The holidays are a time of giving, and the Harriman-Jewell Series has two brightly wrapped packages for Kansas City this December. One is a Christmas celebration by Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis, and the other is a free Discovery Concert featuring the young British cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason and his sister, pianist Isata […]
On Dec. 17, Carlsen Center Presents welcomes the energetic and moving Tony Award®-winning Broadway musical Bandstand to Yardley Hall during its first national tour. From three-time Tony winner and Hamilton choreographer Andy Blankenbuehler comes a poignant and inspirational new American musical exploding with infectious music and high-octane dancing. Tickets are available at jccc.edu/CarlsenCenter or by […]
Fall 2019 brings a lot of exciting changes to the UMKC Conservatory . . . new world-renowned faculty, a new name, and the UMKC Theatre Department has officially joined us! It is thrilling to have all of the UMKC performing arts under one umbrella, and we all look forward to the collaborative possibilities the future […]
It all began with a teacher. The religion we recognize as Buddhism was born in the sixth century BCE from the decision of the historical Buddha Shakyamuni to teach his philosophy and methods for achieving enlightenment to others. Over time, Buddhism traveled and its practices evolved, but it never lost its connection to the original teacher, Shakyamuni.
Performances this fall at the Kauffman Center will include an international flavor of musical selections, from the best-selling R&B group of all time to London’s The Kingdom Choir. Spanning folk to pop to legends of rock, all genres of music are represented. Nature enthusiasts will enjoy an evening of adventure discovering some of the most […]
It was the 1970s. George Clinton’s Funkadelic blistered the airwaves. Redbone’s “Come and Get Your Love” had hit Billboard’s top 5, a first for a Native American band. Like thousands of other American teenagers, Preston Singletary dreamed of life on the stage making music — until a detour in the mid-’80s led him down a new path.