Years ago, online travel resources were introduced to the marketplace. They instantly became popular and many traditional travel agencies took a hit. But travel agents are making a big comeback.People are finding the human touch and depth of knowledge to be important in planning a trip.. A travel advisor is like a good mechanic. Once […]
The Conservatory heats up in the summertime! Our Academy’s summer programs provide exciting workshops for middle school and high school students, as well as in-depth training for aspiring professionals and established-career performing artists. In addition to the Conservatory’s traditional summer offerings, this year we offer something new, the UMKC Percussion Workshop. The Conservatory’s Nick Petrella, […]
As the commemoration of the Centennial of World I (2014-19) continues, the National World War I Museum and Memorial serves as a fitting place to honor and recognize the men and women who sacrificed their lives while serving their country during Memorial Weekend. All weekend (Friday-Monday, May 26-29) admission is free for veterans and active […]
Wilkommen, bienvenue! Welcome to a brand-new schedule of artists for the 2017 – 2018 Performing Arts Series at Johnson County Community College. From Broadway tours of Cabaret and Cinderella, to Stephen Stills and Judy Collins, William Shatner, Arlo Guthrie and more, the eclectic season will present more than 30 performances in the Carlsen Center’s Yardley […]
Brilliant porcelains, temples in mist-shrouded landscapes, a scholar in his studio, elegant ladies decked out in fine silks — these are some of the images conjured up by the Ming (1368 – 1644) and Qing (1644 – 1911) dynasties, the period when the arts of China reached full maturity. The primary driving forces behind this artistic creativity were three distinct yet interconnected cultural milieus: the imperial court, the scholar or literati class and Buddhism.
Celebrate the arts in Kansas City! This June the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts is presenting the fourth annual Future Stages Festival, a free community event that showcases Kansas City’s diversity in the performing arts, bringing together visitors from all over the metro area to enjoy arts activities and performances featuring talented area youth […]