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COVID-19: Kansas City Goes Dark

COVID-19: Kansas City Goes Dark

It was a Friday the 13th like no other.  Friday is normally a big day for the performing arts. But this was not a normal Friday. For theater companies and other arts organizations, the COVID-19 pandemic suddenly got real.  Kansas City Repertory canceled two world-premier productions, one of which was to have opened that night. […]

“Marcus Cain: Borrowed Light” and “Ky Anderson: Star School,” Sherry Leedy Contemporary Art

“Marcus Cain: Borrowed Light” and “Ky Anderson: Star School,” Sherry Leedy Contemporary Art

Brooklyn-based Kansas City Art Institute alum Ky Anderson’s exhibit “Star School” is the result of a middle-of-the-night vision in which she imagined a series of paintings “filled with stars and the intricate structures used to view them.” Executed on paper and raw canvas in acrylic and oil stick, Anderson’s works veer between painting and drawing. “Stacked Viewing” on […]

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A Thoughtful Crowd-pleaser: “Come From Away” at the Music Hall

A Thoughtful Crowd-pleaser: “Come From Away” at the Music Hall

The stage was awash with lively music, amity, optimism and national pride Tuesday for the opening-night performance of “Come From Away” at the Music Hall. The Tony Award-winning show, set in Newfoundland in far northeastern Canada, celebrates human resiliency on one of the darkest days of the 21st century. This Canadian musical brims with upbeat […]

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