After a fall appearance at Kansas City’s Open Spaces festival, the ETHEL string quartet, along with longtime collaborator Robert Mirabal, will return to Kansas City as a part of the UMKC Conservatory Artist Series Saturday, Feb. 23, 2019, at 7:30 p.m. in White Recital Hall. On Friday, Feb. 15, the UMKC Conservatory Choirs will present […]
Paul Gardner, the first director of The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art and a Monuments Man during World War II, had just arrived in Italy with the Allied invasion. The fighting was concentrated around the hilltop town of Mignano, where Gardner knew a castle stood that housed an important art collection.
The Kauffman Center Presents series continues into the new year with a lineup of world-class artists ranging from progressive world music to innovative vocal groups, a radio variety show and tales of a photographer’s journey through the animal kingdom. The annual series showcases a variety of superb artists, delivering entertainment that emphasizes the Kauffman Center’s […]
You’re 13 years old, or 15 or 17, and summer and the close of school are drawing near. You can’t wait to: a) Hit the pool. b) Lose yourself in Fortnite. c) Steep yourself in Kansas City’s early 20th-century jazz history, in Count Basie and Charlie Parker and the groundbreaking Women’s Jazz Festival, meeting weekly […]
Ariel Dorfman’s Death and the Maiden at Kansas City Actors Theatre is both a riveting contemporary classic and an incredibly rare opportunity to see a non-British international play on a Kansas City stage. This Chilean play follows a one-time political prisoner who is convinced she recognizes the voice of a good Samaritan as that of […]
Great pianists have always been an important part of the Harriman-Jewell Series, and three of the greatest will be featured on the series in the coming months. In March and April, the Harriman-Jewell Series presents three generations of powerful pianism: Jeremy Denk and the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields March 2, Emanuel Ax […]