‘Adapt or Die’

Meghann Henry, Mesner Puppets’ new producing artistic director, realized in mid-March that her pre-pandemic plans to retool the venerable puppet theater might not be enough to save it from the


Sarah Tannehill Anderson: Music for All

If you’ve been paying attention to the Kansas City classical music scene during the last 20 years or so, you’ve heard her voice. Described as “sparkling,” “stand-out” and “soulful,” Sarah

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The Art of Adaptation

The Charlotte Street Foundation Rises to the Challenge as COVID-19 Complicates the Move to its New Headquarters This was not how Amy Kligman planned it. As executive and artistic director of the Charlotte Street Foundation, Kligman, under normal circumstances, this summer would be preparing for an incoming contingent of artists in residence. She’d be exponentially […]

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Honors: Bo Hubbard

So much can happen to an artist in four years. Since graduating from the Kansas City Art Institute in 2016 with an emphasis in painting, Bo Hubbard has been going with the flow while making key shifts in his art practice. “KC Studio” readers might recall the emerging artist’s recent role as co-founder of the queer art collective, Alter Art Space.

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Arts News: Saving a Kansas City Treasure

Talented, sometimes troubled and often ill, Arthur M. Kraft (1922 – 1977) forged a major art career in his native Kansas City, while exhibiting throughout the United States and Europe. Now the fate of one of his foremost contributions to the city — a mosaic mural of a joyful, playful circus panorama, is uncertain. The […]

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