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Central Standard

Seg. 1: Soundwave Tattoos. Seg. 2: Loose Park Rose Garden. Seg. 3: Billboards Of Wornall.

Segment 1: How a tattoo interacts with technology.

A tattoo artist in Topeka inks soundwave tattoos, which play a recorded sound with the help of your phone. Hear more about it.

Segment 2, beginning at 14:12: The story behind Loose Park's rose garden.

It's a beloved KC landmark that's been the setting for weddings, prom photos and picnics. More on this fragrant oasis in the city.

Cyndy Price, President, Kansas City Rose Society

Rose Day, 1-5 p.m. Sunday, June 3 at the Laura Conyers Smith Municipal Rose Garden, Loose Park, 5200 Wornall Rd., Kansas City, Missouri 64112.

 

Segment 3, beginning at 25:17: The billboards on Wornall — and the characters on them.

Wornall Road is one the main arteries in Kansas City. It's also plastered with billboards, many of which are for small, locally owned businesses. Meet some of the characters who regularly appear in these billboards.

Gina Kaufmann is the host of KCUR’s Central Standard, a talkshow fueled by curiosity and critical thinking. You can reach her on Twitter, @GinaKCUR.