.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong><a href="http://www.midlandkc.com/" target="_blank">Diana Ross</a></strong> (Pop), 7 p.m. Sunday at the Midland Theater, 1228 Main, Kansas City, Mo. Tickets: $58 to $178&nbsp;</span></p> Thu, 24 Apr 2014 16:44:24 +0000 Steve Kraske, Brian McTavish & Beth Lipoff 54705 at http://kcur.org The Weekend To-Do List: April 25-27, 2014 Five Artists Tapped For Charlotte Street Awards http://kcur.org/post/five-artists-tapped-charlotte-street-awards <p>On Monday, the <a href="http://www.charlottestreet.org/">Charlotte Street Foundation</a>&nbsp;announced the 2014 visual and performing artist awards. <span style="line-height: 1.5;">A Charlotte Street award is always a welcome surprise to artists - in part, because it provides $10,000 in unrestricted cash.</span></p> Mon, 24 Mar 2014 21:02:19 +0000 Laura Spencer 53116 at http://kcur.org Five Artists Tapped For Charlotte Street Awards Charlotte Street's Kate Hackman To Explore New Opportunities http://kcur.org/post/charlotte-streets-kate-hackman-explore-new-opportunities <p>After more than a decade with the <a href="http://www.charlottestreet.org/">Charlotte Street Foundation</a>, artistic director Kate Hackman is leaving the organization.</p><p>According to a release Wednesday, after her final day on June 30, Hackman will "explore new opportunities after a period of rest and travel."</p><p>"I'm proud of the work we've done over the past decade, and the time seems right for me to move on," Hackman&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">said&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">in the release.</span></p> Wed, 05 Mar 2014 16:56:03 +0000 Laura Spencer 52171 at http://kcur.org Charlotte Street's Kate Hackman To Explore New Opportunities Artist Paul Anthony Smith Mines History Of His Native Jamaica http://kcur.org/post/artist-paul-anthony-smith-mines-history-his-native-jamaica <p></p> Thu, 19 Sep 2013 21:41:16 +0000 Susan B. Wilson 43896 at http://kcur.org Artist Paul Anthony Smith Mines History Of His Native Jamaica Charlotte Street's Julie Dalgleish On Bringing New 'Energy and Passion' http://kcur.org/post/charlotte-streets-julie-dalgleish-bringing-new-energy-and-passion <p></p><p>Her three-decade career working with arts and cultural organizations has taken her to cities across the country, and into Canada. But, for most of her adult life, Julie Dalgleish has been based in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area - until now.</p> Wed, 18 Sep 2013 16:38:18 +0000 Laura Spencer 43839 at http://kcur.org Charlotte Street's Julie Dalgleish On Bringing New 'Energy and Passion' From The Twin Cities To KC: A New Executive Director For Charlotte Street Foundation http://kcur.org/post/twin-cities-kc-new-executive-director-charlotte-street-foundation <p><a href="http://www.charlottestreet.org/">Charlotte Street Foundation</a> today announced its new executive director: Julie Gordon Dalgleish, a 30-year veteran of arts and cultural organizations and foundations.</p><p>The search started in 2012 after Charlotte Street's founder and co-director David Hughes <a href="http://kcur.org/post/charlotte-streets-david-hughes-announces-transition-plans">announced he'd step down</a>.</p> Tue, 13 Aug 2013 19:15:44 +0000 Laura Spencer 41890 at http://kcur.org From The Twin Cities To KC: A New Executive Director For Charlotte Street Foundation Artists Combat Gun Violence With Creativity http://kcur.org/post/artists-combat-gun-violence-creativity <p></p> Thu, 01 Aug 2013 17:46:27 +0000 Matthew Long-Middleton, Ross Stinemetz & Sangeeta Shastry 41241 at http://kcur.org Artists Combat Gun Violence With Creativity Public Art Will Go On Display, Despite Withdrawal Of Commission http://kcur.org/post/public-art-will-go-display-despite-withdrawal-commission <p>The Kansas City metropolitan area has had its share of controversies over the years when it comes to public art. Remember the 2012 petition drive to remove the <a href="http://kcur.org/post/controversy-sculpture-garden">statue of the headless bare-breasted woman</a> at the Overland Park Arboretum? Or the artists who were encouraged to drop arrows from their terrazzo flooring design at KCI, so as not to confuse travelers?</p> Tue, 16 Jul 2013 20:39:51 +0000 Laura Spencer 40276 at http://kcur.org Public Art Will Go On Display, Despite Withdrawal Of Commission Artists Explore The City As Labyrinth In 'rises Zora' http://kcur.org/post/artists-explore-city-labyrinth-rises-zora-2 <p><span style="LINE-HEIGHT: normal; FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial Unicode MS'; FONT-SIZE: 13px">Like any city of its size, Kansas City was designed and developed on an urban grid of streets and boulevards in order to make the city work. The Charlotte Street Foundation is currently presenting a month-long multimedia project that features nearly 40 artists who, in their own way, address how the city's layout is both influential, essential, and an ever-mysterious labyrinth.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Wed, 22 May 2013 20:55:36 +0000 Steve Walker 37197 at http://kcur.org Artists Explore The City As Labyrinth In 'rises Zora' Charlotte Street Announces New Visual Artist Fellows http://kcur.org/post/charlotte-street-announces-new-visual-artist-fellows <p>Three artists. $10,000 each in unrestricted cash gifts. The <a href="http://www.charlottestreet.org/">Charlotte Street Foundation</a> - a nonprofit supporting Kansas City artists through exhibitions, studio spaces and residencies, and fellowships - has announced its 2013 <a href="http://www.charlottestreet.org/initiatives/visual/">Visual Artist</a> Award fellows. Thu, 04 Apr 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Laura Spencer 34521 at http://kcur.org Charlotte Street Announces New Visual Artist Fellows Charlotte Street's David Hughes Announces Transition Plans http://kcur.org/post/charlotte-streets-david-hughes-announces-transition-plans <p><a href="http://www.charlottestreet.org/">Charlotte Street Foundation</a> founder David Hughes announced today he would be stepping down as Co-Director in mid-2013, after the selection of a new Executive Director.</p><p> Thu, 15 Nov 2012 18:46:54 +0000 Laura Spencer 27637 at http://kcur.org Charlotte Street's David Hughes Announces Transition Plans 2012 Charlotte Street Fellows Inspired To Collaborate http://kcur.org/post/2012-charlotte-street-fellows-inspired-collaborate <p>Since 2008, the <a href="http://www.CharlotteStreet.org">Charlotte Street Foundation </a>has recognized creative Kansas Citians who, within their various genres, consistently produce original and innovative work that often falls outside the mainstream.&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 23 Aug 2012 10:44:03 +0000 Steve Walker 23186 at http://kcur.org 2012 Charlotte Street Fellows Inspired To Collaborate Jazz Meets Gamelan http://kcur.org/post/jazz-meets-gamelan <p><span style="display: none">&nbsp;</span>For the last two and a half years, the <a href="http://blackhouse.typepad.com/" target="_blank">Black House Improviser&rsquo;s Collective </a>has made its home in an unoccupied floor of a downtown office building provided by the<a href="http://www.charlottestreet.org/" target="_blank"> Charlotte Street Foundation</a>.</p><p> Tue, 15 May 2012 16:17:38 +0000 Alex Smith 17692 at http://kcur.org Jazz Meets Gamelan New Charlotte Street Award Fellows: Patrick Conway & Heidi Van http://kcur.org/post/new-charlotte-street-award-fellows-patrick-conway-heidi-van <p><a href="http://www.charlottestreet.org/">Charlotte Street Foundation</a> recently announced two artists, Heidi Van and Patrick Alonzo Conway, were selected as this year&#39;s 2012 Generative Performing Artists Award Fellows. Wed, 09 May 2012 18:30:15 +0000 Laura Spencer 17380 at http://kcur.org New Charlotte Street Award Fellows: Patrick Conway & Heidi Van A Call For Arts Criticism In KC http://kcur.org/post/call-arts-criticism-kc <p>On this Wednesday&#39;s <em><a href="http://kcur.org/program/centralstandard"><strong>Central Standard</strong></a>, </em>a conversation about the importance of art criticism in the process of art-making and reception. We&rsquo;ll hear why a San Francisco arts publication called <a href="http://www.artpractical.com/"><strong>Art Practical</strong></a> devoted an entire issue to our local scene.</p> Tue, 06 Mar 2012 23:48:57 +0000 Andrea Silenzi & Jabulani Leffall 13755 at http://kcur.org A Call For Arts Criticism In KC Charlotte Street Foundation Announces 2012 Visual Artist Awards http://kcur.org/post/charlotte-street-foundation-announces-2012-visual-artist-awards <p>Since 1997, the Charlotte Street Foundation has awarded more than $600,000 to artists, the bulk of which has gone to visual artists. As the 2012 Visual Artist Award Fellows, Anne Austin Pearce, Marcus Cain, and Luke Rocha will each receive $10,000 in unrestricted funds.</p> Thu, 23 Feb 2012 19:21:37 +0000 Laura Spencer 13043 at http://kcur.org Charlotte Street Foundation Announces 2012 Visual Artist Awards The Last Descendants Reimagines History http://kcur.org/post/last-descendants-reimagines-history <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53cfa2540e9e4-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53cfa2540e9e4-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53cfa2540e9e4-"></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-989844.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. – Sometimes truth is stranger than fiction, or fiction can illuminate truths. Lawrence-based artist Judith Levy collapses the two, and reimagines history in an exhibition called <i>The Last Descendants</i>.</p> Wed, 12 Oct 2011 17:38:00 +0000 Laura Spencer 2319 at http://kcur.org The Last Descendants Reimagines History First Session for the Black House Improvisors' Collective http://kcur.org/post/first-session-black-house-improvisors-collective <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53cf8375ba22d-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53cf8375ba22d-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53cf8375ba22d-"></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-866080.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 – Each week, for the last five Sundays, ten musicians have gathered for an afternoon rehearsal session on a vacant floor of a downtown office building. It's a new year-long initiative sponsored by the Charlotte Street Foundation called the Black House Improvisors' Collective.</p> Fri, 16 Oct 2009 18:34:00 +0000 Laura Spencer 1612 at http://kcur.org First Session for the Black House Improvisors' Collective