Online Reviews

“Jason Needham: Wintertide,” Habitat Contemporary Gallery

As we all digest the dire warnings of a “Dark Winter” ahead, Kansas City painter Jason Needham offers up a new body of pandemic-era work in the Leedy-Voulkos Art Center’s newly minted exhibition space called Habitat Contemporary Gallery, run by Robert Gann, formerly of Studios Inc. Needham’s “Wintertide” series, consisting of ten acrylic on canvas […]

Form on Film: A New Mode for New Dance Partners 2020

Form on Film: A New Mode for New Dance Partners 2020

Up close and personal is not something that’s happening within most arts these days. But the collaborative artists who reimagined this season’s New Dance Partners displayed elaborate, expressive internal worlds, bringing the audience as near to dance as we are going to get in the now times. Dance on film is a different beast than […]

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A “Hart”warming Thanksgiving Concert with The Wires

Part concert, part historical tour, The Wires Alternative String Duo presented a unique Thanksgiving Eve performance that paired an inside peak to a celebrated Missouri painter with their winsome string stylings. “A ‘Hart’warming Thanksgiving,” filmed at the Thomas Hart Benton Home & Studio Historic Site in Kansas City, Missouri’s Roanoke neighborhood, was the second installment […]

Bach Aria Soloists Charm in “Notes & Letters”

Bach Aria Soloists Charm in “Notes & Letters”

Without fail, the Bach Aria Soloists’ “Notes & Letters” program is a charming offering to the concert season. The ensemble excels at creating welcoming, intimate events and, even in these times of distancing (physical and virtual), the group delivered such a concert. Recorded at the 1900 Building’s Parkway Room and viewable as a live stream […]

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