“Looking, touching, material, place and form are all inseparable from the resulting work. It is difficult to say where one stops and another begins. The energy and space around a material are as important as the energy and space within. The weather — rain, sun, snow, hail, mist, calm — is that external space made […]
Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts welcomes a variety of audiences with different styles, interests and passions. The Center provides diverse programming for all ages and all tastes — everything from a family-friendly arts festival to a movie screening to a conversation with a film and TV legend. This June, the Kauffman Center will present […]
Amid the infighting, flesh pressing and delegate swapping of our country’s last contested political convention — the Republicans’ Ford-vs.-Reagan runoff in Kansas City in 1976 — British illustrator Ralph Steadman roamed Kemper Arena and the surrounding West Bottoms for his own inimitable take on American history.
Three Amazing Vocal Talents to Make Kansas City Debuts Presenting great vocal artists has always been an important component of the Harriman-Jewell Series. Three spectacular singers will be making their Series debuts next season. On Oct. 12, Kelli O’Hara, who is currently starring in a critically acclaimed Broadway production of Kiss Me, Kate, will perform […]
Carlsen Center Presents at Johnson County Community College launches another spectacular season in September of this year. As the venue enters its 30th season of presenting, it offers the community more variety, excitement and enrichment than ever before. “There’s something for everyone,” General Manager Emily Behrmann said. “We have several big spectacle shows like Illusionist […]
One of the most beloved objects in the American Jazz Museum’s collection sits on display behind a wall of protective glass, attracting jazz pilgrims from all over the world. The Grafton alto saxophone is special for a number of reasons. First, it is made of plastic, unlike most saxophones, which are made of brass. The […]