Hundreds of children and their parents enjoyed the beautiful weather at the Young Audiences Arts Festival at the Kansas City Power & Light District on May 21st.
The all day event featured performances on the KC Live Stage:
Anansi the Spider - Paul Mesner Puppets
Jim Cosgrove & the Hiccups
Carnival on Parade - Traditional Music Society
Uno, Dos, Tres - Mauricio Salguero
Music Around the World - Tri-Percussion
Musical selections from The Wiz - Coterie Theatre (Brad Shaw, Christopher Barksdale & Tosin Morohunfola)
Rags to Riches: the Music of Scott Joplin - Turpin-Tyme Ragsters
Interactive Workshops and Performances on the Elements Stage:
Dance Workshop - KC Friends of Alvin Ailey
Ballet Workshop - Kim Shope & Community School of the Arts students
Mr. Stinky Feet
Anderson Family Band - Community School of the Arts students
Heart of America Shakespeare Festival student performance & workshop
Children also had the opportunity to create art with the fine folks from the Mattie Rhodes Art Center and Children's Mercy Hospitals STAR program.