Each season, the Conservatory Artist Series brings to the stage a wide variety of performances from talented students, faculty and guests. Stunning opera performances and guest concerts in White Recital
As a non-profit organization hosting more than 300 performances each year, the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts relies on a core group of nearly 600 active volunteers who ensure patrons have a positive experience. Kauffman Center volunteers fulfill many important tasks, interacting and connecting with people of all ages and backgrounds. This dedicated group […]
The con in quaint River City was beginning to work. Robert Preston, as roguish professor Harold Hill, had sung a few early numbers and won over the school board and mayor’s wife when, suddenly . . . The screen in the lower-floor auditorium at the Kansas City Public Library’s Plaza Branch went dark, and the strains of Dixieland jazz filtered in.
For its 2018–2019 season, the Harriman-Jewell Series presents three world-class orchestras in what Clark Morris, the Series’ executive and artistic director, calls “the whole package.” Not only are the Philadelphia Orchestra, the Mariinsky Orchestra and the San Francisco Symphony appearing in Kansas City with their music directors, but each concert will also feature an internationally acclaimed soloist.
Since New Dance Partners launched in 2013, the annual showcase has staged 17 world premiere dances for Kansas City audiences — and has become a powerful and innovative player on the local dance scene. This year will be no different, as New Dance Partners showcases four world premieres from four world-renowned choreographers, with each new work staged by a different professional dance company from the Kansas City area.
For even more Open Spaces events and exhibitions this weekend and through October, visit openspaceskc.com. 21c Salon, The Making of Anthracite Fields On Sept. 13 at 5:30 p.m., the widely recognized avant-garde composer Julia Wolfe will discuss the creation of her Pulitzer prize-winning composition, Anthracite Fields. Her talk is part of the Open Spaces 21c […]
In March 2018, the American Jazz Museum, in conjunction with the Kansas City Public Library and Kansas City Jazz Orchestra, hosted a Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon. This month, guest writer Kim Gile dives deep into this event and the impact it had both in cyberspace and IRL (In Real Life). Hi, I’m Kim Gile, the Community Reference […]