Special Events Highlight Auschwitz Exhibit at Kansas City Union Station

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MEMORIAL CONCERT TONIGHT. 100 VOCALISTS FROM OLATHE EAST HIGH SCHOOL HAVE BEEN PREPARING FOR THIS PERFORMANCE FOR MONTHS. THE CONCERT INCLUDES MATERIAL FROM THE HOLOCAUST AND A PERIOD AT AUSCHWITZ AND REFLEXIVE READINGS OF VICTIMS DURING THAT PERIOD. CHEERS. I VISITED THE AUSCHWITZ EXHIBITION TO STUDY WHAT HAPPENED BEFORE I PRODUCED THE CONCERT BY DOING SOMETHING SO IMPORTANT AND MEANING SO MUCH TO MANY PEOPLE AS WELL AS STUDENTS, IT IS A HUGE HUGE. BENETFI GATHERS FOR THE EXHIBITION AND THE COMMUNITY GATHERS FOR A MUSICAL REMEMBRANCE AS IT MEANS A PRESIDENT AND CEO OF LOTTO T UNION STATION GEORGE COSTELLO, KSASAN CITY MAKES A STATEMENT TO PEOPLE AROUND THE WORLD WE WILL NOT MAKE. ALLOW ANTISEMITIC ACTIVITIES IN OUR COMMUNITY. I THINK IT’S THE RIGHT TIME THE MESSAGE AND PEOPLE WANT MAKAE SCHL

Special Events Highlight Auschwitz Exhibit at Union Station

The Olathe East High School Choir Memorial Concert begins at 7 p.m. Friday

The traveling exhibit “Auschwitz: Not Long Ago: Not Far Ago” is the most-visited exhibit in Union Station’s history. It is now highlighted with special events leading up to International Holocaust Remembrance Day, beginning with a memorial concert on Friday. About 100 singers from Olathe East High School have been preparing for this performance for months. The concert includes Holocaust and Auschwitz-era material with thoughtful readings from victims during that time. The students toured the Auschwitz exhibit, studying what happened before producing the concert. , Director of the Olathe East Choir. The huge turnout for the exhibit and the community that comes together for a musical keepsake like this means a lot to Union Station President and CEO George Guastello. “Kansas City is making a statement to people around the world that we will not allow anti-Semitic activity in our community,” Guastello said. “I think this is the right time, the right message, and people want to make a difference.” The Olathe East Choir Memorial Concert begins at 7 p.m. Friday in Union Station’s Main Square. There will be other events leading up to International Day of Remembrance next week.

The traveling exhibit “Auschwitz: Not Long Ago: Not Far Ago” is the most-visited exhibit in Union Station’s history. It is now highlighted with special events leading up to International Holocaust Remembrance Day, starting with a memorial concert on Friday.

A hundred singers from Olathe East High School have been preparing for this show for months.

The concert includes material from the Holocaust and the Auschwitz period with reflective readings of the victims during this period. The students toured the Auschwitz exhibit, studying what happened before producing the concert.

“Doing something that is so important and meaningful to so many people, as well as to students, is a huge, huge benefit,” said Laura Klaassen, Olathe East Choir Director.

The huge attendance at the exhibit and the community coming together for a musical keepsake like this means a lot to Union Station President and CEO George Guastello.

“Kansas City is telling people around the world that we will not allow anti-Semitic activity in our community,” Guastello said. “I think it’s the right time, the right message, and people want to make a difference.”

The Olathe East Choir Memorial Concert begins at 7 p.m. Friday in Union Station’s Main Square. There will be other events leading up to the International Day of Remembrance next week.

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