Arts & Entertainment

Poet Gerald Vizenor Featured Speaker at Park University’s Ethnic Voices Poetry Series Event

Oct. 30, 2014

Parkville, Mo.—Oct. 30, 2014 — Author Gerald Vizenor will be the featured poet in the next installment of Park University’s 2014-15 Ethnic Voices Poetry Series on Wednesday, Nov. 12, at 7 p.m. Vizenor’s presentation will be held at The National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial, 100 W. 26th St., Kansas City, Mo. A cash reception will be held ...

Park University’s International Center for Music Presents the Music of Leonid Desyatnikov, Featuring Pianist Alexey Goribol

Oct. 30, 2014

Parkville, Mo.—Oct. 30, 2014 — Park University’s International Center for Music presents, for the first time in the United States, an evening devoted to the music of one of Russia’s most prominent composers, Leonid Desyatnikov, on Friday, Nov. 14, at 7:30 p.m., in Graham Tyler Memorial Chapel on the University’s Parkville Campus. A pre-concert talk with the composer will start ...

AICP to Showcase the Year’s Best Commercials in KC November, 6th

Oct. 29, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Inquiries: Janiece Noel | janiece@jnoelpr.com | 913.515.3621 Show Producer: Jenny Lumpkin | aicpmidwest@gmail.com | 913.271.3441 2014 AICP Show Kansas City- November 6th Association of Independent Commercial Producers to Showcase the Year’s Best Commercials (Kansas City, MO) - Association of Independent Commercial Producers (AICP) Midwest will host the first AICP Show in Kansas City on November 6th ...

An Evening With Frank”

Oct. 29, 2014

Title: An Evening with Frank! Date: 11/8/2014 (Saturday) Address: Ottawa Municipal Auditorium, 301 S. Hickory St., Ottawa, KS 66067 - 0462 Location: Ottawa, KS Hours: See details below. Cost/Cover: See website for details. Web Page: http://www.ottawamunicipalauditorium.com/onsale.html Contact Info: (785) 242-8810 Details: An Evening with Frank! November 8, 2014 at 7:00 PM Ken Frank is a local Ottawa physician, who also ...

MU Theatre Presents the World Premiere Production of Caridad Svich’s THE ORPHAN SEA

Oct. 28, 2014

ABOUT THE PLAY The Orphan Sea by Caridad Svich, directed by Dr. Kevin Brown The University of Missouri Department of Theatre has commissioned a new play from award-winning playwright Caridad Svich, entitled The Orphan Sea. It is the third in a trilogy of plays by Svich addressing national issues/global concerns. MU Theatre presents the world premier production of the play ...

Fort Leonard Wood Soldier to perform at White House

Oct. 27, 2014

PUBLIC AFFAIRS OFFICE FORT LEONARD WOOD, MISSOURI 65473 VOICE: 573-563-4145 FAX: 573.563-4012 BY: Shatara Seymour EMAIL: shatara.r.seymour.civ@mail.mil FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. – In celebration of the men and women who serve the United States, Sgt. Christiana Ball, 787th Military Police Battalion drill sergeant, is scheduled to perform at the White House, Nov. 6 as a part of the “In Performance ...

Park University to Celebrate 100th Anniversary of the Christmas Truce of 1914

Oct. 27, 2014

Students from Park University’s Program of History will present a dramatic theater production to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Christmas Truce of 1914. “Letters from the Front: The Christmas Truce of 1914” will be presented on Sunday, Nov. 9, at the National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial in Kansas City, Mo., starting at 2 p.m. Park history ...

Right Between the Ears Gets All Yuletide-y on Nov. 22

Oct. 27, 2014

October 22, 2014 LAWRENCE, KS – The award-winning comedy show Right Between the Ears serves up its first holiday show since 2006 – with performances at 5:00pm and 8:00pm on Saturday, November 22 at Liberty Hall in Lawrence, KS. Explaining the long absence of the popular Yuletide yukfest, RBTE producer Darrell Brogdon said, “We actually thought we’d been doing holiday ...

Rediscover marks 45th anniversary with Nov. 14 celebration

Oct. 23, 2014

LEE’S SUMMIT, MO – (October 22, 2014) – On Friday, November 14th at 6pm, ReDiscover will mark 45 years of help, hope and healing with a 45th Celebration at the InterContinental Hotel on the Country Club Plaza. This special evening will feature actress and singer Jennifer Holliday and will emceed by local TV personality Holly Starr. The 45th Celebration kicks ...

Heritage Antique Show Debuts in Overland Park - November 1 & 2

Oct. 22, 2014

Antique and vintage lovers will unite to discover the best deals and most sought-after treasures at the Heritage Antique Show in Overland Park this fall. Sixty dealers from thirteen states will gather to sell to the public at this inaugural event, featuring a large variety of rarities preserved from ages past, such as antique furniture, tin toys, estate jewelry, vintage ...

Truman’s Theatre and Music Departments present New Music Theatre Concert

Oct. 21, 2014

Contact: David Charles Goyette 660-785-4519 dcgoyette@truman.edu TRUMAN’S THEATRE AND MUSIC DEPARTMENTS present a NEW MUSIC THEATRE CONCERT as a part of the 16th Annual New Horizons Music Festival Saturday, October 25th, 2014 at 4PM Kirksville, Missouri – During the summer of 2014, co-curators David Charles Goyette and Dr. Charles Gran, sent out a call for new works of music theatre ...

Ashley Raines & The New West Revue Set To Release 13th Studio Recording On Thanksgiving

Oct. 21, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Vanessa Aricco Grass Strand Music 646-820-3107 gsmusicbooking@gmail.com www.ashleyrainesmusic.com Ashley Raines & The New West Revue Set To Release 13th Studio Recording On Thanksgiving After The Bruising On Tour Now! (Kansas City, MO - October 21, 2014) Americana’s Cerebral Wildman, Ashley Raines, releases his 13th studio album on Thanksgiving. Raines is a lyricist and multi-instrumentalist that performs ...

An Evening of Heros: Gala/Auction to Benefit Kansas City Area Veterans

Oct. 21, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Kristin Puckett, 615-564-8481, kpuckett@brookdale.com An Evening of Heroes Honor Flight Gala/Auction to Support Veterans Overland Park, KS.; October 21, 2014 – In gratitude and appreciation for their service to our country, an upcoming gala and auction will support an Honor Flight for about 50 Kansas City veterans to visit Washington, D.C. for Veteran’s Day. An Evening ...

Fort Leonard Wood celebrates Halloween, fall season

Oct. 21, 2014

PUBLIC AFFAIRS OFFICE FORT LEONARD WOOD, MISSOURI 65473 VOICE: 573-563-4145 FAX: 573-563-4012 BY: Matt Decker EMAIL: shatara.r.seymour.civ@mail.mil FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. – Each year, fall brings cooler temperatures, changing colors and a variety of festivals and Family activities. Fort Leonard Wood has its own tradition of fall festivals leading up to Halloween, including its annual Pumpkin Fest. Hosted by Family ...

Shawnee Mission Health to Host Third Annual Focus on Breast Cancer Event Oct. 24

Oct. 21, 2014

Merriam, Kan. – The Breast Center at Shawnee Mission Health (SMH) will host the third annual Focus on Breast Cancer photography contest and exhibit on Friday, Oct. 24, 6-8 p.m. at The Museum at Prairiefire, 5801 W. 135th Street in Overland Park, Kan. In honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, area high school students were challenged to photograph their ...

Share a Love of Reading with Your Whole Family Woodneath Library Center Hosts Early Literacy Fair

Oct. 21, 2014

On Saturday, November 15, the Woodneath Library Center [8900 NE Flintlock Road] will host an Early Literacy Fair for parents and caregivers to promote pre-reading skills for children from birth to 6 years. By exploring Mid-Continent Public Library’s many early literacy resources, parents and children will learn fun and easy ways to encourage literacy skills before learning to read. “Parents ...

Alan Jackson Brings His 25th Anniversary KEEPINIT COUNTRY TOUR to the Independence Events Center on April 17

Oct. 20, 2014

(October 20, 2014) Country superstar Alan Jackson brings his 25th Anniversary KEEPIN’ IT COUNTRY TOUR to Independence, MO on April 17. Tickets go on sale Friday, November 7 at 10:00 a.m at Silverstein Eye Centers Box Office at Independence Events Center and Ticketmaster. Joining Jackson on his KEEPIN’ IT COUNTRY TOUR, which is sponsored by Kubota Tractor Corporation, will be ...

Starz Studio of Performing Arts gains new teacher talent

Oct. 18, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Starz Studio of Performing Arts Gains New Teacher Talent High Quality Dance Studio Strengthens Teaching Staff Oak Grove, MO, October 20, 2014 – Starz Studio of Performing Arts has brought two dynamic nationally recognized teachers to add to their award winning dance instruction studio. Abby Dymond and Hayley Davis have joined the Starz Studio of Performing Arts ...

Contemporary dance program performed by AIM Dance Company

Oct. 17, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Art In Motion Dance Company will hold a captivating performance show called “Beyond Words”, November 16th at 7:00pm at the Camelot Ballroom in Overland Park, KS. Overland Park, Kansas: This November, the Art In Motion Dance Company of Point B Dance will showcase their artistic talents in a new performance entitled “Beyond Words”. Beyond Words is an ...

Pound Slam receives national certification, to host official ‘team choice’ slam

Oct. 17, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact Information: Jeanette Powers, General Manager uptownartsbar@gmail.com: Email 816-960-4611, Venue phone www.uptownartsbar.com Kansas City, Mo. Wed. Nov. 5, 2014 9:30p.m Uptown Arts Bar 3611 Broadway KCMO 64111 $5 Cover PoUnd SLAM receives National Certification, to host official “team choice” slam Kansas City’s premier poetry slam, PoUnd SLAM, a spin-off of Poetic Underground Open Mic, has received National ...

Chess With Death: Improv showcase slated

Oct. 17, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact Information: Jeanette Powers, General Manager uptownartsbar@gmail.com: Email 816-960-4611, Venue phone www.uptownartsbar.com Kansas City, Mo. Friday, Nov. 7 10p - Midnight Uptown Arts Bar 3611 Broadway KCMO 64111 $5 Cover Chess With Death: Improv Showcase Kansas City's most committed duo and only Harold team takes over the Uptown Arts Bar stage for their uproarious monthly improv showcase. ...

Comedy Open Mic with Norm Dexter at Uptown Arts Bar

Oct. 17, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact Information: Jeanette Powers, General Manager uptownartsbar@gmail.com: Email 816-960-4611, Venue phone www.uptownartsbar.com Kansas City, Mo. Every Monday! 9p- 1a Uptown Arts Bar 3611 Broadway KCMO 64111 No Cover Comedy Open Mic with Norm Dexter Named the “Best Open Mic Venue” by The Pitch in 2013 & 2014, Uptown Arts Bar is enthralled to invite you to one ...

Halloween burlesque shows featured at Buffalo Room

Oct. 17, 2014

Monday, October 13, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: HALLOWEEN & DAY OF THE DEAD BURLESQUE SHOWS EXPECTED TO SELL OUT Annie Cherry's star-studded, top-shelf burlesque revues return to The Buffalo Room, October 31st and November 1st. Kansas City, MO - Two spectacular nights of burlesque are coming to Westport on Halloween weekend. With a different show each night, full food and ...


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