‘The Vietnam War: 1945-1975’

2019/2020 marks the 50th anniversary of both the peak of American involvement in the Vietnam War and its turning point. A traveling exhibit at the National World War I Museum

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Editor’s Letter, March/April 2020

The arts often serve as a beacon and cultural corrective, highlighting the important issues facing a society and helping to identify problems and omissions. Several stories in the current issue of “KC Studio” explore the problematic role of technology in our lives, including the threat it poses to privacy, environment and overall quality of life. […]

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Arts News: Bach Aria Soloists Presents Bach Extravaganza

Bach Aria Soloists continues the group’s 20th-anniversary celebration by going back to their origins with “Bach Extravaganza,” an all-Bach program Feb. 22. When Elizabeth Suh Lane, BAS’ founder/violinist/artistic director, started the group, there were very few established chamber groups in Kansas City. She was a young mother and, having played in orchestras in Europe and […]

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Tivoli Cinemas reborn at the Nelson-Atkins

At a time when cities are overrun with franchise coffeehouses and froyo joints, cultural landmarks are to be cherished. But Kansas City almost lost one when Tivoli Cinemas closed last April. A refuge from superhero flicks, the Westport multiplex remained dedicated for decades to presenting indie and international films and had attracted a devoted following of discriminating moviegoers — who were alarmed at what seemed to be its demise.

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