Birthday Bash! with Panel – 8/11 @ Arts Bar

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Join us for our 1-year-old Birthday Bash with Panel, on our second Thursday eve date.

  • When: August 11
  • Time: 6:30-7:30pm, Panel 
  •             7:30 – 8:30pm, Bash 
  • Place: Uptown Arts Bar – 3611 Broadway; Kansas City, MO 64111
  • Free Event

‘Making Money in the Arts’ Panelists:

  • Hugh Merrill, printmaker – A KCAI professor who has had solo shows at the Nelson and Cranbrook and taught workshops on making your first $35,000 as an artist.
  • Molly Hammer, singer – Her career has evolved from Folk to Jazz and a new venture as a trio act. An Artist Inc alum, she has had many wonderful opportunities by being “open” and saying yes.
  • Jen Harris, poet – She is founder and host of KC Poetry Slam. She has won numerous poetry, activism and academic awards – including being The Pitch’s Best Poet of the Year, twice.

We’ll explore having multiple streams of revenue, pricing, marketing methods and more.

Event Moderator: Ebony Johnson


  • Free Yummy Cake
  • Food Specials
  • Drink Specials

– ( The Uptown Arts Bar is catty-corner from the Uptown Theatre)
– (Parking is in the back of the bar)
– ( The bar’s food menu includes pizzas and next door restaurants include iPho Tower, Shio Ramen Shop, Peking Chinese and Krokstrom Klubb & Market)