This is shaping up to be a huge year for the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, one that will determine the future of the institution for decades to come. A three-year plan to restructure the museum’s employee benefits programs led to nearly two dozen retirements and early retirements in recent months.
Sorry to swamp you. But … as the September/October issue of “KC Studio” attests, Kansas City’s culture scene is robust. The fall season is one of non-stop events by a multitude of presenters across the metro, and, as seen in our illustrated calendar of fall highlights, the mix is rich, balancing sophisticated selections of top […]
History always finds its way into the dialogue of artistic expression. In particular, the Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art boasts several striking works that exude memories of the Cold War. By exploring a selection of these pieces, we have a unique opportunity to study the historiography of the Cold War through the lens of contemporary […]
“Having a strong community is what everyone wants. It benefits everyone.” That’s what Ashtin Holman, sophomore at Winnetonka High School, said as she went about her volunteer work at Shadow Buddies, an organization that gives custom dolls to children with severe illnesses. Holman was one of a few dozen members of Awesome Ambitions who were […]
A fantastic and magical engagement from curtain up to curtain down, the Kansas City Ballet’s reimagined production of “The Nutcracker” is in the national spotlight this holiday season. Each year the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., selects an elite dance company to perform “The Nutcracker” in the nation’s capital the week of Thanksgiving. This year, the invitation was extended to the Kansas City Ballet.
Time for weekend calendar picks from KC Studio editor Alice Thorson. This First Friday, stop by the Historic 18th & Vine Jazz District. Shop local artists and a diverse array of food trucks while listening to lively entertainment. The festivities continue through the night with performances and dancing at the Blue Room and Gem Theater. […]