Arts & Entertainment

ClintonMO.com Relaunches with New Design, More Content

March 26, 2015

CLINTON, MO – The Greater Clinton Area Chamber of Commerce recently unveiled a new design for its Web site, ClintonMO.com. The site also serves as the online portal for the City of Clinton, Clinton Main Street, Clinton Tourism and Economic Development. The redesign aims to provide updated content in an organized fashion, while also integrating social media platforms. There is ...

Broadway singer performs April 12 in Atchison’s Concerts at the Mount series

March 26, 2015

Broadway singer and actor Kingsley Leggs will be in Atchison to perform a concert titled “Sign My Name” on April 12. The performance begins at 3 p.m. in St. Scholastica Chapel at Mount St. Scholastica. Leggs will be accompanied by Kathy Weishar Dalzell. Tickets for the performance are $12 at the door, or $5 for students. The concert is part ...

Park University International Center for Music Students Awarded Naftzger and Kansas City Musical Club Scholarships

March 26, 2015

Parkville, Mo.—March 26, 2015 — Park University International Center for Music students recently earned awards and scholarships for their performances in the Naftzger Young Artist Auditions and the Kansas City Musical Club Auditions. The 75th annual Naftzger Auditions took place March 20-21 in Wichita, Kan. The competition — made possible by the Naftzger Fund for Fine Arts Inc. and administered ...

Kosmos Singles “Spring Fling” is April 18

March 25, 2015

Kosmos Singles, a social group for older adults (50+) invites the public to its “Spring Fling” on Saturday, April 18 from 7:30 – 11 PM at St. James Catholic Church, 309 S. Stewart Rd, Liberty, MO. Doors open at 7 PM and entertainment by The Fabulous Torques begins at 7:30 PM. Light snacks will be served, but there is no ...

Cowboy poets are invited to compete

March 25, 2015

Historic Ellsworth, the Prairie Rose Chuckwagon Supper at Benton near Wichita, and the Flint Hills Rodeo at Strong City will be sites for the regional competitions in the 2015 Kansas Cowboy Poetry Contest. As in past years, the finals of the state contest will be held on the night before the Symphony in the Flint Hills, but it will also ...

2015 Dancer of the Year at Starz Studio of Performing Arts

March 24, 2015

Oak Grove, MO -- On March 1st, 2015 Starz Studio of Performing Arts from Oak Grove, Missouri hosted their annual Troupe Pep Rally at Grain Valley High School. This event featured the performance of multiple genre of dance routines that will be entered in local competitions this spring & summer in the Kansas City area. Starz Studio of Performing Arts ...

Hometown author brings books and alpaca to local alpaca show

March 20, 2015

Alpaca Show brings book signing opportunity for children’s book author, Stacy Heydt MARSHFIELD, Mo. – Stacy Heydt, author of “The Fashionable Mrs. Blue has a Plan and a Clue” and “The Fiber Factor”, returns to her home town for the MOPACA Invitational Alpaca Show at the American Royal, Hale Arena on March 28th and 29th. This event is free and ...

For Immediate Release: Making Movies at VooDoo Lounge 5/15

March 19, 2015

March 19th, 2015 Making Movies Social Club Pays Tribute to Fania Records with a ‘70s Salsa Dance Party Benefiting The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Presented by 90.9 The Bridge and KCSalsa.com Friday 5/15 @ VooDoo Lounge 1 Riverboat Dr. Kansas City, MO 64116 Doors 8pm / Show 9pm Tickets (On sale Fri 3/20, 10am CT) 21+ Making Movies’ salsa side ...

Park University International Center for Music Students Awarded Sigma Alpha Iota Scholarships

March 18, 2015

Parkville, Mo.—March 18, 2015 — The Kansas City alumnae chapter of Sigma Alpha Iota awarded scholarships to four Park University International Center for Music students for their audition performances on March 7 in Prairie Village, Kan. Sigma Alpha Iota, an international music fraternity for women, promotes music in colleges, universities and in the community, along with providing support and encouragement ...

Overland Park Civic Band to Feature Sounds of James Bond, Gershwin, Sousa at Spring Concert

March 16, 2015

Theme songs from decades of beloved James Bond movies will join the well-known melodies of John Philip Sousa and George Gershwin during the Overland Park Civic Band’s annual spring concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 29, at Shawnee Mission West High School (8800 W. 85th St., Overland Park, Kan.). Admission is free, and music fans of all ages are encouraged ...

KC Wind Symphony Celebrates Spring

March 13, 2015

Kansas City Wind Symphony continues their 17th Season “Let’s Celebrate” with a concert celebrating Spring on March 22nd at 7:00 PM in the sanctuary of Village Presbyterian Church in Prairie Village, Kansas. The free concert opens with Alfred Reed’s overture “The Hounds of Spring” inspired by a poem by Charles Swinburne that begins "When the hounds of spring are on ...

Alice Thorson Appointed Editor of KC Studio

March 13, 2015

For Immediate Release March 13, 2015 (Kansas City, MO) – KC Studio is pleased to announce the appointment of Alice Thorson as the bi-monthly publication’s new editor. Thorson comes to KC Studio following 23 years as the art critic for the Kansas City Star and prior publication experience as managing editor of the non-profit New Art Examiner in Chicago and ...

Missouri Novel Is Finalist for International Historical Fiction Award

March 12, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information, contact: Steve Wiegenstein steve@stevewiegenstein.com 217-779-9762 Missouri Novel Is Finalist for International Historical Fiction Award A novel set in Missouri in the years after the Civil War has been named a finalist for the M. M. Bennetts Award for Historical Fiction. This Old World, by Columbia writer Steve Wiegenstein, is one of 12 finalists chosen ...

Painting exhibition by Lisa Lala at Blue Gallery opens in April

March 11, 2015

Blue Gallery is honored to present the mid-career survey of painter, Lisa Lala. This highly-anticipated solo exhibition, titled “SEEKER,” incorporates her various iconic series including “Birds on a Wire” and “Ferris Wheels” and will also debut novel themes featuring symbolic self-portraiture, glasses of water, and cherry blossoms. This entirely new body of work will examine and celebrate Lisa Lala's twelve-year ...

The Marais des Cygnes Jamboree

March 11, 2015

OMA and Music Box Productions Present The Marais des Cygnes Jamboree Featuring: The Music Box Band with special guest performances by Donna Hensley and Lorena Prater March 21, 2015 at 7 PM Ottawa Municipal Auditorium 301 S Hickory St Ottawa, KS 66067 (785) 242-8810 Tickets: Adults - $11.00 Youth (12 and under) $5.00 Buy ONE adult ticket get ONE youth ...

Love in the Afternoon programs for 50 Plus to feature great music and cuisine on April 3 & 7

March 11, 2015

A lunch program featuring fine cuisine and exceptional music is being offered twice in early April by the Johnson County Park & Recreation District's 50 Plus Department. The event is called Love in the Afternoon. Both programs begin at noon. The first program will take place on Friday, April 3, at Lenexa Baptist Church, 15320 W. 87th St. Parkway, Lenexa, ...

Local artist/entrepreneur goes LIVE on Kickstarter March 12th

March 10, 2015

Paula Winchester 816 361 2243 pwe@paulawinchester.com Local artist goes LIVE March 12, 2015, on Kickstarter to raise funds to print her 12 designs on Indian charmeuse silk scarves. KCMO - Local artist and entrepreneur Paula Winchester uses Kickstarter crowd funding project to raise the necessary capital to produce her 12 designs. Winchester's Kickstarter project: TRANSFORMABLE ART - JOIN ME FOR ...

Erebus Announces New Dirk Garrick Covers

March 10, 2015

March 10, 2015 (Kansas City) - The controversial Dirk Garrick Occult Detective ebooks have been redone with new color covers to highlight the dark, fantastic nature of the stories. Written in a fast-paced pulp noir style, the novels follow detective Dirk Garrick as he searches the streets of Kansas City for vicious occult serial killers, missing pin-up models, and dark, ...

Park University Art and Design Students to Hold Juried Exhibition

March 10, 2015

Parkville, Mo.—March 10, 2015 — Park University art and design students will have selected works showcased in a juried exhibit in the Campanella Gallery on the University’s Parkville Campus from Wednesday, March 18, through Wednesday, April 15. A reception will be held on Thursday, March 19, from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Larry Thomas, professor and chair of fine arts at ...

From Queen City to the Danube: New novel traverses roots quest across continents

March 9, 2015

News Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 5, 2015 Contact: Lisa, Cindrich, Adult Services Librarian Kansas City, Kansas Public Library Phone: 913-596-5800 ext 1019 Email: lcindrich@kckpl.org From Queen City to the Danube: New novel traverses roots quest across continents KANSAS CITY, Kan. – GiGi Gossett will discuss her latest novel, "The Midwife Factor," on Monday, April 6, 2015 at 7 p.m. ...

New Dates for Lawrence Busker Festival

March 9, 2015

NEW DATES FOR THE LAWRENCE BUSKER FESTIVAL The Freaks, Geeks, Oddballs, and Fools will be back in full force as the Busker Festival returns to downtown Lawrence, KS for it’s 8th year. This year the producers have moved it to the more weather friendly dates of May 28 thru 31st. The new dates allow the Busker Festival to partner with ...

CLO’s Midnight Farm to be featured this Sunday on Comedy Central’s spectacle: Night of Too Many Stars

March 7, 2015

CLO's Midnight Farm (a Lawrence/Overland park non-profit serving adults and children with disabilities) and one of its amazing young riders were featured on: "Night of Too Many Stars" airing this Sunday at 7PM on Comedy Central. Hosted by Jon Stewart, this biennial fundraiser has become one of the most unique, unpredictable and eagerly anticipated comedic gatherings in the world of ...

Createful Studios Presents: The Eclectic Expressions of Art Exhibit

March 6, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact Information: Jen Harris, owner createfulstudios@gmail.com: Email 913-575-6795: Phone www.createfulstudios.com Roeland Park, Kan. May 2 6p-9p Silent auction bidding 7p-8p Roeland Park City Hall 4600 W. 51st St. Suite 200 Roeland Park, KS Createful Studios Presents: The Eclectic Expressions of Art Exhibit An Art Fundraiser for Roeland Park City Hall Arts Commission Join Createful Studios as they ...


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