Saturday, April 20, 2019

Kansas City Afternoon Nice News Look

In this glimpse at local news we check around the metro for some nice news and a quick glimpse at local good life on this otherwise idyllic Midwestern afternoon. Check the compilation after the jump . . .

Sound Of Classy KCMO

2 composers' musical on KC Philharmonic is Broadway bound

Two Kansas City composers will be on Broadway very soon. They recently won entry into the New York Music Festival with their show "Overture the Musical," which is based around the old Kansas City Philharmonic.The musical started with a single note."I had this song that was just knocking and this idea about a woman who was watching an orchestra," composer Krista Eyler said.Eyler and Barb Nichols put pen and note to paper.

Artsy Kansas City Appropriation

Here's Why Kansas City Is Embracing 'Frida-Mania' This Spring

With her stoic beauty, her uni-brow and her dark hair braided with flowers, the Mexican artist Frida Kahlo has an iconic face. Kahlo died in the 1950s, but she continues to fascinate people world-wide - including this spring in Kansas City. "She's unapologetic. She's angry and she's hurt and she's putting it in this portrait.

Celebrate Local Tradition

When I Grow Up: Deputy Chief Jimmy Walker follows in his father's footsteps

Kansas City- MO - Jimmy Walker is the Deputy Chief of the Kansas City Fire Department. He started his career as a fireman nearly 24 years ago, but it's been his dream for much longer than that. Walker's father was a fireman and his hero, and he wanted to follow in his footsteps.

This Week's Booze News

Budweiser's Clydesdales draw big crowd in Overland Park

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. -- Here comes the king! Hundreds of people crowded the parking lot at the Hy-Vee on 135th Street in Overland Park on Friday to get up close and personal with the world-famous Budweiser Clydesdales. "We're from North Dakota, but we were staying at our son's house," Linda Bergstrom said.

Endring Local Legacy

Long-running minority-owned KC business celebrates 50 years

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Woodley Building Maintenance is celebrating its golden anniversary in 2019. Jimmy Woodley started the Kansas City company in 1969 with just an idea. Fifty years later, the company employs more than 850 people in several Midwestern states.

Drink In Pitch Promo

Pitch'n Kitch'n: Chef Clark Grant cooks with Hemp and CBD

Sponsored ContentThings get a little hazy as Chef Clark from Hogshead infuses his entire meal with hemp and CBD.Thanks to our sponsors: Sharon Aubuchon. Ch...

Bad Branding Amid SJW Era

Victoria's Secret's Sexy Positioning Is No Longer So Alluring

One fact was always clear: Victoria's Secret's bras were sexy and alluring. They sold well and were boosted by not-so-subtle advertising and promotions. But that was then, and this is now. The glamorous look is no longer a look desired by growing numbers of America women.

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Anonymous said...

I always pictured Deputy Chief Jimmy Walker as a Good Times kind of dude. Very disappointed. BTW what kind of retard father would name his kid Jimmy Walker?

Anonymous said...

^^^ James W. Walker Sr.