performARTS Presents Hello Art

Kelly Jander understands why people might be wary of the art world, if only because they haven’t been properly introduced to it. “I hear repeatedly that people are intimidated by


performARTS Presents Spinning Tree Theatre

Defining Spinning Tree Theatre might be a difficult undertaking. The four-season young theater company’s co-founders, Andrew Parkhurst and Michael Grayman, continually challenge themselves and those actors and crew who join

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performARTS – Youth Symphony of Kansas City

Students from more than 125 area schools comprise the four orchestras of the 56-year-old organization, dedicated to providing enhanced musical experiences and free concerts throughout the metropolitan area. The Youth Symphony of Kansas City was incorporated on July 31, 1958 under the direction of conductor Leo Scheer. The organization initially consisted of one orchestra with 80 […]

Kansas City Friends of Alvin Ailey: Dance Revelations

Ailey II Residency 2013, presented by Kansas City Friends of Alvin Ailey, comes in to the community including performances Oct. 10-12 at The Folly Theater. Alvin Ailey saw Kansas City as a second home for his company almost 30 years ago. He laid down a mission and vision that continues today. The mission is “to […]

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Mid-America Arts Alliance Strives to Bring More Art to More People

Mid-America Arts Alliance is one of those organizations that is not easily definable. They are multidisciplinary, multidivisional, multidirectional and multiregional, but however the agency is classified, their fundamental goal is “More Art for More People.” A nonprofit regional arts organization, Mid-America Arts Alliance’s many programs include the arts and humanities traveling exhibition programs, ExhibitsUSA and […]

The Rhythm of Kansas City at the American Jazz Museum

It’s been around about 100 years, but in that time, jazz has morphed into various subgenres such as free jazz, Bebop, Afro-Cuban, avant-garde and of course, traditional. The subgenres are diverse, but no matter the style, the American Jazz Museum staff and leadership want to make sure that all jazz, from its earliest incarnations in […]

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