Peregrine is savvy in her art and business. Her artwork is known internationally and she is the co-owner of Birdie’s, an established Crossroad’s boutique. Peregrine’s art is in the permanent collections of The Art Institute of Chicago, Whitney Museum and the Albright-Knox. She is a recipient of the Art Omi International Residency; also she has

Natasha’s perspective as a performer, artist, and advocate make her a dynamic speaker. The Star describes her recent book ‘Screaming Times’ as vibrant and strong. She has received several awards, including a Cave Canem graduate fellowship and ‘Top 100 Kansas Citians’. Natasha has produced CDs and a DVD of her readings, plus appeared in art

Theodore “Priest” Hughes is known throughout KC as a wise sage who writes passionate political and pastoral poetry that blazes the stage. His love of children, poetry and self-education has evolved him into a non-traditional arts educator. A political and poetic visionary, Priest is a founding member of The Black Poets Collective and co-creator of

GUILDit at Writer’s Place, Feb. 18th

Hang with KC Artists! Thursday, 2/18, 12-1pm @ the Writer’s Place 3607 Pennsylvania Ave, Kansas City, MO 64111 – One block west of Broadway & Valentine – Down the Street from the Uptown Theater Parking in Writer’s Place & Uptown Theatre lots, plus street parking. Find out how artists fuse biz & art,….