MTH Theatre again goes on location for its current classy video production — to the atmospheric art gallery at the picturesque KC Crossroads Hotel. The show, simply titled “The Music of Motown,” delivers the goods with a crack band and a lineup of strong singers. The whole thing was conceived by Ron Lackey, a musician, […]
Mstislav Rostropovich once said, “When I started learning the cello, I fell in love with the instrument because it seemed like a voice — my voice.” It’s the voice-like characteristic of the cello that makes it one of the most heart-melting of instruments.
Johnson County Community College plans an exciting future for performing arts in the community. The College has received a $1 million donation for an ongoing endowment supporting its performing arts series. The fund will also provide scholarships for students studying creative arts at the College. Donors Brad and Libby Bergman are longtime supporters of the […]
2020 will go down as one of the most memorable years in America’s history. From the downward and upward curves of COVID-19 to continued civil unrest related to race and the election, each person has sought to find moments of peace and quiet. The American Jazz Museum seeks to provide a safe space for education, […]
In the world of theater, a ghost light is placed at center stage after a show closes — a single bulb on a stand that dimly illuminates the boards until the next production moves in. Few images are more haunting, because the ghost light denotes the absence of what makes performance possible: People.
Folks who seldom get together did just that when Kansas City Symphony musicians gave a free concert on the city’s east side Oct. 3. The event, one of a series of free fall outdoor concerts launched in response to COVID-19 social distancing guidelines, took place in the parking lot of Community Builders of Kansas City, […]