Monthly Archives: September 2012

Kawsmouth, Issue 6: Artifacts

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.     Advertisements

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REVIEW: The Kansas City Jazz Orchestra

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

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REVIEW: Prairie Village Jazz Festival

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.

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Happy 100th Birthday, Mr. Cage!

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

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Kawsmouth, Issue 5: Men’s ties $1.00 ea.

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.

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