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Music Notes

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On May 28, 2022
While in the South on my music tour a couple of weeks ago, I ran into a bunch of random music museums that of course I had to stop at. While I first started the trip in Memphis, I didn’t go to Sun, Stax, or Graceland, outside of the DBT show located there. That wasn’t […]
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This is just disgusting. And not surprising in a state that has moved hard right in recent years. On Monday, a traveling exhibit about gay history began a planned four-month display in the Missouri Capitol. By Wednesday night, it was gone. The exhibit, created by historians at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, was supposed to […]
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World War I Museum

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On July 4, 2021
I did want to mention before too much time passed that I visited the World War I Museum in Kansas City a couple of weeks ago. It’s a very popular museum and largely a good one. The two videos are really outstanding. I mean first rate. The first explains what is happening in Europe up […]

Museums!

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On October 31, 2020

In the last month, I’ve had two opportunities to travel to New York for work. That means–museums! OMG, museums! I was so happy! Of course, tickets are timed, limited admissions, etc. Which

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The COVID pandemic is absolutely decimating the museum world. Most of these institutions, poorly funded and top-heavy with corporate world administrators before this, are also dependent upon admissions for funding and when you have no admissions, you have no income. Layoffs and furloughs are rampant. Some suggest that nearly half of museums may permanently close. […]

Our Fragile Past

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On January 31, 2020

The fight to protect our past, in terms of having archives and preserving places, is a tenuous and hard one. It doesn’t get better when the Trump administration decides to close the National Arc

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