Kansas City performing arts organizations are breaking into the industry of music tours. Linking local with global talent, their trips invite people inside musical traditions and offer reliably fine amenities
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 […]
American Jazz Museum’s four jazz masters, Louis Armstrong, Ella Fitzgerald, Charlie Parker and Duke Ellington, were pioneers of the jazz sound. But album cover artists like David Stone Martin pioneered its look. Born June 13, 1913, David Livingstone Martin grew up in Chicago, Illinois. He took graphic design classes at the School of the Art […]
Although the academic year is winding down, the UMKC Conservatory of Music and Dance is heating up for an exciting summer of music, dance, composition and more! Advanced Choral Conducting Workshop, June 3 – 5 Join us in Kansas City for a workshop focusing on conducting technique for the choral conductor. Current high school and […]