Category Archives: Thoughts
We Are Furious Yellow: Reflections on the Speakeasy by m.o.i. “Those are not worms. They are only maggots.” There is a raft of coveted demographics adrift and in search of authentic experiences. I do not mean a basil gimlet or … Continue reading
I heard beforehand that The Speakeasy was going to be more dynamic than the typical art show, but still I was surprised by the number of events and the breadth of the subjects covered. Except for the food and beer … Continue reading
Dance! Dance! Dance! Dance! Dance! Dialogue!
We would like to invite you to the closing reception of The Speakeasy this coming Friday, May 11 at 8pm. Naturally, and as always, we will be serving food, drinks, and conversation to all comers. The night is going to … Continue reading
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
Wes Janz is the founder of onesmallproject.org, a collection of global and local initiatives that foreground the lives of people that many observers consider to be in-need or at-risk. He is a professor of architecture at Ball State University where, in … Continue reading
Graphic Collaborations is a course designed to put the creative skills of young artists to use in community settings. It’s one part community service with partner organizations around Kansas City, part collaboration in our class projects, and we are a … Continue reading