The human capacity for being in love with more than one person at a time is at the heart of writer-director Sarah Polley’s Take This Waltz, starring Michelle Williams as a woman so inflicted – and, naturally, conflicted.
Men’s Shelter, April, 1968; oil on linen, 47 1/2 x 39 1/4 inches; Collection of the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Bebe and Crosby Kemper Collection, Museum Purchase made possible by a gift from the Kemper Foundations.
Credit D. James Dee
Lois Dodd, Men’s Shelter at Night, 1969; oil on linen, 22 x 26 inches; Courtesy of the artist and Alexandre Gallery, New York.
Credit D. James Dee
Lois Dodd, Self-Portrait in Green Window, 1971; oil on linen, 53 1/2 x 36 inches; Collection of Portland Museum of Art, Portland, Maine, Museum purchase with support from the Contemporary Art Fund, in memory of Bernice McIlenny Wintersteen.
Lois Dodd in Cushing, Maine studio, 2004.
Credit Dodd Studio Archival Photo
Lois Dodd, Shadow with Easel, 2010; oil on linen, 48 x 54 inches; Courtesy of the artist and Alexandre Gallery, New York.
Artist Lois Dodd is known for painting from the inside looking out and the outside looking in - from the cityscapes of the Lower East Side of Manhattan to the gardens near her farmhouse in rural Maine.
Kansas City vocal artist Lee Langston has been a fixture on the local music scene for the past several years. His covers of neosoul music have attracted a faithful audience of young urban professionals.
Coming up on Central Standard Friday, host Charles Ferruzza and the Food Critics share their favorite late night dining spots. Where can you get a good meal after 10 o'clock, but before the last bar closes at 3?
Pop, rock and rap might top the charts, but it’s good old Jazz that’s capturing the hearts of at least some of the new generation of area musicians.
In the first half of Thursday’s Central Standard – we'll take a look at KC Youth Jazz, a group that’s expanded into more than 50 schools around greater Kansas City. We’ll hear some music, talk concerts, appreciation, preservation – all that jazz with Musical Director and instructor Clarence Smith.
Two national studies released Thursday in Kansas City provide an overview of the arts ecology of the metropolitan area. By all accounts, the arts boosted the local economy despite the economic downturn.
Though the 8th annual Kansas City Fringe Festival is increasingly drawing groups from out of the area, more than half of this year's 87 performance and film offerings originated with Missouri-based artists, while about a quarter hail from Kansas.
Artist Allan Winkler’s whimsical paper and metal cut-outs of people and animals are instantly recognizable. A 1975 graduate of the Kansas City Art Institute, his style has been described as "deliberately naïve."