We chatted with Steven C. Kemp, the set designer for our first opera of the season, Mozart’s comedy The Abduction from the Seraglio. This new-to-Kansas City production comes to the Kauffman Center September 21-29 and was first seen at New Orleans Opera in April 2019.
Cab Calloway. Bessie Smith. Lena Horne. Duke Ellington. For a couple decades starting in the 1920s, these legendary performers put on some of their greatest shows in a Harlem nightclub that proved to be a dichotomy – both a celebration of African American art and one of the most racially exclusionary and offensive landmarks of […]
Library Lets Loose is Saturday, September 28, 6-10pm at Johnson County Central Resource Library, 9875 W. 87th St., Overland Park, KS 66212. Honorary Hosts – Asher & Audrey Langworthy A party at the Library with local music, artists, makers, experiences, local food and drink to benefit the Johnson County Library Foundation Audience Makeup – Civic leaders, […]
Stonehenge. Standing in silence for five thousand years. An impossible creation from the ancient past. Mysteries that have remained unsolved…until now! Stonehenge: Ancient Mysteries & Modern Discoveries only at Union Station MUST CLOSE Sept 29. This is your final opportunity to answer all the questions you’ve always had about Stonehenge and discover answers you never […]
The Kansas City area has a rich music scene, capped by the Kansas City Symphony and its performances at the beautiful Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. Several times a year, many of us suburbanites happily drive downtown, find a parking spot and pay premium prices for the privilege of hearing one of America’s outstanding […]
The Arts Asylum and This Happy Breed are coming together this fall for Jesus Christ Superstar, their first joint production. The production, directed by Kyle Hatley, will include 16 performances that will run from September 19-October 12, 2019. Performances will be held at the James and Marjory Russell Theatre at The Arts Asylum, located at […]