An American Tail Opens theKC Summer Animation Series presented by CinemaKC Free show on Saturday, August 2, at Screenland Crown Center with Renowned Critic Robert Butler KANSAS CITY, MO. –The first KC Summer Animation Series presented by CinemaKC will open with An American Tail onAugust 2 at 10:30 a.m. at the Screenland [...]
CinemaKC airs Thursday, July 30 at Midnight-thirty on KCPT (That’s actually 12:30AM Friday.). Episode 7 features Dylan Dietz, Ann Mendenhall, John Berry, Mike Kelly and Mike Kearns. Be amazed at the animated works from the Midwest Association of Professional Animators and the Kansas City Art Institute students and graduates, including [...]
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.