For this Sunday we offer a peek at pop culture, community news and more info from across the nation and around the world . . .
Kansas City Creative Class Connect With Fans By Way Of Social Media Streaming
To try to prevent the spread of COVID-19, most arts organizations in metro Kansas City have canceled performances or closed, at least temporarily. That's hitting revenue streams pretty hard, including independent artists who rely on crowds or personal contact to make their money. "It's an incredibly tough time," said Maite Salazar, a poet and writer.
Kansas City Market Endures Coronavirus Threat
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - As residents continue to stock up on groceries, vendors and farmers at the City Market say they are open for business but are taking precautions following concerns about the coronavirus. "(Customers) can actually pull up, give us a list.
Angel Candice Endures
There's a global pandemic raging - but you wouldn't know it looking at supermodel Candice Swanepoel. The South African stunner looked carefree as she spent time with her two young sons in Miami on Wednesday. Showing off her svelte model figure, the 31-year-old wore the teeniest of bikinis as she helped her boys build sandcastles on the beach.
In Defense Of Prez Trump
The coronavirus epidemic is shaking humanity and turning the world upside down. Quick, somebody alert the media. The Washington press corps is covering one of the largest, continuing stories in recent history the same way it has covered the Trump administration since Day One.
Cuomo For Prez???
Have Democrats found an alternative to Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders for the party's 2020 presidential nomination? Some seem to think so: The hashtag #PresidentCuomo -- referring to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo -- was trending on social media Saturday as the party's voters continued to mull who should take on President Trump in November.
Mr. Market Defies Experts
How much worse can it get? That's a question many investors are undoubtedly asking themselves after a week of historic volatility that saw stocks suffer another pummeling and drove the Dow Jones Industrial Average to its lowest close since December 2016 as the global COVID-19 pandemic promises to push the world into recession.
TKC Reader Suggestion: Kohl's Shut Down Across Nation
Kohl's Corp. is closing all of its about 1,100 retail stores nationwide in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Kohl's stores will close at 7 p.m. local time Thursday, the company announced in a news release. "To demonstrate our support of the efforts underway to contain the spread of the coronavirus, we are closing all Kohl's stores through at least April 1.
Italia Confronts Crucial Challenge Amid Rising COVID-19
Italy has shut all non-essential factories as the country takes increasingly drastic measures to halt the epidemic that claimed another 793 lives on Saturday to take the national death toll to 4,825. In a dramatic late-night television address on Saturday, Giuseppe Conte, Italy's prime minister, warned the nation was facing its gravest crisis since the second world war and said all non-essential businesses must close until 3 April.
Another Kansas City Foodie Take Out Guide
Service industry workers give up their holidays to feed us celebratory meals, serve us heavy-poured glasses of wine after a long week, slide us free desserts on our special days and lift our spirits around the dinner table. Now, more than ever, they need our support during the coronavirus.
Kansas City Super Bowl Champ Thrills Fans Stuck At Home
Even Super Bowl MVP Patrick Mahomes isn't immune to getting a little slap-happy while social distancing. With many people across the world staying home and practicing social distancing to help contain the spread of COVID-19, bouts of boredom are bound to pop up.
Kansas City Classy Sounds For The Stay At Home Order
Photo by Jeff Curnow The Kansas City Symphony released the first episode of its new podcast called "Beethoven Walks into a Bar..." The podcast features three hosts from the Symphony family: David T. Beals III Associate Conductor Jason Seber, Principal Flute Michael Gordon and Education Manager Stephanie Brimhall.
Chilly Sunday Forecast
Hide Transcript Show Transcript LOVE. IT IS NICE TO REMEMBER THERE ARE SOME GOOD THINGS HAPPENING ALSO. KATIE: WE ARE STILL DEALING WITH RAIN SHOWERS IN THE AREA. DOWNTOWN IS GETTING A BREAK FROM THE HEAVY RAIN. WE ARE LOOKING AT THE DOWNTOWN WHEELER AIRPORT.
Cinderella - Shelter Me is the Sunday song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .