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Seg. 1: Amani Skalacki. Seg. 2: Nelson Exhibit. Seg. 3: DJ G Train.

Segment 1: How a sea voyage inspired a fashion collection.

Her grandparents immigrated to America from England in the hull of a ship. Hear how that journey helped inspire a collection at this year's West 18th Street Fashion Show.

  • Amani Skalacki, jewelry designer/stylist

West 18th Street Fashion Show, 8 p.m. Saturday, June 9 on West 18th Street between Baltimore and Wyandotte Streets, Kansas City, Missouri 64108.

Segment 2, beginning at 16:45: A new exhibit on how artists depict country life.

The Impressionists and Post-Impressionists liked to escape the city to paint and sketch the countryside. What did their work show about the changes to rural life that the Industrial Revolution brought about? The curator of a new exhibit explains.

From Farm to Table: Impressionist and Post-Impressionist Masterworks on Paper, through March 17, 2019 at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, 4525 Oak St., Kansas City, Missouri 64111. 816-751-1278.

Segment 3, beginning at 29:20: Working the turntables.

DJ G Train is a "crate digger" (record collector), and he's also the official DJ of Sporting KC. Hear his story.

  • Garrett Hannon

Listen Up! KC Crate Diggers DJ Festival, 6 p.m. Wednesday, June 6 at Knuckleheads Saloon, 2715 Rochester St., Kansas City, Missouri 64120. Tickets are $5 at the door.

People don't make cameos in news stories; the human story is the story, with characters affected by news events, not defined by them. As a columnist and podcaster, I want to acknowledge what it feels like to live through this time in Kansas City, one vantage point at a time. Together, these weekly vignettes form a collage of daily life in Kansas City as it changes in some ways, and stubbornly resists change in others. You can follow me on Twitter @GinaKCUR or email me at gina@kcur.org.