The eclectic style of hottie moviestar Julia inspires this morning peek into pop culture, community news and info from across the nation and round the world . . .
Memorial Day Weekend Suffers Pandemic Cutbacks
Shannon Finney has performed many of the finest masterworks alongside many of the world's finest musicians in her 26-year tenure with the Kansas City Symphony. Yet, the Celebration at the Station is special. "I like the range of emotions," says Finney, associate principal flute and piccolo player at the symphony.
Kansas City Downtown Biz Cautiously Returns
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Parts of Power & Light reopened Friday with a big draw being the new street dining along 14th Street. Friday was the first time, in three months, Zack Schneller and his friends got to enjoy dinner at a restaurant.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Going into Memorial Day weekend, more people are traveling in and out of Kansas City International Airport than in the last two months. KCI officials expect to see those numbers climb heading into the summer season. Normal KCI traffic on a spring or summer day is about 30,000 people, totaling around 1 million people per month.
Talking Hotness And Internets Career Paths
Julia Fox has taken to her newfound fame with the guile of a pro. Her life is all Uncut Gems, all the time, but don't worry, she's got plans. She told me of her life before and after her first onscreen role.
Former Vice President leads in national polling but the race is closer in the key battleground states that will determine who wins the White House. Here's a look at where the race stands in six swing states that will have an outsized impact on the November election.
Prez Trump Bank Note Accidentally Reveals Too Much
Efforts to highlight Donald Trump's largesse during his time in office have backfired after his press secretary appeared to display the US president's personal bank details to the world. At a press conference on Friday, Kayleigh McEnany announced that Trump would donate his quarterly pay cheque to the Department of Health and Human Services to "support the efforts being undertaken to confront, contain and combat the coronavirus".
Here's How Hong Kong Returns To China
A national security law is coming to Hong Kong. Here's how it has been used to crush dissent in China
Residents of Hong Kong only need to look across the border at China to get a glimpse of how "national security" can be used as a convenient pretext for the political prosecution of dissidents, activists, human rights lawyers and journalists.
Spy Tech Risks Skyrocket Amid Pandemic Fear
As with nearly all aspects of the COVID-19 pandemic, there's still so much we don't know about effective contact tracing. At this point, contact tracing apps have to collect a lot of information about you and share it with other organizations. That's not conspiratorial paranoia; collecting and sharing your information is exactly what these apps are supposed to do.
Back To School
The Big 12 Conference said Friday that it has approved a phase-in for student-athletes to return to campus to do voluntary activities related to sport participation."Beginning June 15, football student-athletes will be permitted to access campus athletic facilities and support personnel for voluntary conditioning and training exercises.
Kegger Kelce Consistent
On Saturdays through May, Arrowhead Pride contributors list (and explain) their top five of all time. Leaving Jamaal Charles off of this list was absolutely gut-wrenching - and I hate myself a little for it - but when ranking the greatest players in Chiefs history, his impact just doesn't hold up.
Kansas City Jazz Man Shares Life Lessons
It was late on a Thursday evening in early February, and Bobby Watson was wailing on the little stage at the Ship, the West Bottoms dive devoted to comfort food, cheap drinks and feel-good music.
Katie Shares Sunshine
HE IS ALWAYS LOOKING OUT A WAY TO SHARE INFORMATION. HE IS SUCH A GOOD GUY. LET'S TAKE A LOOK AT OUR INFORMATION.- FROM THIS VANTAGE POINT, WE HAVE A FEW FAIRWEATHER CLOUDS OVER US. IT IS GOING TO BE A BEAUTIFUL DAY. IT IS GOING TO FEEL LIKE SUMMER THIS AFTERNOON.
Tove Lo - sadder badder cooler is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .