UMKC Theatre Presents Classic Adult Fairy Tale ‘The King Stag’
Nothing beats a fairy tale. Originally, adults were the audience of a fairy tale just as often as children. Literary fairy tales appeared in works intended for adults, but in the 19th and 20th centuries the fairy tale became more associated as a child’s tale. Well, the UMKC Theatre Department plans to remind adults that fantasy and magical lands can still be a very powerful force.
Ancient Art Gallery opens at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
I listened to Robert Cohon, curator of ancient art at the Nelson-Atkins, talk about his eighth-grade daughter’s textbooks and how dry the content is. He wonders if students get turned off of things that they should find exciting — history and art being at the top of that list. I thought about how I had to take it upon myself to seek enrichment.
What is better than community spirit? It unites towns and people. It extols the best virtues of an area. It’s essentially putting that best foot forward. With May and June, groups are doing their best to show that kinship as it relates to music, culture, food and the arts. Remember, some events in town are free while others have admission fees.