Sexual values

Okay, so sex is a thing between people right? Before I say this, I should say that not all people have sex and that there are asexuals who might not connect with this. Shout out to you and I want to make sure you are still thought of even during my thoughts about this topic.... Continue Reading →

Taking a peak into Not Swell

For the second straight week, Midwest Coast will be shining a spotlight on Not Swell, a DIY art collective based in Wichita, Kansas. Over 30 photos will be showcased in this gallery, shining a light on Summer Schlotterback, Not Swell's dedicated member Eva, the atmosphere of a Not Swell mosh, as well as bands Church... Continue Reading →

Wichita, KS is “Not Swell”

  For concert-goers in the Kansas City region, Wichita, KS does not come to mind when it comes to discussion about local, DIY music scenes that exist throughout the Midwest. That focus stays close to home, with a strong focus on scenes similar to the Kansas City house show venue Kum-N-Go, the electronic scene that... Continue Reading →

Shades of Brown Around Rebeka Pech Moguel

Note: Mason Kilpatrick, the author of the article, is employed by Charlotte Street Foundation as the Marketing + Communications Manager, which is discussed in the article. Amongst all of the suits, briefcases and professional jargon you encounter on a daily visit to downtown Kansas City's Town Pavilion, you will occasionally run into an artist carrying... Continue Reading →


In the month of April, The Standing Desk will showcase four pieces under the “April Flowers” series from Liz James. This is the fourth and final installment of the four works. Indoors I can’t keep us alive inside Stagnant air and artificial sun Dancing with death in the dark We never tried to be out... Continue Reading →

Get Ready to be Spooked

Unsolved mysteries, paranormal phenomenon, the psyche of a sociopathic killer, for many people there is something intrinsically fascinating about the ghoulish and ghastly. This is why horror films are a billion dollar industry and authors like Stephen King and Dean Koontz continually sit at the top of the best-seller list. So it only makes sense... Continue Reading →

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