Harriman-Jewell Series to Present Three Great Orchestras and Great Stars The Harriman-Jewell Series has new options to secure best seat locations and save on tickets for upcoming performances in Kansas City! Learn more now at HJSERIES.ORG. Helzberg Hall has changed everything. When the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts opened in 2011, it didn’t take […]
What better way to spend a summer evening in the Ozarks than listening? The night air is filled with chirpings, trills and croakings. At first it’s a ceaseless cacophony. Then, you really listen. You start to pick apart the separate calls. Now you can hear the deep brassy bellow of the bullfrog, calling five times […]
The Living Room Theatre not so long ago recalibrated its mission: It would now be a company dedicated exclusively to producing work by playwrights currently or previously based in Kansas City. So I’m happy to report that director Rusty Sneary, co-founder of the Living Room, delivers a crisply performed production of Forrest Attaway’s “The Grave,” […]
Next month, Kansas City will host the National Convention of the American Guild of Organists. Several new works will be premiered during the convention. While many of these works have been commissioned, composition competition winners will also be featured. Distinguished Composer Pamela Decker has created The Seven Last Words and Triumph of Christ for solo […]
Joshua Bell was so excited about his barbecue, he forgot all about his fiddle. So Victoria Patrick, manager of artistic relations for the Kansas City Symphony, took it upon herself to safeguard Bell’s prized instrument after speeding with the Grammy Award-winning violinist to pick up a post-concert to-go order at Oklahoma Joe’s Bar-B-Que (now Joe’s Kansas City Bar-B-Que) with only minutes to spare before closing time.
On Friday and Saturday, June 1 & 2, 2018, the Gladstone Area Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with City of Gladstone, will host Bluesfest at Oak Grove Park. The weekend includes award winning artists. Friday, June 1 lineup: Taylor Smith Band is from Kinston, NC and his music is influenced by a strong gospel background […]