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Today Paul Pepper welcomes back SARAH HOWARD, Daniel Boone Regional Library, who wants you to "Dig Into Reading" this summer! And when you're not reading, attend the Missouri Symphony Society's 'Hot Summer Nights' program! CHRIS CAMPBELL joins us with more.
Dino O'Dell from 'Dino O'Dell & The T-Rex Allstars,' joined us along with Chris Phelan from Jiggle Jam about the family music festival happening this weekend. There is so much for the family to enjoy during the holiday weekend festival including music, dancing, activities, and games.
Alacartoona, ArtsKC Fund Grant Recipient in the Inspiration category, shares their story of how a little bit of funding helped them to take their project to the next level. Part cabaret, part band, this group is an extraordinary example of how the ArtsKC Fund supports artists in the Kansas City area.
The Kansas City Symphony Young Composers Institute gives select high school students the opportunity to work one-on-one with Kansas City Symphony Composer-in-Residence, Adam Schoenberg. Under Schoenberg's guidance, students learn about composition through private lessons and group master classes. As a finale, The Young Composers Institute culminated with a public performance in Helzberg Hall by musicians of the Kansas City Symphony.