Kansas City’s first biennial art festival brings awareness to social and cultural history by promoting local artists

With 42 visual artists, 43 vocal artists and countless contributors, Open Spaces art festival presents a 10-week, city-wide offering of art, music, poetry, dance, theater and other participatory activities throughout Kansas City. Though this ambitious endeavor was created in nine months, the conversation has been happening for years. In 2013,…

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Humans of Jewell

Jenna Frasier, sophomore nursing major, spoke with the Hilltop Monitor in the Pryor Learning Commons (PLC), a place, she assures you, she can almost always be found. When asked about an influential person in her life, Frasier spoke without hesitation. “My mom. Absolutely. She is my feminist icon. She struggled…

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