Sunflower Music Festival 2013

27th Annual Sunflower Music Festival   Washburn University’s White Concert Hall will feature a free concert series, the 27th annual Sunflower Music Festival, June 7th through 15th.  Professional and student musicians from around the country will perform chamber and orchestral classical works, as well as a program of jazz music. Major pieces featured this year […]

The Jazz Era Comes to Life during Bessie’s Blues, featuring Queen Bey

Experience the stories and songs of Bessie Smith, the most popular female singer of the ‘20s, Sat., March 2 at 6:30pm in Marvin Auditorium at the library. Bessie’s Blues is the finale of the NEA’s The Big Read, a community reading initiative. Kansas City Ambassador of Jazz Queen Bey recounts the story of Bessie Smith, […]