<![CDATA[Entertainment News | KansasCity.com &]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/ en-us Tue, 27 Oct 2015 10:48:59 CDT http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Tue, 27 Oct 2015 10:48:59 CDT Entertainment 60 interactive-ops@herald-leader.com Sound advice from Duane Trower: Keep it honest, invest in good equipment http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/back-to-rockville/article59782886.html#storylink=rss Whether onstage or behind a soundboard, he improves the music in the room, friends and colleagues say

Trower talks about becoming an audiophile and getting the most out of bands while they’re in the studio.

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Robert Trussell: Attention, KC theaters: No more safe choices, please http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/performing-arts/article59790666.html#storylink=rss KC Rep’s respectable “Anne Frank” feels like a museum piece

Many other Holocaust plays have never been staged in Kansas City

Risk-averse theatergoers prefer safe, predictable shows

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Ronny Cox: Movies pay, but music feeds his soul http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/back-to-rockville/article59773781.html#storylink=rss He maintains a dual career as film actor and folksinger

“Deliverance” introduced him to the moviegoing audience

Cox is among many musicians from around the world attending Folk Alliance International Conference this week

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Sun, 14 Feb 2016 03:00:00 CST

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KC Symphony and KC Chorale look forward to Grammy Awards http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/performing-arts/article59886721.html#storylink=rss The Symphony is nominated for best engineering on its recording of Saint-Saëns

The chorale’s “Rachmaninoff: All-night Vigil” is nominated in two categories

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Jazz Town: Trumpeter Ambrose Akinmusire brings the sound of things to come to Blue Room http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/music-news-reviews/article59809916.html#storylink=rss Akinmusire emerged almost a decade ago and quickly became the subject of that Next Big Thing talk

The first time he was KC was in 2008, the year after he won the Thelonious Monk International Trumpet Competition

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World War I museum tells the stories of forgotten African-Americans who served their country http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article59805681.html#storylink=rss “Make Way for Democracy” is a new online-only exhibit at www.theworldwar.org

The names of a vast number of people in the photos have been lost to history

Museum officials hope an international audience will lead to a deeper recognition of these figures.

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Fri, 12 Feb 2016 03:00:00 CST

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Kansas City Ballet to present ‘Sleeping Beauty’ as part of its 2016-17 season http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/music-news-reviews/classical-music-dance/article59819361.html#storylink=rss Artistic director prepares company to tackle Tchaikovsky classic

A new production of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” is also on schedule

Spring program includes works new to KC

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Sat, 13 Feb 2016 12:01:00 CST

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The Classical Beat: The Romeros at Yardley Hall and Richard Goode at the Folly http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/music-news-reviews/article59831181.html#storylink=rss Known as “The Royal Family of the Guitar,” the Romeros gave their first concert in 1960

Richard Goode will play what he plays so well, the music of Beethoven.

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Sun, 14 Feb 2016 02:38:00 CST

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Richard Engel’s autobiography as a Middle East reporter is reflective, unflinching http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article59585651.html#storylink=rss Now with NBC News, he has spent two decades in the troubled region

“And Then All Hell Broke Loose: Two Decades in the Middle East” is nerve-racking

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Love, in its complicated and passionate glory, propels these 3 romance novels http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article59844146.html#storylink=rss “Forbidden” is a historical romance set in Civil War and Reconstruction eras

“Clockwork Heart” is a steampunk romance

“Duke of My Heart” features a heroine who is Olivia Pope in a corset

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Readorama: Lansing inmates will read their poetry in Overland Park http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article59753426.html#storylink=rss Reading will be Tuesday at Central Resource Library

Six past or current inmates will appear

This represents a first for the prison’s poetry program

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This weekend in KC: World of Wheels, Women of Faith, KC Remodel and Home Show, Amy Grant and Rodney Carrington http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article59747486.html#storylink=rss Jimmie Walker performs several shows this weekend at Stanford’s Comedy Club

Storling Dance Theater presents “Underground” at Muriel Kauffman Theatre

Amy Grant performs with the Kansas City Symphony

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Thu, 11 Feb 2016 09:23:53 CST

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Penguins march at Kansas City Zoo http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article59529201.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 10 Feb 2016 09:26:08 CST http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article59529201.html Taylor Swift to kick off the Grammy Awards with performance http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article59757546.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 10:31:06 CST The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article59757546.html Vote in our alternative Oscar poll http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/movies-news-reviews/article59771121.html#storylink=rss What’s the best performance by a Kansas Citian? The best bear? Best robot?

We want you to tell us your favorites beyond the usual Academy Award categories

(But tell us who should win the biggest real awards as well)

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‘Deadpool’ is shockingly super: 3.5 stars http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/movies-news-reviews/article59570701.html#storylink=rss After falling flat in other superhero movies, Ryan Reynolds rises again

His snarky, chatty antihero is perfectly played

This whole genre deserves his dead-on satire

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World of Wheels opens Friday at Bartle Hall http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article59990601.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 12 Feb 2016 14:20:01 CST http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article59990601.html Marion Ross drops out of New Theatre show http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/performing-arts/article60027636.html#storylink=rss The popular “Happy Days” actress cited exhaustion and a hectic schedule

Ross was co-starring with Hal Linden in the farce, “Over the Moon”

The veteran actress has appeared at the New Theatre often since 1995

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Mick Jagger on Grammy nod for James Brown doc, Amy Winehouse http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article60026336.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 12 Feb 2016 11:57:04 CST By MESFIN FEKADU ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article60026336.html ‘Pharma bro’ Martin Shkreli wants Kanye’s new album all for himself http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/music-news-reviews/article60006721.html#storylink=rss He writes to praise Kanye, tell him his music inspired his career

Shkreli offers to buy the record for $10 million

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DiCaprio favored for best-actor prize at Britain's BAFTAs http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article60337401.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 14 Feb 2016 04:15:51 CST The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article60337401.html Beloved dog sculpture taken from Albuquerque museum http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article60337356.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 14 Feb 2016 04:05:54 CST The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article60337356.html Dog gone: Frei set to host 27th, final Westminster telecast http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article60335186.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 14 Feb 2016 03:27:01 CST By BEN WALKER ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article60335186.html Man arrested after fleeing shooting in casino parking lot http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article60337256.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 14 Feb 2016 03:10:50 CST The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article60337256.html 'Spotlight,' 'Big Short' win Writers Guild of America awards http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article60335486.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 14 Feb 2016 02:21:00 CST The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article60335486.html Q&#38;A: Justin Gage chats about Aquarium Drunkard and Autumn Tone records http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/music-news-reviews/article60336906.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 14 Feb 2016 02:00:00 CST By RANDALL ROBERTS ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/music-news-reviews/article60336906.html Around the remote: Chuck Barney's TV picks for Feb. 14-20 http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/tv/article60336891.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 14 Feb 2016 02:00:00 CST By CHUCK BARNEY ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/tv/article60336891.html Best-sellers http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article60336896.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 14 Feb 2016 02:00:00 CST Los Angeles Times]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article60336896.html Grammys 2016: 10 essential artists who helped Kendrick Lamar shape 'To Pimp a Butterfly' http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/music-news-reviews/article60336901.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 14 Feb 2016 02:00:00 CST By RANDALL ROBERTS ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/music-news-reviews/article60336901.html Grammys 2016: The Weeknd takes in breakout year of 'Beauty Behind the Madness' success http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/music-news-reviews/article60336846.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 14 Feb 2016 02:00:00 CST By GERRICK D. KENNEDY ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/music-news-reviews/article60336846.html