Ben Casey’s cow is always rooting for the home team. Depending on the season, the nearly life-size heifer, in its yard south of the Plaza, switches its allegiance between the Chiefs and the Royals. The cow is not repainted every season. And it is not—as some people have supposed—two separate cows. Rather, Casey’s cow is… Continue reading What happened to the hundreds of fiberglass cows that once roamed the city?
Since Eddie Moore arrived in Kansas City in 2010, he has been a trailblazer on the jazz fusion scene and beyond. His original music draws heavily from hip-hop with live sampling and looping, as well as soul and rock, all while remaining deeply rooted in the improvisatory nature and tradition of jazz. His 2013 debut album as a bandleader, The Freedom of… Continue reading Why you won’t hear any jazz standards at Eddie Moore’s new series
Growing up in Springfield, Frank Norton was always drawing. His early fascination with packaging, neon signs, book covers, movie posters and pop culture drove him to pursue a degree in graphic design and illustration at Missouri State. Early in his career, Frank picked up a copy of Garrett Oliver’s book The Brewmaster’s Table and found a passion for beer. Thirsty for… Continue reading Branding expert Frank Norton wants local companies to push things