Monthly Archives: December 2011

2011/2012 The Paris of the Plains

Dear Kansas City, The Paris of the Plains: I want to commend you on triumphant efforts in the year 2011. It has been a very invigorating year for the scope of our city culture and we have every right to … Continue reading

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“Helping Artists Become Artists” – A Midwest “Dark Matter” Response

  Helping Artists Become Artists (Link to the orignal article I am responding too) Agnes Gund’s recent article in the Huffington Post, “Helping Artists Become Artists” is a great initial response to many occurrences currently happening in the art world. In Gregory Sholette’s … Continue reading

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Conversation Starter:Troost DIY Fest

The Troost DIY Fest occurred this weekend in Kansas City. The fest included 16 bands over a three night showing and the release of Troost Compilation Tape (over 20 bands) by XO press and cassettes. Its XO’s first release. The Fest … Continue reading

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Can Experimental Cultural Centers Replace MFA Programs?

It’s that time of year where University’s start requesting and accepting applications for their MFA programs, but Mike Wolf, who is participating in this exhibition asks a very interesting question that our exhibition hopes to address: Can Experimental Cultural Centers … Continue reading

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