“The Frontier” Phase II opening reception on Friday night, June 15 introduced several new projects at Paragraph and Project Space. Phase II projects consist of: Road Does Not End; Frontier: to face; now … Continue reading
10 hours a week for 2 months we have spent together in Paragraph Gallery. Many moments of tears, laughter, experimentation, and epiphanies. This rehearsal process for, An Inside Job has reaffirmed my … Continue reading
Many old pix from the first few years of Charlotte Street’s Urban Culture Project, 2003-2005-ish, when downtown was vacant, parking was easy, and no one else was paying much attention. … Continue reading
My first impressions came from within a car as I passed through on the drive home each night…. the Kansas City Power & Light District was unexplored territory for me. … Continue reading
Even though the Power and Light District is in the heart of downtown Kansas City, it has remained a foreign place to me. So when Mike Sinclair asked a group … Continue reading
Living Archive: “The Young, The Bold…” interview with Jaimie Warren, Cody Critcheloe, Seth Johnson, Hesse McGraw, John Dretzka, and Oz McGuire in “Review”, 2002
More digging… For the following interview, I gathered a group of young KC arts scene movers and shakers (all in their early 20s at the time), most of whom are now … Continue reading
National Register of Historic Places registration for the Chambers Building on 12th Street, designed by Smith, Rae, and Lovitt architects (1915, addition in 1923), now home to Paragraph & Project … Continue reading
Charlotte Street History: a 2002 “Review” interview with David Hughes, John O’Brien, and Raechell Smith upon CSF’s 6th Anniversary
The full text of a lengthy discussion about Kansas City artists, the importance of community, and Charlotte Street’s early mission and vision.
A contextual essay and interview with Dirt Gallery’s Davin Watne and Leo Esquivel (by Hesse McGraw and Kate Hackman), which appeared in Review, Summer 2003, one month after Dirt (1997-2003) closed in the West Bottoms.