Seg. 1: Legacy of Cafe Tacvba. Seg. 2: Stray Cat Film Center. Seg.3: The Kemper's Teen Arts Council.
Segment 1: After nearly 30 years, Cafe Tacvba continues legacy of pushing the boundaries of Latin rock.
Mexican rock band Cafe Tacvba, deemed by some to be the Beatles or Radiohead of Latin American rock, are on an international tour and it's bringing them to Kansas City. Today, local musicians talked about their favorite songs from the group, what the band's pioneering success has meant to them, and how the group has influenced their own music.
Cafe Tacvba plays at 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 5, at the Uptown Theater. For ticket information, visit the UptownTheater.com.
Segment 2: New "micro theater" opens in Crossroad Arts District.
With the help of the Charlotte Street Foundation, a group of film enthusiasts are getting ready to serve up "all things weird, wonderful and cinematic" at their new center. Today, one of the organizers told us about what's planned for opening night and what kinds of movies visitors can expect to see at the Stray Cat Film Center.
- Jaclyn Danger, co-founder of screening collective The Cannonball Roarers
The opening night party for the Stray Cat Film Center starts at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 5, at a Charlotte Street Foundation space, 1662 Charlotte, Kansas City, Missouri.
Segment 3: Area teens put together art exhibit focusing on the relationship between flaws and beauty.
A new exhibition at the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art encourages viewers to ask questions about the relationship between flaws and society's perception of beauty. The show is a project from the museum's Teen Arts Council. Today, we heard from two of the members about why they picked certain pieces and what the show's theme means to them.
- Anthony Moses III, member of the Kemper Museum's Teen Arts Council
- Katie Moore, member of the Kemper Museum's Teen Arts Council
Teens interested in joining the Kemper Museum's Teen Arts Council can apply online. Applications are due by Nov. 26, 2018.