Monthly Archives: December 2015

Heads Up for 2016

In this no-quit scene, I only managed to see about 50 concerts, 45 of which I reviewed for The Kansas City Star with a few write ups in this space, and 11 other pieces, either in The Star or in … Continue reading

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Arts Panel on KCUR’s Up To Date

Yesterday, I participated in an arts panel for a year-end discussion on “Up To Date,” a daily news radio show on KCUR 89.3 FM (the local NPR affiliate), with panelists Robert Trussell (theater critic and arts reporter for The Kansas … Continue reading

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Review: Audra McDonald in concert

I reviewed Audra McDonald in concert for the Harriman-Jewell Series for The Kansas City Star. For a brief time, read the review here. Not mentioned in the review was her rendition of Sondheim’s “The Glamorous Life” from A Little Night … Continue reading

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Review: Tallis Scholars

I reviewed the Tallis Scholars, presented by the Friends of Chamber Music, for The Kansas City Star. For a brief time, read the review here.

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Preview: Paul Mesner Puppets’ “Hershel and the Hanukkah Goblins”

I wrote a preview for this year’s performance of Paul Mesner Puppets’ “Hershel and the Hanukkah Goblins” for The Kansas City Star. On a personal note, as a family we’ve gone to see this puppet show the last two years, … Continue reading

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