The U.S. Air Guitar Championships rolled into Kansas City Tuesday night. Hall of famers Bjorn Turoque and Hot Lixx Hulahan were looking for the next generation of air guitarists. They found budding air ax man Mean Melin, who won a ticket to the championships in Washington, D.C.
Last Friday, the third annual Westside Block Party coincided with the opening of the second annual Comunidad/Community art exhibit, featuring the works of more than 40 KC area artists. Check out the low riders, art and dance.
On the heels of their third album, It's Blitz!, New York new wavers Karen O, Nick Zinner and Brian Chase brought their giant-eyeball-enhanced road show to a sweaty crowd at the Beaumont, Wednesday, June 3, 2009.
Dozens of people gathered at the J.C. Nichols Fountain Monday night to mourn slain abortion doctor George Tiller. Speakers included ACLU and Planned Parenthood representatives as well as Missouri State Senator Jolie Justus. There was a lot of sadness, confusion, and outrage.
To celebrate the completion of their documentary Cowtown Ballroom...Sweet Jesus!, filmmakers Joe Heyen and Anthony Ladesich opened the doors of the Ballroom for a hippie reunion that was unexpectedly cut short.
From Craigslist's inception in 1995 to St. Olaf student Katherine Olson's death to the recent slayings that has the web site under fire, we take a look at the events that have led up to the Concert For Katherine memorial taking place this weekend in Minneapolis. Click here for the in-depth story.
Her life cut short after replying to a "nanny wanted" ad on Craigslist, St. Olaf student Katherine Olson, 24 is remembered by family and friends as a bright and energetic soul. Here are some pics from her Facebook memorial page.
From the early morning Kegs and Eggs show sponsored by KRBZ at the Firefly to the rock climax that came later that night at the Beaumont, Monday, April 27, 2009, was Franz Ferdinand Day in Kansas City.
The Liberty Preforming Arts Theater in, uh, Liberty, hosted the 2009 Natural Southern States Classic Natural Missouri Bodybuilding Figure and Fitness contests on Saturday, April 18. This is the 14th year of the Midwest's largest drug-free bodybuilding contest, and 115 contestants submitted to polygraph and urine tests to ensure that their bodies were 100-percent clean.
Yesterday, the 35th annual St. Patrick's Day Parade came through midtown. The 68 degree weather was welcomed by plenty of families, dog owners and people wearing green. The police reported only one arrest and the parade started 15 minutes late due to a lack of shuttles from Union Station and Crown Center. All in all, it was uneventful but who could really complain?
Yesterday, the 35th annual St. Patrick's Day Parade came through midtown. The 68 degree weather was welcomed by plenty of families, people with dogs and lots of people wearing green. The police reported only one arrest and the parade started 15 minutes late due to a lack of shuttles from Union Station and Crown Center. All in all, it was uneventful but who could really complain?
Tuesday your Pitch action news team assembled to make sure people were enjoying St. Patrick's Day. Since we were already downtown, and some good bands were booked, we thought we'd check out the Power & Light District. Come, navigate green vomit and leprechauns with us.