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"Every day we aspire to represent the diversity of our guests, our staff, our leadership, and the artists in our collection. We are constantly learning from our communities to better connect all people to art. Happy #PrideMonth!"
Accordingly, for our most dedicated denizens of the discourse we share this blast of pop culture, community news and top headlines.
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Home Team Shamed Tonight
The ugly season got even uglier on Monday night, as the Royals were blanked by the Toronto Blue Jays 8-0. It's the seventh time Kansas City has been shutout this season. After a two-hour rain delay, the Royals and Blue Jays began the top of the first inning at 9:15 p.m.
Summer Elite Meetup To Boss Around The Plebs
In-person event will celebrate MARC's 50th anniversary; feature Regional Leadership Awards, local artists The Mid-America Regional Council will host its annual Regional Assembly on Friday, June 10, 2022, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center, 2345 McGee Street, Kansas City, Missouri.
Local Lady Enjoys Tech Breakthrough
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Imagine one day you can see, and then soon everything goes dark for nearly two years. One Kansas City-area mom of three didn't have to imagine that as it became her everyday reality.
More Golden Ghetto Cash
There is new relief for small businesses struggling with inflation. Overland Park announced three new grants using American Rescue Plan money. Companies can get up to $50,000.The new program is designed to help hotels, small businesses, and industries most affected by the pandemic.Even in 2022, COVID-19 is still influencing low sales and high prices.
Another Beef With The Economy
WESTON, Mo. - Small business owners are feeling the effects of inflation, whether it's higher fuel prices or other factors. The Kansas City Cattle Company is uniquely situated to feel these impacts in multiple ways. "I think we're all nervous, because we don't see any relief in sight," Patrick Montgomery, with the Kansas City Cattle Company, said.
Cowtown To Tinseltown
During the golden age of cinema, moviegoers faced no shortage of options when it came to where to settle in for an evening in front of the silver screen. The 1941 Film Daily Year Book reported approximately one movie theater for every 8,000 persons in the United States.
Roundup The REALLY Matters
Cardi B set pulses racing in a plunging, icy blue swimsuit and a matching pair of fuzzy thigh-high boots while posing for a photo at her home. As she sat on an acrylic chair rocking a sleeveless puffer jacket and black shades, the 29-year-old rapper displayed her ample cleavage and curves.
Stand Up For The Prez
President Joe Biden has not yet made his planned appearance this week on Jimmy Kimmel Live!, but that hasn't stopped Fox News from kicking its outrage cycle into gear. All day Monday, various Fox pundits complained that by appearing on a late-night comedy show, Biden is not taking his presidency seriously enough.
MAGA Secrets Exposed
(CNN)The Trump campaign directed a group of Georgia Republicans to meet in secret and obscure their objectives in an email obtained by federal prosecutors as part of their recent investigation into Donald Trump's efforts to overturn the election in several swing states.
AOC Disconnected With Latinos
Far-left Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez defended using the word "Latinx" to describe Hispanic men and women over the weekend and slammed her Democratic colleagues who she said "rail against" it - despite polling data indicating most Hispanics don't use the term or virulently object to it.
Sedition Postscript Revealed
WASHINGTON-Enrique Tarrio, a former leader of the Proud Boys, and four other onetime members of the far-right group have been indicted on seditious conspiracy charges in connection with the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol by Trump supporters, marking an escalation in the Justice Department's riot probe.
SNEAK PEEK ON SWINGING DEETS!!!
They are the secretive and exclusive clubs ready to welcome couples and singletons eager to indulge in thrilling sex with multiple partners. Swingers clubs attract people from all walks of life, from the young and rich to pensioners looking for thrills as they enter the twilight years of their life.
Alt. Sound Endures
A moment to remember Tiny Davis, who was driven out of KC's jazz scene for being a lesbian.
Local Indie Publishers Persist
Kansas City Zine Con (KCZC) goes hybrid June 11 for its seventh year of promoting outsider publications
Creators display and sell their DIY publications at the fifth annual Kansas City Zine Con. // Photo by Kayla Lane Freeman This year's Kansas City Zine Con (KCZC) will celebrate seven years of promoting self-published publications in the Midwest. The event will be hybrid, with the in-person section at Plexpod Westport Commons June 11 from 11 a.m.
Soggy Forecast Cont'd
It's looking like your commute will be on the soggy side Tuesday morning. Another round of rain and storms will push through.
Polo G - Distraction is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now.