Kansas City Film Screened at Cannes Film Festival will play Friday, October 10, at 10:30 p.m. on KCPT. The Donald Gordon Story began life as a 48 Hour Film Project – Kansas City project shot on less than $200 and in Kansas City by local filmmakers Joe Carey and Davis DeRock. The [...]
Friday Premiere at 10:30 p.m. on October 3 on KCPT Music is the Centerpiece of the Show’s Kick-Off Kansas City, Mo. (September 30) – The American Jazz Museum, located in the Kansas City, Mo. Jazz District, will be featured during the kick-off of CinemaKC on Friday, October 3, at 10:30 p.m. [...]
During jazz’s Golden Age, legends like Count Basie, Charlie Parker and Bennie Moten helped make Kansas City’s 18th and Vine district a mecca for successful and innovative musicians. In the heart of this historic area, at 1615 East 18th Street, stands the Gem Theatre. Originally named the Star Theatre, it was [...]
The Bollers specialized… ideal choice to design the Country Club Plaza’s movie house in 1928. Like many of the Boller buildings, the Plaza Theater mimicked another, more exotic space, in this case a Spanish country villa. The Plaza remained a first-run house into the 1990s, when competition from the area’s megaplexes finally shut it down. The building was converted into a Restoration Hardware store in 1999, although the facade is still largely intact.