Last Sunday my cousin took me to the Disney in Concert: Magical Music from the Movies (part of the family series for the symphony at
), which was magical even at my age. It was the final in the family series for
this year. Kauffman Center
Here are some pictures of the
. It's a magnificent building where the Kansas City Symphony performs. Kauffman Center
The family series for next season is John Lithgow's Farkle and Friends based on John's spellbinding children's book the remarkable Farkle McBride is September 16th. The Christmas Festival is December 16, Magic Circle Mime Company: Music, Noise & Silence is January 27, and The Orchestra Games is April 21. To learn more call 816-471-0400 or go on-line at http://KCSYMPHONY.ORG
Many people do not realize that Walt started his career as a film maker began at his first professional film studio, Laugh-O-Gram Studio, right here in Kansas City. His studio produced both live-action and animated films.
The building is now on the National Register of Historical Places. It can be found at
3013 Main Street, Kansas
64108 and from June 1 - July 27, 2012 you will have a chance to buy pieces of his art. Go to http://www.ButtonwoodArtSpace.com
to learn more. Hours are M-F 9 a.m. to 5
Laugh-O-Gram is currently being renovated by a local non-profit organization. This building is where Walt met and kept the mouse which inspired the creation of Mickey.
To celebrate my birthday a little longer, I'm giving a lucky commenter a digital copy of my short story, A Fool's Fool.
Thank you for visiting my blog, and I'll see you again next Sunday. Have a great week.
Sandy AKA Sandra K. Marshall