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Deconstructing the KC Fringe Festival

It all started in 1947 in Edinburgh, Scotland, as an alternative festival that played concurrently with the Edinburgh International Festival. Though not invited to participate, groups of actors, musicians, and the like performed at various venues on the fringe of the EIF. In 1948, Robert Kemp, a local journalist, gave it the name Fringe.

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KC FRINGE FESTIVAL Has Something for Everyone

The youngest members of your family can find their Fringe during our opening weekend. Youth Fringe program takes place at The Plaza Library, and teens will produce and perform with KC Fringe at Kansas City Young Audiences and access workshops at The Nelson Atkins Museum. Fringe shows span across 14 venues Features 76 different producers […]

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The Right Color for Your Kitchen

A lot of us have heard at least one of the rules that come with painting your kitchen like “Stay away from orange or you will be in there eating all day!” Right now the trend is to keep paint colors on the light and muted. These colors help open up the kitchen and give […]

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