Hottie Joey inspires us to start just a bit early this morning and consider the pop culture discourse . . .
Closer to home, here are the somewhat nicer news links we're looking at right now . . .
All Singing & Dancing Cowtown
Downtown A&E scene will be dancing in the streets this week
Artsy Lady 2020 Talk
What the artist describes as "a community of naked, plush creatures called fumblys" populate Fuko Ito's pastel-colored, psychedelic work, and I, for one, would like to go on record as saying I'm up for this adventure anytime. Ito's two monumental watercolor and colored pencil on paper drawings illustrate her community of what appear to be industrious, yet relaxed creatures.
Kangaroo Hours Of Life Lessons
Changing the hours of a library is no small task, but with the help of the Student Government Association (SGA), UMKC has shown it can be done. Working in close communication throughout the entire process, both parties began laying the groundwork for this change nearly 10 years ago.
Local Culture Questions
Art in Kansas City is as visible as the scent of KC barbecue is palpable. The Flatland team of reporters, editors and producers know there are stories we haven't tapped into yet, which is the motive for this call for questions. Can you, KC art lover, enthusiast, collector, novice, historian or anyone, help us?
Celebrate Old Country Carbs
It's a sweet treat that many of us crave and many of us grew up eating. And it's made right here in the Kansas City metro area.Raisin walnut, strawberry cream and apple cinnamon are some of the fan favorites of Strawberry Hill Povitica, but now you can add cheesecake to the list.KMBC 9's Cody Holyoke is in Merriam, Kansas, focusing on Strawberry Hill Povitica.
Kansas City Fanboy Corn Syrup
KC Soda Co. is kicking off a new signature soda line Friday in partnership with Kansas City Chiefs defensive end Chris Jones.Four flavors sure to be favorites among Chiefs fans make their initial kickoff at 9 a.m.
Local Good Time Gal
Powerful women have risen from Kansas City's hard-driving blues scene in recent years. The latest to make her mark is Heather Newman, whose first record earned national attention three years ago and whose new release is even stronger.
Brittany Howard - Stay High is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .