This June, the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts will present the fifth annual Future Stages Festival. The free community event places a spotlight on youth performances and family-friendly programming,
The velvety vocals of multi-faceted artist Lonnie McFadden shine in his 2012 album, “I Believe in Music.” Just released in March, “Live at the Green Lady Lounge” is pure, Kansas City jazz at its finest. Swinging, rowdy, live and soul-filled, McFadden’s newest album makes the listener proud to be a Kansas Citian, and proud of our jazz heritage.
Evening “paint and sip” sessions have become a major source of income for small galleries worldwide. Participants enjoy the opportunity to become a player rather than spectator, have fun with friends and come home with a finished product — either hanging it on the wall as a conversation piece or hiding it in the closet […]
Welcome back! It’s time to seize the day, to travel, take a day trip to Crystal Bridges or a week-long trip to New York City and go to the theater and museums, or better yet, consider a slow boat down the rivers of Europe. You have the time, so why not explore areas that you’ve […]
KCPT brings the arts to your living room seven days a week. This July, A Capitol Fourth, America’s national Independence Day celebration, kicks off our country’s 242nd birthday with an all-star musical extravaganza broadcast live from the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol. With 20 cameras positioned around the city, viewers are front and center […]
This summer, the Conservatory will host composers, conductors and musicians of all ages in our workshops, symposiums and camps on the Volker campus. June is a busy month for the UMKC Conservatory of Music and Dance, as our faculty and guests welcome students of all ages for summer events. The UMKC Percussion Workshop and UMKC […]
Original works of art are the lifeblood of any art museum. Without them, the visitors’ experience would be one-dimensional and dreary. The joy of encountering an unfamiliar work opens doors and windows to new worlds, emotions and avenues of exploration. Visitors love discovering new works and museum curators, such as myself, love showing new objects. […]