Singer Janelle Monae and music producer Jermaine “JWhiteDidIt” White, who are both from KCK, are nominated for the Grammy album of the year, she for “Dirty Computer” and he for Cardi B’s “Invasion of Privacy.”
Kansas City Ballet will present a ‘Sensory-Friendly Nutcracker’ for children with autism and Down Syndrome. Joyce DiDonato will perform at Folly Theatre and Kansas City Chorale will present “Christmas 1968.”
Campbell’s estimates 20 million American households will serve green bean casserole for Thanksgiving this year. In my family, my sister Lydia Schmidt always brought the tricked-out beans to the family feast.
FYI Book Club is reading “A Child’s Christmas in Wales” by Dylan Thomas. It’s a beloved holiday tradition many Americans never heard of. Here’s where to see it performed and how to participate in our discussion.
A group called The Tower KC wants to return lights to KCTV’s transmission tower on East 31st Street and create the tallest public art installation in the world. Many people have already voiced support.
The stars of Netflix’s “Queer Eye” visited the Kansas City Library to promote their new book “Queer Eye: Love Yourself. Love Your Life.” Bobby, Karamo, Tan, Antoni and Jonathan talked about KC, BBQ and more.
The Kansas City Symphony conducted by Michael Stern will perform Schubert’s Ninth and the Kansas City Symphony Chorus will join the symphony for music by Bach, Mozart and John Adams Nov. 16-18 at Helzberg Hall.
Marilyn Maye, who turned 90 this year, will perform her American Songbook standards November 11 at Yardley Hall at Johnson County Community College. When she isn’t traveling, she lives in Overland Park.
Thousands have viewed the light projection of giant poppies onto the Liberty Memorial in the nights leading up to the 100th anniversary of the armistice that ended to World War I. Museum plans several events.