Last March, during the last performance of the American Choral Directors Association’s conference, the Kansas City Chorale performed the latest work by Kansas City composer Jean Belmont Ford, “Manifesto.” The
Last March, during the last performance of the American Choral Directors Association’s conference, the Kansas City Chorale performed the latest work by Kansas City composer Jean Belmont Ford, “Manifesto.” The piece wasn’t listed on the program and when artistic director Charles Bruffy announced that she was in the audience, people gasped.
Kansas City Baroque Consortium’s summer concert series, now in its third year, is elegant and intimate, and growing into a must-attend event. These concerts are more than just satisfying collages of Baroque era music, though the players strive for authentic-as-possible performances on period instruments. They also set the music in historical context, bringing to light […]
Kansas City Young Audiences (KCYA) will host their fifth Benefit Concert for Arts Education on Saturday, September 28th at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. This year’s concert features the Tony Award® winning star of Hamilton, Renee Elise Goldsberry performing with the Kansas City Symphony. This concert is sure to be as exciting as […]
“Nobody can be uncheered with a balloon.” So said “Winnie the Pooh” and thanks to Molly Balloons, Kansas City is experiencing the truth of that observation. The multi-talented balloon artist, formerly known as Molly Munyan, has long been making people smile — working kid and adult parties, fashioning wild headgear and objects, and decorating events.
This summer, Kansas City has been buzzing about the Broadway musical Hamilton. Were you one of the lucky ones who got to see it at the Music Hall or were you one of the rest of us who missed out on the fun? No matter! If you loved Hamilton or if you wanted to love […]
On a Thursday night in April, when many Kansas Citians were staring at electronic screens, the Belger Arts Center was aglow with in-person enthusiasm. The Belger hosted about 115 people who came at the invitation of Arts Alive KC, an organization that has revved up our town’s art vibe during the past two decades. The […]