From opera to street festivals, Kansas City's art culture is widely recognized. Here are five surprisingly free ways to enjoy the arts in Kansas City.

Five Surprisingly Free Ways to Become a Connoisseur of the Arts in Kansas City

Kansas City has developed a huge culture for three things. Sports. Food. Art. We are faithfully passionate about our Royals, Chiefs, Sportings, Tigers, and Jayhawks. This city has an insatiable appetite for deliciously authentic culinary masterpieces. We support the visionaries who creatively bring the depth of their imaginations to life in architecture, installations, music, literature, …

Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts Future Stages Festival

The Future Stages Festival is an annual community celebration of young performing artists in Kansas City. This spotlight on youth performances and family friendly programming supports the growth of future artists with a focus on engaging youth performers. All ages can experience the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts as artists and patrons through the …

Don Cheadle’s Directorial Debut is Literally Miles Aheads

Miles Ahead is an American biographical film directed by and starring Don Cheadle. Cheadle co-wrote the bio-pic based on the life of jazz musician Miles Davis with Steven Baigelman, Stephen J. Rivele, and Christopher Wilkinson. The film also stars Emayatzy Corinealdi and Ewan McGregor. The film takes its title from Davis’ 1957 album. Miles Ahead is now showing …

Annie Get Your Gun at Musical Theater Heritage

Annie Get Your Gun is a musical with lyrics and music by Irving Berlin and a book by Dorothy Fields and her brother Herbert Fields. The story is a fictionalized version of the life of Annie Oakley (1860–1926). The Musical Theater Heritage production was directed by Sarah Crawford and conducted by Jeremy Watson. George Harter hosted …