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Honors: Emiel Cleaver

The Kansas City Filmmaker and Musical Artist Received a 2019 Rocket Grant for a Film about Slain KC Civil Rights Leader Leon M. Jordan

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Arts Organizations Provide Financial Help to Artists Navigating the “Crazy Storm” of COVID-19

Kansas City singer and harpist Calvin Arsenia was booked for performances all over the country until COVID-19 shut those performances down.

“As an artist, all these contracts being turned to ashes means I have no income anymore,” Arsenia said. “A gig on the calendar is how I’m going to eat that month or that week or that day.”

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Arts News: Charlotte Street Renews Commitment to Cutting-Edge Choreography

Making Moves is moving.

After a successful establishment year, Charlotte Street Foundation renewed the monthly choreographic showcase for 2020 and is bringing it to the Foundation’s new location at 3333 Wyoming.

Previously, “Making Moves,” produced by Charlotte Street studio resident Kyle Mullins, was presented every second Thursday at the Charlotte Street Foundation’s Capsule Performing Arts Space at 1664 Broadway Blvd.

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Charlotte Street Foundation announces new Grants and Awards Programs Manager

KANSAS CITY, Mo, May 19, 2020: After a nationwide search initiated in January 2020, Charlotte Street Foundation is excited to name Christine Boutros as its Grants and Awards Programs Manager. Boutros is the first to fill this newly created position. “W…

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Emergency Relief Fund Set Up To Assist Kansas City Artists

Starting May 1, arts organizations plan lottery distribution of $1,000 checks to artists hurt by coronavirus shutdown.

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Updates from Charlotte Street and a list of COVID-19 resources

May 22, 2020 UPDATE Due to the COVID pandemic and Charlotte Street’s transition into the new headquarters, there will be no call for applications for the 2020 Studio Residency year. Charlotte Street’s staff thanks you for your patience and understandin…

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New Crossroads Artboards installed for the 2020 Spring Season

KANSAS CITY, MO, March 5, 2020: Charlotte Street is excited to announce the new Crossroads Artboards for the 2020 spring season in the heart of Kansas City’s Crossroads District. The newly installed Artboards can be found above BOK Financial’s Crossroa…

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Kansas City Artists Open Storefronts In Neighborhoods So More People Can Sit Down And Create

Pat Alexander, Charlotte Street's programming and studio residency manager, says a lot of thought went into the two locations. He and his staff attended neighborhood meetings and listened to community officers to learn what sort of programming would be of interest to residents.

"So they're not just popping in and saying, 'We're art. We're here. Like it,'" Alexander notes. Instead, they're asking themselves, "How are you really going to interact with these communities?"

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A Photographer’s Parents Wave Farewell

2006 Visual Artist Award Fellow Deanna Dikeman's portrait series doubles as a family album, compressing nearly three decades of her parents’ adieux into a deft and affecting chronology.

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Charlotte Street Foundation announces winners of the 2020 Art Omi Residency and 2020 Byron C. Cohen Award

KANSAS CITY, Mo, February 19, 2020: Charlotte Street Foundation congratulates visual artist Jillian Youngbird for being chosen as the Charlotte Street representative for the 2020 Art Omi International Artists Residency Program this summer. Charlotte St…

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