Tipping the Drummer, 2015 World Series Victory Rally, Kansas City, Missouri
A young Royals fan tips the bucket drumming street performer set up in the middle of Main Street. The street was closed for the 2015 World Series Victory Rally, Tuesday, November 3rd, to accommodate hundreds of thousands of baseball fans.
The J.C. Nichols fountain is blue for the Kansas City Royals run in the American League Division Series 2015 against the Houston Astros. The fountain was recently refurbished and is a very popular spot on the Country Club Plaza.
The Giralda Tower on the Country Club Plaza is lit in blue against a Royal blue evening to celebrate the Kansas City Royals participation in the American League Division Series against the Houston Astros in October of 2015. This tower is a symbol of Kansas City's sisterhood with Seville, Spain, and is a half size replica of a Muslim mosque from the 12th Century. A Christian belfry was added to the original in 1568. The Giralda Tower stands 42 meters, or 138 feet, above 47th Street,diagonally across from the J.C. Nichols fountain.
The Roasterie DC3 'flies' against the backdrop of downtown Kansas City. The former TWA aircraft has become the trademark of The Roasterie coffee company, which air roasts coffee beans and offers tours underneath this aircraft at their headquarters just off Southwest Boulevard. The plane seems to be continuing its takeoff using the curve of the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts in the background.
The Westside Fountain flows Royal Blue to honor the Kansas City Royals run in the American League Division Series in 2015. This is one of five fountains in the Kansas City area dyed blue for the October post season appearance of the Royals for the second year in a row.
Women's Leadership Fountain Royal Blue World Series 2015
The Women's Leadership Fountain at 9th and The Paseo in Kansas City is blue for the Kansas City Royals entry in the American League Division Series in 2015. This is the second fountain and the oldest working fountain in Kansas City. It was designed by George Kessler and John VanBrunt and was finished in 1899. It was restored over a thirty year period and completed in 2003.
The 7101 Tower at College Boulevard and Metcalf in Overland Park, Kansas, locally known as the Darth Vader building, lights up with the KC of the Kansas City Royals to salute the team during the American League Division Series 2015, where Kansas City has home field advantage.
"With regard to Edward" gives inspirational credit for this composition to the master photographer Edward Weston, who made his "Pepper #30" famous before he ate it in 1930. Others saw much more than he intended in his pepper, as may others of mine. It is a pepper. Interpret it as you will.
The signature look of Kansas City fountains all over the Metro area as Royal Blue water could be found everywhere, delighting tourists and photographers from all over. This was during the 2014 World Series between the Kansas City Royals and the San Francisco Giants.
Northland Fountain, also known as the Spirit of Cooperation Fountain at North Oak Trafficway and Vivion Roads in the Northland of Kansas City, goes Royal blue for the World Series 2014. This fountain runs year round and produces amazing icefall sculptures in the winter.
Spirit of Freedom Fountain Royal Blue World Series 2014
The Spirit of Freedom fountain at 4700 Cleveland in Kansas City, Missouri, runs Royal blue during the World Series 2014. This fountain was envisioned by City Councilman Bruce R. Watkins, to memorialize the achievements and contributions of black people in Kansas City. The sculptor, Richard Hunt, said it also encompassed the improvisational aspects of Kansas City jazz.
Country Club Christian Church Royal Blue World Series 2014
Country Club Christian Church lights their building in Royal Blue during the 2014 World Series. Located on Ward Parkway in Kansas City, Missouri the church is a landmark along the scenic drive to the Country Club Plaza from the south.
A small patch of orange shows against a sea of Royal Blue in this detail shot of part of Kauffman Stadium during Game Six of the World Series. The Royals prevailed with a 10-0 shutout of the San Francisco Giants, forcing a seventh and deciding game for the Series.
World Series Game Six banner over Kauffman Stadium
Before Game Six of the World Series 2014, a small plane towed this banner over and around Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City. The Royals had to win or the Series would end. They won in stunning fashion, 10-0 against the San Francisco Giants.
J. C. Nichols fountain Royal Blue Steeple of Light Background 2014
The J. C. Nichols fountain gets the Royal blue treatment honoring the Kansas City Royals playing in the 2014 World Series. The strong light in the background is part of the Frank Lloyd Wright designed Community Christian Church's "Steeple of Light" powered by 60,000 watts of electricity, creating four columns of light with 300 million candlepower each.
The Bloch Fountain in front of Kansas City's Union Station with the Royal Blue colors in the background. This was to celebrate the World Series 2014 and the Kansas City Royals playing in the 110th Fall Classic.
Kansas City's 100 year old Union Station all dressed up for the World Series 2014. The station celebrated the Royals participation in the 110th Fall Classic lighting the exterior of the Station blue and projecting team logos both inside and out.
Royal blue on Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts 2014
Royal blue on Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts during the 2014 World Series. The Kansas City Royals appear in the 110th Fall Classic for the first time in 29 years against the San Francisco Giants. Kansas City amps up the blue all over town for the event.
The Old Man in the Tree is a carving by an anonymous artist into the trunk of a large tree in the woods of south Kansas City. It has been there for years and you have to know how to get there as it is literally in the middle of the woods.