Gallery Glance: Aretha Aoki & Ryan MacDonald: “Wind in the Pines” at KCAI Crossroads Gallery

Beginning in mid-October, the Center for Contemporary Practice program at the KCAI Crossroads Gallery presents husband and wife artists Ryan MacDonald, a KCAI alum, and Bowdoin College-based choreographer and performer Aretha Aoki in a residency working with students. Their visit includes two performances of the interdisciplinary dance piece “Wind in the Pines,” inspired by Aoki’s […]

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Arts News | Midwest Chamber Ensemble’s Third Album: A Francophile Delight

This summer, Midwest Chamber Ensemble released its third album: “Vieux Amis-Nouveaux Costumes” (Old Friends in New Clothes). It’s a Francophile delight. The album features works by American composer Philip Lasser, including arrangements of song settings by Gabriel Fauré and Claude Debussy. MCE performs the songs with vocalist Sarah Tannehill Anderson. The songs are written for […]

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