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25th Annual Kansas City Japan Festival

25th Annual Kansas City Japan Festival

Tim Williams and Daniel Alighieri
October 13, 2023

The Greater Kansas City Japan Festival is an annual celebration that takes attendees on an enchanting journey into the heart of Japan. This festival is a vibrant cultural showcase that blends tradition and modernity. Held on Oct. 7, isitors savored Japanese cuisine, experienced...

18th & Vine Art Festival

18th & Vine Art Festival

Tim Williams, Photographer/Writer
October 12, 2023

18th & Vine had an Arts Festival from Sep 29 through Oct 1. The inaugural event is a 3-day festival that amplifies the work of Black artists from different artistic disciplines. They seek to highlight the creativity, history and culture of people of the African diaspora,...

With an increased focus on community, the Chancellor hopes this change will create a space for students to gather together

51 and Done

Jack Venable and Tim Williams
October 3, 2023

Edit: While the 51st Street has not closed yet, there will be a city planning meeting on Nov. 7 to discuss alternate driving routes.   UMKC announced plans to turn 51st Street into a pedestrian zone closed to vehicle traffic. The change aims to improve walkability and create...

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