Editor’s Weekend Calendar Picks, September 22 – 25

Time for weekend calendar picks from KC Studio editor Alice Thorson. Friday night, stop by La Esquina for the opening reception of I Am Prepared for Amazing Things to Happen, an exhibition of visionary art presented by the Charlotte Street Foundation. UMKC Conservatory of Music and Dance artist-in-residence Wylliams/Henry Contemporary Dance Company performs at White […]

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“Margaret Evangeline: In Beauty there is Guilt,” Weinberger Fine Art

Margaret Evangeline’s abstract paintings emanate a cool and composed, yet somber elegance, making for an impressive exhibition at Weinberger Fine Art. Photography cannot do justice to Evangeline’s paintings. The subdued grey paint she often employs contains flakes of reflective “crystallina” that catch the light, causing a glinting as you move around them. The buildup of […]

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The exciting, enticing, glamorous world of Hollywood comes to life at The White Theatre this November.

Sunset Boulevard weaves a magnificent tale of faded glory and unfulfilled ambition. Norma Desmond longs for a return to the big screen, having been discarded by tinsel town with the advent of ‘talkies.’  Her glamour has faded in all but her mind. When she meets struggling Hollywood screen-writer Joe Gillis in dramatic circumstances, their subsequent […]

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