New 21c Museum Hotel Kansas City Wraps Hospitality Around Art

(Updated July 31: AccorHotels, a French firm, has acquired 21cMuseum Hotels, paying $51 million to purchase 85 percent of the firm. 21c founders Laura...

KCAI Launches Liberal Arts Project, Part of $30M Campus Overhaul

By Kevin Collison The Kansas City Art Institute kicked off construction of a new liberal arts building last week, part of a $30 million campus...

‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ Winding Down Run at The Arts Asylum

By Kevin Collison The Arts Asylum production of "Jesus Christ Superstar" has two weekends left in its current run and backers say the show's first...

Crossroads First Friday to Include Kids Scavenger Hunt, Rooftop Party, Sporting KC Flip Cup...

By Kevin Collison Today's First Friday in the downtown Kansas City Crossroads Arts District continues a growing trend of not just being a festive...

KC Live’s Theater-Size Video Screen Debuts for Big 12 Tournament

It's become harder to leave the pre-game partying in the Kansas City Live! courtyard to walk over to the actual event at Sprint Center. The...

New Hotel Indigo Lifts Lasting Toast to Pioneering Crossroads Artist

By Kevin Collison Jim Leedy, the renowned artist who pioneered the Crossroads Arts District in 1985, knows what he wants when someone decides to name...

Charlotte Street Foundation Finds Permanent Home Near Downtown

The Charlotte Street Foundation has found a permanent home at last and plans to renovate a building at 3333 Wyoming St. into a center...

Downtown Toasts Holiday Spirit(s) with Pop-up Bars

By Kevin Collison The Crossroads Hotel is celebrating the end of its first full year of operation by joining the downtown holiday pop-up bar trend...