The Wires are an alternative exploration in string sound. Hailing from Kansas City, Missouri, The Wires compose and perform original music for violin and cello. Inspired by a myriad of genres and eclectic sounds, The Wires are not your typical strings group. The project encompasses a blend of wide-ranging styles, from tango to gypsy, jazz to rock and infused with the precision of classical form. Created, composed and performed by Laurel Morgan (violin) and Sascha Groschang (cello). The Wires released their debut album in 2013, and are creators and executive directors of Wired In – Creative Strings Workshop – a summer program for string players interested in learning new styles and techniques.
Tickets $15. Doors open at 7, show starts at 7:30.
Curses & Charms: A Further Account of the Trials of Womyn with wild tales told through poetry and music
Join us for a magical night of poetry and music as only Emery Diercks, Teri Quinn & Poet Jen Harris can bring you.
Emery Diercks is a spoken word artist whose prose strikes a revenant tone with her readers and audiences. She is currently working on her second book and lives in Salina, KS with her husband and two children.
Kansas City songwriter Teri Quinn writes songs that harmonize sweet with savory, entwine lace with barbed-wire, and romance old-fashioned charm with modern grit. Quinn’s clawhammer banjo hums and hollers, and her lyrics are both celestial and cerebral. Her enchanting voice and lyricism is a timeless elevation of the feminine and fearless.
Poet Jen Harris is a professional public speaker, spoken word poet, activist, published author, founder and former host of Kansas City Poetry Slam. She is a TEDx fellow, a Button Poetry & Write About Now Poetry feature. Her work is poetic memoir, a confessional assortment of personal and adopted stories of life on and off the grid; substance use, abuse survival, coming out stories, the New Age shift in mindfulness, the cross-country migration of artists in search of paying work both plentiful and fulfilling, the demise of the corporate culture, the defiance of media-induced prepackaged lives and conversely, and the beauty created when people unite on a common front for a common purpose.
As a part of Who Does She Think She Is, a celebration of women’s art, join us for this live performance by local singer/songwriter Joy Zimmerman as she explores themes from her own life and the lives of other women. Joy's stories and songs will include music from "To the Girl", her soon-to-be-released album.
Joy Zimmerman is a soulful singer-songwriter known for compelling vocals and captivating performances. Born with a tooth on Shakespeare’s 400th birthday, Joy feels lucky to have discovered songwriting. Her musical path began with violin lessons before kindergarten and evolved with guitar lessons after her own children were in kindergarten. Now Joy's songwriting awards include an American Songwriter Lyric Contest Honorable Mention and eight Walnut Valley Festival NewSong Showcase wins. Joy has recorded three albums in Nashville and three in Kansas City. joyzimmermanmusic.com
Doors open at 6 and show starts at 6:30. Attendees are welcome to enjoy refreshments from our donation bar, our latest art exhibit and open artists studios.
Eman Chalshotori & Special Guests
InterUrban ArtHouse is excited to present a unique and beautiful evening of music featuring local cellist Eman Chalshotori on Sunday February 24, 2019 at 6 pm. Chalshotori is a local, classically-trained cellist and a rising voice in the Midwest classical music scene. He is known for his captivating sound and musical expression.
Eman will guide us through his journey into the world of classical music and answer these questions throughout the show.
He will present some incredible works by Tchaikovsky, Ravel, and Piazzolla, as well as special premiere arrangements of works by contemporary artist. He will be joined by internationally lauded accordionist Karen Fremar along with musical artists Zsolt Eder, Keith and Ashley Stanfield, Ezgi Karakus, and Noah McNair.
december 1st - ivory blue
This incredibly talented Alternative Rock/Pop singer-songwriter started writing music at the age of 14, and immediately captured the hearts of young and old with ingeniously composed songs and powerful lyrics driven from painful life stories that relate to so many. With a looping act consisting of layers of soaring vocals, back vocals, acoustic & electric guitars, electronic drums and carefully placed sound effects, they surprise crowds everywhere as no one expects a full band sound.
As one of the first artists to come out as Non Binary Transgender, IVORY BLUE has gained respect and support from local, regional, national and international radio stations, some TV stations as well as national and international magazines. Tickets are $30, doors open at 7:30 and show starts at 8:00
November 11th - Summer osborne with Celia and kristen goodman
The Listening Room at InterUrban ArtHouse welcomes the return of internationally-touring singer/songwriter Summer Osborne with two very special musical guests from St. Louis- Celia and Kristen Goodman- for an intimate concert and entertainment experience on Sunday, November 11th. These three entertainers have each been performing for decades, and they're looking forward to sharing their songs and their spirits with the InterUrban ArtHouse Listening Room audience. Please join this trio of women in music as they present a never-before-seen set of original songs and favorite cover tunes. Doors open at 6. Attendees are welcome to enjoy refreshments from our donation bar, our latest art exhibit and open artists studios. Pre-purchase your tickets for $12 or at the door for $15.