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  • Chimpsy
    At the tender age of 6, Mark Cafiero received his first camera. Though it was broken and filled with cartoons his father had drawn of Mark and his sisters, that camera sparked an early interest in photography. Since then, that spark has erupted into a full-fledged passion, leading Mark to become a professional photographer who has snapped photos for hundreds of clients, including celebrities and professional athletes. To share his spark with others, Mark founded Chimpsy, an resource that helps photographers of all experience levels calibrate their skills with casual in-person and online classes. Available in more than 30 cities across the nation, Chimpsy's two-hour crash course features a hands-on shooting session and campfire-style presentation on topics ranging from camera anatomy to photo composition. For home study, online classes help photographers—beginners and aspiring pros alike—get more from their pictures through two-hour video tutorials that cover photo-editing software, shooting tips and techniques, and steps on how to build a photography business. From the comfort of their bedrooms, students can watch these professional photographer-led tutorials live or replay previously recorded sessions. Along with instructional classes, Chimpsy offers shutterbugs a place to submit photos for contests with monthly prizes or for feedback from peers, pros, and sentient picture frames.
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    2301 Holmes Street
    Kansas City, MO US
  • Studio 39
    Studio 39, a full-service salon in Kansas City, is a great place to knock out all of your beauty treatments in one location. Looking for a skin care treatment? Check out one of Studio 39's services, including a steam bath. If you're looking for a great salon, this salon provides ample hair services that you are sure to enjoy. This salon requires guests to book appointments in advance, aiming to provide the best services possible. No cash, no problem. This beauty salon happily accepts payments by major credit card. For drivers, a nearby lot is available for use. Achieve the look you've always wanted, just call Studio 39 today and let the experts do what they do best.
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    1000 W 25th St
    Kansas City, MO US
  • Wonk Entertainment
    Wonk Entertainment's audio alchemists turn raw musical talent into refined, professional-grade tracks in their cutting-edge studio. Wonk Entertainment will spend up to five hours with anywhere from one performer to as many as will fit into the studio, making sure no barbershop quartet, David Hasselhoff cover band, or glee club is left out. Every tone and solo will be captured and cut by state of the art equipment, including a Neve V3 console, Pro Tools HD, and three Darth Vader voice changers. Projects can range anywhere in complexity from a garage band's demo reel to a love-song recording or a business's new, relentlessly catchy commercial jingle.
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    3727 Broadway Street
    Kansas City, MO US
  • The Craft Gallery & Studio
    Primarily focused on the ancient arts of papermaking and bookbinding, The Craft Gallery & Studio aims to share these age-old practices with curious local crafters. Inside the bright, newly renovated studio, students get to work during classes as short as a single day or as long as four weeks. Suitable for beginners, courses include a one-day Japanese bookbinding workshop, during which pupils make a hand-bound journal, and a six-week exploration of paper during Paper 101.
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    412 East 18 Street
    Kansas City, MO US
  • HodgePodge Workshop
    Today's Groupon may be used across multiple visits but, due to the international kiln shortage, is not valid toward for ceramics classes.
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    4127 Mill Street
    Kansas City, MO US
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