Maker Faire http://kcur.org en Is Every Maker Also A Crafter? http://kcur.org/post/every-maker-also-crafter <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">If you make your product with a 3-D printer, is it still a craft? On Monday's <a href="http://kcur.org/programs/central-standard"><em>Central Standard</em></a>, we sit down with local participants of Kansas City's <a href="http://www.makerfairekc.com/">Maker Faire</a> (coming up June 28 and 29) and a Professor of Art to tinker with our concept of what it means to "craft."</span></p><p><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Guests:</strong></p> Mon, 23 Jun 2014 19:08:39 +0000 Gina Kaufmann, Matthew Long-Middleton, Matt Hodapp & Christina Lieffring 57770 at http://kcur.org Is Every Maker Also A Crafter? Kansas City Museum Celebrates History Of Innovation And Invention in KC http://kcur.org/post/kansas-city-museum-celebrates-history-innovation-and-invention-kc <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Country Club Plaza is a staple in Kansas City, but did you know it was the first shopping mall in the country?</span></p><p>Barbers would still be cutting your whole head with scissors if Samuel Coffman hadn't invented electric hair clippers, and washing your dishes would be a much bigger hassle if Marion Trozzolo didn't think to combine Teflon with pans.</p><p>The history of innovation and invention conceived in Kansas City is crucial to the city's identity, and starting June 1 the Kansas City Museum will celebrate this history.&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 30 May 2013 20:05:44 +0000 Laura Spencer, Matthew Long-Middleton & Claire McInerny 37636 at http://kcur.org Kansas City Museum Celebrates History Of Innovation And Invention in KC