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UMKC Conservatory's William A. Everett, Curators' Professor of Musicology, has written "Music for the People: A History of the Kansas City Philharmonic Orchestra, 1933–82." The book is available through the Kansas City Store.
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Heartland Chamber Music Festival Adult Workshop (May 15); Kansas City Civic Orchestra (Music Director: June 5); Midwest Chamber Ensemble (Composer-in-Residence: September 1)
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Blake Lively and Harrison Ford deliver outstanding emotional performances in a unique tale of romance in "The Age of Adaline."
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Once again, Johnson County Community College will offer free movies this summer on a big screen in Yardley Hall. Each of the six blockbusters is celebrating an anniversary. Celebrating with them will be JCCC’s Performing Arts Series, which is marking its 25th anniversary during its 2015–16 season. No tickets or registration are required.
17 days ago | |
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Kansas City Ballet’s valiant, exciting performance on Friday night was an artistic immersion that all pioneering choreographers would be proud of, especially Balanchine, whose memorable motto was made manifest: “See the music, hear the dance.”
18 days ago | |
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Becky Blades, chair of the Board of Directors for ArtsKC, today unveiled the OneArtsKC Regional Cultural Plan, the first ever five-county, two-state regional cultural plan in the United States.
21 days ago | |
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Are we, as humans, the arbiters of our own destinies or is it fate that ultimately drives us to an inevitable outcome? The UMKC Conservatory’s Grand Finale thoughtfully explored this question through the music of Richard Strauss, Leonard Bernstein, and Maurice Ravel.
22 days ago | |
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Lyric Opera of Kansas City today announced a major artistic reorganization in response to a year-long strategic planning process with the Board and staff to better align with common industry structure while remaining committed to artistic excellence. Under this new structure, the General Director & CEO is responsible for creating an artistic vision for the Company, supported by production and administrative staff who together create the season at the Kauffman Center as well as other artistic programming. The General Director will be responsible for choosing repertoire, stage directors, conductors and all other artists. Creative consultants with specialized skills will join the organization as needed on a project by project basis for newly planned artistic initiatives.
23 days ago | |
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Topeka Symphony Youth Ensembles (May 9); Kansas City Civic Orchestra (Music Director: June 5)
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Not even Juliette Binoche can save what is the blandest drama in recent memory—"Clouds of Sils Maria."
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