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Murder and comedy on stage at MCC-Longview’s Cultural Arts Center

Sliding doors, secret passageways, swiveling bookcases, an untimely blizzard, and diabolical characters combine to set the stage for sidesplitting comedy in John Bishop’s The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940, the spring production by MCC-Longview’s theater department. The play, directed by Kittie Harden, will be staged April 13, 14, 19, 20, and 21 in the Cultural …

MCC in the news: MCC dominates Examiner front page

Dr. Michael Banks, the incoming MCC-Blue River president, took his post on campus this week. His responses to five questions from the Independence/Blue Springs Examiner’s Kelly Evanson were front page news. Another Blue River happening worthy of front page attention is the upcoming “All for the Children” child abuse prevention event. Due to the great …

MCC-Maple Woods artists exhibit work in juried show

Talented artists at MCC-Maple Woods will display works in all mediums at the annual Juried Art Show from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. April 5 in the Campus Center Arbor Room. Additionally, a reception will be held from 5:30-7:30 p.m. featuring the artists involved in the show. Many different kinds of art will be on …

Trail Blazer women’s soccer on Univision Mar. 24

Trail Blazers women’s soccer coach Brad Childers and some of his players will be appearing soon on Spanish language television station Univision. Univision 48 Kansas City‘s Sarai Martí interviewd the coach and some of the Spanish speaking soccer players. The episode will air on Mar. 24, 2012, and will soon after be posted to the …

MCC-Maple Woods arts students give local kids HOPE

Art is first and foremost an artistic expression of self, and the MCC-Maple Woods art and photography students are lending their creative talents to others as part of the HOPE Art Project (Healing Our Children Through Poetic Expressions and Art), sponsored by National Education Consulting. An exhibition of work by both authors and artists will …

Child abuse prevention month, “All for the Children”

The deaths of young Sam and Lindsey Porter in 2004 struck close to home for the people of MCC-Blue River, and many other horrible instances of child abuse have occurred in the area since. More recently, children have been abused in the classroom by a Grain Valley second grade school teacher, and an Independence area …