Grammy http://kcur.org en Conquering Broadway And MS http://kcur.org/post/conquering-broadway-and-ms <p>Jennifer Holliday, the original "Dreamgirl," has known a lot of good times and some rough ones, too.&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">She became a star on Broadway in the production of </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Dreamgirls</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, but in the years since, she's depression and faced an ongoing struggle with multiple sclerosis.</span></p><p>On Tuesday's <a href="http://kcur.org/programs/date"><em>Up to Date</em></a>, we talk with her about about her music, her life and why they call her “The Queen of Broadway Gospel.”</p> Tue, 25 Feb 2014 17:22:57 +0000 Steve Kraske & Beth Lipoff 51795 at http://kcur.org Conquering Broadway And MS Kansas City Chorale, Artistic Director Win Grammys http://kcur.org/post/kansas-city-chorale-artistic-director-win-grammys <p>It was a big day for the Kansas City music scene yesterday as the Kansas City Chorale and artistic director Charles Bruffy were honored with not one but two Grammys.</p><p>Their album “Life and Breath” was honored with “Best Choral Performance” and “Best Engineered Album, Classical."</p><p>Charles Bruffy joins us by telephone from Los Angeles.</p> Tue, 12 Feb 2013 00:00:03 +0000 Matthew Long-Middleton 31825 at http://kcur.org Kansas City Chorale, Artistic Director Win Grammys