Category «Arts»

News and features about all of the music, theater, arts and entertainment of all types that abound at MCC.

MCC events of note — February 2016

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Check out the MCC news articles on events of note on collegewide in February 2016. It’s tax time – MCC sites available for free counseling MCC-Penn Valley hosts ‘Strictly Figurative’ ceramics show through March 20 MCC-Longview’s seventh annual Fine Arts Challenge runs through Feb. 27th ‘History Through Art’ at MCC-Maple Woods, Feb. 18 MCC-Longview — …

Dr. Banks Receives “Award of Appreciation” for His Commitment to Music

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      Dr. Michael Banks, President of Metropolitan Community College-Blue River was recently honored with an Award of Appreciation for his commitment to music from the Heritage Philharmonic. Dr. Banks has a solid background in fine arts holding a Ph.D. in American Studies from St. Louis University, a Master of Fine Arts in design …

Patti LaBelle Presale Tickets

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Patti LaBelle Friday, July 17th | 7:30 pm Muriel Kauffman Theatre   The Kauffman Center would like to offer you the special opportunity to purchase advance tickets to see Patti LaBelle. To purchase tickets please call 816.994.7222 or visit kauffmancenter.org and use promo code PRESALE. GRAMMY Award-winning vocalist Patti LaBelle is widely regarded as the queen …

Discount Tickets to KC Ballet

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  KC Ballet Flyer Don’t miss Giselle at the Kauffman Center March 13-22!   ————————————— Kansas City Ballet’s BALLET AT A BARGAIN  SAVE 15% by using the discount code WILIS. Giselle is the journey through a young girl’s heart. The classic tale is a love story; one of heartbreak, tears, and retribution… that ultimately leads to forgiveness. This …

MCC-Penn Valley Ceramic Instructor Bernadette Esperanza Torres will be highlighted in a local art event

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MCC-Penn Valley Ceramic Instructor Bernadette Esperanza Torres will be spotlighted in the October 16th Event at the Nerman Museum at JCCC. She will be a part of the Third Thursday Visiting Artists’ Presentation from 3:30pm – 4:30pm. For more details about the event click on the link below. http://www.nermanmuseum.org/calendar/calendar Bernadette Esperanza Torres will also participate …

Celebrate First Friday at Graphic Design Portfolio Exhibit

MCC-Penn Valley will celebrate First Friday by showcasing the portfolios of the following graphic design students: Brad Allen Cora Ball Cameron Briggs Justin Day Robert Grow Bishop Jones Jonathan Richardson April Slaughter Lauren Taylor Jenny Westbrook The exhibit will be open May 2 from 1 to 9 p.m. A reception will be held from 5 …

Graphic Design Student Portfolio exhibit opens Friday

MCC-Penn Valley is proud to present portfolios of the following students: Brad Allen Cora Ball Cameron Briggs Justin Day Robert Grow Bishop Jones Jonathan Richardson April Slaughter Lauren Taylor Jenny Westbrook The students’ works will be featured in the annual Graphic Design Portfolio exhibit beginning April 25 and lasting through May 10. For more information, …

MCC-Maple Woods music instructor Jim Murray wins NRCC award

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Jim Murray, music instructor at MCC-Maple Woods and conductor of the Northland Symphony Orchestra, was recently rewarded for his efforts at the Northland Regional Chamber of Commerce’s annual Excellence in Education banquet. The banquet honors outstanding teachers and students who contribute to education in the Northland each year. Murray, who has been at MCC for …

Discount tickets available for Metro Jazz performance at Kauffman Center

Students from the Metro Jazz Workshop will perform at Helzberg Hall at The Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts on May 9 at 7:15 p.m.  This performance is a huge honor and  reward for middle and high school student musicians who rehearse at MCC-Penn Valley every weekend.  The MJW performance precedes a concert by the …