Jennifer is founder and president of Rightfully Sewn. For 3-years she was Co-Executive Director of West 18th Street Fashion Show, plus is currently a Council Member for the Economic Development Corporation of Kansas City, the Fashion Forward Curator for the Kansas City Public Library, a fashion contributor for KSHB-TV, and has worked for some of

Laura McGrew, Talks 10/13 @ Arts Bar

Laura McGrew is owner of TOMBOY design studio. Twice she was named Best Designer by KC Magazine readers and has been active in KC Fashion Week, as well as a number of tradeshows. For 10 years she had a Crossroads custom boutique that hosted fashion shows, breakfasts, trunk shows and First Fridays. Her studio now

Stan Kessler, Talks 9/22 @ Kemper

Stan Kessler is a Trumpet / Flugelhorn Player, Band Leader, Clinician, and Educator. He also does writing and arranging for small groups. Stan’s expertise includes Jazz, R&B, Funk, and Latin. He is currently leading The Sons of Brasil, The Stan Kessler Quartet, Stan Kessler’s TV, Parallax, and Force 5. He teaches at UMKC, the KC

Brad Cox, Talks 9/22 @ Kemper

Composer and arranger Brad Cox is co-founder of Owen/Cox Dance Group and founder and director of The People’s Liberation Big Band, a musicians’ collective dedicated to the performance of new large ensemble jazz music. He studied composition at UMKC Conservatory of Music and Dance and is a recipient of the Charlotte Street Foundation Generative Performing

Bruce Branit’s 8 minute GUILDit film shows how he has always been a storyteller. He picked up computer graphics as a way to tell stories and that has led to a long and successful career in visual effects in LA and KC with six Emmy nominations for shows such as Star Trek: Voyager, Breaking Bad, Lost,