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Latest Sketchbook Celebrates the ‘Maker’ Spirit that Drives Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Tim O’Reilly, Founder and CEO of O’Reilly Media,  discusses the joy of making something In a new Kauffman Foundation sketchbook video titled “Make It Happen,” Tim O’Reilly, Founder and CEO of O’Reilly Media, recalls the launch of Make Magazine and Maker Faire, and says that hobbyists playing with new technologies have often led the wayContinue Reading

Pocket Factory visits Union Station!

Pocket Factory made a stop in Kansas City to spread the word of low-cost 3d printing! They are chronicaling what it’s like to design and sell products with these printers for one month while traveling across the country. The previous night, they stopped by Kansas City’s Hackerspace CCCKC to speak and demo. They havepictures posted from that visit. ifContinue Reading

2012 Call for Makers Now Open!

It’s hard to believe we are already here but the Maker Faire: Kansas City 2012Call for Makers is officially open, and you are invited to participate! Apply Here   Now is the time to reserve your booth at this year’s expanded Maker Faire: Kansas City, June 23-24, 2012 at Union Station. We want all types of MakersContinue Reading

Maker Faire KC taking part in KC GEW event!

        Maker Faire KC will have a table at the GEW kick off Event this coming Monday, November 14. from 4:30 – 6:30 at Union Station. Come and help KC see what being a Maker is all about! Bring your project or just come and hang out at our booth! The datesContinue Reading

UPDATE: FREE Arc Attack show November 18th!

On the same day that Arc Attack will be performing at Yardley Hall at JCCC they will be at Paseo Academy of Fine and Performing Arts. Details are below. Seating is limited. WHEN — 1:15 p.m. Friday, November 18, 2011 WHERE — at the auditorium of The Paseo Academy of Fine and Performing Arts, 4747 Flora Ave,Continue Reading

Arc Attack is back!

If you missed seeing them at Maker Faire, Arc Attack will be performing at (JCCC) Johnson County Community College, Friday, November 18 in Yardley Hall at 8:00 p.m.! For detailed informaiton and to buy tickets head to the event page.Continue Reading

Even though the Maker Faire Season is over…

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Necessity Is The Mother Of Invention: Maker Faire

If you missed it last Thursday, KCPT’s “The Local Show” had a segment about Maker Faire KC, see their description and clip below. Also don’t forget to checkout our friends at ParkVille! They are organizing the second Mini Maker Faire over there  Details are below. “Last month, Union Station hosted Maker Faire to allow DIYers to showContinue Reading

KCUR covers Maker Faire and highlights local Maker

The KC Currents radio show came to Maker Faire and covered the event and highlighted local maker Michael Curry and his masterful work in 3d printing. You can listen to the clip and see a few photos that KC Currents intern Brenna Daldorph took by clicking on the link below. Printing the Future … in 3-D  Continue Reading

Power Wheels Racing

Did you miss any of the racing action at Maker Faire last weekend? Check out videos of the action below. Grave Digger vs. The Wall Grave Digger clipped the tire wall at full speed about 15 minutes into the endurance race on Sunday. Power Racing Series 2011 Endurance Start The 1 hour 15 minute enduranceContinue Reading