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Arts News: Fire in the Heart

In April, the Jewish Community Center of Greater Kansas City will showcase the power of the arts to heal the human spirit by presenting “Fire in the Heart,” an uplifting

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The Legacy of Hare & Hare

On Dec. 6, 2018, the Kansas City chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) recognized Cydney Millstein, architectural historian, author and founder of Architectural and Historical Research, LLC —

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Honors: Marcus Lewis

Whether as a bandleader or as a sideman, jazz trombonist Marcus Lewis has embraced his artistry. And his approach to music has not gone unnoticed.Last year, the Charlotte Street Foundation

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Arts News: Flamboyant Sets and Costumes by Zandra Rhodes Highlight Lyric Opera’s ‘The Pearl Fishers’

It’s “a neon-bright confabulation that recalls the fascination of artists like Delacroix and Matisse with exotic textiles,” said the “Washington Post.” “A cross between a candy-colored Bollywood musical and a psychedelic children’s pop-up storybook,” wrote the “Chicago Tribune.” They’re describing “The Pearl Fishers,” with costumes and sets inventively and flamboyantly designed by internationally famous fashion […]

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The Legacy of Hare & Hare

On Dec. 6, 2018, the Kansas City chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) recognized Cydney Millstein, architectural historian, author and founder of Architectural and Historical Research, LLC — the oldest cultural resources consulting firm in Missouri — as its Preservationist of the Year.

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Gallery Glance: “Striking Power: Iconoclasm in Ancient Egypt” at Pulitzer Arts Foundation

A provocative exhibit opening March 22 at the Pulitzer Arts Foundation in St. Louis was conceived to stimulate thought on the power of monuments and what drives their destruction. Featuring 40 masterworks of ancient Egyptian art from the Brooklyn Museum, “Striking Power: Iconoclasm in Ancient Egypt” demonstrates how seemingly random acts of destruction and defacement […]

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Honors: Marcus Lewis

Whether as a bandleader or as a sideman, jazz trombonist Marcus Lewis has embraced his artistry. And his approach to music has not gone unnoticed.Last year, the Charlotte Street Foundation selected the Kansas City musician as a 2018 Generative Performing Artist Fellow.

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Artist to Watch: James “SugEasy” Singleton

A Life in Hip-Hop Winner of a 2018-19 Rocket Grant from the Charlotte Street Foundation and a 2018 Inspiration Grant from ArtsKC, Kansas City artist James “SugEasy” Singleton is gaining a growing reputation for his advocacy and performance of hip-hop. “I am a dancer, a dance teacher, an advocate for the positivity of authentic hip-hop […]

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