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“A Wonderful Concert Venue”
Review of Carlsen Center

Carlsen Center
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Kansas City, Missouri
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46 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“A Wonderful Concert Venue”
Reviewed December 26, 2012

My family and I typically attend 3 - 4 events each year at the Johnson County Community College Carlsen Center. It's a beautiful, nicely-attired, on-campus auditorium in Overland Park, KS. The Carlsen Center provides an intimate, up-close experience and there are no bad seats in the house. The usher staff are pleasant and quick to accomodate. Ticket prices are reasonable and the productions are top-notch.

Visited November 2012
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Kansas City
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26 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Broadway in your back yard”
Reviewed September 25, 2012

Haven't been since October, but just bought season tickets which start in a few weeks. Every seat is a great one, and you can see N.Y. shows for a fraction of the price. The variety is wonderful also. Plus the week day shows for kids is a bonus.

Visited October 2011
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Westwood
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20 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Both of my kids had an excellent experience at JCCC”
Reviewed August 20, 2012

I am basing this review on my own and my two kids' experiences. I took several art courses, all of which were well taught by knowledgeable instructors. Both of my children completed AA degrees there, then went on to state universities (one to MU, the other to K-State). Both reported that they received far more respect, attention, and quality instruction from their teachers at JCCC than at either of these well-established universities. They often were relegated to the hands of TAs in the larger schools, but never at JCCC. Both said they learned far more, and had a much better experience here.

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Overland Park, KS
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Performing Arts Series”
Reviewed August 4, 2012

Outstanding performances, reasonably priced tickets, free covered parking, great hall. Saw Miami String Quartet, couldn't have been better, internationally renown group, tickets were $10 each!

Visited August 2012
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Kansas City, Kansas
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25 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Carlsen Center”
Reviewed July 15, 2012

They get some amazing artists at this location, now with multiple state of the art venuessuch as ( Peforming Arts Center (Kansas City MO), they have not had as many nationally acclaimed artist as they have had in years gone by. But if you have the opportunity to see a performance in this space, you will enjoy being there.

Visited November 2011
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