LAST WEEK of Open Spaces: Oct 23 – 28

Oct 23, 2018

Thursday

10/25 - Curating and Creating: What’s the Difference? A discussion with Open Spaces artists:

Panel discussion on the increasingly blurred roles of artist and curator, and how that overlapping impacts arts institutions and their public. For the final 21c Salon, Open Spaces artists ALEXANDRE ARRECHEA and TED RIEDERER (Never Records) will discuss the topic with Museum Hotel 21c Curator ALICE GRAY STITES and Open Spaces Artistic Director DAN CAMERON.

Saturday

10/27 Kurt Flecksing presents Sonoboreal, a multimedia musical performance on the Village Stage

Kurt Flecksing offers a unique musical performance on the Village Stage in Swope Park at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 27. As Flecksing and his musical company perform Sonoboreal, they construct a tree-shaped, electronic artwork to connect sampled sounds and music from handmade and commercial instruments, producing a highly interactive sound and video experience.

10/27 Stuntwoman and performance artist Martika appears on the Village Stage

Martika has performed her one-woman stunt show across the country and the globe. She brings her death-defying acts to the Open Spaces Village at 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct 27.

Sunday

10/28 Free Etching Prints in the Park

Kansas City’s own Trey Morgan, with his portable etching press, lets us engage the living artistic tradition of handmade prints. This Sunday, Mr. Morgan prints his etchings on demand, for free, for attendees of all ages, from noon to 3 p.m.

10/28 KC Composed celebrates local, classical music talents in the Open Spaces Village

Four local composers will premiere new works in a concert played by ensembles of local talent when Kansas City Composed celebrates our contemporary classical music scene. Don’t miss the inspiration of the UMKC Conservatory’s musical minds in the Village in Swope Park this Sunday, Oct. 28, at 1:30 p.m.

10/28 Heartland Men’s Chorus plays a revue of audience favorites in the Open Spaces Village

For over three decades, the Heartland Men’s Chorus has sung its way into the hearts of wide-ranging Kansas City audiences. The HMC is a cultural institution championing diversity and freedom of expression while having a lot of fun! It will perform audience favorites from its past in the Open Spaces program, From the Heart, on Sunday, Oct 28 at 3:30 p.m. in the Swope Park Village.