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Fetching sights

DockDogs drew crowds to the poolside during the Jessee James Festival in Kearney. Amateurs and pros mingled during the competition on Saturday.

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In ‘plein’ sight: Artists make all outdoors their canvas

Following the tradition of artists such as Monet, Renoir and Cezanne, Kansas City area artists take their easels outdoors to paint “en plein air,” a French expression that means open air. And Kansas City provides plenty of inspiration for these artists who hope to capture the beauty of scenes outdoors.

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Sights and sounds from Waterfest in Excelsior Springs

Excelsior Spring's annual Waterfest celebrates the town's mineral water heritage. The festival returned downtown in 2016, and took place along Thompson Avenue.
Jill Toyoshiba jtoyoshiba@kcstar.com
Sights and sounds from Waterfest in Excelsior Springs 1:24

Sights and sounds from Waterfest in Excelsior Springs

Seniors don't let age get in the way of a good song 2:22

Seniors don't let age get in the way of a good song

Home cooking draws diners to Riverside's Corner Cafe 2:29

Home cooking draws diners to Riverside's Corner Cafe

Inclusive early education center expanding to meet great need 2:13

Inclusive early education center expanding to meet great need