Saturday, May 06, 2017

Kansas City Brookside Art Annual 2017



Decided to leave the basement for just a few moments tonight in order to take a quick peek at life away from the keyboard.

This brief journey into the world was somewhat hopeful despite ongoing hype about the Kansas City "creative class" that always stifles any talk of local creative expression.



A fun fact of local life . . . Organizers desperately attempt to reinforce high-class branding with this event by calling it an "annual" but it's really just an art fair . . . And high dollar sales of expensive artifacts to the 1% aren't nearly as commonplace as local biz peddling tater tots and beer to the masses.



Overall a stellar event that still has another afternoon for locals to enjoy.

It was so nice that I'd even like to share some food porn . . . Both of these are for me:



And so, tonight's lesson for our most dedicated readers is that Kansas City "creative class" hype shouldn't ruin a season of some of the genuinely fun and far more organic offerings on display in this cowtown.

And all of this inspires our playlist for tonight . . .



As always, thanks for reading this week and have a safe and fun Saturday night . . .

12 Comments:

Anonymous said...

It's a fair not an "annual" sometimes Brookside can be far too big for their britches.

Another Midtown Mom said...

Really nice crowd tonight. People for all over KC. I met a couple from Iowa who had driven in for the weekend in order to attend this event.

Are there 25 million people there tonight? Nope. But it was still a good time.

Don't pay too much attention to City Hall, TKC. They have a tendency to spoil everything and use it for their advantage. I think Brookside escapes a lot of that because they opposed the mayor on the streetcar and a lot more.

Anonymous said...

Something about home invasions? Brookside is nice but the crime is getting worse.

Anonymous said...

Some grade A looking trim down there.

Anonymous said...

ALL I have seen is a bunch of LIBERAL Democrats BITCHES pozer Homo puppets that looked around enough to see who was looking at them ¡
Some good looking trim , too many metrosexual TRANNY BITCHES who thnk that their shit hole Diebels don't stinks ¡!¿?

Anonymous said...

Discount art for a discount town.

Anonymous said...

They sell meat?

Anonymous said...

They've been doing this for 32 years on the same weekend every year. Doesn't that count as "annual"?


Anonymous said...

Annual lends it more credibility. It's a fair. Don't fake it.

Anonymous said...

CCW Please !

Michelle R. Paque said...

Definition: an·nu·al
ˈany(o͞o)əl/
adjective
1.
occurring once every year.
"the union's annual conference"
synonyms: yearly, once-a-year, every twelve months; year-end
"the annual company picnic"

Anonymous said...

^^^ Still sounds phony to me.