Monthly Archives: August 2011

PREVIEW KCMetropolis.org: Fusion and experimental music

I wrote about the experimental music scene in Kansas City for KCM’s 2011 fall preview. Read it here.

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PREVIEW KCStar: Jazz Season Fall 2011

I wrote about the jazz scene and upcoming performances for the Kansas City Star’s Arts & Entertainment 2011 Fall Arts Preview.

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PREVIEW KCMetropolis.org: 2011 fall preview for children’s theater

I wrote about children and family theater scene in Kansas City for KCMetropolis’ 2011 fall arts preview. Read it here.

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A Call for Noise

What’s happening, Kansas City? In a town full of exuberant creativity, we’re gearing up for the 2011/2012 concert season.  We’ve just come off the tail end of a pretty stellar Fringe Festival and buckling down for the start of another exciting period … Continue reading

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Jeff Harshbarger Presents: #babyatthebar

Nothing will stop us now – the baby headphones have arrived. Flamenco, folk, Mexican marimba, jazz and then some crazy-ass jazz – my kid has seen it all.  In his short life he’s been to over six concerts – that’s … Continue reading

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REVIEW in KCMetropolis: “Mamma Mia” at Starlight

I reviewed “Mamma Mia” for KCMetropolis.  Acting kept pace with the plot, which wasn’t very good, but a great conduit for beloved ABBA songs.  And now the tunes won’t get out of my head. Read it here.

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REVIEW in KCStar: Summerfest Program 4

I reviewed the final program for Summerfest 2011 season for the Kansas City Star.  Works by Clementi, Al-Zand, Tower and Brahms.  Joan Tower’s “Petroushskates” was a fun treat and Brahms never fails to disappoint.  Another excellent season for the chamber … Continue reading

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