NPR in Kansas City
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
Available On Air Stations
Central Standard

Rachel Hayes; Ft. Leavenworth Gifts; Isaac Cates

Last month, at Milan Fashion Week, the models at the Missoni show walked the runway under a colorful fabric canopy that was created by a Blue Springs native. We chat with artist Rachel Hayes about her fabric sculptures.

Then: Since 1894, military officers from around the world have studied at Ft. Leavenworth's Command and General Staff College. Upon graduation, many of them have presented the college with gifts from their home countries, resulting in a 4000-piece collection. Two curators from a Kansas City art gallery talk about cataloging and displaying this art to the public.

Plus, the story behind the song, "Hold On," by Isaac Cates & Ordained.


Gina Kaufmann is the host of Real Humans By Gina Kaufmann. You can reach her on Twitter, @GinaKCUR.
Matthew Long-Middleton has been a talk-show producer, community producer and now is the Media Training Manager with America Amplified. You can reach him at, or on Twitter.