Artistic director Jacques Heims pieces originate with the construction of a compelling, typically enormous set piece. His dancers climb, run, leap, tumble, slide, flip, turn and soar from, on or around this structure with thrilling athleticism. The troupe will perform April 25 and 26 at JCCC.
For its 2014-15 season, the Performing Arts Series at Johnson County Community College will present its usual wide-ranging musical performances, but the season promises extraordinary theater as well. Renowned actor Julian Sands will offer A Celebration of Harold Pinter, and the Heart of American Shakespeare Festival will present its first indoor production.
Copies of the artist’s sketches of camouflaged ships at a Navy base in Virginia are part of the exhibit at the National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial. The exhibit runs through Oct. 12.
The Belger Arts Centers exhibition Velocity of Change, which traces the evolution of the Pratt & Whitney plant (now the Bannister Federal Complex) at 1500-2000 E. Bannister Road in Kansas City, unites architecture and industry, regional history and international politics.
In Hotel Florida: Truth, Love and Death in the Spanish Civil War, her new book about the Spanish Civil War, biographer Amanda Vaill weaves the intriguing tales of three very different and captivating couples, including Ernest Hemingway and Martha Gellhorn.
Marines stonewalled flow of findings that showed troops and families were consuming water that was a toxic brew.