On Dec. 6, 2018, the Kansas City chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) recognized Cydney Millstein, architectural historian, author and founder of Architectural and Historical Research, LLC —
At the New Letters & BkMk Press offices on the campus of UMKC, we recycle plastics and cans almost exclusively at the direction of Angela Elam, producer and host of “New Letters on the Air” and undisputed cage-fighting champ of recycling. The University enforces paper recycling, but here, in our maze-like, three-story, century-old converted and […]
If you are a fan of audiobooks, storytelling, radio plays, sound art and more then you won’t want to miss the 7th annual Hear Now Festival, June 6th to June 9th in the Country Club Plaza and Westport areas of Kansas City. Meet the ‘voices’ behind your favorite animations, like Phil Proctor (Howard) of the Rugrats […]
Sheri “Purpose” Hall is an author of three books, including poetry, epistles and a collection of writings titled “Black Girl Shattered.” A dedicated social activist, Hall has been a steady and consistent fixture in Kansas City’s vibrant spoken word scene, receiving numerous awards and accolades along the way.
Most of us have experienced the distinct pleasure of scrutinizing a work of art in person or studying a printed version in a book. We wonder, perhaps, what kind of relationship exists between the man and woman in the painting, or what might be going on in that house in the distance. Award-winning author and […]
Nov. 6, 2018 was a great day for the Kansas City Public Library. Voters approved an 8-cent increase in the operating levy, which provides most of the institution’s funding. Nearly 84 percent voted “yes” — the largest margin of victory for a library-related ballot issue anywhere in the country!
On Dec. 6, 2018, the Kansas City chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) recognized Cydney Millstein, architectural historian, author and founder of Architectural and Historical Research, LLC — the oldest cultural resources consulting firm in Missouri — as its Preservationist of the Year.