In the early 19th century, it was commonly believed that humans were a relatively new species, existing for only about 6,000 years.
The Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art announced on Friday it has begun a search for a new director. According to museum officials, director and CEO Rachael Blackburn Cozad has resigned.
Despite a recent article in The Kansas City Star titled "Sting of recession fades for Kansas City art museums," the sting has not faded - and perhaps still burns - for newly terminated employees at the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art.
What comes to mind when you think of famous Missourians? Brad Pitt, or Thomas Hart Benton, or Sheryl Crow? Well, of course, but even more long-enduring is the beloved author and satirist Mark Twain.
On Central Standard Friday, our host Monroe Dodd interviews Cindy Lovell, executive director of the Mark Twain Boyhood Home & Museum. The museum celebrates its 100th anniversary on May 15th.