Poems. In Public. Me Reading Them. Hot Damn.

FREE Block Party in the Crossroads on September’s First Friday!

The first annual C4 Fest stands for Communicate, Collaborate, Commemorate, Celebrate for the Kansas City Community. We want to celebrate Kansas City by bringing people together in a creative and positive space, bringing awareness to the arts and to those doing good.


4 murals from 4 regional artists will be unveiled on the corner of 19th and Locust.

Artists, non-profits, organizations, and businesses that support the local community will have booths throughout Locust Street between 18th and 19th St.

Bands playing in the Crossroads KC music venue: Bows & Arrows, Ruddy SwainLa GuerreThe PedaljetsThe Calamity Cubes!AY-MusiK.

Poets/writers from Kansas City Voices/Whispering Prairie Press reading between set changes: Jason Preu, Timothy Christopher Ryan Volpert, Melissa Sewell, & Amy Kierzek Ash.

A commemoration wall for all to write/draw tributes to loved ones that have passed away.

Food and drinks will be available on site.

Poems. In Public. Me Reading Them. Hot Damn.