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Performing Arts

Manual Harvey feels ‘Lukky’ to build bridges with dance

Lukky Harvey’s iPush workshop series will celebrating its fifth anniversary in September with three performances. Other fall dance highlights: Owen/Cox celebrates its 10th anniversary, Wylliams/Henry celebrates its 25th, Harriman-Jewell features Jessica Lang and the KC Ballet opens its season with “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.”

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The secret life of Mayberry’s Thelma Lou

She was raised by a loving mother trapped in an abusive marriage, came face to face with the horrors of war in Indo-China and dumped her fiance three days before their wedding. There’s more to Betty Lynn, who turns 90 on Monday, than her famous role of Barney Fife’s girlfriend.

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Jazz legend Charlie Parker gets a 21-sax salute at his grave site

A crowd watched and listened to musicians who joined in a musical tribute to Charlie Parker at his grave site in Lincoln Cemetery in honor of the 96th anniversary of his birth.
Joe Ledford The Kansas City Star
Jazz legend Charlie Parker gets a 21-sax salute at his grave site 2:07

Jazz legend Charlie Parker gets a 21-sax salute at his grave site

'The Light Between Oceans' official trailer 2:34

'The Light Between Oceans' official trailer

Westport eatery floods during heavy rains 1:10

Westport eatery floods during heavy rains

Nelson-Atkins Museum plans for growth 2:00

Nelson-Atkins Museum plans for growth