A new choir in Kansas City brings people with disabilities together to express themselves musically. Called Tota Voces, or "Whole Voices," the choir began at The Whole Person, which provides services to people with disabilities and their families. The cho
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Everyone has a voice in Tota Voces choir
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Q39, one of Kansas City's most popular barbecue restaurants, will open its second location at 11051 Antioch Road in Overland Park on Monday, Aug. 14, 2017. Take a first look at the restaurant from Wednesday's Friends and Family event and hear owner and pitmaster Rob Magee talk about his restaurant ambition.
Retired executive chef Jess Barbosa, 84, looked over old photos of his career, talked with old friends and posed for photos during a visit June 30, 2017, to the kitchen at the Marriott Muehlebach Tower in Kansas City. Barbosa, who was a hotel chef for 58
Fishtech, a third cyber security company founded by Gary Fish, a Kansas Citian who calls himself a serial entrepreneur, was launched in April 2016. Fish equipped the new office building in Martin City with the latest technology trends and modern workspace design.
Mindy Corporon and Jim LaManno, who lost loved ones in the 2014 shooting rampage targeting the Jewish Community Center, visit The Star to promote SevenDays activities and discuss how violence changed their families.
A golden retriever named Hunter is a rock star among the young patients at Children’s Mercy Hospital. The comfort canine won a national award for his work when he was honored this year by being named to Milk-Bone’s third annual list of “15 Dogs Who Changed the World." With his handler, Aimee Hoflander, a patient activity coordinator at the hospital, 3-year-old Hunter makes the rounds visiting children in the hospital, lifting their spirits one wag at a time.
Entrepreneur Jordan Williams operates Keefe Cravat, his Noble Neckware Co. out of the new Bloch Venture Hub at 4328 Madison Ave. The incubator is a collaboration among UMKC's Bloch School of Management, the Kauffman Foundation and the Country Club Bank.