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Get local perspectives and travel tips from people who live, work and play in Kansas City, KS!

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Get to know some of the local artists whose work can be found woven all throughout Kansas City, KS. Lydia Knopp

Lydia Knopp is a native and creative of Kansas City, KS. Alongside other artists, she completed a mural project in summer 2019 about the Native and African American histories of her hometown neighborhood of Rosedale in Kansas City, KS.

Describe the style and artistry of the work you do...

Lydia: I'm graphic designer by trade, but grew up loving nostalgic stuff & history. I really love collage,

Jose Faus

About

Jose Faus is the well-known artist behind the iconic outdoor murals that distinguish Kansas City, KS, neighborhoods. The landmark, two-block-long mural along Metropolitan Avenue in Argentine ― painted 20 years ago ― is without question a source of community pride. As with all of Faus’ expansive murals, the Argentine mural was inspired by local history and events, in this case dating back to the 1800s. Here’s a cool deal:  Faus involves young and aspiring artists from the neighborhoods in painting the murals. The man is a master mentor! 

You'll see a lot of friendly, local faces in Kansas City, KS. Here's one to remember! Connie Remington, Front Desk Ambassador for the Chateau Avalon Hotel, Spa & d'Nile Wine Bar.

Connie Chateau Avalon

About

Tell us about yourself/business/organization? This is my second career following retirement from the corporate world. I’ve been in the hotel business approx. 9 years with the last 5 here at the Chateau Avalon Hotel, Spa & d'Nile Wine Bar. Love meeting all types of people. Every day brings a new set of