Arts & Entertainment

Without Limits by Sculptor Tom Corbin

July 15, 2016

Corbin’s newest corporate commission,”Without Limits”, pays tribute to the transformation Tom McDonnell, retired CEO of DST, contributed to in the revitalization of downtown Kansas City through DST and beyond. This 25-foot tall sculpture installation by Tom Corbin combines three life-size figures with stainless steel frames around a central steel post. The installation is available for public viewing at the corner ...

Park University’s International Center for Music Announces 2016-17 Concert Season Schedule

July 13, 2016

The International Center for Music at Park University has announced the 2016-17 schedule for its upcoming 13th concert season — one that will include a variety of performances with internationally renowned guest artists and the ICM’s own award-winning faculty and students. The ICM’s 2016-17 concert season will kick off on Wednesday, Sept. 7, at Helzberg Hall at the Kauffman Center ...

National Geographic Honors Local Photographer

July 13, 2016

Contact Information: John Rollins, john@johnrollinsphotography.com Local photographer, John Rollins, has been honored as a finalist in the prestigious National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year competition. His unique and dramatic photo "Bears on a Berg," captured during an arctic expedition in April, received an Honorable Mention in the "Nature" category of the annual competition. The photo was also featured in ...

Fiddler On The Roof

July 12, 2016

Artists for the Orphan Presents: Fiddler on the Roof, a fundraiser for the Orphan Justice Center. Dates: August 12th at 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm and August 13th at 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm Goppert Theater, Avila University, 11901 Wornall Rd. KCMO 64145 Ticket price: $15.00 in advance ($20.00 at the door) Order online in advance at ojc.us/events

Explore T/m with Little Adventures This Summer

July 12, 2016

Guided tours and hands-on workshops Wednesdays and Saturdays July 12, 2016 (KANSAS CITY, MO) – Get out of the heat and discover something new at The National Museum of Toys and Miniatures! Little Adventures is every Wednesday and Saturday through August 13. From 1-3:30pm, explore the museum collection through gallery talks and guided tours, then visit the hands-on workshop to ...

TREASURES OF THE KINGSOPENS JULY 30: New Fine-Scale Miniature Works Premiering at The National Museum of Toys and Miniatures

July 12, 2016

July 12, 2016 (KANSAS CITY, MO) – Three new fine-scale miniature works will be unveiled July 30, 2016 at The National Museum of Toys and Miniatures (T/m). Treasures of the Kings: 18th Century French Interiors in Miniature highlights Louis XV and Louis XVI royal furniture arranged in two room settings from the Palace of Versailles and one from the Palace ...

Chicago’s Truman’s Ridge appearing In Kansas City.

July 11, 2016

Truman’s Ridge, an exciting, fast-paced Chicago style bluegrass band, will present a concert at Blue Springs Assembly of God at 7 p.m., Friday, July 22, 2016. They will also be performing Saturday, July 23, 1 p.m. at Papas Coffee Express, 124 S. Forrest Ave. in Liberty, and Sunday, July 24, 1:30 p.m. at Woods Memorial Christian Church, 417 Concourse in ...

Park University’s International Center for Music Announces 2016-17 Concert Season Schedule

July 11, 2016

The International Center for Music at Park University has announced the 2016-17 schedule for its upcoming 13th concert season — one that will include a variety of performances with internationally renowned guest artists and the ICM’s own award-winning faculty and students. The ICM’s 2016-17 concert season will kick off on Wednesday, Sept. 7, at Helzberg Hall at the Kauffman Center ...

Stackers, a new play piles into KC Fringe Festival

July 9, 2016

Stackers is a comedy/satire that was inspired by a Ferguson like event that happened in a Kansas City suburb in March of 2014. An architect who was forced to take a low wage hard labor job finds out he has more in common with his blue collar workers than he could have imagined. You will find yourself laughing on the ...

Ms. Kansas Sophisticate American Elegance 2016 Coming To Town!!

July 8, 2016

Ms. Kansas Sophisticate American Elegance 2016 will be in town this weekend July 9th-10th for the Miss Kansas Coed MAC Pageant as visiting royalty. The Pageant will be held at the Crowne Plaza Kansas City - Overland Park 12601 West 95th St. Lenexa, Ks. Come out and support the Pageant and meet the visiting royalty Ms. Kansas Sophisticate American Elegance ...

Lake Lotawana Homes Tour 2016

July 8, 2016

Press Release Lake Lotawana Community Club Homes Tour Slated Saturday, October 1, 2016 Contact Information: Susie Needles, Co-Chair Publicity 816-578-4459 sneedles52@yahoo.com Lake Lotawana Community Club is celebrating its Homes Tour. The Homes Tour is held every two years and typically there are seven houses on tour, different from previous tours. Boat rides are available for Homes Tour from 10 a.m. ...

Fundraiser for Local Theatre Teacher

July 7, 2016

Former and current students of Jeannie Hutter gather Saturday, July 9th from 7-9pm at Fort Osage High School to raise money and awareness for Wegeners Granulomatosis. Jeannie was diagnosed with Wegener's a few years back and treatments are expensive. The students will perform theatrical numbers from Broadway shows to celebrate their theatre teacher and raise funds. You are coordially invited ...

Troost Comes to Life in Fringe Festival Play

July 6, 2016

KANSAS CITY Mo. -- True stories collected from individuals who often live on the fringe of society come to life in “Bingo on the Boulevard,” a play receiving four performances in the Kansas City Fringe Festival. Inspired by interviews with an undocumented immigrant, female impersonator, schizophrenic patient, and many others, the play will be presented at the Unicorn Theatre’s Jerome ...

Legacy Park Amphitheater to Welcome Quiet Riot Saturday

July 6, 2016

80s rock band Quiet Riot will headline a concert at Legacy Park Amphitheater in Lee’s Summit, MO this Saturday, July 9. Gates open at 5:00pm. Poison tribute band Poison Overdose will open the concert at 7:00pm. Tickets are $15 in advance online at RockTheAmp.net, and $20 at the gate the day of the concert. Legacy Park Amphitheater is located just ...

World Refugee Day Celebration

July 6, 2016

A World Refugee Day Celebration will take place this Saturday, July 9th from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm at Kansas City University of Medical Biosciences (1750 Independence Blvd., Kansas City, MO 64106). Mayor Sly James will be present and making remarks. This fun, free, family-friendly event will include food, music, traditional dances, a firetruck, and a police simulation vehicle. There ...

Film Society KC Celebrates 25th Anniversary & 3rd Annual BBQ

July 6, 2016

Who: Film Society KC What: Film Society KC Celebrates 25th Anniversary Where: Brookside Gardens Event Space, 624 E. 63rd Street, KCMO When: Wednesday, July 20, 2016 – 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Benefits: The Robert Altman Emerging Filmmakers Fund Tickets: $20 for Film Society members, $30 for Non Members www.filmsocietykc.com FILM SOCIETY KC CELEBRATES 25TH ANNIVERSARY HONORING THE KANSAS CITY ...

Shakespeare and All That Jazz

July 6, 2016

Contact: Fr. John Spicer, St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, frjohn@standrewkc.org or 816-523-1602, ext. 125. The Happy Hour Concert Series at St. Andrew's Episcopal Church continues on Thursday, July 14, with “Shakespeare and All That Jazz,” an evening of Shakespearean texts set to classic jazz and contemporary music. Drinks and snacks start at 5:30, and the concert by St. Andrew's Chancel Singers ...

Shakespeare’s Sonnets — and Yours

July 6, 2016

Contact: Fr. John Spicer at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, frjohn@standrewkc.org or 816-523-1602, ext. 125. Kansas City writer Vern Barnet will offer a three-week series on “Shakespeare’s Sonnets, You, and Me” on Wednesday evenings, July 13, 20 and 27, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, Meyer Blvd. and Wornall Rd. in Kansas City (www.standrewkc.org). Barnet – an ...

Evolving Magazine Conscious Living Festival

July 6, 2016

Set on the Plaza, there will be outdoor music and entertainment, workshops every hour, and holistic health and wellness vendors indoors. Evolving Magazine, a Kansas City publication since March 2009, is offering a Conscious Living Festival on July 24 from 1-7 p.m. at Unity Temple on the Plaza. “The Conscious Living Festival is an opportunity for Kansas City residents to ...

Park University to Honor Alumni, Supporters During Homecoming Weekend

July 6, 2016

Park University will celebrate its annual Homecoming Weekend, Thursday through Saturday, Sept. 15-17. Highlighting the series of events during the weekend will be the 68th annual Park University Alumni Association Awards Luncheon on Friday, Sept. 16, at Black on Burlington in North Kansas City, Mo. Three Park alumni and one community leader will be honored at the event: • Anthony ...

KSU Student finds Excellence in Performance

July 5, 2016

Dedication, Sacrifice, Excellence Summer, for many kids in college, is a time for relaxing, spending time at the pool/lake/beach, maybe going to a camp or two or working a part time job or taking a few classes. Not for Omar Tanus-Barranco. He is spending his summer traveling thousands of miles, rehearsing more than 650 hours, appearing in 26 competitions in ...

Drum Corps International’s Summer Music Games Returns to Kansas City

July 5, 2016

Drum Corps International (DCI) and the Colts Youth Organization are pleased to announce that the nations’ top drum and bugle corps are returning to the Kansas City area in July 2016 as part of more than 100 competitive events in the DCI summer tour traveling throughout North America. The local tour event, Brass Impact, is sponsored by the Colts Drum ...


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