The Kauffman Center is active in the online community. Now more than ever, social media connects Kansas Citians with each other and with the organizations they love, including the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. The Center engages its online community with useful program information as well as creative access to the performing arts. You […]
“I don’t like yoga people,” 62-year-old Sharon said when she came into Westport Yoga KC. Lisa Ash Drackert, the Yoga Medicine Therapeutic Specialist who founded the studio in Kansas City 12 years ago, didn’t take the comment personally. When we recently met, Ash Drackert told me that many clients come to her with doubts, not […]
For decades, highly imaginative designs have poured out of Irma Starr’s Kansas City home studio in artworks reflecting our cultural heritage. While museums and collectors commission her ceramics from around the world, here in Kansas City we treasure how optimistically she brings to life clay and pigment to celebrate local traditions.
The number of well-trained arts scholars is rising worldwide, along with the number of art museums, and with this, an industry of expert-led visual arts travel emerges. It is fun to peruse online itineraries planned by art enthusiasts. Their expertise ranges from medieval Armenian manuscripts to contemporary museum design, and their idiosyncratic passions can inspire […]
Vibration is everything!” jazz saxophonist Chris Burnett exclaims. “What we see and touch is a vibration! Everything makes a sound. If I don’t play my instrument for a day, I get out of tune. Then I play, and my instrument makes me well.” Chris Burnett has been in a dialogue with the vibration of everything […]
Live music has become a dynamic global scene, creating new options for those who travel with listening in mind. The options for Western classical and opera are especially broad. Amadeus River Cruises’ “Classical Music on the Rhine” brings string quartets on-board a riverboat that stops for symphony concerts in cities between Amsterdam, Holland, and Basel, […]