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Johnson County Library is pleased to announce that James P. has won first place in the 13-19 age group for the Summer 2021 Youth Writing Contest with his piece "When the Caged Zebra Falls."
Johnson County Library is pleased to announce that Derek W. has won second place in the 13-19 age group for the Summer 2021 Youth Writing Contest with his piece "I've Been Haunted Lately"
Latest Local Music
The Danielle in Danielle Ate the Sandwich is Danielle Anderson, Kansas City-based folk-pop songwriter and performer in the style of Sara Bareilles and Ingrid Michaelson. Anderson's dedicated fanbase has grown in tandem with a her sizeable archive of YouTube videos, many of which feature her singing her own material and selected covers accompanied by her ukulele. We are grateful for this in-depth interview with this multitalented storyteller, humorist and musician.
It's hard to know where to begin with someone like Robert Castillo. In addition to being a recognized composer, multi-instrumentalist, and visual artist, Castillo is also a dedicated community organizer. He has led the Kansas City-based jazz ensemble The Sextet and has released music as a solo artist under the Blob Castle moniker. Enjoy our interview with the fascinatingly diverse artist.
Please introduce yourself and describe your music for new listeners.