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1. A Downtown Landmark Shuts Doors A Downtown Landmark Shuts Doors December 30, 2003 After almost 80 years serving downtown Kansas City, the Italian Gardens restaurant closed its doors. A family-owned restaurant for five generations, Italian Gardens served many of the city's prominent...

2. A Very Tough Act to Follow A Very Tough Act to Follow April 30, 2011 Tribute to Elizabeth Kostelac of Kansas City who died March 29, 2011. Kostelac taught ice and roller skating at the Pla-Mor Ballroom at Linwood and Main. She also performed at the Pla-Mor's water shows...

3. Ailey Troupe's New Chief Stops By Ailey Troupe's New Chief Stops By April 14, 2011 Judith Jamison, longtime artisitic director of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, is passing the baton to Robert Battle. Jamison began her career with the Ailey Dance Theater in 1965 as a dancer and...

4. Amazing Feet: Jim Cosgrove Turns Silly Songs Into a Serious Career Amazing Feet: Jim Cosgrove Turns Silly Songs Into a Serious Career July 30, 2006 Feature story highlighting the career of Jim Cosgrove, also known as Mr. Stinky Feet. He is a children's entertainer who dresses in a Hawaiian shirt, khaki pants/shorts, sandals, and a baseball hat. Cosgrove...

5. Arthur Brainerd Dies: Show Business Career Was Nearly 64 Years Arthur Brainerd Dies: Show Business Career Was Nearly 64 Years October/24/1958 Photo and obituary for Arthur Taunton Brainerd, or Arthur Brainerd, a show business man in Kansas City for 64 years, dying at the age of 81. Description of his career, moving from Illinois to Kansas City...

6. Elvis & KC (The Real Story) Elvis & KC (The Real Story) August/11/2002 Article indicates that Elvis Presley performed in Kansas City five times. His last concert was just two months before he died. Includes photographs of Presley and crowds lined up.

7. In the Old Days When the Joys of Life Were Simple and Sufficient In the Old Days When the Joys of Life Were Simple and Sufficient July/13/1939 Clipping on the microfilm roll with illustration and description of early entertainers of Kansas City since the early 1870s. Description of the following related people and places: (1) a tightrope walker...

8. Playing With Fire Playing With Fire June 11, 2006 Feature story on the McFadden Brothers, Ronald and Lonnie, sons of James "Pops" McFadden and brothers of Sandra McFadden-Weaver, minister and Kansas City Councilwoman. Lonnie plays trumpet, Ronald the...

9. Thank You, Thank You Thank You, Thank You July/20-26/2000 Discusses various historic entertainment and other notables with ties to Kansas City.

10. The Last Picture of Patsy Cline The Last Picture of Patsy Cline November 27, 2005 Feature article in the Star Magazine which gives information on local amateur photographer Mildred Keith. Mildred, a 1939 graduate of Paseo High School, attended local country and western shows for many...

11. The Music Begins The Music Begins October 14, 2007 Article details the inaugural concert at the Sprint Center held Saturday night, October 13, 2007. The featured singer was Elton John. There were 18,000 people in attendance and the $276 million arena drew...

12. True Belieber True Belieber October 4-10, 2012 Article describes Kansas City area songwriter Anthony Saunders' recent trip to Los Angeles and meeting with pop star Justin Bieber. Saunders is interviewed and discusses his reaction to being asked to...