Prolific local singer/songwriter Howard Iceberg dusted off some of his hundreds of compositions and recorded “Kansas City Songs,” a new album with mainstays of KC’s weekly Rural Grit Happy Hour at the Brick.
Singer/guitarist/songwriter Jonathan Butler opens the Jazz at the Gem concert series on Friday. And KC pianist Eddie Moore celebrates the release of his third album, “Kings & Queens,” at the Tank Room on Saturday.
Violinist Stefan Jackiw returns for his third appearance with the Kansas City Symphony, which also will perform Tchaikovsky’s Fourth and Patrick Harlin’s “Rapture.” Also this week: Jessica Lang Dance and the Lyric Opera presents the Beatles.
The actress, known for her movie musical work, and son Patrick Cassidy recount her life and career in “Have You Met Miss Jones,” written by another son, Shaun Cassidy. It opens Sept. 22 at the New Theatre Restaurant in Overland Park.
The Barclay Martin Ensemble will perform at a show Sunday at Liberty Hall in Lawrence that will also address the impending concealed carry legislation that will permit weapons on college campuses in Kansas.
Fans turn to Kory Burch and Kevin Austin of Overland Park to make costumes of Kylo Ren, Jedi masters and custom characters from their wildest sci-fi dreams. Look for them Sunday at “Star Wars” Day at the K.
Art on the Line is like a progressive dinner for art lovers — a feast of contemporary works that can be viewed from inside Kansas City streetcars. Here’s a breakdown of the temporary installations, which will come down by the end of September.
“Blair Witch” emerges as a strong contender for not only the worst film of the year but the worst cinematic experience. The only thing that could make watching this movie more unpleasant is if ushers tasered viewers at random intervals.
What makes this of local interest is that experts determined a painting held by the Nelson-Atkins Gallery of Art, most of that time in storage, was indeed done by the hand of Bosch and not one of his imitators or pupils.
The Kansas City two-step is a unique style of dance that was originated in Kansas City in the 1950s and has been only done here ever since. Till today the dance is still deeply loved by the local black community and passed on to the younger generation as a tradition. How is it unique? Why is it important? Check out this video and try two-stepping yourself.
Shelly YangThe Kansas City Star
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