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Our Man in KC: Tivol and Waldo Thai

Sparkle Plenty Every decade on her wedding anniversary, my mother gets an upgrade—to her diamond. In the early ’80s, she kicked things off with a classic, modest, half-carat solitaire engagement ring. Ten…

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IN Conversation With Aaron Rahsaan Thomas

For other 5th graders at Pleasant Green Community School, off 5th Street and Washington Boulevard in Kansas City, Kansas, it was a throwaway extra-credit assignment: Write your own Greek myth. For Aaron…

My Essentials: Anne Scharf

Anne Scharf is still on Cloud 9 after the Chiefs second stellar season in a row. Scharf—who has worked in the NFL for the past 17 years—is the Chiefs vice president of…

The Who/What/When/Where of Drag Legend Melinda Ryder

Legendary Kansas City drag queen Melinda Ryder has been entertaining audiences for 45 years—winning pageant titles as far back as 1979. As the hostess with the mostest, Ryder has been a show…

Five Things You Don’t Know About Me: Singer David Luther

It’s been nearly 12 years since singer-songwriter David Luther released his first self-titled EP in Nashville. The rocker—who now lives in the metro—just released his newest single Home to Kansas City earlier…

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