A new exhibition at the Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art follows sculptor Leo Villareal's work over the last decade, from recent patterns of hundreds of pinpoint LEDs to early experiments in sequencing strobe lights.
By Laura Spencer
Kansas City, Mo. – A new exhibition at the Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art follows sculptor Leo Villareal's work over the last decade, from recent patterns of hundreds of pinpoint LEDs to early experiments in sequencing strobe lights.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The latest trend in the urban agriculture movement is chickens in the city. And a city council committee looked with favor yesterday on loosening the rules on feathered neighbors.
Several pastors and ministers are dismissing an apology from Missouri Congressman Todd Akin for his statement last week in an interview that - quote- "at the heart of liberalism really is a hatred for God."
Fort Leavenworth, KAN – Rising levels of the Missouri River caused water to undercut the Union Pacific Railroad tracks northwest of Sherman Army Airfield on the eastern edge of Fort Leavenworth, causing the area to flood.
According to a Rebecca Steed who speaks for the post administration, at 6:30 a.m., water began eroding the expanded earthworks that were put in place to reinforce the levee.
LAWRENCE, Ks. – A little-known provision in the new federal healthcare law is starting to save senior citizens a lot of money. The provision, contained in the Affordable Care Act, took effect at the beginning of this year and now, senior citizens are starting to take notice. As Kansas Public Radio Bryan Thompson reports, that could translate into stronger support for the embattled law.
After 10 years of bestowing cash awards on visual artists, the Charlotte Street Foundation began in 2008 to recognize performing artists who'd put their stamp on Kansas City's arts community.
By Steve Walker
Kansas City, Mo. – This year's field of 29 nominees was narrowed to two winners: Jim Mobberley, a veteran composer and UMKC Conservatory of Music and Dance professor, and theater director and playwright Kyle Hatley. KCUR's Steve Walker discovered how both men reconfigure traditional ideas of music and theater.
OVERLAND PARK, Ks. – Kansas may soon be the only state where women can't get an abortion. A new law requires that clinics which provide abortions be licensed by the state. Officials recently indicated no existing abortion providers have met the new state licensing rules, which take effect Friday. But as KCUR's Elana Gordon reports, the measure is being challenged in federal court.