KC Currents: Beginnings and Endings of 2011 By Sylvia Maria Gross, Susan B. Wilson & Alex Smith • Dec 27, 2011 ShareTwitter Facebook Google+ Email Photo by Tim Hursley, courtesy of the Kauffman Center of the Performing Arts. 2011 brought new buildings and faces, an end to some long-standing institutions, and the passing of community leaders. KC Currents listens back to some of the voices of 2011. Related Program: KC Currents Related Content Kauffman Center's Opening Approaches; Checking in with Architect Moshe Safdie 4 years ago Sly James Victorious in Mayor's Race 4 years ago Why Did Google Choose KCK? 4 years ago Mixed Messages From Occupy KC 3 years ago Planting New Grocery Stores In Rural Food Deserts 3 years ago The Johnson County Sun Sets for Good 3 years ago Chiefs' Trumpeter Tony DiPardo Dies at 98 4 years ago Region Loses Pioneer in Community Mental Health 3 years ago Remembering Karen Errington 4 years ago Actor Gary Holcombe Dies at 66 3 years ago Remembering Gospel Composer, Choir Leader Michael Charles 4 years ago View the discussion thread.