Arts Corner

BE STILL, MY HEART: Harriman presents KC’s favorite singer in bellicose new project

By Paul Horsley
Can music change the human heart? Mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato believes it can, and the Prairie Village native has devoted a substantial part of her international career to projects that further this tenet. In addition to being one of the great singers of our time, Joyce has produced a series of award-winning recordings and concerts dealing with love, sorrow, jealousy, redemption, death and (not least of all) joy.

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JOLLY HOLIDAY, AND MERRY: A season for music, dance and theater

By Paul Horsley
Beginning in just a few days, Kansas City will be offering holiday programs of all sorts, so no sitting around the house with year-end blues! Get on your feet, get up and make it happen, as Gloria Estefan might say! Here are a few of the more notable choices.
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NOVEMBER
18-December 24: Kansas City Repertory Theatre; A Christmas Carol; Remarkable staging, clever set designs and fresh casting keep this holiday classic alive year after year. Spencer Theatre. 816-235-2700 or kcrep.

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