2018/2019 ArtsKC Encounter Season Presented by Mazuma Credit Union
Tickets are $10 in advance or at the door. ArtsKC INSIDERS, use the discount code in your e-newsletter to reserve FREE tickets.
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“Inspired by Dance” With David Parsons
Thursday, March 21 | 6:30pm-8:15pm
Visual artist Rita Blitt and choreographer David Parsons, founder of the New York-based Parsons Dance Company, will team up for an artist talk this spring at the ArtsKC Gallery to reprise one of their many talks about past collaborations over the span of 40 years.
Beat Bugs Sneak Peak
Thursday, April 4 | 5:30-7:30pm
Featuring a special preview performance from the Coterie Theatre’s production of Beat Bugs, a musical adventure inspired by the music of The Beatles.
To Be Announced
Thursday, May 2 | 5:30-7:30pm
It will be spectacular!
Past Event: Yardbird in Color
Thursday, August 2 | 5:30-7:30pm
Featuring the visual artwork of designer and printer Zach Arlan and an exclusive performance from Kansas City Jazz ALIVE, commemorating the start of the 10-day Charlie Parker Celebration.
Past Event: Open Spaces
Thursday, September 6 | 5:30-7:30pm
Featuring the visual artwork of Martin Cail and a special presentation from the first multi-month, City-wide art and community event, Open Spaces.
Past Event: Handmade, Heartfelt
Thursday, November 1 | 5:30-7:30pm
Featuring an in-depth conversation and exhibition tour with quilting artist and hand-dyed textiles expert Kim Eichler-Messmer. With performances by Carswell & Hope.
Past Event: NYC ’81, Joe Kelly
Thursday, January 31 | 5:30-7:30pm
Joe Kelly’s photographs from New York City in 1981 explore the juxtaposition of the dream-like space of Studio 54 against the realities of the streets of New York. Performance by Matt Hopper.