My Featured Posts
‘Alberto Giacometti: Toward the Ultimate Figure’
A traveling exhibition at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art revisits the iconic oeuvre of a Modernist master.
Guiding the Spiritual and Soothing the Anxious
Te Deum closes out their 15th season with “Monteverdi’s Venetian Vespers of 1641,” a recreated vespers service from the 17th century.
A Walking Labyrinth in Lawrence
Eminent American artist Janine Antoni’s “here-ing” labyrinth at the KU Field Station aims to foster listening, wholeness and healing of the body and the land.
At KC Black Rep, “Regina Comet” is Flighty, but Fun
The premise is ridiculous, but the songs are charming, catchy, and keep everything in orbit—as does the all-in energy of the talented actors and musicians.
At the Unicorn, “Lungs” is an Angsty, Engrossing Ride
The season-ending production of Duncan Macmillan's enjoyable, compact one-act is a reminder that a basic formula—intelligent script, attuned actors, crisp direction, understated design—makes for very satisfying theater.
From the Magazine
A New Immersive Experience at the Nelson-Atkins
A new immersive experience at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art provides visitors with a deeper understanding of one of the most popular art movements of all time.
‘Frank Shaw: ReConsider’ | Family Archaeology Uncovered and Unlocked
Childhood memories made for a powerful exhibition at the Salina Art Center, a culminating moment in the Kansas City artist's 30-year career.
In Praise of Owls
It wasn’t hovering. And looming isn’t the right word either. It wasn’t looming or hovering when I first saw it, when it first saw me.
Discover a Whole New World on Powell Gardens’ East Lawn
This summer, Fortopia (May 25-Sept. 4, 2023) returns to Powell Gardens with new forts.
Crowning Glory: Millinery in Paris, 1880-1905
Imagine a time and a place where you weren’t properly dressed unless you were wearing a hat.