The magic of The Nutcracker is back to KC

La magia de El Cascanueces vuelve a KC A partir del 7 de diciembre hasta el 24 de diciembre, la magia de ‘El Cascanueces’ regresará al teatro Muriel del Kauffman Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts en Kansas City, Missouri.“Estoy muy emocionado de regresar al Teatro Muriel Kauffman para presentar nuestra maravillosa y vibrante producción […]

Roger Ortega releases third album

By Angie BaldelomarMusician Roger Ortega — who just moved back to his native Kansas after 23 years — is releasing his third album on Sept. 30.The album, “Midwest Charm,” will debut exclusively on Ortega’s website,, and feature about 20 songs. There’s no date yet for when the album will hit streaming platforms, but it […]

Beer and animals coming together at zoo

Kansas City area adults can enjoy watching bears and sipping beers in one location in about six weeks.From 6:30 to 11 p.m. Oct. 15, the Kansas City Zoo will host Brew at the Zoo. Tickets are $60 per person and $50 for Friends of the Zoo members. Visitors can sample their favorite beers while touring […]

How to have fun on Labor Day

Like elsewhere around the country, the Kansas City area is preparing to celebrate Labor Day, scheduled for Sept. 5 this year.Fortunately, people wanting to celebrate the annual holiday have many options. They include the following:*Relax: You’re not shirking responsibility by taking a break. Rather, you’re taking care of yourself, so you’ll have the stamina to […]

Spectacular Circus coming to KC

By Chara Circus-lovers can get their fill of acrobats, aerialists, animals, daredevils and clowns this weekend in Kansas City, Missouri.The Spectacular Circus will stage performances at 7 p.m. Friday (Feb. 11); 11 a.m., and 3 and 7 p.m. Saturday (Feb. 12); and 1 and 5 p.m. Sunday (Feb. 13) in Hale Arena at the American […]

Mexican icon Vicente Fernandez dead at 81

By Chara Singer Vicente Fernandez, a Mexican icon, passed away at 6:15 a.m. Sunday (Dec. 12), multiple media outlets reported.“He was a legend,” said Luciana Guerrero, a Fernandez fan. “We will miss him, and he will be forever in my heart. Rest in peace, Vicente Fernandez.”Fernandez, who was fighting several health problems, fell at his […]

“The Mystery of Christmas” returns

By Tere Siqueira  A familiar holiday tale is getting a new treatment.The Dramatic Truth Ballet School of Kansas City, Missouri, will present a series of performances of “The Mystery of Christmas,” a retelling of “The Nutcracker,” Dec. 17-19 in the Goppert Theatre at Avila University. For the first time, it will include a Spanish adaptation […]

The Nutcracker returns to Kauffman Center

The Nutcracker is back.Starting Friday (Dec. 3), the Christmas-themed ballet with music by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky will run through Dec. 24 at the Muriel Kauffman Theatre at The Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts in Kansas City, Missouri. “I am so excited to be returning to the Muriel Kauffman Theatre, presenting our wonderful, vibrant production of […]

Artista del área cumple un sueño

Héctor Trinidad Pérez-Sevilla, residente del área de Kansas City, hizo realidad uno de sus sueños cuando fue elegido por Kenny y los Eléctricos, una de sus bandas favoritas, para crear la portada de su nuevo disco.Saltó ante la oportunidad porque la música de la banda lo había ayudado a superar los episodios de depresión.“Siempre he […]