Arts & Culture

Jazz Town: ‘JazzAlice’ celebrates Lewis Carroll in a new way

“JazzAlice: An Adventure in Wonderland,” Angela Hagenbach’s jazz adaptation that mixes “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland” and and John Coltrane’s music, will be performed Nov. 2 at the Plaza branch of the Kansas City Public Library and Nov. 10 at the John Knox Pavilion in Lee's Summit.

Arts & Culture

People magazine issues gun violence ‘call to action’

In the aftermath of the Oregon school shooting, People magazine did something it always does: It covered the story at length and wrote about each victim. But the magazine also did something it hasn’t done before. It issued a “call to action,” asking readers to contact their representatives in Congress and find out what they’re doing about gun violence.

Performing Arts

Fine art meets theater on a Sunday afternoon

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.