Author Archives: Sean M. Starowitz

About Sean M. Starowitz

Sean M. Starowitz’s work is executed in a variety of social, political, and community engaged contexts. Notable projects include Fresh Bread, BREAD! KC and Byproduct: The Laundromat. He has also explored curatorial projects such as The Speakeasy, and Vagabond, Kansas City’s premiere pop-up restaurant. He has contributed writings to Proximity Magazine and Temporary Art Review, and has lectured at Queens College in NY, UCLA’s World Arts and Cultures Department, and at American University in D.C. He currently resides in Kansas City, Missouri as the artist-in-residence at the Farm To Market Bread Company. He is a 2010 graduate of the Interdisciplinary Arts program at the Kansas City Art Institute and a 2012 Rocket Grant recipient with support from the Charlotte St. Foundation, Spencer Museum of Art and the Andy Warhol Foundation. More recently, he is a 2014 Charlotte St. Foundation Visual Art Award Fellow.

Cinco De Mayo, Derby, Super Moon & Speakeasy Playloud!

Tonight!  For our final night of Speakeasy:Playloud, we present to you maybe the most challenging lineup yet. Both Craig Comstock (This is My Condition) and Matt Hill (Umberto) are experimental solo performers who exist as both musicians and artists, playing … Continue reading

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Speakeasy Exchange-Four: Creative Labor-Nuts and Bolts, May 3rd, 7 pm.

Speakeasy Exchanges are conversational platforms designed to draw on the collective knowledge and experience of all participants. Rather than reinforcing the roles of expert panel and attentive audience, invited guests in this series will come prepared with questions to stimulate … Continue reading

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“I’d like to start with days,” -JS

The Reading Night Brouhaha was in honor of Jordan Stempleman’s new book, No. Not Today, which is on Magic Helicopter Press and available here:  The night consisted of a wide range of writers and readers from non-fiction, poetry and … Continue reading

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Coffee & Toast, 4/29 and 5/6

Using a portion of the money donated to Bread! KC during their November Fundraiser Gala-la-la-la, Bread Boys Sean & Andy combine their proposals to present an alternative grant raising model called Coffee & Toast. Much like Bread! food is used … Continue reading

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Last Week/This Week

Its hard to explain what exactly happens at The Speakeasy. Hopefully, these images will be able to guide from Wednesday to Sunday of last week, showcasing the events, and program that we had planned. We had our first round of regulars photographed, … Continue reading

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Earth Day Food Swap!

KC Food Swap at The Speakeasy was a great success! Eggs, cookies, canned goods, arugula, jams, herbs, popsicles, kombucha, a sealed jar of an unknown amount of money, heirloom tomatoes, bread, new friends and foodways. Keep your ear to the … Continue reading

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