Making Movies hosting fifth annual carnaval

By Roberta Pardo The fifth annual Making Movies Carnaval will be held 5-11:30 p.m. Sept. 7 at Knuckleheads. The carnaval is a Latinx music and arts festival that also serves as a fundraiser for the band’s nonprofit organization, Arts As Mentorship. The nonprofit empowers young people of all backgrounds to raise their voices using songwriting […]

Artists install seesaws at the U.S.-Mexico border

By Roberta Pardo In late July, a group of artists temporarily installed seesaws along the border of the United States and Mexico in New Mexico. Ronald Rael, an architecture professor at the University of California, Berkeley; and Virginia San Fratello, an associate professor of design at San Jose State University, created the conceptual idea in […]

Two men dead in double shooting in Power & Light District

Story by Roberta Pardo and photo cortesy of Kansas City Power & Light District Two men were killed in a drive-by shooting in the early hours of Sunday (Aug. 25) near the Kansas City Power & Light District. According to multiple news outlets, police officers working around the entertainment district heard gunfire around 2:15 a.m. […]