Entries by Ann

2018 Art in the Loop kickoff is set for May 1

The 2018 Art in the Loop Project: KC Plays!, a curated outdoor exhibition staged in partnership with the City of Kansas City, Missouri, and KC Streetcar, will feature 15 temporary artworks and performances along the city’s streetcar route, in West Terrace/Case Park, and at the Kansas City Public Library. Make plans to join us from […]

Roll the highlights: 2018 DTC Annual Luncheon

Downtown Council members and stakeholders poured into the Kansas City Convention Center on Jan. 26 to celebrate successes in Downtown KC, as well as to network and to be inspired to continue the urban momentum of Kansas City. Did you miss the Downtown Council’s 2018 Annual Luncheon held early this month?  Well don’t despair, we’re […]

Luncheon to focus on Downtown as a Smart City

Downtown Kansas City and its evolving place in the global Smart City stratosphere will be the focus of the Downtown Council’s Annual Luncheon on Friday, Jan. 26, in the Grand Ballroom of the Kansas City Convention Center. An estimated 1,000 DTC members and stakeholders, will gather for the 2018 Annual Luncheon from 11 a.m. to […]

Design community to share insights on Orchestrated Urbanism

The Center for Architecture & Design will present a thought-provoking program on Orchestrated Urbanism:  The Race-Built City next Wednesday, Nov. 29 at AIA Kansas City. Tickets are still available, but it is nearly a sell-out. See below for registration details. The program stems from research conducted by Tyler Cukar, a New York architect and urban designer. Cukar has researched […]

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 […]