What better way to address the state of a divided nation than with a symbol of truce? Internationally known fiber artist Sonya Clark, whose unraveled Confederate battle flag was part of the 2017 “State of the World” exhibit at H&R Block Artspace, returns for a solo engagement, “Monumental Cloth, The Flag We Should Know.” The […]
David Dastmalchian grew up in Overland Park devouring superhero comic books and dreaming of being in the sort of fantasy, science-fiction and horror movies that enraptured him. “Would I get to be an actor? I hoped and I prayed,” Dastmalchian said in a recent phone interview from the set of “MacGyver,” the hit reboot of […]
For 10 years, the Gay and Lesbian Archive of Mid-America (GLAMA) at the University of Missouri Kansas City has been an invaluable repository for historical, social, cultural and political material involving the region’s LGBTQ community. On Oct. 10, 2019, GLAMA commemorated its first 10 years with a special exhibit, “GLAMA at 10: A Decade of […]
The vibe was celebratory during the Kansas City Symphony’s opening Classical Series concert of 2020 and it had nothing at all to do with the impending Chiefs game, though the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts was blasted with red light in support of the team. This year, organizations all over the world are commemorating the […]
The hallway is blue lit and packed. There are large blue penguin sculptures in random places. In a bottleneck between two rooms, two hands rise up in the middle of the crush. A woman with flyaway blond hair starts to jiggle from foot to foot, creating more space around her than there was before.
Efforts to hammer out a public art selection process for the new Kansas City International Airport terminal advanced Jan. 14, when the Municipal Art Commission (MAC) voted to endorse a recommended consultant. MAC endorsed Community Arts International (CAI), a San Francisco-based nonprofit, as the public art consultant for the project. CAI was recommended in December […]