Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts


The Kauffman Center’s overriding vision is to enrich the lives of everyone in the community through extraordinary and diverse performing arts experiences. The Kauffman Center, home to resident organizations the Kansas City Ballet, Lyric Opera, Kansas City Symphony, and other innovative programming, embraces a variety of audiences with different tastes, interests and passions. At the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts, everyone can have an opportunity to experience excellence. - See more at: http://www.kauffmancenter.org/about-the-center/#sthash.TzfWuZ2e.dpuf

Articles about Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts

  • KC Streetcar Itineraries: An Artful Outing

    Tucked away from the dense population of art galleries in the Crossroads sits the Kansas City Artists Coalition’s (KCAC) artist-centered alternative space in River Market. The… more

  • TEDxKC Tickets On Sale June 28

    One of the world’s largest TEDx events, TEDxKC returns to the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts on Friday, Aug. 19. Tickets for this year’s event, themed “Question… more

  • Weekend Agenda

    Looking for something to do this weekend? Check out our top picks for June 3-5. Friday If you weren’t already grateful it’s Friday, you’re about to be: It’s National Doughnut Day, and in honor of the… more

  • Weekend Agenda

    Looking for something to do this weekend? Check out our top picks for May 20-22. Friday Food Truck Fridays are back by popular demand at Union Hill’s Union Cemetery. Now through August, food trucks will gather 11:30… more

  • Weekend Agenda

    Looking for something to do this weekend? Check out our top picks for May 6-8. Friday The KC Streetcar is up and running! Catch a ride after the grand opening ceremony 10 a.m. at Union Station, then partake in one of the many,… more

  • Weekend Agenda

    Looking for something to do this weekend? Check out our top picks for April 29 – May 1. Friday One of the world’s most beloved operas, Georges Bizet’s “Carmen” graces the Kauffman Center for the… more

  • Weekend Agenda

    Looking for something to do this weekend? Check out our top picks for March 25-27. Friday While the weather doesn’t exactly call for a scoop of ice cream, the grand opening of Betty Rae’s does. Stop by the latest… more

  • 4 Best Bets for a Spring Date Night in Kansas City

    Everybody needs a night out now and then. Whether it’s your first date or your first in forever, the celebration of a special occasion or a way to shake things up, make it… more

  • Weekend Agenda

    Looking for something to do this weekend? Check out our top picks for Feb. 26-28. Friday One of the ballet world’s most timeless stories comes to life at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. Kansas City… more

  • Weekend Agenda

    Looking for something to do this weekend? Check out our top picks for January 22-24. Friday Bring Baldwin’s threads from the pages of Vogue and GQ to your closet with its one-day sample sale 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. at River Market… more

  • Weekend Agenda

    Looking for something to do this weekend? Check out our top picks for January 8-10. Friday See how many KC spots you recognize in “Trust Fund,” a film shot in Kansas City by local couple Sandra Martin and Isaac… more

  • Weekend Agenda

    Looking for something to do this weekend? Check out our top picks for December 18-20. Friday After many long years, one of the most anticipated movies of all time is finally in theaters. Tickets for “Star Wars: The Force… more

  • Kansas City Symphony Gets in the Christmas Spirit

    The Kansas City Symphony’s annual Christmas Festival returns Dec. 17-22. Share this joyous concert tradition with family and friends as the Symphony and Symphony Chorus… more

  • Weekend Agenda

    Looking for something to do this weekend? Check out our top picks for December 4-6. Friday Prepare to be dazzled. Downtown Dazzle returns this year with free trolleys stopping at festive KC spots such as the Power & Light… more

  • Weekend Agenda

    Looking for something to do this weekend? Check out our top picks for November 27-29. Friday Love it or hate it, Black Friday is here. All your favorite shopping districts are offering stellar sales, from Legends Outlets Kansas… more

  • All of Kansas City’s a Stage

    In Kansas City, there is no shortage of performing arts venues, ranging from historic jewels to charmingly intimate spaces.No matter what sort of performances you love—concerts, spoken word,… more

  • Weekend Agenda

    Looking for something to do this weekend? Check out our top picks for November 13-15. Friday If you’ve ever wondered what it takes to launch a startup, get a taste at Startup Weekend. For 54 hours, beginning at 6:30 p.m.… more

  • Weekend Agenda

    Looking for something to do this weekend? Check out our top picks for October 23-25. Friday You’ll find dozens of spectacular hot air balloons at the Great Midwest Balloon Fest this weekend at the National Agricultural… more

  • Weekend Agenda

    Looking for something to do this weekend? Check out our top picks for October 2-4. Friday Happy First Friday! Lead Bank celebrates its inaugural First Friday with the Twisted Asian and American Fusion food trucks, live DJ Brooks… more

  • Weekend Agenda

    Looking for something to do this weekend? Check out our top picks for September 25-27. Friday See and buy works from hundreds of different artists during one of Kansas City’s favorite traditions, the Plaza Art Fair. The… more

  • Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak To Speak in KC

    Tech pioneer Steve Wozniak will speak at a celebration for local mentoring program HEMP. Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak is coming to KC Thursday, November 19 as part of Helzberg… more

  • Entertaining Plates

    The Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts takes a foray into gourmet meals. Story by Lauren Rutherford  |  Photos Courtesy of Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts On stage, the Kansas City Symphony tunes its… more

  • TEDxKC Invites You To Reimagine

    TEDxKC is finally here. With the theme Re:Imagine, this year’s TEDxKC program encourages attendees to see the world as it isn’t Saturday, Aug. 29 at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts.… more

  • KC Symphony’s Sweet 2015-2016 Schedule

    Tickets for the Kansas City Symphony’s new season go on sale today. Starting Monday, July 27 at 10 a.m., Kansas Citians can get their seats to the Kansas City Symphony’s… more