Monthly Archives: January 2012

REVIEW for KCStar: Chiara Quartet at Lied Center

I reviewed the Chiara String Quartet for The Kansas City Star. They performed at the Lied Center in Lawrence KS.

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REVIEW for Kansas City Star: Parsons Dance

I reviewed Parsons Dance for The Kansas City Star. They performed at the Muriel Kauffman Theatre, presented by the Harriman-Jewell Series.

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REVIEW on KCMetropolis.org: Poncho Sanchez and his Latin Jazz Band

I reviewed the final performance of Johnson County Community College’s Jazz Winterlude. The audience had a difficult time loosening up, but a good time was had by all, led by the showmanship and incredible playing of Poncho Sanchez et al. … Continue reading

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These three ladies: Duo Lorca, KC Renegade Cobra, and Snuff Jazz

The week past and this one have seen a whirlwind of talent spin through town. I look at my calendar and there are more amazing performances happening than I can comprehend. Maybe Kansas City doesn’t offer the breadth that New … Continue reading

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REVIEWS for KCMetropolis.org: MET and KCSymphony

My weekend was Russian – how was yours? I reviewed the Metropolitan Ensemble Theatre’s production of Chekhov’s “The Seagull” and the Kansas City Symphony’s performance of Mozart and Rachmaninov with guest artsit Jeffrey Kahane.

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PREVIEW for KCMetropolis.org: Spring 2012 Bands and Brass

I previewed the band and brass season for KCMetropolis.org. Read it here.

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PREVIEW for Kansas City Star: Jazz for 2012

I previewed Kansas City’s upcoming jazz season for The Kansas City Star’s A&E Spring Preview. The Folly Jazz Series, Jammin’ at the GEM series, Blue Room, and Johnson County Community College Jazz Winterlude, amongst others, were discussed.

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