Kansas City M0. Mayor Sly James said Tuesday afternoon that resurfacing roads around the city could begin as early as next month thanks to the overwhelming passage of Question 1 in the August election.
Kansas City leaders were thrilled when they beat out 11,000 other cities for something called Google Fiber. Now residents are competing to bring the blazing fast internet service to their neighborhood first.
On this Tuesday's Central Standard, a look at a new campaign to address issues of discrimination in our community. The campaign includes newspaper ads, radio spots, billboards, flyers, posters and also a 12-week informational radio show. (This radio show not included.)
Men’s Shelter, April, 1968; oil on linen, 47 1/2 x 39 1/4 inches; Collection of the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Bebe and Crosby Kemper Collection, Museum Purchase made possible by a gift from the Kemper Foundations.
Credit D. James Dee
Lois Dodd, Men’s Shelter at Night, 1969; oil on linen, 22 x 26 inches; Courtesy of the artist and Alexandre Gallery, New York.
Lois Dodd, Self-Portrait in Green Window, 1971; oil on linen, 53 1/2 x 36 inches; Collection of Portland Museum of Art, Portland, Maine, Museum purchase with support from the Contemporary Art Fund, in memory of Bernice McIlenny Wintersteen.
Credit Dodd Studio Archival Photo
Lois Dodd in Cushing, Maine studio, 2004.
Credit D. James Dee
Lois Dodd, Shadow with Easel, 2010; oil on linen, 48 x 54 inches; Courtesy of the artist and Alexandre Gallery, New York.
Artist Lois Dodd is known for painting from the inside looking out and the outside looking in - from the cityscapes of the Lower East Side of Manhattan to the gardens near her farmhouse in rural Maine.
Pop, rock and rap might top the charts, but it’s good old Jazz that’s capturing the hearts of at least some of the new generation of area musicians.
In the first half of Thursday’s Central Standard – we'll take a look at KC Youth Jazz, a group that’s expanded into more than 50 schools around greater Kansas City. We’ll hear some music, talk concerts, appreciation, preservation – all that jazz with Musical Director and instructor Clarence Smith.
The All-Star Game is known as the Midsummer Classic. But for all the attention it's bringing to their team's hometown, many Royals fans won't be distracted from their dreams of a World Series--and a Fall Classic in Kansas City. Victor Wishna explains, in this All-Star edition of "A Fan's Notes."
There's no question that we're going to get it, but then what do we do with it? The ultra-high-speed internet service, Google Fiber, is coming to Kansas City, but many questions remain as to what it will mean for the community.
Although you're more likely to find people huddling over their smokers in warmer weather, barbeque is a year-round passion. And for some, it's a whole lot more, says A Fan's Notes commentator Victor Wishna:
On Thursday's Central Standard, we dive into our first of three programs exploring how we seek out water in this part of the country. First up: fountains. Learn how to get involved in our photography contest, and our interactive water map.
If you live in KC, you’d have to drive hours to see the nearest waterfall. At least eight hours to sail on one of the Great Lakes. Drive a thousand miles to see the nearest ocean… water is an exotic luxury in this middle-American city. Is that why we’ve got all these fountains around?
After years of short-term superintendents, attempted re-inventions and restarts, failing state test scores, and the loss of accreditation, opinions are flying every which way on what to do with the KCMO School District.