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CSF History: Interview with Barry Anderson, curator of "Truck" at UCP's La Esquina in 2007, by Theresa Bembnister

The following text is from an email interview conducted with Barry Anderson in May 2007. Anderson co-curated Truck, an exchange show consisting of two exhibitions — one in Kansas City, the other in St. 577 more words

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Frontier: Momentum and Trajectory

A frontier is a feature of a community’s potential. It is a boundary, a limit and a challenge. My project, Frontier: Momentum and Trajectory, including a video slideshow at Paragraph and a connected series of posts to this site, represents the relationship between an individual artist’s work and a community’s support of that work. 147 more words


Charlotte Street history: Interview with Heather Lustfeldt and Oz McGuire, curators of "Conditions of Sound" at UCP's Boley space, 2005, by Theresa Bembnister

The below text is from an interview I conducted with Heather Lustfeldt and Oz McGuire, co-curators of Conditions of Sound, an exhibition at the Charlotte Street’s Urban Culture Project’s Boley space, 12th and Walnut,  in 2005. 1,333 more words

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Charlotte Street history: Urban Culture Project...the very early days

Many old pix from the first few years of Charlotte Street’s Urban Culture Project, 2003-2005-ish, when downtown was vacant, parking was easy, and no one else was paying much attention. 234 more words

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Is Art Possible in Kansas City? An essay by Peter von Ziegesar

(Photo: John Puscheck at Wilson Lake, by EG Schempf.)

“Unnoticed by city fathers….an annual deluge of Kansas City Art Institute graduates had been filling every crack in the ecosystem especially the almost deserted downtown, for decades: starting small businesses, restaurants, bars; taking jobs as contractors or plumbers by day and playing music or painting by night; preserving whole neighborhoods from the wrecking ball by buying buildings in areas no one seemed to want, restoring them cheaply, and filling them with artists. 5,311 more words

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Chambers Building (home of Paragraph) history

National Register of Historic Places registration for the Chambers Building on 12th Street, designed by Smith, Rae, and Lovitt architects (1915, addition in 1923), now home to Paragraph & Project Space. 17 more words

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Charlotte Street History: a 2002 "Review" interview with David Hughes, John O'Brien, and Raechell Smith upon CSF's 6th Anniversary

Reviewmagazine, May/June 2002


Review Editor Kate Hackman invited Charlotte Street Fund founder David Hughes, former CSF Advisory Panel member John O’Brien, and cur­rent CSF Advisory Panel member Raechell Smith to join her for a discus­sion. 8,226 more words

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