Arts & Entertainment

Old Fashioned Christmas Parade in Lawrence on Dec. 5

Nov. 24, 2015

Now in its 23rd year of kicking off the holiday season for crowds in Lawrence, the Old-Fashioned Christmas Parade will be held on Saturday, December 5 at 11:00am on Massachusetts Street from 6th Street to South Park. The Lawrence Old-Fashioned Christmas Parade is one of few parades in the nation comprised exclusively of authentic horse-drawn carriages. Each year crowds feel ...

Puppet’s for the Planet Festival; GO GREEN FOR THE HOLIDAYS!

Nov. 24, 2015

It’s a Puppet’s for the Planet Festival StoneLion Puppet Theatre and Kansas City Parks and Recreation are teaming up to: GO GREEN FOR THE HOLIDAYS! Join us at Westport Roanoke Community Center as StoneLion Puppet Theatre and Kansas City Parks and recreation combine The Mayor’s Christmas Tree Fund with community art. This interactive day of fun celebrates the holidays with ...

Arrow Stage Lines Adds New Look

Nov. 23, 2015

The recent arrival of the Arrow Stage Lines Temsa brings a new look to the Kansas City fleet. The 40 passenger coach is designed with the smaller traveling group in mind, while also delivering all the amenities and features of a large luxury coach. The company has been providing the Temsa product to customers for years; however, the interior of ...

Park University International Center for Music Faculty and Students to Perform Concert

Nov. 19, 2015

The second concert in the Park University International Center for Music’s 2015-16 concert series season will feature a performance by the ICM’s award-winning faculty and gifted student artists. The concert, billed as a “Side-by-Side” event, will be held Wednesday, Dec. 2, starting at 7:30 p.m. in Graham Tyler Memorial Chapel on the University’s Parkville Campus. The concert will include a ...

Rochelle Brickner’s The Silent Type exhibited at Leedy-Voulkos Art Center

Nov. 18, 2015

PRESS RELEASE November 18, 2015 LEEDY-VOULKOS ART CENTER, Lower Level Gallery 2012 Baltimore Avenue Kansas City, MO 64108, USA Gallery Hours: Thursday-Sunday 11am-5pm Rochelle Brickner The Silent Type December 4th-26th, 2015 (closed from December 24th-26th) Opening Reception: Friday, December 4th 2015, 6-9pm The Silent Type is Rochelle Brickner’s KCAI Senior Thesis Exhibition, as well as her second solo exhibition ...

Heartland Chevrolet partners with Liberty North High School Performing Art Theater

Nov. 17, 2015

Heartland Chevrolet Announces Partnership With Liberty North High School Performing Arts Theater (KANSAS CITY, MO 2015) The Liberty School District Fine Arts Department is pleased to announce a partnership with Heartland Chevrolet. Heartland Chevrolet, the official Title Sponsor, has pledged a two-year donation of $10,000 to the Liberty North High School Performing Arts Theater and the Fine Arts Department of ...

Arts & Crafts Show Benefits Girl Scouts

Nov. 16, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 16, 2015 Media Contact: Darcy Gray (888) 686-6468 Arts & Crafts Show Benefits Girl Scouts 49th annual See ’N’ Sell Arts & Crafts Show kicks off holiday season SALINA – Girl Scouts of Kansas Heartland’s 49th annual See ’N’ Sell Arts & Crafts Show this Saturday is a great opportunity to kick off the holiday ...

Kansas Humanities Council awards twelve grants

Nov. 16, 2015

Kansas Humanities Council awards twelve grants TOPEKA - The Kansas Humanities Council (KHC) recently awarded $70,611.00 in Humanities and Heritage grants to twelve organizations. KHC is a nonprofit organization that supports community-based cultural programs, serves as a financial resource through an active grant-making program, and encourages Kansans to engage in the civic and cultural life of their communities. Local contributions ...

Crazy Bitch Magazine launches a new kind of alternative fashion magazine, combines ambition and attitude.

Nov. 15, 2015

Announcing: Crazy Bitch Magazine! Crazy Bitches are strong, out of the box, independent, entrepreneurial, and controversial individuals. The future of magazines is here, lifestyle, expertly branded and curated content available any time & anywhere. Magazines of the future are the perfect blend of co-promotion, relevant content and collaboration melded into delight for businesses and readers combined. The first issue premiers ...

Cosmetics Company spreads anti-beauty industry message of inclusion and body positivity.

Nov. 15, 2015

Cosmetics Company spreads anti-beauty industry message of inclusion and body positivity. Belladonna’s Cupboard is a line of 100% vegan, cruelty free, gluten free and paraben free makeup.. Women are tired of being told how they “should” look, of having the beauty/fashion industry dissect their body parts, sizes and features, and are ready to embrace and encourage the message that all ...

8th Annual St. Monica Mardi Gras Fundraiser

Nov. 14, 2015

The St. Monica Catholic Church family plans to celebrate the Mardi Gras Season here locally for their parishioners and community members, in an effort to upgrade the cooking facility on the ground of the church property. This year, under the leadership of Father Thomas K. Ludwig, the Parish plans to renew their commitment to the public, by focusing on a ...

Young Chefs Academy Opens in Lenexa

Nov. 13, 2015

KANSAS CITY, Kan. – Young Chefs Academy is providing a warm, welcoming outlet in the Kansas City area for children to build their passions and interests in cooking. Arriving amid fervent community excitement, Young Chefs Academy will make its historic Kansas opening in November at 10082 Woodland St. in Lenexa. Franchise owner Julia Krumme and her fully trained educational culinary ...

Seeing Eye To Eye: Recent Plein Air Paintings By Andrea Orr Clague & Adam Clague’

Nov. 13, 2015

Ward & Ward Fine Art and Framing Gallery opened a new exhibition,‘Seeing Eye to Eye: Recent Plein Air Paintings by Andrea Orr Clague and Adam Clague.’ Friday, November 6, 5: 30 through 8:30 pm, at 521 East 63rd Street, Kansas City, Missouri. The newly married artists met while studying at Pensacola Christian College. The couple enjoys painting out of their ...

Lee’s Summit Teenager Debuts Album to Benefit School of Worship

Nov. 12, 2015

Kansas City, MO. – A Lee's Summit student, Samuel Noel, is launching his “Mighty King” album on Saturday, November 14 from 6pm to 8pm at the Libby Lane Event Center, 601 NW Libby Lane, Lee's Summit, MO. 64081. Samuel Noel, 17-years-old, wrote or co-wrote the songs on the album, which is produced by his company, “Harmony of Heaven” LLC. The ...

Acclaimed clarinetist to perform at Baker University Jazz Festival

Nov. 12, 2015

Nov. 12, 2015 Contact: J.D. Parr, Baker University professor of music, 785.594.4507 or; Alex Skov, Baker University Assistant Director of Marketing and Communications, 785.594.7878 or Baker Jazz Festival to feature world-renowned jazz clarinetist, 400 students BALDWIN CITY, KAN. — The Baker University Department of Music and Theater will kick off its 18th Annual Jazz Festival with a concert ...

Holly Holly Holly Days Sale 35th Year

Nov. 11, 2015

Welcome to the finest and largest Wymon's Arts & Craft event in the Midwest! We have a new venue this year, and are really excited about it! It's a beautiful space, with a restaurant and bar, nearby hotels/motels, and many new Vendors! Please stop by and check out all the magnificent NEW items being offered this year! ADMISSION IS FREE! ...

Christmas Kick-Off in Excelsior Springs

Nov. 10, 2015

The Excelsior Springs Community Christmas Committee has been busy year round preparing for the community’s Holiday Celebration, which will be on Saturday, November 21st this year. Due to construction of the bridges not set to until December 1st, the Lane of Lights will be put on hold until next year. The Lane of Lights has always served as a fundraiser ...

Kansas City Children’s Author Says Imagination is Taken for Granted

Nov. 10, 2015

Local children’s author Angel Krishna uses her imagination every day when dreaming up her new books, and she believes imagination is something we need to cultivate from a very young age. “We take "imagination" for granted,” Krishna says. “We need to encourage our children to use their thoughts and imagination on a daily basis. You can't think without using your ...

TODAY: Public Library 50th Birthday Parties

Nov. 10, 2015

MEDIA ALERT Mid-Continent Public Library is celebrating its 50th Anniversary on Tuesday, November 10 with birthday celebrations, a FREE children’s book giveaway, author visits, special performances, prizes, and ceremonies including visits from local dignitaries, the Library Director Steve Potter, MCPL’s new mascot Marty the Martian, and the announcement of a new literacy program. Grow A Reader Book Signings: Author Bridget ...

We Start Here: An Explorative Camp for At Risk Youth

Nov. 10, 2015

The Facts: WHERE: Cornerstones Of Care 300 E. 36th Street, Kansas City, MO 6411 WHEN: Friday, November 20, 3:00pm- 8:pm Sunday November 22nd 10:00am-5:00pm 2015 COST: Free WHAT: We Start Here: The Fort Festival! We Start Here is an explorative collaboration between young men at the Gillis school and local artist Olivia Clanton. These resourcefully imagined spaces offer an opportunity ...

Indie Craft Fair Hits Kansas City In Time For Holiday Shopping

Nov. 9, 2015

Kansas City, Missouri - - Hello The Strawberry Swing Indie Craft Fair's Fourth Annual Holiday Swing is coming up on Saturday and Sunday, December 5 and 6, 2015 at The Uptown Theater Shoppes, 3600 Broadway, Kansas City, Missouri. The fair, a holiday spin-off of the summertime Strawberry Swing Indie Craft Fair, will last from 10-8 p.m. on Saturday and 11-6 ...

Student Choruses Perform Christmas Concert Tradition Dec. 5

Nov. 9, 2015

Contact: Tim Linn Marketing Communications Writer 816-501-4892 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Nov. 9, 2015 Kansas City, Mo.— Rockhurst University will ring in the holiday season with the annual Ceremony of Lessons and Carols at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 5, in the auditorium of Pedro Arrupe, S.J., Hall on the Rockhurst campus. A University tradition for 25 years, Ceremony of ...

Musica Sacra Performs Works by Haydn, Buxtehude for Christmas Concert

Nov. 9, 2015

Contact: Tim Linn Marketing Communications Writer 816-501-4892 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Nov. 9, 2015 Kansas City, Mo.—Musica Sacra Chorus and Orchestra heralds the Christmas season at 7 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 4, in the auditorium in Pedro Arrupe, S.J., Hall, with a pair of works from the 17th and 18th centuries: Franz Joseph Haydn’s Missa Sancti Nicolai and Dietrich Buxtehude’s ...

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