‘In the Heights’ comes to life at Crown Center

Before “Hamilton,” there was “In the Heights,” which marked composer/lyricist Lin-Manuel Miranda’s auspicious Broadway debut in 2008.  As he would do in “Hamilton,” Miranda incorporated rap and hip-hop into a musically diverse score for this pulsing love-letter to the largely Hispanic community in Washington Heights, a neighborhood at the northern tip of Manhattan. Whether “In […]

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The Job: MacKenzie Mallon

On Jan. 26, “Discriminating Thieves: Nazi-Looted Art and Restitution” opened at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. It tells the stories, in fascinating detail, of four pieces that were looted by the Nazis during World War II, found when the war ended, returned to their rightful owners and legally acquired by the Nelson-Atkins.

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