Life in KC

At Home With Gina Holmberg in Leawood

Gina Holmberg moved from California to KC nine years ago, but didn’t feel at home until finding her midcentury modern house in Leawood.

Westport Roots Festival showcases the many flavors of music

More than 60 bands perform on six stages in five Westport venues The lineup is a mix of local, regional and national acts

Screaming Hand traveling show coming to Escapist Skateboarding

California artist Jim Phillips revolutionized skate, surfboard design when he worked for Santa Cruz Skateboard Co. A tribute show to Phillips’ art is stopping by Crossroads for First Friday.

#InkTakeover with Molly Brown

Ink’s social media intern Molly Brown kicks off summer by sharing snaps from a pool, a concert and her kitchen.

Datelines: Chicago transplant looking for love and adventures in Kansas City

Bill Bronec’s philosophy on love and life is simple: “I want to make other people happy.”

Florence + The Machine flirt with perfection in Bonner Springs

About 15,000 fans spanning several generations attended the concert by the British group Although her theatrical gesticulations and interpretive dancing should have seemed preposterous, Welch’s boundless enthusiasm appeared to be unforced

Down the Aisle: Kaity and Teal Bunbury’s elegant KC wedding

Former Sporting Kansas City player Teal Bunbury and wife, Kaity, planned a fun and festive December wedding at Kansas City’s Grand Street Cafe.

On My Mind: KC veteran finds her roller derby tribe

Staff Sgt. Elizabeth Hash, a recruiter for the Kansas National Guard, found community in the Kansas City Roller Warriors after returning from deployment. Her story is part of the PBS digital series “Veterans Coming Home.”

#InkTakeover with Rustin Dodd

The Star’s Royals beat writer shares snaps from The K and Columbus Park.

The Big Show: Westport Roots Festival

Saturday’s third annual Westport Roots Festival features 60 rockabilly, bluegrass, folk and country ensembles at five Kansas City venues.

Boulevardia festival announces its music lineup

Third annual food, beer, music and art festival is June 17-19 Music headliners include Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness, English Beat, Soul Asylum More than three dozen bands will perform over three days

Find handmade, ethical wares at Golden & Pine in east Brookside

Owner Stephanie Agne aims to sell products that she knows were ethically produced. Her style is clean, textural and cozy — the feeling you get when you walk into her shop.

KC triathlon is for the mind, body and spirit all day long

Wanderlust 108 festival features a 5K run/walk, yoga and meditation The daylong event takes over Berkley Riverfront Park on Saturday

The Big Show: Florence + the Machine at Providence Medical Center Amphitheater

Florence + the Machine is a global powerhouse that draws on classic American soul. Grimes has a strong reputation among tastemakers. Both appear at Providence Medical Amphitheater on Tuesday.

Winners of Rocket Grants include projects about queer space, a socialist salon

Eleven projects were awarded a total of $60,000 Projects by local artists were chosen for innovation and amplification of marginal voices Rocket Grants are supported by the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts

New concerts on sale: Chris Isaak, Trace Adkins, Puff Daddy with Lil’ Kim and Faith Evans

Also on the way: ZZ Top, Switchfoot and Sturgill Simpson

KC’s Rich Apparels celebrates valuing yourself

Roosevelt Broome IV, 21, has amassed more than 31,000 Twitter followers by posting daily meditations on life and the pursuit of happiness and success. Now he has harnessed that influence into a fashion line called Rich Apparels that has had orders nationally and internationally.

Datelines: Social butterfly in the market for a plus one

Overland Park’s Amy Guerich, 31, loves the arts — theater, symphony, ballet — and live music of all kinds.

Through Girls on the Run, these girls can run the world

Girls on the Run doesn’t just train girls to run a 5K, it teaches them life lessons Lessons include self-esteem, goal-setting and teamwork Saturday, they close the spring season with a 5K at Arrowhead Stadium

Stan Lee still wields considerable influence on pop culture as he heads to KC for Planet Comicon

In certain respects, Marvel Comics guru Stan Lee is as famous as the characters he helped create “The fact that some of the things I’ve written seem to resonate well with the readers, that makes me feel real good” Planet Comicon starts Friday, May 20, at Bartle Hall