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Vistas of Decay in Mirror Eupepsia

The death drive was alive in Mirror Eupepsia, an exhibit about decay and transition. Monstrous portraits, deconstructed digital video, and haunting mythological symbols created an environment for the viewer to not only digest, but decompose, while held in the softness of collaboration.

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Kansas City’s Charlotte Street Foundation Set To Build New Headquarters In Midtown

Kansas City's Charlotte Street Foundation, which for the last 20 years has been a nomadic arts organization with offices, studio residencies, exhibition spaces and black box performances in various spaces around the city, has plans to consolidate its operations at a new location in Roanoke Park.

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Kansas City’s Charlotte Street Foundation to Open New Campus

Charlotte Street Foundation (CSF) in Kansas City, Missouri, will be centralizing their artistic and administrative spaces into one 20,000 square foot campus, slated to open at the end of 2019.

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Inmates’ Airplanes Fly To Freedom In Kansas City Library Exhibition

Benjamin Todd Wills seems to understand that community is all-inculsive. That is, a community is not just made up of law-abiding families and hard-working citizens, it's also composed of those who've made grave errors and are paying the price.

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KC Artists Engage Community, Pivot From Violence With Creative Expression

Artist Chavonna Adams saw her idea come to life Saturday with the Start the Arts initiative kick-off at the Plaza branch of the Kansas City Public Library. And she was pleased.

"I'm not a first responder," Adams said. "I'm not someone who can just run in and save the day, but I felt that art would be a way to introduce another conversation, another way of doing things, to change the narrative around violence."

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This Kansas City Artist Traveled 2,000 Miles To Report From The U.S.-Mexico Border

Over the last few weeks, as Kansas City artist Israel Garcia made his way through Texans' backyards to the barrier that divides the United States from Mexico, he imagined everyone in the neighborhood would be well-versed on immigration policy.

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2019 Rocket Grant applications are now open for Kansas City area artists

2019 Rocket Grant applications are now open for Kansas City area artists Deadline for Applications is 11:59 PM on Monday, March 11, 2019  Kansas City, MO, January 14, 2019: Applications for this year’s cycle of Rocket Grants are open for submissio…

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Charlotte Street Foundation and Mobank announce 2019-2020 Artboards participants

KANSAS CITY, MO, December 17, 2018: Charlotte Street Foundation and Mobank are excited to finally announce the artists who have been selected to participate in the 2019-2020 Mobank Artboards. The Artboards are located above Mobank’s branch in the heart…

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Charlotte Street & Mobank present new Artboards for December 2018 through February 2019

Charlotte Street Foundation and Mobank present new Artboards for December 2018 through February 2019 KANSAS CITY, MO, December 10, 2018: Charlotte Street Foundation and Mobank are proud to announce the installation of the new Artboards from December 20…

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Battery Tour energizes Sunshine Boxes with global vision to power developing economies through music

The Battery Tours, a 2018-19 Rocket Grants recipient — Young’s bootstrapped music festival series powered completely by a combination of solar power and batteries — conducted donations into a $1,000 check, which Hazelrigg will use to pay for two Sunshine Boxes. The 10-outlet devices provide electricity to developing countries. The check presentation is set for noon Thursday at WeWork Corrigan Station, Young said.

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