Andrew Granade, Professor of Musicology and Associate Dean of Academic and Faculty Affairs, and David Thurmaier, Associate Professor of Music Theory and Chair of the Music Studies Division, do more than just teach at the UMKC Conservatory! They find different and exciting ways to share their love of music not only with their students, but […]
I feel the need to explore the complexities of both blackness and queerness, and the ways in which their intersections have shaped my experience of loving and grieving — pain and pleasure. Themes in my work stem from highly charged and disjointed emotions as I come to terms with self-identity and unpack my interpersonal sentiments […]
Shuttlecocks. Glass Labyrinth. Walking Wall. And now, Art Course. The most recent addition to the Donald J. Hall Sculpture Park has enlivened the south lawn of The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art this summer, as visitors embrace the fun of playing mini golf against the grand backdrop of the original classical building and the glowing Bloch […]
Presenting a wide spectrum of entertainers and performers from around the world as well as regional artists, the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts has become Kansas City’s home for extraordinary performing arts experiences. The Center’s mission is to provide diverse programming options for audiences of all ages, interests and demographics, including these upcoming Kauffman […]
Kansas City’s Hispanic and Latino community has grown by more than half in the past couple of decades, now accounting for a tenth of the city’s population. That surge, Sandra Enríquez says, masks the depth of Latinos’ roots in the city. “They’re seen as newcomers, and that’s not the case,” says the University of Missouri-Kansas City assistant history professor.
Harriman-Jewell Series Brings Beatles-Inspired Pepperland and Much More to Kansas City Pirouettes and flying leaps have been an important part of the Harriman-Jewell Series from the very beginning. In fact, the first performance on the Harriman-Jewell Series in 1965 was by New York City Ballet’s Patricia McBride and Edward Villella. For the 2019-2020 season, the […]