Connect2Culture’s January 2024 Performances Include Glenda Austin and 123 Andrés

From Broadway classics to a bilingual family-oriented performance, there’s never been a better time to enjoy live entertainment from Connect2Culture!

Broadway Favorites with Glenda Austin

Saturday, January 20 | 4:00 pm | Series: Cornell Series | Tickets are $10 to $15, plus fees

Joplin’s own Glenda Austin returns to the Cornell Complex for another incredible performance! A recognized composer, life-long pianist, and a celebrated educator, Austin has dedicated her life to music. From well-loved hymns and light classical music to original compositions and classic oldies, Austin’s compelling and lively style makes each performance an extraordinary experience. Now, join her as she plays through some of Broadway’s most popular songs!

Learn more about this performance here.

123 Andrés

Saturday, January 27 | 2:00 pm | Series: Ignite Series | Tickets for adults are $15, plus fees; children between ages three and 17 are free

123 Andrés is a Latin GRAMMY-winning husband-and-wife duo who create music for the whole family. The group is comprised of Andrés Salguero and Christina Sanabria, who have been deeply immersed in performing arts since childhood. After playing guitar at an early age, Andrés went on to earn a Doctorate in music and win the National Composition Contest in Colombia. Christina fell in love with theater and dance as a child, and later applied these passions to childhood education as a teacher. Now, the two perform in Spanish and English, creating catchy songs and lively performances that encourage audiences to dance, sing, and learn!

Find out more here.

Buying Tickets

Tickets to all C2C performances are sold exclusively through, over the phone at 417.501.5550, or at the box office inside the Cornell Complex. The box office is open Tuesday through Saturday, 1:00 to 5:00 pm. Avoid overpaying through ticket resellers by buying direct from C2C!

About Connect2Culture:

Connect2Culture (C2C) is a not-for-profit arts organization founded in 2009 to enhance community through culture. Unlike any organization in the Joplin area, C2C is a respected community arts agency, a champion of the Harry M. Cornell Arts & Entertainment Complex, and a performing arts presenter. C2C strives to expand audience and resources needed to “ignite a passion for the arts, culture, and entertainment” in the Joplin area.


Emily Frankoski, Executive Director

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