Seg. 1: 'Working Class' Poems. Seg. 2: Story Of KC's Seal. Seg. 3: Chloe Puetz | KCUR

Seg. 1: 'Working Class' Poems. Seg. 2: Story Of KC's Seal. Seg. 3: Chloe Puetz

Mar 6, 2018

Segment 1: Local poet writes collection based on his working class roots. 

For Robert Stewart, poetry isn't ethereal — it's a working class endeavor. He shares how his background as a plumber's apprentice, ditch-digger and truck driver shaped his worldview as a writer. 

Segment 2, beginning at 19:29: Find out why the designer who made KCMO's official seal only charged the city $1. 

A blue and fuchsia fountain in the shape of a heart has been the logo of Kansas City, Mo. for over 25 years. But it almost didn't happen. Hear the story behind the search for KC's official seal. 

  • Rachel Eilts, daughter of Patrice Jobe, designer of Kansas City's official seal

Segment 3, beginning at 33:40: Meet the Blue Valley North senior who won Kansas City's own "American Idol" style competition.

After winning a scholarship from KC SuperStar 2017, Chloe Puetz discusses her next steps on pursuing a singing career.

  • Chloe Puetz, senior, Blue Valley North High School

Auditions for KC SuperStar 2018 are open until Wednesday, March 7th. For more information, visit TheJKC.org.