Amaya Rodriguez and Humberto Rivera Blanco are native Cuban ballet dancers who emigrated to the United States last year to pursue greater opportunities in dance for themselves with the Kansas City Ballet and better lives for their families.
For many of the students at the Paseo Academy of Fine and Performing Arts, getting lessons from a professional dancer, especially one who just a few months ago was dancing with the famed African-American Alvin Ailey company, can be life changing,
The calendar may say it's fall, but the Kansas City Ballet has been rehearsing "The Nutcracker" since September. Here's what it takes to put on the beloved annual show. (Video by Shane Keyser and David Frese).
Five thousand ticket holders from as far away as California and New York converged on a remote prairie pasture in Chase County, Kan., on Saturday, June 11, 2016, for the Kansas City Symphony's 2016 Symphony in the Flint Hills.
New sets, costumes and choreography are featured in the Kansas City Ballet's production of "The Nutcracker," at the Muriel Kauffman Theatre in the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. The ballet runs from December 5th thru the 24th. Video by J
Rehearsals are already underway at the Todd Bollender Center for Dance & Creativity for the Kansas City Ballet's all new production of The Nutcracker. This season's production, featuring all new costumes and sets, has been choreographed by Devon C
In 1982, two men arrived at a house near Janssen Place in Kansas City to shovel snow and found a baby girl abandoned on the back doorstep. Thirty-six years later, one of the men, Bob Hopkins, is on a mission to find out what happened to her.
Renaming 63rd Street for Martin Luther King Jr. is one option an advisory panel has put forth in an attempt to honor the slain civil rights leader. Here are some of the major points of interest along the route as it travels from west to east.
KU juniors Nina Khmelnitckaia and Anastasia Rychagova earned a three-set win over UCF in the first round of the NCAA Div. I Women's Tennis Doubles Championship Thursday at the Wake Forest Tennis Complex in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
A Kansas City, North woman, who only wanted to be identified as Lindsey, says she decided to openly carry a handgun to protect herself and her 9-month-old son and boyfriend after a shooting at an apartment complex left one man dead.
Some homeowners are upset that they will likely lose property to make way for Quivira Road improvements in southern Overland Park. City officials say growth justifies a 2-lane improved road now and preparations for a 4-lane road in the future.