Haw Contemporary and the Kansas City Art Institute have collaborated on an ambitious exhibition, “Lineage and Impact: KCAI Faculty Past and Present,” on view at Haw’s Stockyards space in the West Bottoms through May 4. The show was conceived when gallery owner Bill Haw approached KCAI President Tony Jones about showing the work of four […]
San Francisco Symphony’s performance in Helzberg Hall was breathtaking, certainly, presented with fresh, exploratory curiosity. Thursday night was the orchestra’s third Kansas City appearance, presented by the Harriman-Jewell Series, and the final US tour with long time music director Michael Tilson Thomas, who steps down in 2020. While it’s surprising that the program didn’t include […]
On Dec. 6, 2018, the Kansas City chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) recognized Cydney Millstein, architectural historian, author and founder of Architectural and Historical Research, LLC — the oldest cultural resources consulting firm in Missouri — as its Preservationist of the Year.
A provocative exhibit opening March 22 at the Pulitzer Arts Foundation in St. Louis was conceived to stimulate thought on the power of monuments and what drives their destruction. Featuring 40 masterworks of ancient Egyptian art from the Brooklyn Museum, “Striking Power: Iconoclasm in Ancient Egypt” demonstrates how seemingly random acts of destruction and defacement […]
Whether as a bandleader or as a sideman, jazz trombonist Marcus Lewis has embraced his artistry. And his approach to music has not gone unnoticed.Last year, the Charlotte Street Foundation selected the Kansas City musician as a 2018 Generative Performing Artist Fellow.
Is induction into the Kansas Music Hall of Fame similar to being named to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame? Or is the honor — which recognizes the contributions of musicians and other individuals to the Kansas and metropolitan Kansas City music scenes — more closely comparable to the Kennedy Center Honors? “If you […]