Steve Kraske talks with Walter Bargen about his new book of poems and the art of writing.
By Up to Date
Kansas City, MO – Walter Bargen, who was appointed Missouri's first poet laureate in January 2008 sits down with Steve Kraske to discuss his writing, including a new book of poems Days Like This Are Necessary: New and Selected Poems.
Wolfgang Laib's "Without Place-Without Time-Without Body" is a new installation at the Bloch Building. Hundreds of mounds of rice are laid out in a grid. There are five mounds of yellow pollen at the center. Here, curator Leesa Fanning talks about the work "as a metaphor for transcendence."
Kansas City, MO – A move by some members of the Kansas City City council to gain more power in selecting members of certain boards and commissions survived possible defeat yesterday and will face a final vote next week.
There is relief in the Olathe school district after bus drivers approved a contract with busing company First Student.
Unicorn Theatre audiences have come to expect shows with provocative themes that delve into sex, drugs, and rock and roll. In short, subject matter decidedly NOT for young audiences.
By Steve Walker
Kansas City, MO – Take away the drugs and rock and roll, and you've got the entire plot of its season opener, "My First Time," a collage of scenes and monologues from web-based social history of sexual initiation that brings a dash of the Kinsey report to the internet age.
For artist Juniper Tangpuz, play is at the center of his work. An exhibition of his paintings and sculptures at the Thornhill Gallery explores two sides of his persona: the private and the public, as KCUR's Laura Spencer reports.
By Laura Spencer
Kansas City, MO – "The Unusual Dreams of Juniper & T.J. Tangpuz"