KC Contemporary Dance is a professional non-profit dance company based in Kansas City, MO, presenting high-quality dance performances in Kansas City and across the Midwest region. For over 15 years, KCCD has continued to create new work through innovation and collaboration, plus is committed to continued movement experimentation. In 2018, they are focusing on making

Sharon Rodriguez & Camilo Estremadoiro present their art/biz on 9/27, 12-1pm at the Kemper. Photographer Sharon Rodriguez, and now advocate, has worked with and published books on the Johnson County homeless. Her goal is to show the faces and tell the stories of real people in real situations in our surroundings. She has shown at

Katrina Revenaugh’s graffiti and street art paintings are bold and colorful, her unique take is one of the reasons she is represented by the Weinberger Gallery and regularly shows at Paper Birch Landing Gallery. She enjoys advancing her business by being active in the KC art community as a Kansas City Artists Coalition board member, an Artist INC fellow, participating in ArtsKC’s

Clint Ashlock is a musician, composer, and bandleader. He is the artistic director of the Kansas City Jazz Orchestra (KCJO) and a freelancer, who has performed with such luminaries as Aretha Franklin, The Temptations, Natalie Cole, Hermon Mehari, Mark Lowrey, Jessica Paige, David Basse and Bobby Watson. KCJO consistently sells out shows at the Kauffman

Building a stronger creative economy in Kansas City, an article on GUILDit and their event hosting Andrea Skowronek of City In Motion & Nichole Raab of Voler Aerial   – by Julius Karash of KC Studio From murals to museums and pop-ups to stage performances, the Kansas City art scene has grown like a weightlifter on steroids these recent years. There’s more

City In Motion & Voler Aerial

FREE FORUMS where art & biz fuse >  Thursday, August 24, 12-1pm, at the Kemper Museum > PRESENTERS > Andrea Skowronek of City In Motion & Nichole Raab of Voler Aerial Andrea Skowronek has been the Artistic Co-Director of City in Motion since 1995. Before that, she performed in Paris, France with Free Dance Song. In addition

FREE FORUMS where art & biz fuse > 12-1pm, on the 4th Thursday at the Kemper Museum > PRESENTERS > Bense Garza is an accomplished artist, designer and industry consultant. He specializes in creating original artwork for the apparel, gift and home industries. He has collaborated with and created collections for high profile brands such as Kleenex,

Robin VanHoozer Talks 1/12 at ArtsBar

Painter Robin VanHoozer, who has exhibited national and is an Artist Inc. Fellow, will talk about using and marketing the ancient medium of encaustic paint with a contemporary style. Some of her recent successes include receiving an international grant and being represented by Weinberger Fine Art in KC and Sager Braudis Gallery in Columbia, MO.

News: ‘The Economy of Art’

Building a stronger creative economy in Kansas City, an interview with Susana Bruhn, founder of GUILDit – by Susan Melgren of Kansas City Spaces When you see a performance or a piece of art, do you ever think about the business aspect of that work? We are drawn to art because it makes a connection on

Gary Abbott, Talks on 11/10 @ ArtsBar

UMKC Professor Gary Abbott has danced for companies in Los Angeles, Atlanta, and Denver. He has choreographed for companies in Denver, Cleveland, and Gillette, WY. Gary co-founded Deeply Rooted Dance Theater in 1995. The company’s mission to re-imagine contemporary dance by bringing together modern, classical and African-American traditions. Deeply Rooted Dance Theater was the first