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1. ''When You Come to Kansas City'' Is Our Winning Tune ''When You Come to Kansas City'' Is Our Winning Tune January 8, 2011 Article about The Kansas City Star’s contest to find the best original song about Kansas City. The clear winner was Andy DeWitt’s “When You Come to Kansas City.” DeWitt has performed with local...

2. 'KC Live' Kickoff to Light Up City 'KC Live' Kickoff to Light Up City March 6, 2008 The long-awaited Power and Light District opens with a kickoff event in the Kansas City Live block at 14th Street and Grand Boulevard. The Cordish Company plans 150 events that include rock, country and...

3. 'Wall to Wall' Classical 'Wall to Wall' Classical August 13, 2006 In November, a new hi-def classical station will be a "side band or HD-2, as it's called, to KUDL-FM." It will feature continuous classical music, 24/7. To receive, one will have to invest in a hi-def...

4. A Beloved King of Reviews A Beloved King of Reviews September 17, 2011 Obituary tribute for Leroy Johnson (57) of Kansas City. Johnson was known as the resident "music guru" at the old Penny Lane record store in Westport. He was also an early music critic for "The Pitch,"...

5. A Brilliant Organ Gets a Brilliant Organist A Brilliant Organ Gets a Brilliant Organist October 11, 2004 October 8, 2004, French organist Olivier Latry played the dedicatory recital for the new $850,000 pipe organ by Lively-Fulcher Organbuilders of Alexandria, Virginia, at the Visitation Catholic Church.

6. A Chorus Beyond Song A Chorus Beyond Song December-January/31-7/1997-1998 Describes the history, current status, and future of the Heartland Men's Chorus.

7. A Coda to a Musical Career A Coda to a Musical Career April 30, 2010 Article profiles pianist Myrna Braverman who is retiring after 20 years as a teacher at the Hyman Brand Hebrew Academy. For the past decade she has performed with Yachad: The Traveling Tefillah Band. Braverman...

8. A Good-By to W. H. Leib A Good-By to W. H. Leib February/16/1915 Biographical article about W. H. Leib, "one of the pioneers of the musical circles here," retiring from 30 years of teaching music in the Kansas City School District at the age of 70.

9. A Holiday Spin on the Dance Floor A Holiday Spin on the Dance Floor November 29, 2013 Article summarizes the 2013 annual Thanksgiving Breakfast Dance held in the Kansas National Guard Armory in Kansas City, Kansas. Details related to the event's background and its connection to the local...

10. A Lesson in The Arts A Lesson in The Arts September 18, 2011 Cover story with pictures tells of the Alcott Arts Center at 180 S. 18th St., Kansas City, Kansas. Named for Louisa May Alcott, the center provides music, theater, and art for children. The nonprofit organization...

11. A Look at New York: Kansas Citian Has a Hit on Broadway A Look at New York: Kansas Citian Has a Hit on Broadway January/22/1969 Photo and biographical article about native Kansas Citian Burt Bacharach, a composer for motion pictures and popular and classical music. Description of his nationally prominent career and early life in...

12. A Natural-Born Theater Man A Natural-Born Theater Man August 12, 2007 The Theater League, directed by founder and president Mark Edelman, brought musicals and plays to Kansas City from 1977 until 2007. From 1977 to 198,1 performances took place at the Lyric Theater, then...

13. A Song Fit for The King A Song Fit for The King August 16, 2003 On the 26th anniversary of the death of Elvis Presley, this article recalls the first song recorded by Presley, My Happiness. The lyrics were written by Kansas Citian Betty Peterson Blasco.

14. A Very Deserving Music Star A Very Deserving Music Star May 13, 2006 Marilyn Maye will receive a Lifetime Achivement Award May 20 at the Coda Jazz Fund Benefit Concert. Leon Brady will also receive an award.

15. About Town About Town October/17/1957 Biographical article about Phyllis Pehr, a music composer of the "Queen's Coronation March" for the American Royal, awarded for "Variations on an Israeli Theme," and residing at 7126 Charlotte Street.

16. About Town About Town October/23/1942 Article about the jazz or ragtime song "Twelfth Street Rag," written in 1897 by Euday Bowman while walking along 12th Street at Main. Biographical information about the ragtime music composer from Texas...

17. Above the Crowding Above the Crowding April 16, 2006 Article discusses the Conservatory of Music's need for more space, gives a historical timeline from its beginnings 100 years ago, and features successful graduates and some students.

18. All That Jazz--On Film In KC All That Jazz--On Film In KC June 16, 2006 Located at the American Jazz Museum is a wonderful collection called the John Baker Film Collection. This collection contains about 700 hours of film. "Some of the holdings are full-length features, some...

19. All the World's a Stage? Not Here All the World's a Stage? Not Here November 5, 2005 The closing of both the Music Hall and Midland Theater for renovation in 2006 will create a shortage of performance spaces for local arts groups. Local organizations such as the ballet and Harriman series...

20. Along a Musical Trail: Sweet Singers of Yesterday in Kansas City Along a Musical Trail: Sweet Singers of Yesterday in Kansas City December/11/1910 Microfilmed scrapbook contains an article about reminiscences of Nellie McCoy Harris, regarding early singers and musicians in the Kansas City area, especially in the 1850s. Description of many specific...