Monthly Archives: January 2013

Don’t Blow It: Celebrate The Grand Gazou!

Happy National Kazoo Day, dear readers. This is the day decreed that we celebrate the kazoo – an American invention that has filled our hearts and ear drums with joyful hums since the 1840’s. The kazoo was invented by Alabama … Continue reading

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Review: Russian National Ballet Theatre’s “Swan Lake”

I reviewed the Russian National Ballet Theatre’s “Swan Lake” for The Kansas City Star.

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An un-jazz Interlude

Last weekend was New York’s Winter JazzFest. Being in Kansas City, though,  I, needless to say but nevertheless, missed it. We spent our time in a separate spectrum of music, celebrating my husband’s birthday with a snow-speckled night out on … Continue reading

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Kinnor Philharmonic

Now in its second year, the Kinnor Philharmonic can attest to their devotion to “tradition.” They are the Kansas City variant on the Vienna Philharmonic’s long standing tradition of a New Year’s concert. Their biannual season also hosts a concert around July … Continue reading

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