CHARLOTTE STREET FOUNDATION STUDIO RESIDENCY PROGRAM

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Cat Mahari’s First Project of Artist Residency PREMIERE!!

Cat Mahari (performing artist in residence 2014/15) premiere’s her FIRST FULL-LENGTH work “the floor”, an immersive theatre project intrigued with repetition as a critical component of transformation in love, partnership, … Continue reading

October 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

Charlotte Street Announces New 2014-15 Studio Residents

  Charlotte Street Foundation is pleased to announce the selection of 23 visual artists, 5 writers, and 11 performing artists and ensembles for year-long Charlotte Street Foundation studio residencies, to begin … Continue reading

August 25, 2014 · Leave a comment

ARENA Showcase at HAW//Contemporary

Sara Clarken The ARENA showcase, held at Haw Contemporary August 30th, is a one-night event announcing ARENA’s place in the Kansas City and global art scenes. ARENA has curated a … Continue reading

August 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

For August First Fridays make sure to check out:

Will Meier’s solo show: PIX at The Writers Place. – An extension of the work presented a few months ago at Open Studios and a counterpoint to the work in the … Continue reading

July 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

Confectionary to debut at Plug Projects

My solo show CONFECTIONARY debuts at Plug Projects in conjunction with the group show Shape Shifters. Opening reception will be July 18th from 6-9pm.   Because of my interest in the … Continue reading

July 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

Local Choregrapher invited to present work at San Francisco Dance Festival

El-Khoury to showcase recently premiered work at ground-breaking contemporary arts theater Kansas City, MO– Kansas City-based choreographer Chadi El-Khoury has been selected to participate in the inaugural PUSHfest Dance Festival … Continue reading

May 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

Kacico Dance: 2014 Informal Showcase

Come see Kacico Dance perform rep pieces from the past and new dance works in an informal showcase. As a selected resident of the Charlotte Street Urban Culture Project, Kacico Dance … Continue reading

May 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

SATELLITE: The Trajectory of a Play

Last fall, when I began my residency with Charlotte Street Foundation, I began rewriting a play I had, called Satellite. Originally, the play was set in a small town in … Continue reading

April 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

Open Studios: Fire Sale

This weekend for Open Studios I will have all of my remaining prints for sale. Everything that doesn’t sell will end up being destroyed in the creation of my latest … Continue reading

April 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

Thread paintings by Amy Fredman at Open Studios!

Come visit my embroidery studio and take a sneak peek at some new work I have been brewing for a show I will be assembling this fall….including experimental flat work … Continue reading

April 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

Maegan & Madeline’s UCP BOOTOWN BAZAAR

                            In conjunction with Charlotte Street OPEN STUDIOS: MAEGAN & MADELINE’S UCP BOOTOWN BAZAAR Town Pavilion 6th … Continue reading

April 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

Preparing for June performance of “Let it Fall” in Philadelphia

  We are two months away from the full length premier of “Let it Fall” at the Iron Factory in Philadelphia. All of us, Jane Gotch (choreographer), Leo Gayden (dancer), and Juliet … Continue reading

April 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

Open Studios Gamelan Performance with Guest from Bali

Gamelan Genta Kasturi, Kansas City’s community Semaradana gamelan ensemble, is one of the 2013-14 Charlotte Street Urban Culture Project Studio Residents. The group has brought a guest artist from Institut … Continue reading

April 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

Open Studios sneak peek. . .

Howdy and hello! This year I’ve been creating a new extensive body of work. Cut out spirits stain the page and crystal prayers made of maize. A new exploration of … Continue reading

April 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

Emergency Preparedness

Here is another in the series of building and environment sounds I have been capturing and working with. His polite yet determined announcements went on for 2 hours.  I had … Continue reading

April 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

Madeline Gallucci at Open Studios!

There will be many exciting things to experience during this year’s Open Studios! I will be exhibiting big prints, new paintings, custom iPhone cases, drawings and collage works in my … Continue reading

April 8, 2014 · Leave a comment

TONIGHT, TONIGHT: NOW IS THE ONLY THING THAT’S REAL, SOLO EXHIBITION BY JENNIFER LYNN WILLIAMS

    “There will come a time when all of us are dead. All of us. There will come a time when there are no human beings remaining to remember … Continue reading

April 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

Will Meier: what the hell has he been up to?

any of you who follow my arts-writing blog may have noticed that there hasn’t been much activity on there over the last month or two. it’s true, I haven’t been … Continue reading

March 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

Open Studios Fri April 25 & Sat April 26

JOIN US! 2014 Open Studios Weekend is FRIDAY April 25, 6-10p + SATURDAY April 26, 12-3! Event Details Friday, April 25, 6pm-10pm Saturday, April 26, 12pm-3pm Paragraph Gallery/23 E 12th … Continue reading

March 21, 2014 · 1 Comment

Application NOW LIVE for fall 2014-15 residencies! Deadline May 12

Charlotte Street Foundation is now accepting applications from visual artists, performing artists, and writers interested in being considered for its competitive Urban Culture Project Studio Residency Program. Applications are due … Continue reading

March 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

Update on Gamelan Tuning Residency

Gamelan Genta Kasturi will be hosting two Artists from Institut Seni Indonesia (ISI) Denpasar for the month of April to tune our entire Gamelan set, teach our group and the … Continue reading

March 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

“Parade Route” March 22, 7:30 as part of “Time and Memory” at Paragraph

Featuring acting, performance and accompanying music, Parade Route is the story of two friends born on the same day, in the same Kansas hospital, and their route to coming out, … Continue reading

March 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

Gamelan Genta Kasturi collaborates with Quadrigarum Sat March 8 at Vacant Farm

Vacant Farm is hosting an Open House on Saturday March 8 at 3333 Roanoke KCMO just south of 31st and SWBlvd.  Doors open at 7pm. Featuring special performances by: Gamelan … Continue reading

March 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

An Evening With Tea Time

Join us this Thursday for a pop up event at the Paragraph Gallery, as you are invited to come be apart of “An Evening With Tea Time”. Here you will … Continue reading

February 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

TIME AND MEMORY: BRINGING LIGHT TO LIFE – March 15, 8pm at Paragraph

Exploring relationships between time, space, objects and others, with the intent of increasing one’s own sensitivity to and awareness of human expression.­­ Date: March 15, 2014, 8pm Admission: free Venue: Paragraph … Continue reading

February 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

Double Bar Depression

I have recently finished composing my contribution to the upcoming Black House Collective new music workshop, Diana’s Hunt.  This time around we are pleased to add a featured soloist into … Continue reading

February 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

Studio Resident Presenting at Tedx Wyandotte

Laura Isaac will be giving a talk on her 10,000 Hours project at Tedx Wyandotte this Thursday February 20th 9am-12pm. Visit http://www.ted.com/tedx/events/10616 for more information.

February 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

Let it Fall (in process) performed at The Folly

“Let it Fall” (in process) at A Modern Night at the Folly 2.8.14 from Jane Gotch on Vimeo. Choreography: Jane Gotch in collaboration with the dancers Dancers: Leo Gayden and … Continue reading

February 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

A Few New Writings

Hey UCP Blog readers, Just wanted to let you know of a couple of things I’ve started and wrapped up since the new year began. The first is a review … Continue reading

February 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

Wait!

As part of my residency I have been conducting interviews with my fellow residents.  Mostly I have been asking them about how they view music and its use in their … Continue reading

February 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

Civilian Stories: Open Office

The editors of Civilian Stories are launching with an open house! Both an exhibition series and a journal (The Civilian) to be released in August 2014, Civilian Stories is a … Continue reading

February 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

Did you hear the good news?!? “Here Is A Worm” wiggles its way to Tea Time’s heart.

Tea Time is now carrying Freakly Weekly!!! The dynamic minds of Dustin Williams and Jon Linn bring you all the latest news, weird weather updates, city town scandals and even catch yourself in the … Continue reading

January 31, 2014 · Leave a comment

Sneak Preview of “Knead Me Whole”

Chado Danse will premiere a duet Choreographed by Chadi El-Khoury, with UMKC Conservatory of Music and Dance senior Rachael Hulse and her partner, John Robertz. The performance will take place on February 7th … Continue reading

January 29, 2014 · Leave a comment

Modern Night at the Folly

Saturday, February 8, 2014 City in Motion Dance Theater is proud to present the 11th annual performance of “A Modern Night at the Folly” a choreographers’ showcase for Kansas City’s local … Continue reading

January 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

Guest Artists coming to KC from Bali

We are excited to have received a private donation to fund bringing two guest artists from Bali to tune our Semaradana gamelan set and teach and perform with our group. … Continue reading

January 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

Custom iPhone Cases and New Digital Work to premier at Objet & Tea Time

I’m excited to showcase these limited edition cases for iPhone 5. Printed by CaseMate. Choose from 2 different designs. Comes in a hand painted box- no two alike. Editioned on … Continue reading

January 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

Getting Ready!

Exited about getting my installation ready at the Paragraph Gallery! Opening January 17th. After some time experimenting in the space, I am getting the installation together responding to moments happening … Continue reading

January 9, 2014 · Leave a comment

LYLAS: Christian Defonte, Kate Falcone, Natalie Ebaugh, Frankie Fleming, Lindsey Eskind – opens Fri Jan 31 at Project Space

LYLAS, an exhibition of contemporary artworks by Christian Defonte (New York, NY), Kate Falcone (Brooklyn, NY), Natalie Ebaugh (Portland, OR), Frankie Fleming (CA), and Lindsey Eskind (Kansas City, MO), opens Friday January 31, 6-9pm at Project Space, 21 East … Continue reading

January 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

Tea Time ‘zine showcase opens Friday, Jan 31, 6-9p at Paragraph

Tea Time, a showcase of new ‘zines, opens Friday, January 31, 6-9pm at Paragraph Gallery as part of Charlotte Street Foundation’s Studio Residency Program ¶ Series. Created by Rodolfo Marron III, … Continue reading

January 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

OBJET ~ boutique pop-up shop opens Friday Jan 31, 6-9 at Paragraph

OBJET ~ boutique, a pop-up shop curated by Dean Roper, opens Friday, January 31, 6-9pm at Paragraph Gallery, 23 East 12th Street, KCMO. OBJET ~ boutique will host a selection of utilitarian objects … Continue reading

January 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

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