Apr 30

Event: Private Collection & Jazz Trio, on 5/20

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Saturday, May 20th, 2017 – 5pm – $30
Private Art Collection of Michael Klein
Corinth Downs, Prairie Village, KS
~ Catering by Michael Sherman ~
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Joey Alexander Trio at Yardley Hall
12345 College Blvd, Overland Park, KS



 SOLD OUT

Johnson County here we come. Circle Saturday, May 20th for an exciting visit to a private collection with amazing paintings, ceramics, glass and Judaica. After a wonderful reception catered by Michael Sherman, we head to Yardley Hall at the JCCC to hear the Joey Alexander Trio. Discovered by Wynton Marsalis, this gifted young pianist from Bali has thrilled audiences all over the world.

We begin at 5 pm at the Corinth Downs home of Michael Klein. This three story, 3600s/f home is filled with the likes of Hung Liu, Red Grooms, Thomas Hart Benton, an extensive ceramic collection including Ken Ferguson, Victor Babu and Viola Frey, a large selection of vintage Stueben glass and designer furniture throughout the home.

We depart the home in time for an 8 o’clock curtain featuring this extraordinary and uniquely talented pianist and his trio. Alexander is a 3-time Grammy nominee and again this year has received a nomination for the Best Improvised Jazz Solo for the title track of his most recent release, Countdown.

We are limited to accommodate our guests to the Klein home. Address will be given a few days prior to the event to those who reserve first on our new website. The cost is still only $30pp for the entire evening of visual art, a reception and a show not to be missed!

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**Please note that we do not mail our tickets in advance and will instead distribute them at the event. You will receive an email a day or two prior to the event confirming your registration.
***Also, we regret that we are unable to give refunds.
Volunteer! Please contact us if you would like to volunteer with Arts Alive or would like to consider joining the board.
Tech Volunteers! Join the tech team as we redesign the website and email newsletter. Beginner to expert skills in email marketing, graphic design or web know-how are welcome, contact us.
Thanks! for your support of the arts and Arts Alive. We look forward to seeing you at an upcoming event.
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Mar 30

Event: KC Ballet & Monarch Glass, on 4/18

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The Event
Tuesday, April 18th, 2017 – 5pm – $30

Kansas City Ballet Studio
500 W Pershing Rd, Kansas City, MO 64108
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Monarch Glass Studio
1919 E. Truman Road
~ Catering by Californos ~




The Todd Bolender Center for Dance and Creativity is housed in a beautifully restored former energy station that served the Union Station complex for many years. It now houses the administrative offices of the Kansas City Ballet and the rehearsal studios for the company and its extensive school of dance. We have been invited to view a rehearsal with the artistic director, Devon Carney, of a future ballet entitled “The Lottery”. Afterward we will meet the director and members of the ballet, then tour the facilities and admire the beautiful restoration of the Bolender Center.

The event begins at 5PM sharp on Tuesday, April 18th. First time visitors should turn north off Pershing Road just west of Union Station, then proceed west into the ballet parking area. There is general seating in the rehearsal studio. Please arrive in time to find a seat before the rehearsal begins.

At 6:45 we leave for the Monarch Glass Studio at 1919 E. Truman Road where we meet Tyler Kimball and Katie Hubbs, studio managers and view the best works of glass art on view at the Heartland Regional Glass Show. Selected works by Zach Arroyo, Adam Arth, Vernon Brejcha, Dierk Van Keppel and others will be on display. We will also observe a hotshot demonstration, a live glass blowing session.

Our reception will be catered at the glass studio by Californos.

Join us at the Bolender and the Monarch Glass Studio for another memorable cultural event. Seating at the rehearsal is limited so buy a ticket quickly.

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**Please note that we do not mail our tickets in advance and will instead distribute them at the event. You will receive an email a day or two prior to the event confirming your registration.
***Also, we regret that we are unable to give refunds.
Volunteer! Please contact us if you would like to volunteer with Arts Alive or would like to consider joining the board.
Tech Volunteers! Join the tech team as we redesign the website and email newsletter. Beginner to expert skills in email marketing, graphic design or web know-how are welcome, contact us.
Thanks! for your support of the arts and Arts Alive. We look forward to seeing you at an upcoming event.
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Mar 04

Event: Lyric Opera & Studios Inc, on 3/19

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Arts Alive Event
Sunday March 19, 2017 – 2pm – $30
Lyric Oprea/Frost Arts Building
712 East 18th Street, Kansas City, MO
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 Studios Inc/Torn Label Brewery/Howard’s Catering
1708 Campbell, Kansas City, MO



SOLDOUT

Come spend Sunday afternoon, March 19th, with us as we go behind the scenes with the Lyric Opera then walk around the corner to Studios Inc and meet several of artists in their studios.

The afternoon begins at 2 o’clock at the Frost Arts Building, 712 East 18th Street. The Lyric Opera Artist in Residence Series presents American Voices, where a group of their singers present favorite songs by American composers. We’ll also tour the facility which houses the sets, costumes, and offices of the company and you’ll meet the singers too.

We’ll then walk around the block to the Studios Inc, 1708 Campbell, where we’ll first visit the Torn Label Brewery Co, housed in the same space and taste a sampling of their craft beers as we enjoy our catered reception by Howard’s. We’ll view a selection of current and former resident artists artwork. Then we’ll proceed to the current exhibit of new works of art and meet several of the current artists in residence. Patty Carroll, Jill Downen, Hy Young Shin and Debra Smith will greet us in their studios and show us their current works in progress.

Enjoy the day with us and sign-up on PayPal. Seats are limited and the entire afternoon is only $30pp.

**Please note that we do not mail our tickets in advance and will instead distribute them at the event. You will receive an email a day or two prior to the event confirming your registration.
***Also, we regret that we are unable to give refunds.

Volunteer! Please contact us if you would like to volunteer with Arts Alive or would like to consider joining the board.
Tech Volunteers! Join the tech team as we redesign the website and email newsletter. Beginner to expert skills in email marketing, graphic design or web know-how are welcome, contact us.
Thanks! for your support of the arts and Arts Alive.  We look forward to seeing you at an upcoming event.

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Feb 04

Event: Belger Studios & BlueRoom, on 2/22

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Arts Alive Event
Wednesday, February 22, 2017 – 5pm
Belger Crane Yard Studios
2011 Tracy Ave, Kansas City, MO 64108
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Latin Music at the Blue Room
1616 E 18th St, Kansas City, MO 64108


We’ll warm up your February with a night of hot Caribbean jazz in the Blue Room of the historic American Jazz Museum. On Wednesday evening, February 22nd we’ll take over the entire room, push back some tables and enjoy Pablo Sanhueza and the West Side Latin Allstars. We’ll demonstrate some salsa dancing and enjoy some special Caribbean libations. Wear your dancing shoes.

We begin the evening at one of our favorite venues, the Belger Crane Yard Studios and view their ceramic exhibit entitledA Hard Swath to Mow”, featuring artists from the University of Arkansas. In addition, Michael Sims will keep his Lawrence Lithography open and highlight his latest prints including those done by Roger Shimomura, whose studio we visited last November when we visited Lawrence and the re-opened Spencer Museum.

The evening begins at 5pm with a reception at the Belger. We’ll feature food from the Caribbean and a little latin jazz to get us in the mood. As always the cost is only $30 but we’re limited to capacity inside the Blur Room. We sell out quickly so get a group together and join us for a fun evening.

**Please note that we do not mail our tickets in advance and will instead distribute them at the event. You will receive an email a day or two prior to the event confirming your registration.
***Also, we regret that we are unable to give refunds.

Volunteer! Please contact us if you would like to volunteer with Arts Alive or would like to consider joining the board.
Thanks! for your support of the arts and Arts Alive.  We look forward to seeing you at an upcoming event.

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