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Lucie Krisman

Lucie Krisman

Lucie Krisman graduated from the William Allen White School of Journalism at the University of Kansas in the spring of 2021. She has reported on beats that include local government, business, and arts and culture. Before writing for the Pitch and the Lawrence Times, she previously worked as a City Hall reporter for the Eudora Times, an initiative out of the KU journalism school to provide community news to Eudora through student reporters. During the COVID-19 pandemic, she also remotely covered stories for the North Dakota Newspaper Association that were distributed to newspapers across the state. She has received awards from the Kansas Press Association for business, education and government reporting.

COMMENTARY

The Truman celebrates five years of bringing music, community to Kansas City

By: - August 30, 2022

In September 2017, the site of a former auto parts shop officially became a concert venue and opened its doors to Kansas City. At 601 E. Truman Road in Kansas City, Missouri, the Truman sprang to life on the site of what used to be Sterling Engine Parts. While the walls still feature nods to […]

COMMENTARY

‘Think of music as a nutrient:’ How a Kansas City nonprofit helps artists keep playing

By: - April 22, 2022

Just under 15 years ago, a group of people banded together hoping to play some music and do some good. Kansas City musician Abigail Henderson, 31, had just been diagnosed with breast cancer. To support her, her friends did what musicians do; they rallied together to play a show. The group put together a three-day […]