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February/march, 1999 (1)
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1. 'Bird's Return to the Vine 'Bird's Return to the Vine February/March, 1999 Article previews the unveiling of the sculpture and tomb of Charlie "Bird" Parker at 17th and the Paseo in the historic 18th and Vine district. The monument to Parker, designed by artist Robert Graham,...

2. Bird Statue Renovation Complete Bird Statue Renovation Complete December 2006/January 2007 Article reporting a renovation of Robert Graham's Charlie 'Bird' Parker Memorial sculpture in September 2006. A propane torch and proprietary chemical mix invented by the artist was used to combat the...

3. Tree Dedicated to Lester ''Wizard'' King Tree Dedicated to Lester ''Wizard'' King May 1, 2006 Brief article describes the planting of a tree as a memorial to Kansas City bluesman Lester "Wizard" King. The oak tree was planted just north of the Charlie Parker statue in the plaza area behind the...