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Heartland Men’s Chorus, Twin Cities Gay Men’s Chorus perform ‘Tyler’s Suite’ with message of hope and love

The cost of silence and the benefit of a life lived true were the messages of the Heartland Men’s Chorus’ performance Saturday night at the Folly Theater. The ensemble was joined by the Twin Cities Gay Men’s Chorus for “IDENTIFY,” promoting not only the acceptance and support of others, but the acceptance of oneself and the courage to present oneself honestly.

Classical Music & Dance

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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KC Symphony opens $55 million endowment campaign with quartet performance

Music Director Michael Stern and a string quartet performed at the announcement of a campaign to build a bigger endowment.
Matt Campbell The Kansas City Star
KC Symphony opens $55 million endowment campaign with quartet performance 3:52

KC Symphony opens $55 million endowment campaign with quartet performance

Cancer survivor Cary Mock sings 'O Holy Night' 1:56

Cancer survivor Cary Mock sings 'O Holy Night'

Victor Raider-Wexler transforms into Marley's ghost 1:58

Victor Raider-Wexler transforms into Marley's ghost

Cuban ballet dancers find refuge in Kansas City 4:34

Cuban ballet dancers find refuge in Kansas City