CHARLOTTE STREET FOUNDATION STUDIO RESIDENCY PROGRAM

Charlotte Street Foundation identifies the needs and fuels the evolution of an ever-changing multidisciplinary arts ecosystem, acting as its primary provocateur. We cultivate the contemporary, the exceptional, and the unexpected in the practice of artists working in and engaging with the Kansas City Art Community

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Update: resident artist Tori Lawrence

I finally got around to getting the b/w film developed that I took of my recent live dance performance “Progress.”  [as you can tell, I’m a total amateur at photography.] I … Continue reading

February 24, 2017 · Leave a comment

It’s Never Too Late for Introductions – NDo Team Members Pursuit Affordable Studios for KC Creative Community

In the hustle and bustle of life, work, studio and New Year excitement – Charlotte Street Artists-in-residence, NDo have not yet introduced themselves. Jahaira Aguilar and Andrew Lattner are Co-Founders … Continue reading

January 25, 2017 · Leave a comment

Lactobacillus Amongus- call for participants- S.E. Nash

My upcoming show for PLUG Projects in May will center around sourdough starters and public participation in creating starters and cooking or baking with them. For this project, I am aiming to … Continue reading

January 17, 2017 · Leave a comment

And so my Residency has begun! – by Kevin King

The start of Kevin King’s residency coincided with preparations for his annual LGBTQ+ short play festival, Alphabet Soup: Stories from Queer Voices.

October 3, 2016 · Leave a comment

Endnotes

Let’s be brief. My term at Charlotte Street – after two years as a writer-in-residence – is at an end. And I am very much going to miss this place. … Continue reading

September 4, 2016 · Leave a comment

Kansas City Poetry Throwdown 2016

If you’re in and about Midtown, KC this weekend, make plans to drop by Prospero’s Books at 39th and Bell. You will likely catch some great poetry by poets from … Continue reading

April 14, 2016 · 1 Comment

Analog Drift, an ArtSounds on March 10th

Two members of the Charlotte Street Residency program– Eli Hougland and Russell Thorpe– will be involved in an ArtSounds on March 10th, at 7:30 pm. It will be held at … Continue reading

February 27, 2015 · Leave a comment

Full Time Starts Tomorrow, February 15th

After months of preparation and planning, myself and fellow artist, Eli Gold, will carry out a 5 day performance and installation within Charlotte Street’s La Esquina Gallery. Together, over the course … Continue reading

February 15, 2015 · Leave a comment

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 · 1 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

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

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

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

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

“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

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

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

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

In·ter·ven·tion, site-specific installation by Carolina Aranibar, opens Friday Jan 17 at Paragraph

Debuting at Paragraph gallery, 23 East 12th Street, on Friday, January 17, 6-9pm, In·ter·ven·tion is a temporary, site-specific installation by studio resident Carolina Aranibar. Inspired by natural phenomena of light, color, … Continue reading

January 5, 2014 · Leave a comment

Stephanie Syjuco’s FREE TEXTS: An Open Source Reading Room

We’ll Make Out Better Than Okay at La Esquina includes Stephanie Syjuco’s “FREE TEXTS: An Open Source Reading Room”, featuring a wall of flier take-aways of URLs for free online … Continue reading

December 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

it’s official

I finally got my writing off of my viz art site and into its new home on tumblr. Much more mobile friendly, legible, kewl, etc. Check it out! Should have … Continue reading

December 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Gamelan Genta Kasturi activites to date

The ensemble has been actively updating repertoire in our “book” of tunes available for various performances and also creating new music for a collaboration with the duo Nagual for the Black Lab Performance … Continue reading

November 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

HONEY POT PERFORMANCE presents PRICE POINT at Paragraph, December 13, 9pm

As the culmination of the Studios Open House on December 13, Charlotte Street Foundation presents PRICE POINT, a live performance by Chicago-based ensemble Honey Pot Performance at Paragraph Gallery, 23 East … Continue reading

November 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE DECEMBER 13!

Join us Friday, December 13, starting at 5pm, for a Charlotte Street Studio Residency Program HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE!  Town Pavilion and pARTnership Place will feature open studios by our two-dozen visual artist residents, … Continue reading

November 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

Save the date! Open House December 13

On Friday December 13, 5:30-9pm. we will host a holiday Open House, welcoming friends and visitors into the studios at pARTnership Place (906 Grand, 13th floor) and Town Pavilion (1100 … Continue reading

November 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

First Major Writing Project: completed!

Hot off the laptop of Will Meier: During my UCP intro artist presentation some of you may remember me mentioning my first major project of the residency concerning the artwork … Continue reading

November 2, 2013 · 1 Comment

Maegan Stracy: Spring Summer 2014 Presentation at San Diego Fashion Week

Second Year resident Maegan Stracy is set to debut her Spring/ Summer 2014 collection at Fashion Week San Diego October 4th. Stracy’s collection is focused on wearable garments inspired by … Continue reading

September 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

Black Lab – A New Music Festival

With live performances at Paragraph Gallery (23 East 12th Street) on Thursday and Saturday nights through the end of October, BLACK LAB brings innovative new work by a wide range of talented musicians, dancers … Continue reading

September 20, 2013 · 3 Comments

2013-14 STUDIO RESIDENTS KICK-OFF SLIDE SLAM SEPT 4!

We are excited to introduce Charlotte Street’s 2013-14 Studio Residents to one another and to the public at a kick-off SLIDE SLAM on Wednesday, September 4, 7:30pm at our la … Continue reading

August 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

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