KC Jazz/Int’l Workers Day Fans: People’s Lib Big Band & Battleship Potempkin

Attn: Kansas City jazz and/or International Workers Day fans.  The People's Liberation Big Band will perform its original music to the Soviet film Battleship Potemkin on Tuesday, May 1 (May Day) at 6:30 pm at the Plaza Branch of the Kansas City Public Library. The PLBB rarely performs the score along with the movie in …

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Friends’ Reactions to the Owen/Cox Dance Company’s Nutcracker

Productions of Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker has long been a holiday tradition.  In the last few years Kansas City's Owen/Cox Dance Group has presented its own version.  On the news a couple days before Christmas I saw a brief rundown of the different ways in which dance companies around the country offered the Nutrcracker, which ranged from …

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Peoples Liberation Big Band: Tomorrow Night at the Record Bar

Hey folks, if you're in the Kansas City Metro area tomorrow (Sunday 8/7), I'd highly recommend going to check out the Peoples Liberation Big Band of Greater Kansas City at the Record Bar in Westport.  The show starts at 8pm, but get there plenty early - probably 7ish - to make sure you can grab …

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