Monthly Archives: June 2011

West 18th Street Fashion Show: A non-fashionista’s experience.

Themed “A Summer in Spain,” the 11th annual West 18th Street Fashion Show was an eclectic mix of artistic endeavor and schticky accessories.  Of the 18 designers, about half showed wearable creations, a few truly innovative collections, and an assortment of odd choices … Continue reading

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It’s not art

I have a few additional thoughts regarding “America: Now and Here”.  I’ll admit that I never gave the visual art a fair shake, focusing more on the events, thinking I’d be back soon and check out what’s what.  As such … Continue reading

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REVIEW in KCStar: Simon Carrington Chamber Singers

I reviewed the Simon Carrington Chamber Singers at the performance at Grace and Holy Trinity Catholic Church for the Kansas City Star.  Because the AC unit was making so much noise and ruining the ambiance of a cappella singing it … Continue reading

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Some views from “America: Now and Here”

I want to recap a show that opened last month here in Kansas City.  Well, more event than show, at least for my involvement and observation.  “America: Now and Here” ran at the Leedy-Voulkos Art Center in the Crossroads over the … Continue reading

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REVIEW in KCStar: Bach Aria Soloists with Bobby Watson and Jeff Harshbarger

I reviewed the Bach Aria Soloist’s “Bach & Jazz Inventions” concert, which featured saxophonist Bobby Watson and bassist Jeff Harshbarger.  The program contained many selections of J.S. Bach’s work, obviously, along with some jazz pieces, a few jazz-ish interpretations of … Continue reading

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Inaugural grilling: lamb burgers

It is a very good thing to live with a very good cook.  It also helps when, being pregnant, one’s husband takes his provider role very seriously and creates delicious meals to feed his wife and child. It is not a good … Continue reading

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A thing of beauty

Since a portion of this blog is devoted to the perfect meal – le sandwich – I feel it is my duty to corral links and information in honor and celebration of that aforementioned item.  Behold: Selleck Waterfall Sandwich.

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