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Talk of the Town: Kansas City’s Top Podcasts

Podcasting is to radio what self-publishing is to books. If you want your unique voice to be heard, you can record it yourself. “With podcasts, you can do something nobody else is…

Our Man in KC: RPD Event, ArtFare, and More!

Race, Place, & Diversity While many people know Kansas City Friends of Alvin Ailey for their work in bringing the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater and Ailey II to Kansas City, the…

Our Man in KC: C100, Kemper Gala + More!

Born to Party; Forced to Work By virtue of this column (and, I hope, my glittering and engaging personality), I am the grateful beneficiary of invitations to sparkling affairs and unique experiences…

Our Man in KC: Symphony Ball, Jazzoo + More!

By every account, this year’s annual event for the Kansas City Symphony, themed “Royal Gala: Let’s Have a Ball!” was a roaring success. Much of that success (as everyone knows) can be…

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IN Conversation with Taylor Kay Phillips

Standing in front of Rockefeller Center on a family vacation, 10-year-old Taylor Kay Phillips, born and raised in south Kansas City, promised herself she would live in New York City one day. …

My Essentials: Miller Bogart

As a native Kansas Citian, Miller Bogart has long appreciated KC’s unparalleled art scene. “We are fortunate to have world-class institutions here, such as the Nelson Atkins Museum of Art and the…

IN Conversation with Rashida Phillips

She brings a middle child’s keen observation and adaptability to the task of unlocking the full potential of Kansas City’s American Jazz Museum. Rashida Phillips, who grew up in St. Louis, earned…

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