Entries by Ann

Downtown KC Urban Hero nominations due this Friday

Do you know someone who is passionately working to make Downtown Kansas City a better place? You can show your appreciation by nominating them for an Urban Hero Award from the Downtown Council! And, you’ll need to hurry. The nomination deadline is on Friday. Your input is essential in identifying the most qualified candidates for […]

Nominations open for annual Downtown KC awards

The Downtown Council has opened nominations for its two annual awards, the Urban Hero Award and the J. Philip Kirk Award. Your input is essential in identifying the most qualified candidates for these honors, which will be presented at the next DTC Annual Luncheon in January 2018.  Please consider making a nomination for this year’s […]

Art in the Loop featured in KC Star

The 2017 Art in the Loop Project: Cue! was recently featured in the Arts & Culture section of the Kansas City Star. KC Star writer, Jacob Gedetsis, interviewed local artists Shelby Burchett, who spoke about her recent one-day performance art installation and Jon Johnson who will present a dance performance onboard KC Streetcar on August […]

Mayor proclaims Downtown KC is ‘back in the game’!

Mayor Sly James put the icing on the proverbial cake, as the Downtown Council celebrated the resurgence of Downtown Kansas City at its Annual Luncheon on Jan. 27 before an audience of 1,000 civic, business and community leaders and stakeholders. “I look forward to this event each year because as a lifelong Kansas City resident, […]

Christopher Leinberger to speak at Downtown Council Annual Luncheon

The Downtown Council is pleased to announce Christopher Leinberger as the keynote speaker at the 2017 Annual Luncheon, Downtown KC: Back in the Game, on Friday, January 27, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Grand Ballroom of the Kansas City Convention Center. Leinberger is a nationally recognized expert in emerging experience-based economies.  His […]

Register Now for 2017 Downtown Council Annual Luncheon

  Downtown KC: Back in the Game The Downtown Council’s 2017 Annual Luncheon is set for Friday, Jan. 27, from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Grand Ballroom of the Kansas City Convention Center.  Sponsorship information and tickets are available at http://www.downtownkc.org/annual-luncheon/. 2016 was a banner year for Downtown Kansas City. The KC Streetcar […]

One day Flower & Art Show in Downtown on Friday

Fleur-ishing Art: An American Impression The Westport Garden Club is collaborating with The Box Gallery and Commerce Bank for a one-of-a-kind art and flower show in Downtown Kansas City from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday. Members of the Westport Garden Club will create 26 artistic flower arrangements – each inspired by a work of […]

‘Map of Rain Hitting Water’ performance set for April 15

Wednesday, 4/15, 7 p.m. Map of Rain Hitting Water @ Prairie Logic Join us for an evening of the compositions by Mara Gibson, an award winning local composer who also teaches  at the UMKC Conservatory of Music and Dance, culminating in the first live outdoor performance of Map of Rain Hitting Water. Map will be performed by renowned […]