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,
One of the hallmarks of the Harriman-Jewell Series is its presentation of the world’s greatest orchestras. But next season, the Series is outdoing itself. Three major orchestras will appear in Kansas City, accompanied by their conductors along with highly acclaimed soloists. On September 26, The Philadelphia Orchestra conducted by Yannick Nézet-Séguin will perform Rachmaninoff’s Symphonic Dances and violinist Lisa Batiashvili will be the soloist for Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto.
Strong women performers highlight the 2018-2019 Carlsen Center Presents season at Johnson County Community College. And yes, the phrase “strong women performers” can mean two different things. Are these women giving a strong performance? Or are the women themselves full of tough-as-nails, take-no-prisoners strength? The answer: both. Take, for example, pop and folk superstar Emmylou Harris, who will be performing for the Carlsen Center series on Oct. 13 in Yardley Hall.
Every Saturday afternoon, the lobby of the Gem Theater is filled with the sounds of chord progressions and wavering crescendos. One musician switches back and forth between an alto saxophone and a trombone. A drummer stretches his arms wide to play on two drums kits at the same time, keeping a steady beat. As players […]
The Kansas City Museum accomplished significant milestones in 2017. Our project team completed comprehensive architectural design master planning with International Architects Atelier; launched the #MakingAMuseumKC capital campaign and fundraising initiative led by Honorary Chairs and Members Mr. Bill Dunn, Sr., Mr. Henry Bloch, Mr. Edward T. Matheny, Jr., Mrs. Anita Gorman, Mr. Carl J. DiCapo, and Mr. Ollie Gates; kicked off restoration and […]
As wealth grows, life becomes more complex. Many successful people are challenged to find the time to both properly manage wealth and focus on their interests and passions. That’s why Buttonwood Financial Group exists. Our primary goal is to simplify the financial process for individuals and families that would like to protect and grow their […]
Driving in the Crossroads Arts District three years ago, Dr. Richard Barohn saw something in the window of Weinberger Fine Art that piqued his interest — a large black-and-white painting of his science hero, Charles Darwin. At least he thought it was a painting. On closer inspection, the avid art collector and vice chancellor of […]