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The Classical Beat: KC Ballet unveils ‘Wizard of Oz’ and new ‘Romeo and Juliet’ for its 60th anniversary

Kansas City Ballet will celebrate its 60th anniversary with the world premiere based on the L. Frank Baum classic, “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz,” as well as Sergei Prokofiev’s “Romeo and Juliet,” “The Nutcracker” and many works new to the company, including — appropriately enough for its diamond anniversary — George Balanchine’s “Diamonds.”

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Inside the new Bloch Galleries at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

The latest in light, sound and interactive technology highlight works in the new Bloch Galleries at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art.
Neil Nakahodo, Antenna International, Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art The Kansas City Star
Inside the new Bloch Galleries at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art 1:45

Inside the new Bloch Galleries at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

How Henry Bloch acquired the paintings in the new galleries at Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art 4:56

How Henry Bloch acquired the paintings in the new galleries at Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

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