I reviewed Kansas City Symphony's "Symphonic Poetry" concert for The Kansas City Star. Pianist Alon Goldstein performed Tchaikovsky's Piano Concerto No. 2. For a brief time, read the review here.
New Ink NO.1 : Peoples Liberation Big Band Last week, walking across a park lot, I noticed the ground suddenly littered with golden flecks. Looking up, I saw them: honey locust are started to change. It’s my official start of fall - not the social designator of Labor Day, or the placement of the sun for the... Continue Reading →
I reviewed Kansas City Ballet's opening production "Fancy Free" for The Kansas City Star. For a brief time, read the review here.
I reviewed Ailey II's performance Thursday night at the Folly Theater for The Kansas City Star. A bit of a misunderstanding ended up being published in the review header that I'd like to clear up: This was not the first performance of Ailey's "Revelations" in Kansas City. This was the first performance by Ailey II... Continue Reading →
I reviewed the Gretchen Parlato Quartet, the opening group for the Folly Jazz Series 2013-2014 season. For a brief time, you can read the review here.
I wrote a piece for The Kansas City Star about Ailey II's upcoming performances in Kansas City, presented by the Kansas City Friends of Alvin Ailey. For a brief time, you can read it here.