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1. A Charmed Life: Kansas City Ballerina Makes the Leap from Dancing to Jewelry Design A Charmed Life: Kansas City Ballerina Makes the Leap from Dancing to Jewelry Design December 1, 2004 Lauren Wright, a former professional ballerina with the Kansas City Ballet, now designs her own jewlery. She sells her work at art shows, Perfect Scents in Kansas City, and through her web site.

2. A Star is Born A Star is Born September 17, 2011 Article describes the opening night reception at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. Festivities included performances by the Kansas City Ballet, the Kansas City Symphony, and opera star Placido...

3. Art Center Will be Named for Kauffmans Art Center Will be Named for Kauffmans September 22-28, 2006 The performing arts center planned to be built downtown will officially be named after the Kauffman family who have pledged forty per cent of the cost of the building. The ceremonial groundbreaking is...

4. Artful Holidays Artful Holidays Holiday 2011 Interview with Kansas City Ballet's artistic director, William Whitener, about their new headquarters, the Todd Bolender Center for Dance and Creativity, and upcoming performances.

5. Arts Maven Arts Maven May 2011 Feature article about Shirley Helzberg and her many contributions to improving Kansas City through not only the arts but restoration of historic buildings. The 1,600-seat Helzberg Hall in the new Kauffman...

6. Ballet Finds Balance in Old Site's New Role Ballet Finds Balance in Old Site's New Role July 15-21, 2011 BNIM Architects designed the Kansas City Ballet's Todd Bolender Center for Dance and Creativity that is taking over the old Power House building near Union Station. The building, along with Union Station,...

7. Big Day For KC Dance Arrives Big Day For KC Dance Arrives March 11, 2008 The Kansas City Ballet will open March 11, 2008, with a week-long engagement at the Joyce Theater in New York City. "The Joyce appearance will include works by Whitener and Donald McKayle that premiered...

8. Biography of Tatiana Dokoudovska (1921-2005), Dancer Biography of Tatiana Dokoudovska (1921-2005), Dancer 2009

9. Bolender Center Brings Old Building Back En Pointe Bolender Center Brings Old Building Back En Pointe October/November 2011 Facts about the renovation of a "nearly 100-year-old power plant into a permanent home for the Kansas City Ballet." BNIM Architects worked with Jeff Bentley, the Ballet's executive director, to create...

10. Brand-New Digs, Bigger Shows Brand-New Digs, Bigger Shows November 14, 2010 Kansas City's largest performing arts organizations anticipate "big and better" performances for their 2011-2012 inaugural seasons at the new Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. The Center is scheduled...

11. Celebrity Celebrations Celebrity Celebrations Holiday Issue 2005 Six brief profiles of Kansas City celebrities and their family activities during the winter holidays. The celebrities profiled are William Whitener of the Kansas City Ballet; baseball legend Buck O'Neil;...

12. Editor's Log Editor's Log November//1978 Photo and article about the Kansas City Ballet company and its warehouse studios, dancers, and shows.

13. He 'Carried the Spirit of Dance with Him' He 'Carried the Spirit of Dance with Him' October 13, 2006 Todd Bolender, legendary American dancer, choreographer and teacher who led the Kansas City Ballet, died October 12, 2006. Article reviews his life and accomplishments with a short chronological list.

14. In His Footsteps In His Footsteps October 29, 2006 Article recounting the life of Kansas City Ballet dancer, choreographer and teacher Todd Bolender, including the personal anecdotes some people who knew him.

15. K. C. Civic Ballet Fund-Raising Drive Underway K. C. Civic Ballet Fund-Raising Drive Underway December-January//1970-1971 Photo and article about the Kansas City Civic Ballet, "chartered in 1957 and offering annual presentations of classical and modern ballet" with offices at 5401 Brookside Boulevard.

16. Kansas City Ballet Kansas City Ballet Information pertaining to the Kansas City Ballet, formed in 1957.

17. Kansas City Ballet Kansas City Ballet 2007 "This fifty-year retrospective of the Kansas City Ballet captures the glorious moments of performance by the company along with the story of its extraordinary journey to becoming a dynamic force in the...

18. Kansas City Ballet and the Balanchine Bond, But. .. Kansas City Ballet and the Balanchine Bond, But. .. March//1985 Photos and article about the Kansas City Ballet company, nearly becoming defunct and led back into success by director Todd Bolender by 1985.

19. Kauffman Center Lands Debut Kauffman Center Lands Debut November 12-18, 2010 The $400 million Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts is set to open September 16, 2011. The Kansas City Ballet announced that "the world premiere of 'Tom Sawyer, A Ballet in Three Acts' will be the...

20. KC Ballet Gets Invitation to Big Dance in Big Apple KC Ballet Gets Invitation to Big Dance in Big Apple February 18, 2004 March 20, 2004, the Kansas City Ballet performed in New York City for the first time in its 47-year history. Its performance of "Renard," created by choreographer George Balanchine, was part of several...