Entries by Mike

Downtown arts + theater + entertainment + sports scenes are on fire this week

Roll the highlight reel for what’s cooking in a SCINTILLATING week of arts, entertainment and sports in Downtown Kansas City – Monday to Sunday, Oct. 14-20: American Jazz Museum, 1616 E. 18th St. This week, presenting Soultrane – A John Coltrane Exhibit that runs through Oct. 23. Coltrane was an American jazz saxophonist and composer, who created a distinctive […]

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City Manager reflects on Downtown accomplishments, opportunities

This report, filed by Kevin Collison in CityScene KC last night, represents the transcript of the outgoing City Manager’s remarks to the Downtown Office Summit on Wednesday afternoon. Troy Schulte announced on Tuesday that he will retire from his leadership role on Feb. 29, 2020. Downtown Office Summit – Sept. 25, 2019 – “This has been […]

Sustainability is focus of Cleantech Accelerator, powered by Black & Veatch, LaunchKC

KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI – SEPT. 11, 2019 – Seven innovative technology startups – focused on sustainability solutions that range from artificial intelligence and next-generation analytics to autonomous heavy equipment and electric vehicle energy management – have been selected to join Black & Veatch’s IgniteX Cleantech Accelerator. The seven startups include two Midwestern companies, one from […]

Nueterra selects 6 companies for Launch Health Accelerator

KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI – Sept. 11, 2019 – Six innovative technology entrepreneurs – focused on disruptive, yet sustainable solutions to improving patient care and lowering costs – have been selected to join the Launch Health Accelerator powered by Nueterra Capital. The six businesses include four from the Kansas City region, one from Denver and one […]

Irish smiles will light up the A&E scene this week

The grand and glorious KC Irish Fest returns this weekend to Crown Center. With more than 30 bands, plus Irish foods, drinks, dance and traditions, the annual festival tops the week’s schedule of urban arts & entertainment. Roll the highlight reel for what’s happening in Downtown KC this week – Monday to Sunday, Aug. 26-Sep. […]