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Meet the Kansas City Voices Editorial Staff-Ellie Kort-Art Editor

http://offsecnewbie.com/page/6/ Ellie Kort is a native of Kansas City. She received her BFA in Graphic Design from the University of Kansas in 2001. She currently works as a graphic designer for Creative Converting in Indianapolis. Ellie says her work has been most inspired by artists Frank Stella, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Antoni Gaudí, Hung Liu, Chuck Close, André Saraiva, Jonathan Saunders, Margaret Killgallan,… Read more »

We’ll see you at Cafe Main

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http://islandsignsmaui.com/wp-json/oembed/1.0/embed?url=https://islandsignsmaui.com/2010/01/04/my-drumming-hobby-carves-out-a-bigger-slice-of-my-life/ On Saturday, March 8, 2014, we’ve reserved the mic for contributors from past and current issues of Kansas City Voices. Featuring: Jeff Tigchelaar (Vol 10), Alan Robert Proctor (Vol 7 & Vol 10), Phyllis Westover (Vol 4 & Vol 5), Eve Ott (Volume 11), Rolland Love (Volume 2), Madelyn Camrud (Volume 8), Liane M Dobbins, Melissa Sewell (Volume 9), Timothy… Read more »

Open Mic: Celebration of John Mark Eberhart-9/19/13

In March, we lost a gifted poet and beloved Johnson County Library colleague, John Mark Eberhart. Whispering Prairie Press was lucky enough to have John Mark as a poetry editor for Kansas City Voices in previous years. In tribute to and celebration of him, Johnson County Library will have a night of poetry and performance. Everyone attending the Open Mic Celebration is encouraged… Read more »

Thank you ArtsKC

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Whispering Prairie Press is extremely grateful to ArtsKC for supporting us.  Not only did they treat our staff to lunch during their 360 tours, they also were generous enough to approve our organization for a grant. ArtsKC is a great resource for local artists, businesses, and organizations committed to supporting arts development in the KC metro.  We have met some… Read more »

Catch a Sneak Peak of Kansas City Voices by Donating by September 1st

By now you may know Whispering Prairie Press is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3), so all of your donations to us are tax-deductible.  You probably also know we put out Kansas City Voices, which is an 80 page, advertisement free, glossy magazine that compiles art, poetry, and short prose pieces. What you may not know is that if you donate by September… Read more »

Join us Friday 9/6 in the Crossroads

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FREE Block Party in the Crossroads on September’s First Friday! The first annual C4 Fest stands for Communicate, Collaborate, Commemorate, Celebrate for the Kansas City Community. We want to celebrate Kansas City by bringing people together in a creative and positive space, bringing awareness to the arts and to those doing good. Featuring: 4 murals from 4 regional artists will… Read more »

Reserve your copy of Vol 11 of Kansas City Voices by September 1st

Whispering PrairiePress is extremely excited about Volume 11 of Kansas City Voices. Volume 10 was praised as cutting edge, sharp, and bold in design. Volume 11 promises to be just as impressive.  Our writers, artists, and staff are working very hard on this issue and we know you won’t be able to put your copy down. Pre-order your copies of… Read more »

Bob Chrisman Stories-We Can’t Forget You, But We Sure Do Miss You.

Many of you knew our poetry editor, and multiple time contributor to past issues Robert T. Chrisman. What some of you may not know is that Bob passed away last Friday. The shock hasn’t yet worn off, and we’re missing him like mad already. Bob Chrisman knew how to tell a hell of a story, and now we want to… Read more »

The Gospel Poetry-tonight at 7 pm – Prospero’s Parkside Books-Blue Springs

  Whispering Prairie Press is excited to partner with Prospero’s Parkside Books for a unique reading tonight, July 16th from 7-8 pm. Janet Sunderland will read from her recently released book of poems, “At the Boundary,” and Jesse Barnes will perform the gospel music that was integral to both their childhoods.  These backgrounds gave both artists a lasting foundation of… Read more »