“I was terrified. I was nervous and anxious about the details. As nervous and anxious as I was, I wasn’t going to turn down the project. I felt like I had a responsibility to the community to give a visual representation of our struggle,” said Vivian Wilson Bluett.
MTH Theatre again goes on location for its current classy video production — to the atmospheric art gallery at the picturesque KC Crossroads Hotel. The show, simply titled “The Music of Motown,” delivers the goods with a crack band and a lineup of strong singers. The whole thing was conceived by Ron Lackey, a musician, […]
Blame the travel clock. When Helen arrived home at half past midnight, weary of airports and taxis, she found that the little black clock in her make-up bag said 7:30 AM. She didn’t have the heart to change it. At this moment in Paris she would be throwing a light scarf around her shoulders and […]
In the world of theater, a ghost light is placed at center stage after a show closes — a single bulb on a stand that dimly illuminates the boards until the next production moves in. Few images are more haunting, because the ghost light denotes the absence of what makes performance possible: People.
A Fascinating Exhibit at the National WWI Museum and Memorial Chronicles Changes in Life and Attire Chanel’s claim about fashion’s broad reach comes to life in a fascinating exhibit at The National WWI Museum and Memorial. Offering a look at daily life through the changing styles of wartime, “Silk and Steel: French Fashion, Women and […]
Folks who seldom get together did just that when Kansas City Symphony musicians gave a free concert on the city’s east side Oct. 3. The event, one of a series of free fall outdoor concerts launched in response to COVID-19 social distancing guidelines, took place in the parking lot of Community Builders of Kansas City, […]