October 2018 First Friday Radar
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October 2018 First Friday Radar

October 2018 First Friday Radar


A Periodic Table: Imagined Spaces

Friday 5:00 – 8:00 pm

Carter Art Center

3201 Southwest Trafficway

Kansas City, MO 64111

Featuring work by Jane Almirall, Shawn Bitters, Jill Downen, Alessandra Dzuba, Marcie Miller Gross, Kahlil Irving, Jarrett Mellenbruch, S.E. Nash, Anne Austin Pearce, and Robert Quackenbush.


Friday 6:00-10:00 PM

Vulpes Bastille

1737 Locust Street

Kansas City, MO. 64108

Exhibition featuring Kyra Gross and Sophia Reed exploring the divide between our physical self and the boundless and lawless inner self.

Auto-mobiles and other recent works

6:00-9:00 pm

Lifted Spirits Distillery

1734 Cherry St.

Kansas City, MO 64108

Solo show by Julia Alyse Monté featuring recent sculptural works and drawings


Period Party

Friday 6:00-9:00 PM


217 W 18th St

Kansas City, MO 64108

Megan Ammari of @itsaperiodparty is bringing a month of empowerment to Front/Space. 10/5 – Crafts and Donations! Join us on First Friday to hang out, make crafts, and take donations! We’ll have light refreshments and cookies and cupcakes and chocolates and…. (5pm-9pm)

10/13 – Potluck & Chill! Bring your favorite comfort food (while on you’re own period party*) to share! It’s totally okay if you just bring chocolate. (5pm-9pm)

10/14 – Period Packing. Come help us make care packages with Homeless Period Project KC! (12pm-4pm)

10/20 – Zine Club! Join us at Frontspace to see a bunch of DIY literature we’ve collected about empowerment and awareness. We’ll also have a station to make your own! (4pm-9pm)

10/26 – Free yoga! Self care is important! Bring a mat and an open mind! (6pm-8pm)

“The Transformation Ritual” FTRK/KCAI Performance

8:30-10:30 PM

KCAI Crossroads Gallery: Center for Contemporary Practice

1819 Grand Blvd.

Kansas City, MO 64108

FTRK visiting artists Kris Bruders and Mark Smeltzer collaborated with KCAI faculty Hector Casanova and Maura Cluthe and a group of students to perform a ritual opera to push out predators “like CEO’s of banks, insurance companies, politicians, people that run this unfair world”

Selected Work by TJ Templeton

Friday 6:00 – 9:00 pm

Hotel Indigo Crossroads KC

2020 Grand Blvd

Kansas City, MO 64108

Molly Allen “Misplaced”

Friday 6:00 – 9:00 pm

Bunker Center for the Arts

1014 East 19th Street

Kansas City, MO. 64106

PolyArtery Collective Presents Signal to Noise

Friday 6:00 – 10:00 pm

Vulpes Bastille

1737 Locust Street

Kansas City, MO. 64108

Featuring work by Jen Appell, Meghan Cochrane,Rowswell and Justin Border

Hunt Slonem + Fall Motif

Friday 6:00 – 8:00 pm

Kim Weinberger Fine Art’s Drawing Room

1903 Wyandotte Street

Kansas City, MO. 64108

Stray Cat Film Center Grand Opening in 3D

Friday 9:30-11:30 PM

Stray Cat Film Center

1662 Broadway Blvd

Kansas City, MO 64108

The grand opening of Stray Cat starts in 3D with a screening of 80’s 3D Western Madness. Tickets for the screening at $7, however you can pop by and see the space at any point during First Friday!

memento morbus

Friday 5:30-8:30

Red Light Gallery

715 Commercial Street

Atchinson KS 66002

New exhibition of work by Kat Husk.

S A T U R D A Y 

Art Book Club and Pop Up Reading Room from Archive Collective

Saturday 6:00- 9:00 PM

Juice Box

405 N 6th St

Kansas City, KS 66101

A curated selection of artist books, zines, furniture, and new photos by Alex Logan Smith in a reading room environment.

#Representation Matters/ Changing the Narrative 

Saturday 7:00 PM & Sunday 3:00 PM

Charlotte Street Capsule

1664 Broadway Blvd

Kansas City, MO 64108

performance by Tradewind Arts of short plays by writers of color examining the revolutionary idea of self-representation through the lens of POC.


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