“I was terrified. I was nervous and anxious about the details. As nervous and anxious as I was, I wasn’t going to turn down the project. I felt like I had a responsibility to the community to give a visual representation of our struggle,” said Vivian Wilson Bluett.
Blame the travel clock. When Helen arrived home at half past midnight, weary of airports and taxis, she found that the little black clock in her make-up bag said 7:30 AM. She didn’t have the heart to change it. At this moment in Paris she would be throwing a light scarf around her shoulders and […]
In the world of theater, a ghost light is placed at center stage after a show closes — a single bulb on a stand that dimly illuminates the boards until the next production moves in. Few images are more haunting, because the ghost light denotes the absence of what makes performance possible: People.
A Fascinating Exhibit at the National WWI Museum and Memorial Chronicles Changes in Life and Attire Chanel’s claim about fashion’s broad reach comes to life in a fascinating exhibit at The National WWI Museum and Memorial. Offering a look at daily life through the changing styles of wartime, “Silk and Steel: French Fashion, Women and […]
Folks who seldom get together did just that when Kansas City Symphony musicians gave a free concert on the city’s east side Oct. 3. The event, one of a series of free fall outdoor concerts launched in response to COVID-19 social distancing guidelines, took place in the parking lot of Community Builders of Kansas City, […]
The new year brings positive thoughts as the country prepares to welcome a new president, and a vaccine promises an end to the cultural depredations of the pandemic. With the announcement of the first group of panelists, there is great cause for optimism about the art to be commissioned for Kansas City International Airport. The […]