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1. A Conversation with Ron Teamer A Conversation with Ron Teamer February 2008 Interview with Ron Teamer, a Kansas City blues musician and guitarist/vocalist for the Ron Teamer Band. In the article, Teamer discusses when he first started playing guitar and life experiences that have...

2. Annetta "Cotton Candy" Washington, In Rememberance Annetta "Cotton Candy" Washington, In Rememberance February 2008 A collection of stories by various Kansas City musicians in remembrance of Annetta "Cotton Candy" Washington, "Kansas City's Queen of the Blues," who passed away on Dec. 25, 2007.

"Mama's Tribute"...

3. Fun on The Road Fun on The Road August 2011 Blues singer Diane "Mama" Ray recounts her most memorable experiences while touring with her band. Ray has been performing for nearly five decades.

4. In Memory of Jim Laforte (1946-2010) In Memory of Jim Laforte (1946-2010) July 2010 Eulogy and remembrances for Kansas City R&B vocalist Jim LaForte (62) who passed away recently. Laforte was a founding member and leader of the Harling's Upstairs afternoon band in the 1980s. A memorial...

5. In the Beginning...A Brief History of Heartland Men's Chorus In the Beginning...A Brief History of Heartland Men's Chorus November 1, 2006 Article recounting the history of the Heartland Men's Chorus, a men's choral group formed in Kansas City in 1986.

6. KC's Performing Artists Anticipate Downtown Revival KC's Performing Artists Anticipate Downtown Revival September 2004 Article describes the creative energy growing in Kansas City's performing arts community in response to the proposed performing arts center and other downtown revitalization projects.

7. Mama Ray Hosting August Jam Mama Ray Hosting August Jam August 2011 Article profiles the career of blues singer Diane "Mama" Ray. Born into a musical family, Ray took singing and music lessons as a young child and performed in a variety of productions. In 1962, she moved...

8. Mrs. George Cowden Mrs. George Cowden February 1934 Photo and bio of Mrs. George Cowden, "a favorite concert and oratorio singer," also "much sought after by our neighboring cities and towns."

9. Myra Taylor Will Celebrate Her 92nd Birthday Myra Taylor Will Celebrate Her 92nd Birthday February/March 2009 Profile of legendary jazz vocalist Myra Taylor, who turns 92 years old on February 24, 2009. Taylor began her career in 1932 as a dancer and singer performing in clubs around 18th and Vine District St....

10. Ode to the Performing Arts Ode to the Performing Arts August 2007 This issue highlights specific people and groups in the arts community including the following. Sports (A League of Their Own) featuring the Roller Warriors, a women's roller derby; Opera (The Diva Next...

11. The Life & Times of Myra Taylor The Life & Times of Myra Taylor February 2012 Article reflects on the life and career of jazz singer Myra Taylor (94), who died December 9, 2011. Taylor's singing career spanned 80 years, during which time she performed and recorded with many jazz...

12. The Sabbatical Is Over The Sabbatical Is Over February/March 2010 Spotlight article on jazz vocalist and fashion model Angela Haganbach. Haganbach is a Kansas City native whose singing career spans 20 years. She is currently promoting her new CD titled "The Way They...