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New issue out now and wow--sit down, everybody--you'll need to spend some time with this magazine and your calendar because you do not want to miss a thing happening in KC. But--real talk--you may have to make some hard choices. It's a crazy season. Enjoy. A Stimulating Season for Music Lovers Concert to Come: Beethoven's... Continue Reading →
May/June KC Studio includes a write up on the 2nd annual Kansas City Contemporary Music Festival during Crossroads First Fridays.
A group of mostly strangers sat in an old house in the Valentine neighborhood staring at the walls. We were listening to a recording by Frank Zappa, performing the most famous piece by one of the last century’s most innovative composers. The HVAC system swirled, the beams of the old house creaked. Bewildered, some people... Continue Reading →
This is part 3 of a series of posts in response to Matthew Malady’s “El Cheapo Guide to Culture” on Slate.com. Go here for the first and second part of the series. ************ Volunteer your time instead of forking over your money: Again, the attitude persists that cultural events are not worth the author’s money.... Continue Reading →