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Strong performances boost “Shawshank Redemption” at the MET

Strong performances boost “Shawshank Redemption” at the MET

Metropolitan Ensemble Theatre continues its season with the North American premiere of “The Shawshank Redemption,” taken from the same source material on which writer/director Frank Darabont based his memorable 1994 film.  This lively production, directed by Bob Paisley and showcasing a gifted, diverse cast, is performed on a sparsely decorated stage in a way that […]

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Refreshing and Expressive: San Francisco Symphony Stops in Helzberg Hall on US Tour for an Uplifting Performance

Refreshing and Expressive: San Francisco Symphony Stops in Helzberg Hall on US Tour for an Uplifting Performance

San Francisco Symphony’s performance in Helzberg Hall was breathtaking, certainly, presented with fresh, exploratory curiosity. Thursday night was the orchestra’s third Kansas City appearance, presented by the Harriman-Jewell Series, and the final US tour with long time music director Michael Tilson Thomas, who steps down in 2020. While it’s surprising that the program didn’t include […]

“Appropriation Nation,” Kansas City Artists Coalition Snap Gallery

“Appropriation Nation,” Kansas City Artists Coalition Snap Gallery

Some of the most iconic European masterpieces convey simple, universal feelings, but white artists do not have a monopoly on expressions of love, bravery, wanderlust, curiosity, or compassion. Artist Chico Sierra’s awareness of this fundamental truth permeates his exhibition, “Appropriation Nation,” in a beautiful and enticing way. Rather than attempting to assert the legitimacy of […]

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