- "a performance of intimacy and sublimity, complexity and resilience" Yo-Yo Ma, Edgar Meyer, and Chris Thile kansascity.com/entertainment/… 5 hours ago
- "Witty, pointed lyrics and whistlable tunes...high comedic value" in Lyric Opera KC's "The Pirates of Penzance." kansascity.com/entertainment/… 2 days ago
- A "celebration of spring and display of virtuosity from the evening’s soloists" from KC Chamber Orchestra kansascity.com/entertainment/… 2 days ago
Monthly Archives: September 2012
In Issue 6, Preservation, Jennifer Wetzel, co-founder and photo editor of Kawsmouth, has assembled a visual collection of treasured objects. Each comes with a description from the contributor. Our items belonged to our grandparents.
I reviewed The Kansas City Jazz Orchestra’s performance in Helzberg Hall for The Kansas City Star. They opened their 10th season with a tribute to Count Basie, with vocalist Kevin Mahogany. At the end of the concert, as we were … Continue reading
I reviewed the third annual Prairie Village Jazz Festival for The Kansas City Star. Headliners Bobby Watson and Karrin Allyson put on a good show, with excellent performances throughout the event.
Today would have been John Cage’s 100th birthday. I threw a Birthday Bash on Monday in celebration and it was loads of fun. We had cake, balloons, toy musical instruments, bubbles, goodie bags, and a performance of 4’33”, along with … Continue reading
The latest issue of Kawsmouth, Life Sustaining Life, includes a poem of mine along with two other poetry submissons and an essay and film clips from “Worried about the Fire,” shown at the 2011 Kansas City Film Festival.