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Composite picture of artists Jason Needham and Cady Beansmith.

October 21, 2021

Third Thursday Visiting Artists

Hudson Auditorium, Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art

Third Thursdays have returned at the Nerman! Join us for an in-depth discussion featuring artist Jason Needham and designer Cady Beansmith.

Campus Life, Arts & Performances, Community

Promotional photo of the Kansas City Jazz Orchestra.

8:00 PM, October 22, 2021

Midwest Trust Center Series: KC Jazz Orchestra

Yardley Hall

Join the Kansas City Jazz Orchestra, one of the nation’s pre-eminent big bands, for a thrilling display of jazz virtuosity!

Arts & Performances

Promotional photo of Sonia de los Santos and The Okee Dokee Brothers.

11:00 AM, October 23, 2021

MTC Kids Jam Series: Sonia de los Santos and The Okee Dokee Brothers

Yardley Hall

Friendship is at the heart of this joyful new collaboration between Mexican songstress Sonia De Los Santos and Americana folk duo The Okee Dokee Brothers.

Arts & Performances

Promotional photo from Yesterday and Today.

7:00 PM, October 24, 2021

Midwest Trust Center Series: Yesterday and Today | The Interactive Beatles Experience

Yardley Hall

Connect with Yesterday and Today at this all-request show.

Arts & Performances

'The Shadows and Me' by Trinity Kai

October 25, 2021 - November 12, 2021

'In-between Spaces' Exhibition by Artist Trinity Kai

Fine Arts & Design Studios Shooting Studio, FADS 106

Featuring work and spaces that reflect the artist’s life experiences.

Arts & Performances, Campus Life, Community

An empty piano on stage in an empty theater.

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, October 25, 2021

Ruel Joyce Recital: The Kansas Virtuosi

Yardley Hall

Today's recital features The Kansas Virtuosi.

Arts & Performances

An empty piano on stage in an empty theater.

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, October 26, 2021

Jazz Series: Jackie Myers Quartet

Yardley Hall

Today's performance is by the Jackie Myers Quartet.

Arts & Performances

The title 'The Kitten's Cry' spotlighted on a brown wall.

October 27, 2021 - October 30, 2021

Academic Theatre: 'The Kitten's Cry' by Erik Meixelsperger

Midwest Trust Center East Parking Garage

A chilling tale written by a JCCC professor.

Campus Life, Arts & Performances, Community

An empty piano on stage in an empty theater.

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, November 1, 2021

Ruel Joyce Recital: 88 Squared | Jeffrey and Karen Savage

Yardley Hall

Today's recital features 88 Squared | Jeffrey and Karen Savage.

Arts & Performances

An empty piano on stage in an empty theater.

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, November 2, 2021

Jazz Series: JCCC Faculty Jazz Quintet

Yardley Hall

Today's performance is by the JCCC Faculty Jazz Quintet.

Arts & Performances

A JCCC student cast performs 'You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown' in Spring 2018.

November 2, 2021 - November 7, 2021

JCCC Theatre Department Spring 2022 Auditions

Bodker Black Box Theatre

Showcase your talents for these upcoming shows!

Campus Life, Arts & Performances

Promotional photo of Opus 76 Quartet.

November 3, 2021

Eat, Drink, Play! with Opus 76 Quartet

Zoom

Create a date night at home with beautiful chamber music and a fabulous recipe from a local chef.

Arts & Performances

A composite of the three honorees of this year's Charlotte Street Foundation Awards, Kathy Liao, gleneisha and Cory Imig..

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM, November 4, 2021

Nerman Museum: Charlotte Street Foundation Fellows Reception & Opening

Atrium, NMOCA

This year's Charlotte Street Foundation Fellows are glyneisha, Cory Imig and Kathy Liao. A reception and exhibition opening in their honor will be held at the Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art.

Campus Life, Arts & Performances, Community

Promotional photo of Darlene Love.

8:00 PM, November 6, 2021

Midwest Trust Center Series: Darlene Love

Yardley Hall

Let Darlene Love captivate you with her warm, gracious stage presence and outstanding performance.

Arts & Performances

Promotional photo of Bryan Busby.

7:00 PM, November 7, 2021

Winterlude: Kansas City and All That’s Jazz: Bringing Legends to Life

Yardley Hall

KMBC 9 News Chief Meteorologist Bryan Busby will host this multimedia event.

Arts & Performances

Promotional photo of The Romeros.

8:00 PM, November 12, 2021

Midwest Trust Center Series: The Romeros

Yardley Hall

“The Royal Family of the Guitar,” founded in 1958 by the legendary Celedonio Romero and his sons, Celin, Pepe and Angel, now consists of three generations of concert artists.

Arts & Performances

Promotional photo of Susan Werner.

8:00 PM, November 20, 2021

Midwest Trust Center Series: Susan Werner

Yardley Hall

Join the queen of contemporary folk as she sings from her 12 albums with styles ranging from folk/rock to Tin Pan Alley and gospel/country to chamber music.

Arts & Performances

Promotional photos of Bridget Kibbey and the Dover Quartet.

8:00 PM, December 3, 2021

Midwest Trust Center Series: Bridget Kibbey and the Dover Quartet

Yardley Hall

On this tour, Bridget Kibbey and the Dover Quartet feature some of the best-beloved works of J.S. Bach

Arts & Performances

A puppet boy builds a puppet snowman.

11:00 AM, December 4, 2021 - December 5, 2021

Arts Education: Mesner Puppet Theater | 'The Snowy Day'

Polsky Theatre

Celebrate the magic and boundless possibilities of the first snowfall!

Arts & Performances

Promotional photo of Mariachis Los Camperos.

8:00 PM, December 4, 2021

Midwest Trust Center Series: Mariachis Los Camperos | Fiesta Navidad

Yardley Hall

Celebrate the holidays with an explosion of music and color!

Arts & Performances

Promotional photo of Ana Gasteyer.

7:00 PM, December 5, 2021

Midwest Trust Center Series: Ana Gasteyer | 'Sugar & Booze Holiday Tour'

Yardley Hall

Nothing says the holidays like a good old-fashioned party with sugar and booze!

Arts & Performances

Promotional photo of Dan and Claudia Zanes and Pauline Jean.

11:00 AM, December 11, 2021

MTC Kids Jam Series: Dan and Claudia Zanes | 'The Holiday Sing-Along'

Yardley Hall

Sing along with Grammy Award winner Dan Zanes, his wife, Claudia, and her best friend, Pauline Jean, in this “updated” holiday gathering.

Arts & Performances

Promotional photo of Chaeyoung Park.

7:30 PM, December 16, 2021

Midwest Trust Center Series: Chaeyoung Park, Piano

Polsky Theatre

Chaeyoung Park performs around the world but calls Lawrence, Kansas, her second home.

Arts & Performances

A girl looks at a giant quetzal puppet.

March 2, 2022 - March 3, 2022

Midwest Trust Center Series: StoneLion Puppet Theatre | 'The Lost Treasure'

Yardley Hall

Follow giant puppets, Nathan Ready and a Quetzal bird as they spelunk into a mysterious cave in search of ancient Aztec treasure. StoneLion Puppet Theatre will present an evening show at 7 p.m. March 2 and two Arts Education shows, 10 a.m. and 1 p.m., on Thursday, March 3.

Arts & Performances

Promotional photo of Scotty McCreery in front of a truck..

8:00 PM, April 30, 2022

Cohen Community Series Presents Scotty McCreery

Yardley Hall

The Cohen Community Series presents multi-Platinum country music star Scotty McCreery in concert with hits from throughout his 10-year career, including songs from his new album, “Same Truck..”

Arts & Performances, Community