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Spring Issue "Music of Kansas" 

Spring 2019 | Vol. 75 Issue 1

On the Cover

Robin Macy plays the guitar at her home in Belle Plaine. Photograph by Aaron Patton.

 

 This Season

   Cuisine. 
   By Cecilia Harris
  Fresh-off-the-Farm Shrimp

   Culture. 
   By Cecilia Harris
  Escape Rooms: Breaking Out

   Heartland.
   By Amber Fraley
   Still Showing: Towns Treasure Historic Theaters as Cultural Centers

  Kansas Air.
   By Michael Pearce
  Best Bets to Witness Prairie Chicken Mating Dances

   Behind the lens. 
   Interviewee Kevin Anderson
   A conversation with KANSAS! photographers about their lives in photography.

 

 Wide Open Spaces

Bluegrass and Botany
    By Fally Afani,  Photography Aaron Patton & John D. Morrison
    In Belle Plaine, Robin Macy preserves old-time music and a treasure of trees.

 

 Taste of Kansas

 National Festival of Breads
    By Meta West Photography by Meg Shearer and courtesy National Festival of Breads
 
   Finding food inspiration from the breadbasket of America

       

 Features

Sounds Like Winfield
  We got your VIP pass to one of Kansas' most iconic music festivals, the Walnut Valley Bluegrass Festival. 

 Letting the Strings Plan
A Merriam violin maker creates instruments for professional and beginner musicians.