The Big Show: Public Enemy at the Lawrence Arts Center
Yeah, boy: Legendary hip-hop group Public Enemy is headlining a free show at Lawrence’s Free State Festival on Saturday.
#InkTakeover with Ashley Dowgwillo
The social media maven behind @motmfest shares her best music fest tips from Firefly Music Festival in Dover, Del.
KCK librarian connects the community with ‘Stories on the Bus’
KCK librarian Louisa Whitfield Smith conceived a monthlong program that uses public transportation and surprise stories to connect the community.
#InkTakeover with Ruby Montoya
Ruby Montoya, AKA @rubym23, shared how she sees KC during her week running Ink’s Instagram account.
Free app offers Kansas City-themed emojis
The Emoji My City app includes pictures of iconic Kansas City landmarks and themes Early data show Royals artwork to be most popular Other cities with dedicated emoji apps include New York, Chicago and New Orleans
Easy, Tiger adds retail space in the West Bottoms
Easy, Tiger, a Kansas City design studio that makes stationery, glassware and T-shirts, has opened a retail space with an industrial, vintage vibe in the West Bottoms.
Home-based KC Shave offers its own line of shaving products
KC Shave Co. was founded in late 2015 to offer shaving equipment and supplies from small-batch vendors in upscale cigar boxes About four months ago it started its own line, including beard balm, shave soap and beard oil
Leawood mom may get her own home renovation reality show
Tamara Day stars in the pilot episodes of “Little Money Mansions,” airing Wednesday on the DIY Network They show her fixing up an 1896 home south of downtown KC If these shows prove popular, she’ll appear in 12 more episodes around KC
Ziggy Marley keeps crowd dancing to his songs of love
Sunday’s Crossroads KC concert drew heavily from his latest self-titled album New songs were some of the show’s highlights
Rocket Grant winner Melaney Mitchell wants to bring informality to art
Her goal is to make the arts approachable, like the “Daily Show” did for politics Her Guerrilla Docents project takes First Friday attendees on impromptu gallery tours The Roof Chill project will videotape rooftop chats about art
California girl finds West Coast vibe in Drummond home
Gina Holmberg feels at home in her midcentury modern Leawood house She and her husband, Jared, embraced minimalism “It’s a reflection of who my husband and I are.”
Before a big Starlight Theatre crowd, show by the Cure felt just like heaven
Three-hour concert was filled with hits, favorites and deep album cuts The show was about as perfect as a show can get Frontman Robert Smith and the rest of the band were in fine form all night
#InkTakeover with Kate Sweeten
Kate Sweeten used her Ink Instagram takeover as an excuse to get out and explore Kansas City.
Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce tackles reality TV
Kelce, one of the richest tight ends in the National Football League, will star in an upcoming dating competition series on the E! Network called “Catching Kelce.”
The Big Show: A$AP Ferg at the Midland
Hip-hop hero A$AP Ferg brings his volcanic mix of bangers, motivational pop and silky R&B to the Midland on Sunday.
Money challenge: When you buy a house, you own its problems
Derek and Carrie Olsen have some words of advice for prospective homebuyers: Know the true costs of homeownership before you sign on the dotted line.
Slip-and-slide hopes to make a splash in downtown Kansas City
Slide the City seeks to bring its traveling slip-and-slide to Pershing Road near Crown Center on Aug. 6 The company has yet to secure the necessary permits But it says KC gave it the go-ahead to open registration and sell tickets
Keith Urban unleashes a bounty of music flavors for a big Bonner Springs crowd
Country star delivers songs with rock, pop, soul and country accents More than 15,000 fans attended the show at Providence Medical Center Amphitheater
Gotta have soles: Meet the shoe collectors behind KC SneakFest
For members of KC Sole, the group of sneakerheads behind KC SneakFest on Saturday, passion for shoes goes way deeper than leather and laces.
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.”