Arts & Entertainment

Greek Festival of St. Dionysios

April 25, 2015

Come for the food stay for the fun!!!! Hot off the Press"' Greek Festival 2015 is coming very soon June 12th, 13th, & th Media Contacts: Athan Perahoritis 816-456-3292 zophini@kc.rr.com Overland Park, KS - It's time to experience the sights, sounds and smells of the Mediterranean! Greek Festival2015 is just around the comer. Mark your calendar for, June 12th, 5 ...

Jan Kraybill and Doug Talley Join Liberty Community Chorus in Concert

April 24, 2015

Guest musicians Dr. Jan Kraybill, organist, and Doug Talley, saxophonist, will perform with the 80-voice Liberty Community Chorus in concert May 31st at 3 p.m. at the Community of Christ Temple,1001 W. Walnut St., Independence. Admission is free. Directed by Bryan Taylor, "Music for a Sacred Space" showcases James Whitbourn's "Son of God Mass"--the first performance of the choral work ...

Geoff Wilcken wins the Kansas Choral Composition Prize

April 23, 2015

PRESS RELEASE, April 15, 2015 - Geoff Wilcken wins the Kansas Choral Composition Prize CONTACT: Roger Eastwood, President EMAIL: president@wichitachorale.com TELEPHONE: (316) 712-2678 WEBSITE: www.wichitachorale.com Geoff Wilcken of Lawrence, Kansas is the inaugural winner of the Kansas Choral Composition Prize. The announcement was made on March 27, 2015 preceding the Wichita Chamber Chorale’s spring concert at First United Methodist Church, ...

Kansas City Symphony’s Free Memorial Day Weekend Celebration Grows Bigger, Better for 2015

April 22, 2015

Event features concert, fireworks, expanded family activities, The Elders, John Amos, U.S. Air Force Band of Mid-America, plus 8 other local groups KANSAS CITY, Mo. | April 22, 2015 — Kansas City’s best Memorial Day weekend concert and party, Bank of America Celebration at the Station, just keeps getting bigger and better — and this year is no exception. As ...

Summertime Arts & Craft Show is May 16 in Antioch Park

April 22, 2015

The Summertime Arts and Craft Show is one highlight of a fun-filled day which annually attracts people from throughout the Kansas City metropolitan area to Antioch Park in mid-May. This event, which is conducted by the Johnson County Park & Recreation District, will take place on May 16 in conjunction with the City of Merriam's Turkey Creek Festival. Both the ...

New Bingo Night and Bingo Cookout events planned in mid-May

April 22, 2015

Two new bingo-related special events are being planned in mid-May by the Johnson County Park & Recreation District. Bingo Family Fun Night will take place on Friday, May 8, while the Bingo Cookout in the Park will take place on Thursday, May 14. Bingo Family Fun Night is for all ages and will take place beginning at 6 p.m. on ...

Crafting for Missions

April 22, 2015

Crafting for Missions A Fundraiser for McMurry United Methodist Church Inter-generational Mission to McCurdy School Calling all quilters, scrapbookers, card makers and crafters. Here’s a chance for you to do what you love with other like-minded stitchers, cutters and gluers all while supporting McMurry United Methodist Youth on a mission, in the process. Join us for a day of crafting ...

Laundry Day was Last Week Exhibition

April 22, 2015

April 22, 2015 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE contact: kadienugent@gmail.com 913-748-6192 *print quality images available on request EXHIBITION: Laundry Day was Last Week OPENING RECEPTION: Friday, May 1st, 6-9pm LOCATION: Leedy-Voulkos Art Center, Lower Level Gallery EXHIBITION RUNS: May 1st - May 30th GALLERY HOURS: 11am-5pm, Thursday-Sunday Laundry Day was Last Week is Kadie Nugent’s debut solo exhibition. The installation is comprised ...

Winnetonka High School 40th Class Reunion

April 21, 2015

Graduates from the class of 1975 The Griffin was chosen because in mythological history it represented intelligence and strength. It portrays the combined features of a being with the head, talons, and wings of an eagle and the body of a lion. The colors cardinal red and gold were the colors of choice. The Class of 1973 had spoken...they were ...

Celebrate Earth Day at the Forget-Me-Not Program Instilling Hope for the Grieving

April 21, 2015

Kansas City, MO April 21, 2015 - This spring the Terrace Park Funeral Home and Cemetery is offering help and guidance to grieving families at their Seeds of Hope Remembrance Program. The Seeds of Hope Remembrance Program will take place Sunday, April 26 at 1:00 pm at the Terrace Park Funeral Home & Cemetery 801 NW 108th St. Kansas City, ...

Noted Soloists Join Musica Sacra for April 26 Concert

April 20, 2015

Contact: Tim Linn Marketing Communications Writer timothy.linn@rockhurst.edu 816-501-4892 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 20, 2015 Kansas City, MO—At 7 p.m., Sunday, April 26, four outstanding vocalists will join Musica Sacra Chorus and Orchestra in St. Francis Xavier Church, 52nd and Troost Avenue, to perform two choral masterworks by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Litaniae de venerabili altaris Sacramento (Litany of the Blessed Sacrament), ...

Plays-in-Progress Workshop to Present HAM

April 20, 2015

Contact: Tim Linn Marketing Communications Writer timothy.linn@rockhurst.edu 816-501-4892 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 20, 2015 Kansas City, MO—At 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 29, the Plays-in-Progress Workshop will present HAM, a new play by Kansas City area playwright Dirk Cowan, in room 115 of Sedgwick Hall. According to Cowan, “HAM is a socially irreverent play about a man (Stanley) who can't ...

The Gala of The Royal Horses is Coming to Independence

April 17, 2015

The Gala of The Royal Horses Inaugural North American world-renowned equestrian tour is coming to the Independence Events Center in Independence, Missouri at 7 p.m. on May 28th, 2015. Audience will experience the excitement, splendor, and majesty of the Gala of the Royal Horses for the first time as the show makes its US debut. The Gala of the Royal ...

2015 Jazz Palette Composition Contest Winners Announced

April 17, 2015

KANSAS CITY -- The American Jazz Museum is proud to present the winning compositions from our Jazz Palette composition contest in a special performance by the Hermon Mehari Quintet in the Blue Room, Monday, April 20, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. “The opportunity to combine another public program such as this type of event with our current exhibition in the Changing ...

9th Annual Creme Brulee

April 16, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The 9th Annual Crème Brulee Music Festival Remembers Talent in the Kansas City Metro Area KANSAS CITY, MO – April 13, 2015 – The 9th Annual Crème Brulee Music Festival will take place at 2:00 p.m. on May 3rd, 2015 at Local Tap, a pub and restaurant, at One Block South in Overland Park, Kan. The Crème ...

Eric McHenry named Poet Laureate of Kansas

April 16, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 16, 2015 FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT: Leslie Von Holten, Director of Programs 785/357-0359 (w) • 785/840-5226 (c) leslie@kansashumanities.org www.kansashumanities.org Eric McHenry named Poet Laureate of Kansas TOPEKA – The Kansas Humanities Council (KHC) announced that Eric McHenry of Lawrence, Kan., has been named the 2015-2017 Poet Laureate of Kansas. In this role, McHenry will promote the ...

PerformOUTKC is seeking actor, dancers & singers for its’ sensational summer season.

April 15, 2015

For Immediate Release PerformOUTKC, Kansas City’s LGBTQIA choral and theater arts program announces its 2015 summer season casting call and membership registration. Seeking - Actors, dancers, singers, musicians, writers and visual artists; ages 14-22 for the following shows. Kansas City, MO – June 20 will see the presentation of “That Wasn’t Me,” a comical look at stereotypes in and about ...

THE ELDERS AND VICTOR & PENNY TO HEADLINE BRIARCLIFF’S MUSIC FESTIVAL

April 15, 2015

Event Proceeds to Benefit New House Shelter and KC Pet Project Media Contact: Maureen Veto-Slater, maureenvs@gmail.com April 15, 2015 (Kansas City, MO) – An event to celebrate “25 Years of Briarcliff,” a music festival, takes place on Saturday, June 27th from 10am to 5pm. Center stage will be located in Briarcliff Village, between Trezo Maré restaurant, and Nell Hill’s home ...

Kansas City Author Releases Debut Novel

April 14, 2015

April 14, 2015 - Louisburg, Kan. -- Ray Davis announces the release of his debut speculative fiction novel, Anunnaki Awakening: Revelation.The book is available in Paperback and for Kindle. Drawing on ancient aliens research and lore, the book (first in a trilogy) follows White House Correspondent Maria Love. Her journey of personal discovery becomes a dangerous adventure into the realms ...

Kansas City Author Releases Debut Novel

April 14, 2015

April 14 2015 - Louisburg, Kan. -- Ray Davis announces the release of his debut speculative fiction novel, Anunnaki Awakening: Revelation.The book is available in Paperback and for Kindle and is Book 1 of a trilogy. The novel follows White House Correspondent Maria Love. Her journey of personal discovery becomes a dangerous adventure into the realms of human origins and ...

6th Annual Picassos for Pets—Art Auction for HELP Humane Animal Shelter

April 14, 2015

For Immediate Release today (April 14, 2015) Continuous through April 25, 2015 Contact: Diana@helphumane.org 816-318-4357 6th Annual Picassos For Pets Where: Raintree Lake Clubhouse 825 SW Raintree Drive Lee’s Summit, MO When: April 25, 2015 4pm-8pm Every year Picassos for Pets offers one of a kind art pieces for silent auction to benefit HELP Humane in Belton, MO. Artists from ...

Former Swiss Guard for the Pope to Speak at Benedictine College

April 14, 2015

As a member of the Pontifical Swiss Guard of the Holy See, Andreas Widmer was sworn to loyalty to the pope. Through his position he had extraordinary access to Pope John Paul II, and it turned out to be an extraordinary opportunity to learn. After leaving the service, he went on to a successful business career and in 2011 wrote ...

Asian American Chamber of Commerce of Kansas City announces 2015 CelebrASIAN Award Winners.

April 14, 2015

Asian American Chamber of Commerce of Kansas City 8645 College Blvd, Suite 110, Overland Park, Kansas 66210 Telephone: 913.338.0774 www.asianchamberkc.com PRESS RELEASE Contact: Sook Park, AACC Executive Director, 913-338-0774 April 14, 2015 The Asian American Chamber of Commerce of Kansas City (AACC) will be honoring the accomplishments of local Asian Americans in business and professional leadership at its 12th Annual ...

Wylliams/Henry Contemporary Dance Company closes 23rd season with passion

April 14, 2015

“Affairs of the Heart” is a very apt title for the spring performances of Wylliams/Henry Contemporary Dance Company, as they present a variety of works bringing passion, seduction and desire to life. One of the works, actually named “Desire”, is choreographer Gary Abbott’s stunning visual masterwork portraying the primal urge for physical connection. The company will perform "Sha Tah Tee", ...


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