Entries by Ann

KC’s Vanishing Studio Spaces: Can we reverse it? Panel Discussion on Jan 16

Quality studio spaces are disappearing from prime areas in Kansas City. Artists and their art have enhanced and rejuvenated areas, communities, and businesses only to have their studio spaces face increased rents, or have their buildings re-purposed to attract a different clientele. Nationally businesses, communities, and patrons are hosting art studios, residencies, galleries, and pop-up […]

Save the date – Jan. 30 for 2020 DTC Annual Luncheon

Mark your calendar… The 2020 Annual Luncheon of the Downtown Council of Kansas City is set for 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 30 in the Kay Barnes Grand Ballroom of the Kansas City Convention Center. As you know, the Downtown Council is an organization dedicated to positive change in the region. In the […]

DTC Seeks Consultant for Downtown KC 2030 Strategic Plan

The Downtown Council is setting out to create a new vision for the future of Downtown Kansas City through our Downtown KC 2030 Strategic Plan. We envision the planning process will set strategy and action steps to serve as a 10-year road map towards making Downtown Kansas City a stronger and more resilient community through […]

2019 Art in the Loop Artists Announced – Kick Off Event June 5

The Art in the Loop Foundation is pleased to announce the schedule of summer art installations and performances by local artists who were selected for “Art in the Loop Project: Make/Believe.” This year marks the sixth for the Art in the Loop Project and includes artwork based on photography, virtual and augmented reality, hip-hop, poetry, […]

Poetry on the Move: KC Streetcar Celebrates Poetry Month

KC Streetcar has teamed up with Our Daily Nada, Young Friends of the Kansas City Public Library, Read Poetry–Andrews McMeel Publishing and VMLY&R to celebrate National Poetry Month with a poetry context and poetry-themed events: KC Poetry on the Move: Poetry Workshop with Barbara Varanka. Saturday, April 20 from 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. KC […]

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 […]

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 […]