Kansas City artist Asheer Akram rolled into the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in fine style. Akram, whose father was Pakistani, completed his own Pakistani cargo truck with a Midwest twist. Akram, his crew, and several area artists collaborated to create the rolling work of art that will be part of the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art's Echoes: Islamic Art
After winning the 2015 World Series against the New York Mets, Kansas City Royals players Eric Hosmer, Salvador Perez, Jeremy Guthrie, Mike Moustakas and Drew Butera visited "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" and "Jimmy Kimmel Live" to continue the celebrations.
Where better to stage a play about art than an art museum? The answer may depend on your point of view. The Kansas City Repertory Theatre is partnering with the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in a unique production of Stephen Sondheim’s “Sunday in the Park With George,” which will be performed Sept. 11-Oct. 4 in the museum’s lecture auditorium.
From major festivals (Irish Fest, Santa-Cali-Gon Days, the Renaissance Festival) to the opera, the T-Bones to the Whirling Dervishes of Rumi, there’s no shortage of fun to be had in Kansas City in September.
Photographer Avery Danziger, who lived for long stretches in Columbia, came upon the building while hunting down barbecue. It took him a year to gain access to the site and another three years to document it.
The Lawrence Arts Center has revived a work created by St. Louis nightclub owners that depicts Greenwich Village in the 1950s. The Broadway show, which starred Larry Hagman, ran for just three weeks in 1959.
Elegant vocal performances and crisp musicianship are what you find in “Cheek to Cheek: The Songs of Fred Astaire,” the Quality Hill Playhouse’s classy salute to songs made popular by the greatest dancer in movie history. The revue runs through Oct. 26.