On a giant screen in a classroom on the Kansas City Art Institute campus, the diminutive Venus of Willendorf looms large. However, the Art Sofa students in the room aren’t focusing on this iconic female statue circa 28,000 BCE, but on the larger than life teacher in front of it. Erin Dahl is busy demonstrating […]
Terpsichore, the Muse of Dance, has a strong ally in the Harriman-Jewell Series. From its very first program in 1965, which featured New York City Ballet’s Patricia McBride and Edward Villella, the Harriman-Jewell Series has been committed to bringing the best of dance to Kansas City. That strong tradition continues with the Series’ 2017-2018 season, which features three outstanding dance programs.
Amid much pomp and circumstance, the American Jazz Museum opened its doors (under the original name of the Kansas City Jazz Museum), on September 5, 1997. KCMO Mayor Emanuel Cleaver, II; the museum’s Executive Director, Dr. Rowena Stewart; and event designer and producer Marcie Cecil were charged with the monumental task of forming a noteworthy […]
The Kansas City Actors Theatre is proud to announce their lineup of plays for 2017-2018 at the H&R Block City Stage in Union Station and the Spencer Theater on UMKC’s campus. This is KCAT’s 13th season of productions showcasing Kansas City’s own top theatre professionals and they’re excited to share it. KCAT’s Season 13 is […]
Taps, a musical piece sounded at dusk and at funerals, has a rich and storied history in the United States. It has long been associated with the U.S. Military, and is often played at civilian events around the country. Fourth the fourth consecutive year, the National World War I Museum and Memorial presents Taps at […]
This summer marks a special anniversary for Heart of America Shakespeare Festival. Our year-long celebration culminates with a professional production of Hamlet. Whether you’ve been with us from the very beginning or will be joining us in Southmoreland Park for the first time, here’s what you should know before seeing the show: We’re celebrating 25 […]