Arts & Entertainment

Red Stocking Breakfast to Benefit Kansas City Kids and Families

Nov. 28, 2016

News from the Kansas Children’s Service League For more information: Deena Williams, Communications Manager Voice: 877-530-5275 ext. 1314; Mobile: 316-204-1741; E-mail: Red Stocking Breakfast to Benefit Kansas City Kids and Families Kansas City, Kan. – November 28, 2016 – Red Stocking Breakfast offers a family-friendly holiday atmosphere while also benefiting Kansas City-area programs like Healthy Families. Child abuse prevention ...

Kansas City Feature Bank Heist “Top Coat Cash” Wins Prestigious Award in IndieFEST Film Awards and Secures Worldwide Distribution

Nov. 23, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: David Tittone (913)485-6460 Kansas City, MO (November 23, 2016) – David Tittone, of Paradise Lost Films, has won a prestigious Award of Merit from the IndieFEST Film Awards. The award was given for David Tittone’s exciting Bank Heist Crime Drama, Top Coat Cash. The movie features an exceptional story line and cast of characters, ...

Park University Seniors to Display Art in Campanella Gallery Exhibit

Nov. 23, 2016

The artwork of a trio of Park University seniors will be on display in the Campanella Gallery on the University’s Parkville Campus from Monday, Dec. 5, through Friday, Jan. 27. A reception will be held on Friday, Dec. 9, from 2 to 4 p.m. in the Gallery. The students exhibiting their work are: Troy Elliott, fine art and secondary education/K-12 ...

Kansas City Songwriter Ashley Raines Releases New Album King of Nothin’ November 25

Nov. 21, 2016

IDIOM Records Vanessa Aricco 646.820.3107 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Kansas City, MO) – King of Nothin’ is an aching, somber album, with its bones rooted in Folk but fleshed out with driving rhythms, cinematic strings, ambient textures and ominous guitar tones. Raines’ poetic lyricism is distilled from honest self-reflection and resignation. The introduction of piano, synthesizers and intricate drum beats ...

T-Shirt company launches a new website to help the LGBT community

Nov. 21, 2016 is trying to make the word “gay” normal again by getting everyone to be “gay for” something. Kansas City, MO - November 11th, 2016 - Starting with all 50 states and the 50 largest U.S. cities L.A. based manufacturer, is trying to help continue the fight for rights that so many Americans have struggled for decades now to ...

Theatre in the Park Announces 2017 season including show at new arts & heritage center

Nov. 18, 2016

The Theatre in the Park’s (TTIP) 48th season will feature three premieres and three modern era American musical theatre classics. “Grease” is the word, as TTIP will open the new Johnson County Arts and Heritage Center (AHC) with the Broadway and hit movie musical, GREASE, in the Spring 2017. Monty Python’s hilarious SPAMALOT will be the first production on TTIP’s ...

Jewish Film Festival set for January 2017

Nov. 18, 2016

Kansas City’s 2017 Jewish Film Festival (KCJFF) will feature six diverse films from Israel and beyond. Now in its 18th year, The Festival is presented by the Jewish Community Center of Greater Kansas City, (The J) opens Sunday evening, Jan. 8 and continues through Sunday Jan. 22. All the films will be screened in The White Theatre at the Jewish ...

SevenDays 2017 announced; Peace walk moves to Union Station

Nov. 18, 2016

(Kansas City) – In the continued effort to overcome tragedy produced by hatred, bigotry and ignorance, SevenDays™ Make a Ripple, Change the World will take place for the third year in the Greater Kansas City area Tuesday, April 18 through Monday, April 24, 2017. SevenDays™ 2017 continues the healing journey following the murders that took the lives of Dr. William ...

Get into holiday spirit with Songs of the Season Day Trip for 50 Plus day trip on Dec. 15

Nov. 16, 2016

Brunch, and entertainment are sure to get you in the holiday spirit during a mid-December day trip being offered by the 50 Plus Department of the Johnson County Park & Recreation District. Songs of the Season is the name of this trip. Participants will start their day at Union Station with a special brunch at Harvey's Restaurant. Experience the festive ...

Cottman Transmission and Total Auto Care Releases Coloring Book

Nov. 15, 2016

Auto Repair Brand Provides Car-Themed Coloring and Activities Book to be Distributed to Children’s Hospitals in Kansas City KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Cottman Transmission and Total Auto Care has made a name for itself by offering customer experiences that are honest and transparent – and now the brand is going a step further to ingrain itself into Kansas City. Cottman ...


Nov. 14, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: KEITH LEFF 913-220-MAGIC (6244) Email: LOCAL MAGICIAN ONCE AGAIN WINS INTERNTIONAL BROTHERHOOD OF MAGICIANS’ ‘2016 CLOSE-UP MAGICIAN OF THE YEAR’ CONTEST. Keith Leff, a native of Shawnee, Kansas, won the ‘2016 Close-Up Magician of the Year contest for a second time at the annual International Brotherhood of Magicians (IBM) Ring #129 competition. The event was ...


Nov. 10, 2016

Night of Fun to Benefit Children’s Mercy Hospital and Rose Brooks Center Overland Park, KS (November 10, 2016) – Elite Comics is proud to host a FREE Ladies Night on Friday, November 18 at 7:00PM at Elite Comics 11842 Quivira Road, Overland Park, KS 66210. As Elite Comics owner William Binderup puts it, “Men are banned from the store. Comic ...

Adam R. Burnett The Dolly Dali Show! visits KC

Nov. 8, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Press Release: Adam R. Burnett’s The Dolly Dali Show! Visits KC Contact: Nikolas Weir, Press Manager @ // 917.705.2580 KANSAS CITY, MO - Award-winning NYC-based playwright, and Kansas native, Adam R. Burnett will bring his solo performance work The Dolly Dali Show! to Kansas City for a one night engagement at the Uptown Arts Bar on ...

KCKPL increases hoopla checkouts to 15 a month

Nov. 7, 2016

625 Minnesota Ave. Kansas City, Kansas 66101 News Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 11/7/16 Contact: Kim Woolery, Public Relations, Kansas City, Kansas Public Library Phone: 913-279-2106 Email: KCKPL increases hoopla checkouts to 15 a month KANSAS CITY, Kan. – Kansas City, Kansas Public Library (KCKPL) cardholders can now checkout 15 items a month from the popular hoopla application. This ...

Maker’s Mark Dinner To Feature Son of Distillery’s Founders

Nov. 7, 2016

(LAWRENCE, KS) – The Eldridge Hotel welcomes Bill Samuels Jr., chairman emeritus and son of the founders of Maker’s Mark, Thursday, Nov. 10 for a presentation on bourbon and Kansas history, along with a 5-course meal presented by Executive Chef Matthew Michel-Cox. Samuels Jr. will co-present with Lieutenant Colonel Tony Mullis, USAF (Ret.), on William Quantrill, his raids and how ...

Men of Song - Featuring the Robert Ray Gospel Mass

Nov. 4, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE “Men of Song” come from Lansing Correctional Facility! Featuring the Robert Ray Gospel Mass Come listen to the internationally celebrated East Hill Singers an inmate and community choir. Kansas City, November 2016 Come celebrate The East Hill Singers men’s chorus, “Men of Song” featuring the Robert Ray Gospel Mass, on Sunday, November 20, at St. Francis de ...

Train Station filmmakers attending Kansas International Film Festival

Nov. 3, 2016

Daniel Montoya Phone: 214-864-1855 On Saturday November 5th 2016 the film "Train Station" made by 40 filmmakers in 25 countries will screen at the Kansas International Film Festival with 3 of its filmmakers attending for a Q & A session at the end of the film. Collabfeature is the filmmaking group with members in 30 countries who has produced ...

Charlotte Street Foundation Presents, ¿Qué Pasa, USA?; A group exhibition curated by Curator-in-Residence, Lynnette Miranda

Nov. 3, 2016

EXHIBITION: ¿Qué Pasa, USA?, curated by 2016-2017 Curator-in-Residence, Lynnette Miranda OPENING RECEPTION: Friday, November 18, 2016, 6-9PM LOCATION: la Esquina / 1000 W 25th Street, Kansas City, MO, 64108 EXHIBITION RUNS: November 18, 2016 - January 7, 2017 GALLERY HOURS: Thursdays: 11-6PM and Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays: 12-5PM Featured artists: Damali Abrams the Glitter Priestess (New York, New York); Silvia Beatriz ...

Cinema Cabaliste presents Surrealist Cinema

Nov. 3, 2016

Monique Gabrielle Salazar (816)877-5428 Celebrating the one year anniversary of Cinema Cabaliste at the Uptown Arts Bar. Last month we brought you the rarely screened all-Native cast movie Daughter of the Dawn and this month we bring you a collection of clips of the finest in early Surrealist cinema. We will explore Renoir, Meliés, Richter and Leger among others. ...

Make Magical Memories at Independence Center this Holiday Season: Santa Arrives November 4

Nov. 1, 2016

Independence Center, Kansas City, Missouri’s leading shopping mall with more than 130 stores, will embrace the spirit of the holiday season with a variety of family friendly events and opportunities to give back to others. The center will officially kick off the season with the official arrival of Santa on November 4 at 6 p.m. Additional joyful activities will continue ...

Recycled Guitar String Jewelry Benefits Midwest Music Foundation

Nov. 1, 2016

For Immediate Release contact: Holly Meek FM Music Vintage Sounds inside Goldie and Myrtle's 1101 Mulberry (historic West Bottoms) Kansas City, MO 64101 816-726-5557 Recycled Guitar String Jewelry Benefits Midwest Music Foundation Kansas City, MO, November 4, 2016 On Friday, from 10-2, all proceeds from the sale of recycled guitar string bracelets and necklaces, will be donated to the ...

Lawrence Old-Fashioned Christmas Parade Marks 24th Year

Nov. 1, 2016

Now in its 24th year of kicking off the holiday season for crowds in Lawrence, the 2016 Old-Fashioned Christmas Parade will be held on Saturday, December 3 at 11:00am on Massachusetts Street from 6th Street to South Park. The Lawrence Old-Fashioned Christmas Parade is one of the largest parades in the nation comprised exclusively of authentic horse-drawn carriages. Recognized by ...

Park University’s International Center for Music Announces Inaugural Concert of the ICM Orchestra

Oct. 31, 2016

Park University’s International Center for Music will hold the inaugural concert of the ICM Orchestra on Tuesday, Nov. 15, starting at 7:30 p.m. in Graham Tyler Memorial Chapel on the University’s Parkville Campus. The concert is open to the public and admission is free. The concert will be the ICM directorial debut of Steven McDonald, director of orchestral activities, who ...

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