Katy hotness leads us to this quick look at pop culture music this morning . . .
MSN: Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom Are Planning a December Wedding
GRIST: Pop music and the climate apocalypse — how 2019 changed everything
GUARDIAN: Ginger Baker: a master and monster who split rock music apart
Closer to home here are the somewhat nicer news links we're checking:
More Deets On KCPD Outreach
KCPD held United Against Crime events across the city to build relationships with the public and deter crime.
Headline Reassurance & More Biz Journal Advice . . .
Attracting more than 500 jobs - good research jobs - normally would make the winning city the subject of nationwide envy and of headlines touting it as "the next big thing." The U.S. Department of Agriculture's decision to move its National Institute of Food and Agriculture and Economic Research Service to Kansas City has brought on lots of coverage.
Kansas City Progressive Rock Opera Redux Redemption Song
Performer Christopher Barksdale has given it a lot of thought, and has come to the conclusion that it's quite possible Jesus lived in a "cancel culture" just like we do. "We are mirroring what's happening in society today," says Barksdale, who is playing Jesus in the Arts Asylum/This Happy Breed production of the iconic rock opera Jesus Christ Superstar.
Meet The New Boss
There's very little not to like about the soon-to-be new owner of the Royals. // Photo courtesy of Inergy Our annual Best of Kansas City 2019 issue is out now. Go grab a copy. Alternatively, you can browse the results of the readers' poll here.
If the Kansas City Royals look to hire from outside the organization they should hire Hall of Famer, 2017 AL Manager of the Year, and former Minnesota Twins manager Paul Molitor. With seven managerial positions opening this offseason (Angels, Cubs, Giants, Mets, Padres, Pirates, and Royals), the much talked about managerial choices of Joe Maddon (prediction: Angels) and Joe Girardi (prediction: Cubs) will likely be hired elsewhere.
Game Day Road Map
As construction at the I-435 and I-70 Interchange continues, alternate routes to Arrowhead Stadium are suggested by MoDOT. MoDOT Kansas City and the Kansas City Chiefs have worked together to make traffic during game days at Arrowhead Stadium as safe and efficient as possible during the construction of the new I-435 and I-70 interchange.
Katie Sunday Forecast
GATES, FIVE AND SIX AND KATIE. IT SOUNDS LIKE WE'RE GOING TO BE IN THE CLEAR. YEAH. THAT'S GREAT. WE'VE GOT FANTASTIC WEATHER FOR THE GAS TO YOUR TAILGATING, BUT THAT JUST MIGHT MAKE IT MORE COMFORTABLE. YOU WON'T HAVE TOO MUCH SUN IN YOUR EYES.
The Verve - Bitter Sweet Symphony is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .