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This is a lovely issue: stories on women playwrights, sustainable fashion, Cuban music and a profile on trombonist/band leader Marcus Lewis, to name a few favorites. I wrote about the "Nelly Don: The Musical," Kansas City Ballet's annual choreographic showcase "New Moves," and Heartland Men's Chorus' commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising.
And we're off: • Violinist Maria Ioudenitch performs with the Kansas City Symphony • The Cecilia Series by Victoria Botero performs The Music of Susan Kander • I reviewed the book "Performing Music History" • Artist to Watch: Kelly Birch • Amado Espinoza's Junkyard Orchestra
Awe, the holidays. Lots and lots and lots of shows this month and boy howdy how do you even? I realized a bit too late that I have nearly no down time between now and December 25 so the last two days have been an errand-mania, my friends! Handel's "Messiah" is a must-have for many... Continue Reading →