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The Owen/Cox Dance Group's 2014–15 season includes world premieres, collaborations, new partnerships, and the return of favorite repertory.
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The International Center for Music at Park University has appointed internationally renowned pianist Behzod Abduraimov as artist-in-residence. Abduraimov began his duties on Aug. 1.
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The Kansas City Women's Chorus announced that R. Lamar Sims has been appointed Interim Artistic Director. He will lead all artistic preparations for the 2014 Holiday Concert, "Tales of Winter."
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In August the pickings for classical music fans are a bit thin when compared to the rest of the year. However, there is still plenty coming your way. For instrumental music fans, the Kansas City Chamber Orchestra performs music of Beethoven and Mendelssohn; the Kauffman Center, in association with the National World War I Museum, presents a concert of World War I era music featuring organist Jay Kraybill and others; and the Midwest Chamber Ensemble performs Beethoven and Grieg. Choral fans will enjoy concerts by the Summer Singers of Kansas City (William Baker Festival Singers), a couple of opera presentations by the Kansas City Opera Institute, and a ChoralFest performance of the Fauré Requiem by the Midwest Chamber Ensemble. Finally, Grace and Holy Trinity Cathedral favorite John Schaefer presents a birthday concert. Enjoy!
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So “bad” it’s good! Kevin King’s show "Bad Auditions," in which art comically imitates life in the “thea-tah,” won “Best of the Fishtank” at this year’s Fringe and a subsequent extension this weekend.
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The 23rd Latin American Cinema Festival of Kansas City has selected five films for inclusion in this year's festival which runs September 6 through October 4 at the Rio Theatre.
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Kansas City Symphony Chorus auditions (August 8–10); Kansas City Civic Orchestra (string auditions, August 8 deadline); Topeka Symphony auditions (Principal Viola, Principal Flute, Principal Horn, Third Flute/Piccolo, Section Violin, Section Viola, and Substitute Bass: Register by August 15); City in Motion Children's Dance Theatre (August 16); Kansas City Women's Chorus (August 25, by reservation); Barn Players call for scripts (Due August 31); Big Kansas City (Visual and Creative arts, seeking proposals for Oct. 8–11 festival)
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The third installment of Summerfest 2014 was a spirited performance of chamber works both well known and less familiar, and levels of musicianship and excitement were as high as the temperature outside.
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Vi Tran is a storyteller, actor, musician, singer, songwriter, bandleader, and arts advocate. As of this summer, he is also the proprietor of The Buffalo Room, a revamped performance space at the Westport Flea Market into which he has already booked a succession of theatrical, musical, comedy, burlesque, and literary performances. Over the next few weeks, Tran will take the stage there himself in the world premiere of "The Butcher’s Son," the story of his life as a Vietnamese “refugee kid” growing up in Garden City, Kansas. Senior editor Victor Wishna caught up with Tran at his new space, days before his new show, to talk about his remarkable journey, how the arts saved his life, and why Kansas City is the only artistic home he’ll ever need.
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The Kansas City Chamber Orchestra is acclaimed for its intimate and glorious performances in some of Kansas City's best venues. Concerts are performed by 24-32 of the most talented professional musicians in the Kansas City metropolitan area. Its 2014–15 season includes five concerts.
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