"I must decline your offer to enter a plea of guilty," retired lawyer Henry Stoever says in a Sept. 11 letter to a prosecutor at Jackson County Court. Stoever, who stepped across the property line of the local nuclear weapon facility, hopes to explain to a jury next year why he was not guilty of the crime of trespass.
KKFI Community Radio is spreading the word about our PeaceWorks KC Local Art Fair 9/24-25. See artwork here!
Among the 80 artists in the PeaceWorks KC Local Art Fair, many are making new works for us as the fair approaches—Saturday, Sept. 24, and Sunday, Sept. 25.
The PeaceWorks KC Local Art Fair, in person, already has 76 artists—and counting! After 2 years without a face-to-face fair, PeaceWorks is holding its annual fundraiser on Saturday/Sunday, Sept. 24-25, at Theis Park.
Clarissa Knighten and Vania Soto gave workshops in 2019 to help new artists prepare for success at our fair. Through a video, an audio recording, and slides, see Knighten's and Soto's suggestions.
This year’s PeaceWorks KC Local Art Fair comes to a new location: Theis Park, south of the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. “Art + peace—what a combo!” says Ann Suellentrop.
Photos by Jim Hannah capture our energy and commitment at our annual gathering Aug. 7, Remembering Hiroshima & Nagasaki: Never Again!
Ron Faust, poet, heard Japanese-Americans say on Aug. 7, “We should never build another nuclear weapon.” He wrote a warning: “As long as we are stuck (with the world having 13,000 nukes), We will shorten the time of the Doomsday Clock.”
Echoes. Hope. Two hands. These came into play at our annual observance Aug. 7, “Remembering Hiroshima & Nagasaki: Never Again!”
Atsuki Mori, from Osaka, Japan, now a nurse living in Warrensburg, MO, tells of her grandmother’s bravery and her grandmother’s fiance’s nephew who became an anti-nuke activist in ICAN.