Kansas City, Missouri – It's the arts roundup, the audio guide to the arts. This week, a celebration of traditional acoustic music at theKansas State Fiddling and Picking Championships in Lawrence, and a popular opera returns to the stage.
This week, a documentary about jazz musician Jimmy Scott's struggle with loss and redemption, and a community theatre takes on a controversial play about gay marriage.
As part of its monthly Indy Film Showcase, the Kansas City Filmmakers Jubilee presents Jimmy Scott: If You Only Knew on Thursday, August 14. 6:15 PM, filmmaker dialogue, Westport Coffeehouse. 7:30 PM, screening and Q&A, Tivoli Cinemas at Manor Square.
This week, indie band Starflyer 59 , an award-winning poet, and a musical about a group of creative down-on-their-luck men.
This week, a band on an indie label with one of the most dedicated fan bases, an award-winning poet reads from his work, and a musical about a group of down-on-their-luck men who come up with a creative idea to raise money. KCUR?s Laura Spencer and Steve Walker report.
This week, it's the 6th consecutive annual Topeka Jazz Festival...and a club is trying to get young and old acoustic musicians to get out and jam.
Kansas City, MO – This week, it's the 6th consecutive annual Topeka Jazz Festival and the Northland Acoustic Pickers Club is trying to get young and old acoustic musicians to get out and jam this weekend at Wabash BBQ.
This week, artists whose site-specific works (like Johnny Naugahyde's Rainbow House) are displayed along Central Avenue in downtown Kansas City...and a farce combines Oscar Wilde's The Importance of Being Earnest with Three's Company.
This week, an emerging artist shows her senior thesis exhibit at Mattie Rhodes Art Gallery, and an experienced dancer and choreographer talks about Cakewalk, a ballet that premiered more than fifty years ago.
This week, emerging artist Mary Beth Yates shows her senior thesis exhibit at Mattie Rhodes Art Gallery, and dancer and choreographer Ruthanna Boris talks about Cakewalk, a ballet that premiered more than fifty years ago. KCUR?s Laura Spencer reports.
After a two-month period living and working at the Grand Arts Gallery, London-based artist Ian Dawson is ready to unveil the fruits of his labor.
By Steve Walker
Kansas City, MO – In his show, Ian Dawson reveals what happens when you apply a hostile element to plastic objects we use or see every day. Ian Dawson, "Tilt Trucks and Free Fliers, "April 4 - May 24, 2003 at Grand Arts.