Arts Calendar

Effective Friday, September 28th, 2018, KC Studio will begin streaming events listings from ArtsKCGo.com on our calendar page below. For calendar inquiries and submissions, please contact ArtsKC at go@artskc.org. ArtsKCGo is solely responsible for the content.


GLAS Presents: Animation Next

10-23-2019

Presented by GLAS Animation at Alamo Drafthouse, Kansas City
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Oct 23 @ 7:00 pm

The best-of-the-best from the groundbreaking annual GLAS Animation Festival in Berkeley, CA. Showcasing seven bold new shorts from the newest generation to redefine what’s possible in the medium, ANIMATION NEXT takes you on a prismatic journey...

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The best-of-the-best from the groundbreaking annual GLAS Animation Festival in Berkeley, CA. Showcasing seven bold new shorts from the newest generation to redefine what’s possible in the medium, ANIMATION NEXT takes you on a prismatic journey ranging from subterranean nightmares to sun-soaked coming of age stories — each exploring themes that most grip the modern world.

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A Ghoulish Evening with Orrin Grey & Signal Horizon

10-23-2019

Presented by Afterword Tavern and Shelves at Afterword Tavern and Shelves, Kansas City
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Oct 23 @ 7:00 pm

Join Afterword for an evening of the macabre with Kansas City author Orrin Grey and Signal Horizon as we begin the countdown to Halloween 2019. Scary books, cocktail and food specials along with other hijinks! Zombie and monster costumes...

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Join Afterword for an evening of the macabre with Kansas City author Orrin Grey and Signal Horizon as we begin the countdown to Halloween 2019. Scary books, cocktail and food specials along with other hijinks! Zombie and monster costumes encouraged!

Paperback copies of Orrin's books will be available for purchase at Afterword before, during and after the event.

ABOUT ORRIN GREY: Orrin Grey is a writer, editor, amateur film scholar, and monster expert who was born on the night before Halloween. His stories of monsters, ghosts, and sometimes the ghosts of monsters have appeared in dozens of anthologies, including Ellen Datlow’s "Best Horror of the Year." He’s the author of "Guignol & Other Sardonic Tales," "Never Bet the Devil & Other Warnings," "Painted Monsters & Other Strange Beasts," and "Monsters from the Vault." You can visit him online at orringrey.com.

ABOUT SIGNAL HORIZON: Signal Horizon is the place for smart horror and science fiction, podcasts, news, reviews, and commentary. You can visit them online at signalhorizon.com.

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Tags:   Free Poetry | ReadingsLiterary

Visiting Scholar Lecture Series- The Rev. Steve Katsouros, S.J.

10-24-2019

Presented by Rockhurst University at Arrupe Hall Auditorium, Kansas City
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Oct 24 @ 7:30 pm

“Come to Believe: How the Jesuits are Reinventing Education (Again)”

Dean of Arrupe College, the innovative two-year program at Loyola University of Chicago aimed at giving students of limited means a low-cost path toward an associate degree...

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“Come to Believe: How the Jesuits are Reinventing Education (Again)”

Dean of Arrupe College, the innovative two-year program at Loyola University of Chicago aimed at giving students of limited means a low-cost path toward an associate degree while preparing them for a bachelor’s degree, the Rev. Steve Katsouros, S.J., will address innovative, mission-driven approaches to Jesuit education changing the face of higher education today in a lecture co-sponsored by the Thomas More Center for Catholic Thought and Culture.

Free admission. Register here.

Parking is available in the north parking garage (52nd St. and Troost Ave.) and in lots accessed through the campus entrance (54th and Troost Ave., Rockhurst.edu/map).

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Spine Showcases w/ Merman and Curtis Brink & The Drty Ten

10-24-2019

Presented by Charlotte Street Foundation at Capsule, Kansas City
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Oct 24 @ 7:30 pm

Spine Showcases is set to embrace the mystical and ambiguous just before Halloween by featuring local jazz groups Merman and Curtis Brink & The Drty Ten! Spine Showcases is a monthly concert series featuring the best contemporary jazz artists in...

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Spine Showcases is set to embrace the mystical and ambiguous just before Halloween by featuring local jazz groups Merman and Curtis Brink & The Drty Ten! Spine Showcases is a monthly concert series featuring the best contemporary jazz artists in Kansas City for free. Curated by Kelley Gant, patrons can expect some of the freshest experiences that the Kansas City jazz scene has to offer. Featured groups for the next show on Thursday, October 24, 2019, will be Merman and Curtis Brink & The Drty Ten. For this show, Curtis will be playing with a ten-piece ensemble.

The Spine Showcases are FREE and open to the public. Every show takes place at Capsule (located 1664 Broadway Blvd, KCMO). Spine Showcases occur on the third Thursday of every month. Doors open at 7:30 PM and the performance begins at 8:00 PM.
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Merman is an electronic, indie-jazz duo comprised of keyboardist/singer-songwriter Alyssa Murray and guitarist Adam Schlozman. Fusing music with synchronized visuals, Merman captures the listener and brings them into a world of color and sound.

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Curtis Brink spent too many years trying to sound like everyone else. He began to broaden his perspective and embrace his own style when Wycliffe Gordon told him, "If it sounds good to you, then play it." But, he also believes that if people don't enjoy what you’re playing, then maybe you should keep that shit to yourself. After earning a Masters degree from the Manhattan School of Music, Curtis performed extensively in the gritty, hip-hop infused "brass n beats" scene in NYC where he learned that how you say it is equally as important as what you say.

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Tags:   All Ages Art Family Free Jazz | Blues K-12 Young AdultMusic

Steve Lambert Quartet

10-24-2019

Presented by American Jazz Museum at The Blue Room, Kansas City
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Oct 24 @ 7:00 pm

Steven Lambert is originally from Sioux City, Ia. He moved to Kansas City in 2006  to study with saxophonist Bobby Watson. He has been active in the music scene in Kansas City for 13 years. He has appeared on numerous recordings as a sideman and...

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Steven Lambert is originally from Sioux City, Ia. He moved to Kansas City in 2006  to study with saxophonist Bobby Watson. He has been active in the music scene in Kansas City for 13 years. He has appeared on numerous recordings as a sideman and studio musician in a variety of genres and settings. Steven has released four records as a leader,  "Subject to Change" by the Steve Lambert Quartet (2010), " In the Moment," by the KC Sound Collective (2012), "Live", by the Steven Lambert Trio and Quartet, (2015) and "Seven Stories (2017).”

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Tags:   Jazz | BluesMusic

Adult Jack-o-lantern Carving/Painting Party!

10-24-2019

Presented by Bunker Center for the Arts at Bunker Center for the Arts, Kansas City
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Oct 24 @ 7:00 pm

Attention all pumpkin artists! All Hallow’s Eve is upon us and it’s time to enjoy cocktails and carve or paint jack-o-lanterns! Bring your own pumpkin, (foam or garden fresh) and a beverage of your choice! We’ll provide a plethora of tools,...

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Attention all pumpkin artists! All Hallow’s Eve is upon us and it’s time to enjoy cocktails and carve or paint jack-o-lanterns! Bring your own pumpkin, (foam or garden fresh) and a beverage of your choice! We’ll provide a plethora of tools, brushes, and paints, but feel free to bring your own.

Pumpkins will be on display and entered into our pumpkin carving contest at our Nightmare on 19th St. Halloween Party, Saturday, Oct 26 (8pm).

$10 at the door or via eventbrite

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Talk: Celestial Navigation

10-24-2019

Presented by Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art at Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Oct 24 @ 7:00 pm

Joseph Wright, operations manager at the Warkoczewski Public Observatory at the University of Missouri-Kansas City since 2005 and president of the National Sharing the Sky Foundation, discusses the significance of using celestial navigation with...

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Joseph Wright, operations manager at the Warkoczewski Public Observatory at the University of Missouri-Kansas City since 2005 and president of the National Sharing the Sky Foundation, discusses the significance of using celestial navigation with a demonstration to follow his talk.

When not sharing the sky with students and visitors,Joseph Wrightspends part of his time on staff at Steward Observatory at the University of Arizona working as an Education Specialist in astronomy at the Mt. Lemmon observatory complex. He assists with teen astronomy camps and adult workshops for Girl Scout professionals and volunteers teaching hands-on activities and telescope observing. Wright had the opportunity of a lifetime when his proposal was accepted by NASA and the SETI Institute to informally teach InfraRed astronomy. Part of this training also included several mission flights aboard SOFIA, the airborne observatory for infrared astronomy flying over an altitude of 45,000 feet. Wright was also responsible for coordinating and training seven research sites across Kansas and Missouri for the 2017 Great American Total Solar Eclipse.

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Morning Brew with Musician and Arts Collaborator Jen Appell

10-24-2019

Presented by InterUrban ArtHouse at InterUrban ArtHouse, Overland Park
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Oct 24 @ 10:00 am

Visit the InterUrban ArtHouse every month for coffee, group discussions, and networking for creatives.

This month, continuing the dialogue around art as activism, we’ll be joined by Jen Appell, local musician and curator of the Uptown Sirens...

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Visit the InterUrban ArtHouse every month for coffee, group discussions, and networking for creatives.

This month, continuing the dialogue around art as activism, we’ll be joined by Jen Appell, local musician and curator of the Uptown Sirens Collective. She’ll discuss her various musical and artistic projects, including Redlined, a graphic novel focusing on the effects of redlining in Wyandotte County, KS. Come meet Jen and enjoy some coffee and, possibly, baked goods, 10-11am.

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Tags:   All Ages Family Free Galleries VisualArt

Harry S. Truman: Kansas City’s Commander in Chief

10-25-2019

Presented by The Box Gallery at The Box Gallery, Kansas City
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Oct 24 @ 8:00 am Fri, Oct 25 @ 8:00 am

On April 12, 1945, Missouri-born Vice President Harry S. Truman unexpectedly became president in the final months of World War II. President Truman went on to lead our nation through eight of the most explosive years in history—establishing...

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On April 12, 1945, Missouri-born Vice President Harry S. Truman unexpectedly became president in the final months of World War II. President Truman went on to lead our nation through eight of the most explosive years in history—establishing postwar peace, desegregating the military, recognizing the state of Israel, and entering the Korean War.

Harry S. Truman: Kansas City’s Commander in Chief explores the challenges Truman faced, the decisions he made to shape our democracy, and the milestones that sealed his place in history as one of our nation’s greatest Presidents. Discover Truman’s life in Kansas City through photographs, documents, and a downtown walking tour, and preview the renovations currently underway at the Truman Presidential Library and Museum.

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Oak Park Library Exhibitions

10-25-2019

Presented by Kansas City Artists Coalition at Oak Park Library, Overland Park
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Oct 24 @ 9:00 am Fri, Oct 25 @ 9:00 am

FRED TREASE began as a biologist and a sociologist. The majority of his career has been spent in the practice of environmental public health. Whether he was making double exposures with a Brownie as a boy, photographing chromosomes and cells in...

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FRED TREASE began as a biologist and a sociologist. The majority of his career has been spent in the practice of environmental public health. Whether he was making double exposures with a Brownie as a boy, photographing chromosomes and cells in college or documenting environmental conditions professionally, photography has always been a part of his life. For him, a photograph is not a static entity, it takes a moment and allows it to be preserved for later contemplation. His images are extracted from daily life and after spending time in his head they eventually become photographs. This body of work consists of digital drawings that explore ideas from biology, geology and cosmology. New ways to look at familiar things. Essentially that’s what Trease's work is about. Using the camera and tablet in different ways to shift the paradigm of daily life.

UZZ BUZZ became fascinated with the shapes of scrap wood during a stint as a Security Guard at a construction site. As he saw the shapes of discarded wood as one would see in Rorschach inks he started to apply ink and offset the ink to paper. This graduated into a technique that you see now. Another influence on Uzz Buzz was the revelation of the shadow box constructions of Joseph Cornell. The concept of taking disparate items and assembling them into a harmonious arrangement struck a synonymous chord with him and he started a journey on combining the two methods which resulted in the unique style he’s developed over the years. Currently, Uzz Buzz is experimenting with combining mixed-media, especially stamps, into his new expression of creativity.

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Tags:   All Ages Family Free Galleries K-12 Visual Young AdultArt

"Sucralose" by Cara Dunkerley

10-25-2019

Presented by Kansas City Artists Coalition at Kansas City Artists Coalition, Kansas City
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Oct 24 @ 11:00 am Fri, Oct 25 @ 11:00 am

The exhibition "Sucralose" features recent work by Cara Dunkerley that focuses on the oscillation and fabrication of gender by depicting aquatic subjects, written indications of indecision, and stereotypically feminine visuals.

Kayak Instrument...

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The exhibition "Sucralose" features recent work by Cara Dunkerley that focuses on the oscillation and fabrication of gender by depicting aquatic subjects, written indications of indecision, and stereotypically feminine visuals.

Kayak Instrument and Inflatable Instrument have delicate blacksmithing lines, sweet colors, and glittery shimmer. They cast shadows on the gallery walls the way they once did on Ox-Bow’s lake. Having once been attached to floating instruments as seen in Ox-Bow Photograph, how do these pieces function with context change? Questions of context also arise with Perspective, a small installation of an abstracted creature circling outside a fishbowl.

Lastly, March Drawings mix personal emotion with the studio practice. The narration in the pieces fluctuates in its level of privacy. The collaged parts both mirror the personal as well as state society’s gender expectations.

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Kansas City Society for Contemporary Photography "Current Works"

10-25-2019

Presented by Kansas City Artists Coalition at Kansas City Artists Coalition, Kansas City
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Oct 24 @ 11:00 am Fri, Oct 25 @ 11:00 am

Kansas City Society for Contemporary Photography's 5th annual juried exhibition: Current Works 2019. This exhibition is held in collaboration with the Kansas City artist Coalition and will be the inaugural show of KCAC's new gallery.

We are...

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Kansas City Society for Contemporary Photography's 5th annual juried exhibition: Current Works 2019. This exhibition is held in collaboration with the Kansas City artist Coalition and will be the inaugural show of KCAC's new gallery.

We are pleased to have Patty Carroll for our juror. Patty is a internationally known photographic artist. Her series “Anonymous Woman” is one of her most notable projects. She currently lives in Kansas City and splits her photography time between her studios in Chicago and Kansas City.

THANK YOU participating artists: Jimmie Allen . Ron Anderson . Cort Anderson . Jeff Burk . Kirk Decker . Chuong Doan . Erin Dodson . Dan Frueh . Rebecca Hackemann . John Hans . Angie Jennings . Debra Keithly . Sandy Leppin . Lisa Maione . Paul Middleton . Desiree Morales . Lea Murphy . Rebecca Ofiesh . Jon Onstot . Susan Pfannmuller . Emily Sloan . Christopher Smith . Sharon Takade . Daniel Videtich . Don Wilkison . Don Wolfe

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Teen Fright Night

10-25-2019

Presented by Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art at Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Oct 25 @ 6:00 pm

Dress up and celebrate Halloween early with the Kemper Teen Arts Council! Enjoy Halloween-themed food, make some art, listen to music, and explore the exhibition, Hew Locke: Here’s the Thing.

Dress up and celebrate Halloween early with the Kemper Teen Arts Council! Enjoy Halloween-themed food, make some art, listen to music, and explore the exhibition, Hew Locke: Here’s the Thing.

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Cerbera Gallery Presents: "Animals" by Joseph Broghammer

10-25-2019

Presented by Cerbera Gallery at Cerbera Gallery, Kansas City
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Oct 24 @ 10:00 am Fri, Oct 25 @ 10:00 am

Omaha based artist Joseph Broghammer is as much of a storyteller as he is an artist. His one-of-a-kind pastel drawings in “Animals” are chronicles of his life. The creatures Broghammer creates are vehicles to uncover the varying...

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Omaha based artist Joseph Broghammer is as much of a storyteller as he is an artist. His one-of-a-kind pastel drawings in “Animals” are chronicles of his life. The creatures Broghammer creates are vehicles to uncover the varying characteristics of the artist’s personal identity.

 

Hence, Broghammer’s “Animals” translates as a flowing stream of consciousness. The different birds and livestock staring back at the viewer are ornamented with inconographic symbols – small suprises a long the way. These trinkets are keys to understanding the stories Broghammer is sharing.

 

“My favorite cereal is Lucky Charms, so occasionally yellow moons, orange stars, and green clovers will find their way onto the paper,” Broghammer says of his work. “Each piece is a visual diary, a story of my life and what happens around me.

Moreover, Broghammer’s animals seem especially ethereal in the way he manipulates oil pastel to embody a painterly quality. They are his “dry paintings,” as he likes to call them.

 

Broghammer began mastering his “dry painting” technique during his B.F.A. in Visual Art at the University of South Dakota. He graduated in 1986 and a year later went on to study his M.F.A. at the University of Wisconsin. In 2009, he studied at Creative Capital in Omaha, Nebraska.

As storytellers often do, Broghammer later went on to become an educator himself, teaching at WhyArts? and becoming an Artist Assistant at Vera Mercer in Omaha – both of which he still practices at today.

 

It’s apparent that Broghammer’s work has resonated with so many people around the world. Only a few years after his formal education, he began exhibiting his work through various International group shows in Italy, Germany, Holland, Mexico and even Kansas City.

Solo Exhibitions:

Clarinda Carnegie Art Museum, Clarinda, Iowa 2018

Garden of the Zodiac Gallery, Omaha, NE 2018

Garden of the Zodiac Gallery, Omaha, NE 2017

Anderson O’Brien Gallery, Omaha, NE 2015

Anderson O’Brien Gallery, Omaha, NE 2012

Argo Gallery, Trento, Italy 2011

The Moving Gallery, Omaha, NE 2010

The Moving Gallery, Omaha, NE 2008

The Moving Gallery, Omaha, NE 2006

Modernartsmidwest, Lincoln, NE 2004

Fluxion Gallery, Omaha, NE 2003

Museum of Nebraska Art, Kearney, NE 2000

Garden of the Zodiac, Omaha, NE 1998

Haydon Gallery, Lincoln, NE 1996

The Art Gallery, Southwest Michigan College, Dowagiac, MI 1993

Garden of the Zodiac, Omaha, NE 1993

13th Gallery, Omaha, NE 1991

Haymarket Art Gallery, Lincoln, NE 1990

 

Group Exhibitions:

Round Table 5, Berlin Germany, 2016

Group, Galeria Omar Alonso, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, 2016

Maiz, Museo de la Filatelia de Oaxaca, MUFI, Mexico 2016

2 person show, South Dakota Art Museum, South Dakota, 2016

Berlin Art Fair, Berlin Germany, 2015

Maiz, El Museo Latino, Omaha, NE 2015

Small works show, Germany 2015

Berlin Art Fair, Berlin Germany, 2014

Henri Désiré Landru show, Trento Italy, 2014

Garden of the Zodiac, Omaha NE 2014

Bird on a wire, 2 person show with Larry Sosso, Gallery 1510, Omaha, NE 2014

University of Nebraska at Omaha Print Workshop 1976-2010

Museum of Nebraska Art, 2013-2014

Tribute to Landru, Argo Gallery , Trento Italy 2013

Visions of Bosch, The Museum of Instant Images, Holland 2013

Berlin Art Fair, Berlin, Germany 2013

2 person show, Norfolk Art Center, Norfolk NE 2013

Freiberg Art Fair, Freiberg Germany 2013

Jeff Freeman: Collaborations in Education, Sioux Falls, SD 2012

Berlin Art Fair, Berlin, Germany 2012

River Market Regional Exhibition, Kansas City, MO 2010

 

Although Broghammer’s portraits depict downy creatures, his work is very much about the human experience. They are honest and full of life, evoking a sincere exchange between artist and viewer. “Animals” is for the animal lovers, students, teachers, collectors, writers, the young or old, and art historians alike.

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Aspen Santa Fe Ballet with Pianist Han Chen

10-25-2019

Presented by Harriman-Jewell Series at Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts, Kansas City
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Oct 25 @ 7:30 pm

Some of the most exciting dance in America is coming out of Aspen Santa Fe Ballet. Founded in 1996, Aspen Santa Fe Ballet combines adventurous American athleticism with European classical and avant-garde traditions. The New York Times says that...

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Some of the most exciting dance in America is coming out of Aspen Santa Fe Ballet. Founded in 1996, Aspen Santa Fe Ballet combines adventurous American athleticism with European classical and avant-garde traditions. The New York Times says that Aspen Santa Fe Ballet “raise the bar, and then they jump over it.”

The company is at the forefront of new choreography and commissioned works are a priority. Nicolo Fonte’s Where We Left Off will be danced in Kansas City to its Phillip Glass score, played live on stage by pianist Han Chen. After a thrilling evening of cutting-edge creations, you will discover why ASFB is described as a “dance lover’s dance company.”

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Taj Express - The Bollywood Musical Revue

10-25-2019

Presented by Carlsen Center at Johnson County Community College... at Carlsen Center at Johnson County Community College..., Overland Park
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Oct 25 @ 8:00 pm

This high-energy celebration of India’s pop music, Bollywood culture and deep traditions  features colorful costumes, joyful dance and thrilling live music.

This high-energy celebration of India’s pop music, Bollywood culture and deep traditions  features colorful costumes, joyful dance and thrilling live music.

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Laura Taglialatela

10-25-2019

Presented by American Jazz Museum at The Blue Room, Kansas City
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Oct 25 @ 8:30 pm

Laura Taglialatela is a vocalist, composer and arranger born in the mediterranean city of Naples, Italy. Growing up in a house full of music and art of all kinds, she naturally developed a complex musical personality, which brought her into...

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Laura Taglialatela is a vocalist, composer and arranger born in the mediterranean city of Naples, Italy. Growing up in a house full of music and art of all kinds, she naturally developed a complex musical personality, which brought her into experiencing many different languages and genres.

Laura began performing music in church at the age of 10, an experience which consequently drove her interest towards black music. In 2009 she completed her studies in vocal jazz performance  at the Scuola Civica in Capannori, and decided to attend a Bachelor in Literature and Cultural studies at the Suor Orsola Benincasa University of Naples, while taking music private classes with some of today’s most internationally recognized jazz performers.

She graduated in 2014 presenting a thesis entitled "A unifying language: jazz”, a result of her active researches on the field on the impact of the inter-cultural crossover of the jazz scene on the language currently spoken in America by the new generation through the songwriting process, receiving audience acclaim and extra credits.

In 2016 Laura won the WinJazz Competition with her composition "Blue Moon". In March 2018 her song "Take Me Back" received the Runner Up Songwriting Award at the Song Of The Year International Contest (Steven Tyler, Gwen Stefani, Lenny Kravitz, Alicia Keys among the judges). Her debut album "The Glow" received the Gianni Basso Award from the Piemonte Jazz Committee as best debut album from an italian artist. She has performed at multiple Jazz Festivals around the world, and has led her own band internationally including France, Croatia, Italy, Finland, Belgium, UK, US, Russia.

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The GRAMMY® winning Kansas City Chorale: Faure, Brahms, Mozart

10-25-2019

Presented by Kansas City Chorale at Village Presbyterian Church, Prairie Village
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Oct 25 @ 7:30 pm

For our season opener, we will pair the Chorale singers with the power of the new Village Church Opus22 organ, the talents of organist Elisa Bickers, and the beauty of Mozart’s Regina Coeli, the soulful melodies of Faure’s Requiem,...

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For our season opener, we will pair the Chorale singers with the power of the new Village Church Opus22 organ, the talents of organist Elisa Bickers, and the beauty of Mozart’s Regina Coeli, the soulful melodies of Faure’s Requiem, Jean Langlais’ dramatic Messe Solennelle, and the elegance of Brahms’ Geistliches Lied.

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Nelly at KC Live!

10-25-2019

Presented by Kansas City Power & Light District at Kansas City Live! Block, Kansas City
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Oct 25 @ 7:00 pm

KC Live! welcomes Nelly on Friday, October 25th!

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KC Live! welcomes Nelly on Friday, October 25th!

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Indigo Hour: Just A Taste A Jazz

10-25-2019

Presented by American Jazz Museum at The Blue Room, Kansas City
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Oct 25 @ 5:00 pm

Indigo Hour in The Blue Room features drink specials, free live music, and the best Kansas City R&B and Neo-Soul acts every Friday night from 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm. This week's Indigo Hour is hosted by Just A Taste A Jazz.

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Indigo Hour in The Blue Room features drink specials, free live music, and the best Kansas City R&B and Neo-Soul acts every Friday night from 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm. This week's Indigo Hour is hosted by Just A Taste A Jazz.

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Donutology Day at Wonderscope Children's Museum of Kansas City

10-25-2019

Presented by Wonderscope Children's Museum of Kansas City at Wonderscope Children's Museum of Kansas City, Shawnee
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Oct 25 @ 10:00 am

Our friends at Donutology will be at Wonderscope to demonstrate to children how donuts are made. Children can then get creative in decorating their very own donut. 10-11am, while supplies last. Included with museum admission; free for Wonderscope...

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Our friends at Donutology will be at Wonderscope to demonstrate to children how donuts are made. Children can then get creative in decorating their very own donut. 10-11am, while supplies last. Included with museum admission; free for Wonderscope members.

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GLAS Presents: Animation Next

10-23-2019

Presented by GLAS Animation at Alamo Drafthouse, Kansas City
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Oct 23 @ 7:00 pm

The best-of-the-best from the groundbreaking annual GLAS Animation Festival in Berkeley, CA. Showcasing seven bold new shorts from the newest generation to redefine what’s possible in the medium, ANIMATION NEXT takes you on a prismatic journey...

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The best-of-the-best from the groundbreaking annual GLAS Animation Festival in Berkeley, CA. Showcasing seven bold new shorts from the newest generation to redefine what’s possible in the medium, ANIMATION NEXT takes you on a prismatic journey ranging from subterranean nightmares to sun-soaked coming of age stories — each exploring themes that most grip the modern world.

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A Ghoulish Evening with Orrin Grey & Signal Horizon

10-23-2019

Presented by Afterword Tavern and Shelves at Afterword Tavern and Shelves, Kansas City
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Oct 23 @ 7:00 pm

Join Afterword for an evening of the macabre with Kansas City author Orrin Grey and Signal Horizon as we begin the countdown to Halloween 2019. Scary books, cocktail and food specials along with other hijinks! Zombie and monster costumes...

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Join Afterword for an evening of the macabre with Kansas City author Orrin Grey and Signal Horizon as we begin the countdown to Halloween 2019. Scary books, cocktail and food specials along with other hijinks! Zombie and monster costumes encouraged!

Paperback copies of Orrin's books will be available for purchase at Afterword before, during and after the event.

ABOUT ORRIN GREY: Orrin Grey is a writer, editor, amateur film scholar, and monster expert who was born on the night before Halloween. His stories of monsters, ghosts, and sometimes the ghosts of monsters have appeared in dozens of anthologies, including Ellen Datlow’s "Best Horror of the Year." He’s the author of "Guignol & Other Sardonic Tales," "Never Bet the Devil & Other Warnings," "Painted Monsters & Other Strange Beasts," and "Monsters from the Vault." You can visit him online at orringrey.com.

ABOUT SIGNAL HORIZON: Signal Horizon is the place for smart horror and science fiction, podcasts, news, reviews, and commentary. You can visit them online at signalhorizon.com.

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Visiting Scholar Lecture Series- The Rev. Steve Katsouros, S.J.

10-24-2019

Presented by Rockhurst University at Arrupe Hall Auditorium, Kansas City
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Oct 24 @ 7:30 pm

“Come to Believe: How the Jesuits are Reinventing Education (Again)”

Dean of Arrupe College, the innovative two-year program at Loyola University of Chicago aimed at giving students of limited means a low-cost path toward an associate degree...

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“Come to Believe: How the Jesuits are Reinventing Education (Again)”

Dean of Arrupe College, the innovative two-year program at Loyola University of Chicago aimed at giving students of limited means a low-cost path toward an associate degree while preparing them for a bachelor’s degree, the Rev. Steve Katsouros, S.J., will address innovative, mission-driven approaches to Jesuit education changing the face of higher education today in a lecture co-sponsored by the Thomas More Center for Catholic Thought and Culture.

Free admission. Register here.

Parking is available in the north parking garage (52nd St. and Troost Ave.) and in lots accessed through the campus entrance (54th and Troost Ave., Rockhurst.edu/map).

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Spine Showcases w/ Merman and Curtis Brink & The Drty Ten

10-24-2019

Presented by Charlotte Street Foundation at Capsule, Kansas City
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Oct 24 @ 7:30 pm

Spine Showcases is set to embrace the mystical and ambiguous just before Halloween by featuring local jazz groups Merman and Curtis Brink & The Drty Ten! Spine Showcases is a monthly concert series featuring the best contemporary jazz artists in...

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Spine Showcases is set to embrace the mystical and ambiguous just before Halloween by featuring local jazz groups Merman and Curtis Brink & The Drty Ten! Spine Showcases is a monthly concert series featuring the best contemporary jazz artists in Kansas City for free. Curated by Kelley Gant, patrons can expect some of the freshest experiences that the Kansas City jazz scene has to offer. Featured groups for the next show on Thursday, October 24, 2019, will be Merman and Curtis Brink & The Drty Ten. For this show, Curtis will be playing with a ten-piece ensemble.

The Spine Showcases are FREE and open to the public. Every show takes place at Capsule (located 1664 Broadway Blvd, KCMO). Spine Showcases occur on the third Thursday of every month. Doors open at 7:30 PM and the performance begins at 8:00 PM.
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Merman is an electronic, indie-jazz duo comprised of keyboardist/singer-songwriter Alyssa Murray and guitarist Adam Schlozman. Fusing music with synchronized visuals, Merman captures the listener and brings them into a world of color and sound.

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Curtis Brink spent too many years trying to sound like everyone else. He began to broaden his perspective and embrace his own style when Wycliffe Gordon told him, "If it sounds good to you, then play it." But, he also believes that if people don't enjoy what you’re playing, then maybe you should keep that shit to yourself. After earning a Masters degree from the Manhattan School of Music, Curtis performed extensively in the gritty, hip-hop infused "brass n beats" scene in NYC where he learned that how you say it is equally as important as what you say.

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Steve Lambert Quartet

10-24-2019

Presented by American Jazz Museum at The Blue Room, Kansas City
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Oct 24 @ 7:00 pm

Steven Lambert is originally from Sioux City, Ia. He moved to Kansas City in 2006  to study with saxophonist Bobby Watson. He has been active in the music scene in Kansas City for 13 years. He has appeared on numerous recordings as a sideman and...

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Steven Lambert is originally from Sioux City, Ia. He moved to Kansas City in 2006  to study with saxophonist Bobby Watson. He has been active in the music scene in Kansas City for 13 years. He has appeared on numerous recordings as a sideman and studio musician in a variety of genres and settings. Steven has released four records as a leader,  "Subject to Change" by the Steve Lambert Quartet (2010), " In the Moment," by the KC Sound Collective (2012), "Live", by the Steven Lambert Trio and Quartet, (2015) and "Seven Stories (2017).”

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Adult Jack-o-lantern Carving/Painting Party!

10-24-2019

Presented by Bunker Center for the Arts at Bunker Center for the Arts, Kansas City
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Oct 24 @ 7:00 pm

Attention all pumpkin artists! All Hallow’s Eve is upon us and it’s time to enjoy cocktails and carve or paint jack-o-lanterns! Bring your own pumpkin, (foam or garden fresh) and a beverage of your choice! We’ll provide a plethora of tools,...

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Attention all pumpkin artists! All Hallow’s Eve is upon us and it’s time to enjoy cocktails and carve or paint jack-o-lanterns! Bring your own pumpkin, (foam or garden fresh) and a beverage of your choice! We’ll provide a plethora of tools, brushes, and paints, but feel free to bring your own.

Pumpkins will be on display and entered into our pumpkin carving contest at our Nightmare on 19th St. Halloween Party, Saturday, Oct 26 (8pm).

$10 at the door or via eventbrite

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Talk: Celestial Navigation

10-24-2019

Presented by Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art at Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Oct 24 @ 7:00 pm

Joseph Wright, operations manager at the Warkoczewski Public Observatory at the University of Missouri-Kansas City since 2005 and president of the National Sharing the Sky Foundation, discusses the significance of using celestial navigation with...

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Joseph Wright, operations manager at the Warkoczewski Public Observatory at the University of Missouri-Kansas City since 2005 and president of the National Sharing the Sky Foundation, discusses the significance of using celestial navigation with a demonstration to follow his talk.

When not sharing the sky with students and visitors,Joseph Wrightspends part of his time on staff at Steward Observatory at the University of Arizona working as an Education Specialist in astronomy at the Mt. Lemmon observatory complex. He assists with teen astronomy camps and adult workshops for Girl Scout professionals and volunteers teaching hands-on activities and telescope observing. Wright had the opportunity of a lifetime when his proposal was accepted by NASA and the SETI Institute to informally teach InfraRed astronomy. Part of this training also included several mission flights aboard SOFIA, the airborne observatory for infrared astronomy flying over an altitude of 45,000 feet. Wright was also responsible for coordinating and training seven research sites across Kansas and Missouri for the 2017 Great American Total Solar Eclipse.

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Morning Brew with Musician and Arts Collaborator Jen Appell

10-24-2019

Presented by InterUrban ArtHouse at InterUrban ArtHouse, Overland Park
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Oct 24 @ 10:00 am

Visit the InterUrban ArtHouse every month for coffee, group discussions, and networking for creatives.

This month, continuing the dialogue around art as activism, we’ll be joined by Jen Appell, local musician and curator of the Uptown Sirens...

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Visit the InterUrban ArtHouse every month for coffee, group discussions, and networking for creatives.

This month, continuing the dialogue around art as activism, we’ll be joined by Jen Appell, local musician and curator of the Uptown Sirens Collective. She’ll discuss her various musical and artistic projects, including Redlined, a graphic novel focusing on the effects of redlining in Wyandotte County, KS. Come meet Jen and enjoy some coffee and, possibly, baked goods, 10-11am.

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Harry S. Truman: Kansas City’s Commander in Chief

10-25-2019

Presented by The Box Gallery at The Box Gallery, Kansas City
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Oct 24 @ 8:00 am Fri, Oct 25 @ 8:00 am

On April 12, 1945, Missouri-born Vice President Harry S. Truman unexpectedly became president in the final months of World War II. President Truman went on to lead our nation through eight of the most explosive years in history—establishing...

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On April 12, 1945, Missouri-born Vice President Harry S. Truman unexpectedly became president in the final months of World War II. President Truman went on to lead our nation through eight of the most explosive years in history—establishing postwar peace, desegregating the military, recognizing the state of Israel, and entering the Korean War.

Harry S. Truman: Kansas City’s Commander in Chief explores the challenges Truman faced, the decisions he made to shape our democracy, and the milestones that sealed his place in history as one of our nation’s greatest Presidents. Discover Truman’s life in Kansas City through photographs, documents, and a downtown walking tour, and preview the renovations currently underway at the Truman Presidential Library and Museum.

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Oak Park Library Exhibitions

10-25-2019

Presented by Kansas City Artists Coalition at Oak Park Library, Overland Park
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Oct 24 @ 9:00 am Fri, Oct 25 @ 9:00 am

FRED TREASE began as a biologist and a sociologist. The majority of his career has been spent in the practice of environmental public health. Whether he was making double exposures with a Brownie as a boy, photographing chromosomes and cells in...

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FRED TREASE began as a biologist and a sociologist. The majority of his career has been spent in the practice of environmental public health. Whether he was making double exposures with a Brownie as a boy, photographing chromosomes and cells in college or documenting environmental conditions professionally, photography has always been a part of his life. For him, a photograph is not a static entity, it takes a moment and allows it to be preserved for later contemplation. His images are extracted from daily life and after spending time in his head they eventually become photographs. This body of work consists of digital drawings that explore ideas from biology, geology and cosmology. New ways to look at familiar things. Essentially that’s what Trease's work is about. Using the camera and tablet in different ways to shift the paradigm of daily life.

UZZ BUZZ became fascinated with the shapes of scrap wood during a stint as a Security Guard at a construction site. As he saw the shapes of discarded wood as one would see in Rorschach inks he started to apply ink and offset the ink to paper. This graduated into a technique that you see now. Another influence on Uzz Buzz was the revelation of the shadow box constructions of Joseph Cornell. The concept of taking disparate items and assembling them into a harmonious arrangement struck a synonymous chord with him and he started a journey on combining the two methods which resulted in the unique style he’s developed over the years. Currently, Uzz Buzz is experimenting with combining mixed-media, especially stamps, into his new expression of creativity.

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"Sucralose" by Cara Dunkerley

10-25-2019

Presented by Kansas City Artists Coalition at Kansas City Artists Coalition, Kansas City
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Oct 24 @ 11:00 am Fri, Oct 25 @ 11:00 am

The exhibition "Sucralose" features recent work by Cara Dunkerley that focuses on the oscillation and fabrication of gender by depicting aquatic subjects, written indications of indecision, and stereotypically feminine visuals.

Kayak Instrument...

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The exhibition "Sucralose" features recent work by Cara Dunkerley that focuses on the oscillation and fabrication of gender by depicting aquatic subjects, written indications of indecision, and stereotypically feminine visuals.

Kayak Instrument and Inflatable Instrument have delicate blacksmithing lines, sweet colors, and glittery shimmer. They cast shadows on the gallery walls the way they once did on Ox-Bow’s lake. Having once been attached to floating instruments as seen in Ox-Bow Photograph, how do these pieces function with context change? Questions of context also arise with Perspective, a small installation of an abstracted creature circling outside a fishbowl.

Lastly, March Drawings mix personal emotion with the studio practice. The narration in the pieces fluctuates in its level of privacy. The collaged parts both mirror the personal as well as state society’s gender expectations.

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Kansas City Society for Contemporary Photography "Current Works"

10-25-2019

Presented by Kansas City Artists Coalition at Kansas City Artists Coalition, Kansas City
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Oct 24 @ 11:00 am Fri, Oct 25 @ 11:00 am

Kansas City Society for Contemporary Photography's 5th annual juried exhibition: Current Works 2019. This exhibition is held in collaboration with the Kansas City artist Coalition and will be the inaugural show of KCAC's new gallery.

We are...

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Kansas City Society for Contemporary Photography's 5th annual juried exhibition: Current Works 2019. This exhibition is held in collaboration with the Kansas City artist Coalition and will be the inaugural show of KCAC's new gallery.

We are pleased to have Patty Carroll for our juror. Patty is a internationally known photographic artist. Her series “Anonymous Woman” is one of her most notable projects. She currently lives in Kansas City and splits her photography time between her studios in Chicago and Kansas City.

THANK YOU participating artists: Jimmie Allen . Ron Anderson . Cort Anderson . Jeff Burk . Kirk Decker . Chuong Doan . Erin Dodson . Dan Frueh . Rebecca Hackemann . John Hans . Angie Jennings . Debra Keithly . Sandy Leppin . Lisa Maione . Paul Middleton . Desiree Morales . Lea Murphy . Rebecca Ofiesh . Jon Onstot . Susan Pfannmuller . Emily Sloan . Christopher Smith . Sharon Takade . Daniel Videtich . Don Wilkison . Don Wolfe

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Teen Fright Night

10-25-2019

Presented by Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art at Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Oct 25 @ 6:00 pm

Dress up and celebrate Halloween early with the Kemper Teen Arts Council! Enjoy Halloween-themed food, make some art, listen to music, and explore the exhibition, Hew Locke: Here’s the Thing.

Dress up and celebrate Halloween early with the Kemper Teen Arts Council! Enjoy Halloween-themed food, make some art, listen to music, and explore the exhibition, Hew Locke: Here’s the Thing.

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Cerbera Gallery Presents: "Animals" by Joseph Broghammer

10-25-2019

Presented by Cerbera Gallery at Cerbera Gallery, Kansas City
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Oct 24 @ 10:00 am Fri, Oct 25 @ 10:00 am

Omaha based artist Joseph Broghammer is as much of a storyteller as he is an artist. His one-of-a-kind pastel drawings in “Animals” are chronicles of his life. The creatures Broghammer creates are vehicles to uncover the varying...

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Omaha based artist Joseph Broghammer is as much of a storyteller as he is an artist. His one-of-a-kind pastel drawings in “Animals” are chronicles of his life. The creatures Broghammer creates are vehicles to uncover the varying characteristics of the artist’s personal identity.

 

Hence, Broghammer’s “Animals” translates as a flowing stream of consciousness. The different birds and livestock staring back at the viewer are ornamented with inconographic symbols – small suprises a long the way. These trinkets are keys to understanding the stories Broghammer is sharing.

 

“My favorite cereal is Lucky Charms, so occasionally yellow moons, orange stars, and green clovers will find their way onto the paper,” Broghammer says of his work. “Each piece is a visual diary, a story of my life and what happens around me.

Moreover, Broghammer’s animals seem especially ethereal in the way he manipulates oil pastel to embody a painterly quality. They are his “dry paintings,” as he likes to call them.

 

Broghammer began mastering his “dry painting” technique during his B.F.A. in Visual Art at the University of South Dakota. He graduated in 1986 and a year later went on to study his M.F.A. at the University of Wisconsin. In 2009, he studied at Creative Capital in Omaha, Nebraska.

As storytellers often do, Broghammer later went on to become an educator himself, teaching at WhyArts? and becoming an Artist Assistant at Vera Mercer in Omaha – both of which he still practices at today.

 

It’s apparent that Broghammer’s work has resonated with so many people around the world. Only a few years after his formal education, he began exhibiting his work through various International group shows in Italy, Germany, Holland, Mexico and even Kansas City.

Solo Exhibitions:

Clarinda Carnegie Art Museum, Clarinda, Iowa 2018

Garden of the Zodiac Gallery, Omaha, NE 2018

Garden of the Zodiac Gallery, Omaha, NE 2017

Anderson O’Brien Gallery, Omaha, NE 2015

Anderson O’Brien Gallery, Omaha, NE 2012

Argo Gallery, Trento, Italy 2011

The Moving Gallery, Omaha, NE 2010

The Moving Gallery, Omaha, NE 2008

The Moving Gallery, Omaha, NE 2006

Modernartsmidwest, Lincoln, NE 2004

Fluxion Gallery, Omaha, NE 2003

Museum of Nebraska Art, Kearney, NE 2000

Garden of the Zodiac, Omaha, NE 1998

Haydon Gallery, Lincoln, NE 1996

The Art Gallery, Southwest Michigan College, Dowagiac, MI 1993

Garden of the Zodiac, Omaha, NE 1993

13th Gallery, Omaha, NE 1991

Haymarket Art Gallery, Lincoln, NE 1990

 

Group Exhibitions:

Round Table 5, Berlin Germany, 2016

Group, Galeria Omar Alonso, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, 2016

Maiz, Museo de la Filatelia de Oaxaca, MUFI, Mexico 2016

2 person show, South Dakota Art Museum, South Dakota, 2016

Berlin Art Fair, Berlin Germany, 2015

Maiz, El Museo Latino, Omaha, NE 2015

Small works show, Germany 2015

Berlin Art Fair, Berlin Germany, 2014

Henri Désiré Landru show, Trento Italy, 2014

Garden of the Zodiac, Omaha NE 2014

Bird on a wire, 2 person show with Larry Sosso, Gallery 1510, Omaha, NE 2014

University of Nebraska at Omaha Print Workshop 1976-2010

Museum of Nebraska Art, 2013-2014

Tribute to Landru, Argo Gallery , Trento Italy 2013

Visions of Bosch, The Museum of Instant Images, Holland 2013

Berlin Art Fair, Berlin, Germany 2013

2 person show, Norfolk Art Center, Norfolk NE 2013

Freiberg Art Fair, Freiberg Germany 2013

Jeff Freeman: Collaborations in Education, Sioux Falls, SD 2012

Berlin Art Fair, Berlin, Germany 2012

River Market Regional Exhibition, Kansas City, MO 2010

 

Although Broghammer’s portraits depict downy creatures, his work is very much about the human experience. They are honest and full of life, evoking a sincere exchange between artist and viewer. “Animals” is for the animal lovers, students, teachers, collectors, writers, the young or old, and art historians alike.

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Aspen Santa Fe Ballet with Pianist Han Chen

10-25-2019

Presented by Harriman-Jewell Series at Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts, Kansas City
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Oct 25 @ 7:30 pm

Some of the most exciting dance in America is coming out of Aspen Santa Fe Ballet. Founded in 1996, Aspen Santa Fe Ballet combines adventurous American athleticism with European classical and avant-garde traditions. The New York Times says that...

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Some of the most exciting dance in America is coming out of Aspen Santa Fe Ballet. Founded in 1996, Aspen Santa Fe Ballet combines adventurous American athleticism with European classical and avant-garde traditions. The New York Times says that Aspen Santa Fe Ballet “raise the bar, and then they jump over it.”

The company is at the forefront of new choreography and commissioned works are a priority. Nicolo Fonte’s Where We Left Off will be danced in Kansas City to its Phillip Glass score, played live on stage by pianist Han Chen. After a thrilling evening of cutting-edge creations, you will discover why ASFB is described as a “dance lover’s dance company.”

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Taj Express - The Bollywood Musical Revue

10-25-2019

Presented by Carlsen Center at Johnson County Community College... at Carlsen Center at Johnson County Community College..., Overland Park
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Oct 25 @ 8:00 pm

This high-energy celebration of India’s pop music, Bollywood culture and deep traditions  features colorful costumes, joyful dance and thrilling live music.

This high-energy celebration of India’s pop music, Bollywood culture and deep traditions  features colorful costumes, joyful dance and thrilling live music.

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Laura Taglialatela

10-25-2019

Presented by American Jazz Museum at The Blue Room, Kansas City
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Oct 25 @ 8:30 pm

Laura Taglialatela is a vocalist, composer and arranger born in the mediterranean city of Naples, Italy. Growing up in a house full of music and art of all kinds, she naturally developed a complex musical personality, which brought her into...

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Laura Taglialatela is a vocalist, composer and arranger born in the mediterranean city of Naples, Italy. Growing up in a house full of music and art of all kinds, she naturally developed a complex musical personality, which brought her into experiencing many different languages and genres.

Laura began performing music in church at the age of 10, an experience which consequently drove her interest towards black music. In 2009 she completed her studies in vocal jazz performance  at the Scuola Civica in Capannori, and decided to attend a Bachelor in Literature and Cultural studies at the Suor Orsola Benincasa University of Naples, while taking music private classes with some of today’s most internationally recognized jazz performers.

She graduated in 2014 presenting a thesis entitled "A unifying language: jazz”, a result of her active researches on the field on the impact of the inter-cultural crossover of the jazz scene on the language currently spoken in America by the new generation through the songwriting process, receiving audience acclaim and extra credits.

In 2016 Laura won the WinJazz Competition with her composition "Blue Moon". In March 2018 her song "Take Me Back" received the Runner Up Songwriting Award at the Song Of The Year International Contest (Steven Tyler, Gwen Stefani, Lenny Kravitz, Alicia Keys among the judges). Her debut album "The Glow" received the Gianni Basso Award from the Piemonte Jazz Committee as best debut album from an italian artist. She has performed at multiple Jazz Festivals around the world, and has led her own band internationally including France, Croatia, Italy, Finland, Belgium, UK, US, Russia.

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The GRAMMY® winning Kansas City Chorale: Faure, Brahms, Mozart

10-25-2019

Presented by Kansas City Chorale at Village Presbyterian Church, Prairie Village
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Oct 25 @ 7:30 pm

For our season opener, we will pair the Chorale singers with the power of the new Village Church Opus22 organ, the talents of organist Elisa Bickers, and the beauty of Mozart’s Regina Coeli, the soulful melodies of Faure’s Requiem,...

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For our season opener, we will pair the Chorale singers with the power of the new Village Church Opus22 organ, the talents of organist Elisa Bickers, and the beauty of Mozart’s Regina Coeli, the soulful melodies of Faure’s Requiem, Jean Langlais’ dramatic Messe Solennelle, and the elegance of Brahms’ Geistliches Lied.

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Nelly at KC Live!

10-25-2019

Presented by Kansas City Power & Light District at Kansas City Live! Block, Kansas City
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Oct 25 @ 7:00 pm

KC Live! welcomes Nelly on Friday, October 25th!

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KC Live! welcomes Nelly on Friday, October 25th!

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Indigo Hour: Just A Taste A Jazz

10-25-2019

Presented by American Jazz Museum at The Blue Room, Kansas City
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Oct 25 @ 5:00 pm

Indigo Hour in The Blue Room features drink specials, free live music, and the best Kansas City R&B and Neo-Soul acts every Friday night from 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm. This week's Indigo Hour is hosted by Just A Taste A Jazz.

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Indigo Hour in The Blue Room features drink specials, free live music, and the best Kansas City R&B and Neo-Soul acts every Friday night from 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm. This week's Indigo Hour is hosted by Just A Taste A Jazz.

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Donutology Day at Wonderscope Children's Museum of Kansas City

10-25-2019

Presented by Wonderscope Children's Museum of Kansas City at Wonderscope Children's Museum of Kansas City, Shawnee
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Oct 25 @ 10:00 am

Our friends at Donutology will be at Wonderscope to demonstrate to children how donuts are made. Children can then get creative in decorating their very own donut. 10-11am, while supplies last. Included with museum admission; free for Wonderscope...

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Our friends at Donutology will be at Wonderscope to demonstrate to children how donuts are made. Children can then get creative in decorating their very own donut. 10-11am, while supplies last. Included with museum admission; free for Wonderscope members.

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