Sunday, March 20, 2011

Early Spring Walk and Other Happenings

There are signs of spring at my front doorstep.
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It's all about the food at the Paragraph
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Meanwhile, at the Project Space, next door
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It was a gorgeous day outside, and Ken and I were taking a walk with Tima.  We met a friend of ours, artist Ryan Haralson...
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Here are samples of Ryan's work
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This day was gorgeous, with 75 degree temperatures...
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We started our walk at YJ's.  Just for fun, I'm including a scan of this that has been hanging up in YJ's for some time...
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We passed by the businesses next door which are very colorful
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Mural in the Power and Light District
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We visited the Barney Allis Plaza area.  When Ken moved to KC in the late 70's, he said this was supposed to be the new center of town...
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This was once the Tivoli Burlesque Theater, and the block where it sits was a notorius district of peep shows and jazz clubs.  They were forced out in the mid-70's when the area was being redeveloped.
Only the Tivoli survives as a restored theater.
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Bryant Building from the South Facade
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Fidelity Building south facade
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Bryant Building
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This is one ornate parking garage Facade.  I wonder if there is useable space in there...
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Art can be anywhere...
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We finished our walk, where we started, at YJ's.  Ken had to go to work, and I took Ryan to his studio in the west bottoms.  We were to come back to attend the performance happening at the Fishtank.
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The gorgeous day lead into a gorgeous evening...
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We stopped in at Jasski's -- a new hooka place/smokeshop and soon to be coffeeshop.
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Ryan has some work on display there, and had to pick some things up on his way to his studio..
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We headed back up to 18th and Wyandotte, in hopes of getting some pictures of the performance at the Fishtank, but when we got there (late), the door was closed and locked.  So, instead, here is a scan of the handbill on the door...
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Wyandotte and 18th looking south
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I headed back out on my way, taking pix of the great Kansas City night
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Friday morning, (18 March 2011), I attended a meeting held at YJ's with Frannie Knight on the Emerald City Project.
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She was describing the project to a few people on a piece of plastic spread out on the table like a tablecloth...
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FLYER WALL
I will endeavor to post flyers that I find around town up on my own virtual wall, so that you can peruse them and see what is happening...
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Gem in the Gizmo 2-23-11
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2 comments:

Anonymous said...

Thanks Steve for the support and all of your hard work and efforts in documenting what's really going on here (KC). You are truly appreciated.

Code Black said...

Thanks:)

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