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“Wendy Red Star: Parading Culture (Tokens, Gold, & Glory),” Haw Contemporary

Native American artist Wendy Red Star considers different cultures from a variety of angles—consumption and commodity, contradictions within community, insider/outsider identity— in her solo show at Haw Contemporary. Titled “Parading Culture (Tokens, Gold, & Glory),” the exhibit evidences Red Star’s characteristic humor and wit as well as her flair for experimentation with color, form, and […]

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Kelly Ludwig’s Outsider Obsession

KC collector hooked on “purity and rawness” of works by untrained artists. “It’s hard to pinpoint the single moment when my appreciation for this art became a mild obsession,” writes Kelly Ludwig in her book Detour Art (Kansas City Star Books, 2007). “It probably started from the get-go.” A long-time Kansas City resident, born in […]

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Kansas City Jazz Orchestra, under the direction of Clint Ashlock, presents the British Invasion!

The Kansas City Jazz Orchestra, under the direction of Clint Ashlock, presents the British Invasion! Friday, February 26th at 8pm in Helzberg Hall With apologies to Roger Miller, “England will rock (and swing) like The Kansas City Jazz Orchestra do!”  We’ll feature great, new arrangements by Clint Ashlock, KCJO’s artistic director, of classic songs made famous by […]

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