Category «Arts»

“Songs of the Golden West” Concert April 13

Classic songs of the American West will be performed by the Metropolitan Chorale on Saturday, April 13, at 7:30 p.m. The benefit concert at Woods Chapel United Methodist Church, 4725 NE Lakewood Way, Lee’s Summit, will raise funds for Ronald McDonald House Charities of Kansas City. The chorale will be conducted by Rebecca Johnson, music …

Student Artwork to be displayed at MCC-Maple Woods juried art show

Art students at MCC-Maple Woods will be displaying their original art works in an annual juried show from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. April 4 in the Campus Center Arbor Room. A meet-and-greet session with the artists will be held from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Works in all mediums, including painting, drawing, sculpture, photography, mixed media and …

Bernadette E. Torres will be featured at the JRB Art Gallery’s April Exhibit

Pictured Above: She Is Bound To Her Past Bernadette Esperanza Torres, Penn Valley art faculty member, is a featured artist for an art exhibit in Oklahoma City at The JRB Art Gallery’s April  Dreams & Memories Exhibit. Torres explains her work by saying “As a storyteller I communicate with my hands translating stories into clay. …

MCC-Longview Presents Art Faculty Exhibition

Metropolitan Community College-Longview is pleased to announce its third annual Art Faculty Biennial Exhibition. The opening reception will be held March 21, 2013 from 4-7 p.m. in the gallery of the MCC-Longview Cultural Arts Center at 500 SW Longview Road in Lee’s Summit. The exhibition will be open through April 20. Gallery hours are Wednesday-Saturday, …

MCC-Blue River Acting Students Present “A Tribute to Neil Simon”

“A Tribute to Neil Simon” will be presented by Acting I & II students at Metropolitan Community College-Blue River on Thursday, Feb. 28, in Arts & Sciences room 124. Two performances are scheduled, beginning at 12:45 and 7 p.m. The showcase of short scenes from Simon’s plays will be directed by Anne Mahoney, communications/theatre instructor …

Vox Luminese Performs at Nelson Atkins Museum

The Metropolitan Chorale’s Vox Luminese group, directed by Rebecca Johnson, performed at the Nelson Atkins Museum of Art Sunday, Jan. 27, to a standing room only crowd.  The performance went so well that the group has already been invited to perform again.  Vox Luminese (Latin for “Voices of Light”) is a select group of twelve …

Fine Arts Challenge Features High School Art Talent

MCC-Longview’s Cultural Arts Center will be presenting its fourth annual high school fine arts competition and exhibit, “The Lee’s Summit Fine Arts Challenge,” featuring the works of fine arts students at the three Lee’s Summit high schools.  Cash prizes will be awarded to the first, second and third place winners. The opening reception will be …

MCC-Maple Woods Artist of the Month – Jocelyn Frazee

Jocelyn is focusing on a Fine Arts major and hopes to one day study at the Kansas City Art Institute. Her favorite subjects are people – “Buildings and structures all look the same to me, but every person is different and I like to capture that in my art.”

Holiday Concert at MCC-Longview

The holiday harmony of MCC-Longview’s Community Choir can be heard at the Winter Celebration Concert this Friday, Dec. 7 at 7 p.m in the Cultural Arts Center on the Longview campus. Donations of non-perishable food will be gathered for Harvesters. Admission to the concert is free.