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"America: Now and Here" Launches in KC

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"America: Now and Here" is a two-year national project combining poetry, theatre, film, visual arts and music. It launches Friday, May 6, in Kansas City, Missouri before traveling to Detroit in July and Chicago in October.

By Laura Spencer

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Kansas City, Mo. – "America: Now and Here" is a two-year national project combining poetry, theatre, film, visual arts and music. It launches Friday, May 6, in Kansas City, Missouri before traveling to Detroit in July and Chicago in October.

The goal is to start a conversation about the American experience in a new way: through ART.

America: Now and Here
May 6 - 28, 2011
Kansas City, Mo.

Launch: Friday, May 6, 2011, 7 - 9 pm with DJ Spooky
Leedy-Voulkos Art Center
2012 Baltimore
Kansas City, Mo.

May 6, 5:30 - 9:00 pm ? AC: KC Opening Reception
Cocoon Gallery
115 W. 18th Street
Kansas City, Mo.

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