Arts & Entertainment

Comedian Justin Williams Brings ‘Dear Friends’ to KC for an Evening of Laughs

May 27, 2015

NYC-based funnyman and Kansas City native to headline June 20 show (NEW YORK) May 27, 2015– New York-based comedian and Kansas City native, Justin Williams, is coming back home this summer—and he’s bringing some funny friends with him. Justin Williams & Dear Friends—featuring Martin Morrow, Blair Socci and Joe Noh—are slated to fill the Uptown Arts Bar, 3611 Broadway, with ...

JVS to hold 3rd annual Global Table fundraiser

May 27, 2015

Kansas City, MO – JVS will be holding their 3rd annual Global Table fundraiser on Sunday, June 14th at the River Market Event Place at 140 Walnut, Kansas City, MO. Guests will enjoy internationally themed food and drink. The evening also includes live entertainment by Amando Espinoza and a silent auction featuring a variety of exclusive items. Tickets are $100 ...

On Your Mark, Get Set… Greater Maryville Chamber of Commerce is set for the 13th Annual Maryville Marathon and Chamber Country Classic June 13.

May 27, 2015

Maryville, MO - Runners from across the nation will fill the streets of Maryville the morning of Saturday, June 13th for the 13th Annual Maryville Marathon / Half-Marathon and Chamber Country Classic 10K / 5K hosted by the Greater Maryville Chamber of Commerce. The Maryville Marathon and Chamber Country Classic offer something for people at all fitness levels. For serious ...

June First Fridays at REACTOR Design Studio: Bricks of Awesome

May 26, 2015

News Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 26, 2015 FOR MORE INFORMATION: Emily Gairns Curator of Creativity Emily@yourreactor.com (816) 841-3682 June First Fridays at REACTOR Design Studio: Bricks of Awesome KANSAS CITY, Mo.? REACTOR Design Studio is hosting Bricks Of Awesome, a LEGO®-themed exhibit in collaboration with local LEGO® User Group, KC Brick Lab and Master Model Builder at LEGOLAND® Discovery ...

A Toast to Summer with Thomas Arvid at Prairiebrooke Gallery

May 24, 2015

Overland Park, KS - Join Thomas Arvid for an exclusive gallery event at Prairiebrooke Gallery and meet America's Preeminent Painter of Wine while enjoying an evening of fine art and fine wine tastings. This artful event benefits First Downs for Down Syndrome, a non-profit organization that teams with the Kansas City Chiefs Offensive Line to raise money and awareness for ...

Author’s book benefits American Legion.

May 22, 2015

Author’s book benefits American Legion. Contact: Jim Odom (417) 268-8808 Email: jimodombooks@gmail.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Springfield, MO – 05/22/2015 Jim Odom of Springfield, Missouri has published a new book titled I’m A BRAT, a story about a ten-year-old child in a military family, David Boyer, who has just moved for what seems like the millionth time. After a year with ...

The Whirling Dervishes of Rumi,

May 22, 2015

WHO: Dialogue Institute Kansas City WHAT: Whirling Dervishes of RUMI WHEN & WHERE: Music Hall, Kansas City MO September 19, 2015 at 7:00 PM Lied Center, Lawrence KS September 20, 2015 at 6:30 PM EVENT: The Whirling Dervish Performance of Rumi is a celebration of existence, performed by members of a branch of the Sufi order, which was founded in ...

Lee Summit Teenager Writes “Hope Again” Song to Raise Funds for School in Uganda

May 22, 2015

Kansas City MO. – Samuel Noel was 16 when he wrote “Hope Again” to bring hope again to the children in Africa. He was inspired while learning of their battle against Malaria. With the chorus in Swahili, Noel wrote the lyrics based on Psalm 91 and the arrangement with an African percussion flair. “When I heard about that there wasn't ...

Spectrum Fantastic Art Live Returning to Kansas City this Memorial Day Weekend

May 21, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: SHENA WOLF/Spectrum Fantastic Art Live! shena.wolf@spectrumfantasticartlive.com www.spectrumfantasticartlive.com SPECTRUM FANTASTIC ART LIVE RETURNING TO KANSAS CITY Kansas City, Missouri, – Spectrum Fantastic Art Live will return to Bartle Hall, Ballrooms 2103 A, B and C, in downtown Kansas City May 22-24. It will feature some of the world’s most popular and influential creators of fantastic-themed art exhibiting ...

Judith Mackey: Summer Art Exhibition

May 21, 2015

A collection of new works from the Artist of the Flint Hills at her studio gallery in Cottonwood Falls. Thunderheads, prairie fires, snowscapes, ranchers, spring flowers, woodlands, and massive sunsets. Come and enjoy Judith's artwork during the weekend of the Symphony in the Flint Hills on June 13th. Flint Hills Gallery - Studio of Judith Mackey 321 Broadway Street Cottonwood ...

‘Our Stories, Rosedale’s History:’ One Kansas City Community Celebrates Its Past

May 20, 2015

KANSAS CITY, Kan., May 20, 2015 - On May 29 Rosedale Development Association (RDA) will be hosting, "Our Stories, Rosedale's History," a special historical exhibit featuring photographs and artifacts from Rosedale's past. Rosedale, the community at the southeastern end of Wyandotte County and Kansas City, Kan. has seen a lot of change in the past 100 years. What once was ...

Tom Corbin’s Gorilla featured on History Channel’s Monument Guys

May 19, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Corbin Bronze, Kansas City, KS Kansas City bronze sculptor Tom Corbin, and his sculpture of a monumental Gorilla will be on History Channel's Monument Guys THIS Wednesday night at 9 p.m. See the BIG reveal on the Pittsburg State University Campus in tomorrow night's episode.

Roller Coaster Model Museum Opening Saturday in Independence

May 19, 2015

INDEPENDENCE, Mo., May 19, 2014 – A new, one-of-a-kind museum is set to open in Independence this Saturday. The Roller Coaster Model Museum will feature working and static scale model roller coasters in various scales, historic related memorabilia, and an opportunity to learn about the physics and mechanics of the roller coaster. The Museum is celebrating it's opening with a ...

The Ultimate Sports Bar: An Autobiography with a Twist of Spirituality

May 18, 2015

May 2015 - In his debut release, Kansas native Author Paul J. Disser welcomes everyone to join him in The Ultimate Sports Bar for the answers to life’s most meaningful ponderings and more. The Ultimate Sports Bar, published by Global Publishing Group, and set for a May 22, 2015 release, is as unique as its title, housing the memoirs of ...

Speakeasy for Loud Women: Fundraising for Self-Defense

May 14, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact Information: Ritu Nanos, Proprietor rnanos320@gmail.com: Email (816) 756-1340, Venue phone http://www.westportmartialarts.com/ Kansas City, Mo. Saturday, May 30 Time: 7:30- 11 p.m. AKKA-KarateUSA-Westport 4030 Broadway KCMO 64111 Speakeasy for Loud Women: Fundraising for Self-Defense You turn the corner of the old brick building, its surface covered with the sunset. The thick metal door stands in front of ...

Digital comics and ebooks now available to KCKPL cardholders through hoopla

May 14, 2015

News Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 13, 2015 Contact: Kim Woolery, Public Relations, Kansas City, Kansas Public Library Phone: 913-279-2106 Email: kwoolery@kckpl.org Digital comics and ebooks now available to KCKPL cardholders through hoopla KANSAS CITY, Kan. – Kansas City, Kansas Public Library cardholders can now access hundreds of ebooks and digital comic books instantly through hoopla. These two new collections ...

Women’s Tea Event in Lee’s Summit

May 14, 2015

Contact: Rob - (816) 246-5005 rob@eaglecreekchurch.com The cost is $15 per lady and includes a fantastic meal catered by Bloom Baking Co., a panel of speakers, music and more. Girls ages 10 and up are welcome to join us. We will be giving away prizes and goodies to attendees of the event. One prize will be a free cleaning donated ...

Women’s Tea Event in Lee’s Summit May 16

May 13, 2015

The Women's Tea event will start at 11am and go until 1pm on May 16th. The event will be held at the Eagle Creek Church in Lee's Summit. Show Me Maids house cleaning company is one of the partnered business's that is giving away prizes at the event. Tickets are $15 and are limited.

2015 season of Movies in the Park begins on June 9 with sing-a-long version of “Frozen”

May 13, 2015

On June 9, a “Sing-A-Long” version of a recent animated Disney favorite kicks off a schedule of family-friendly films planned for the Movies in the Park program this summer at the Johnson County Park & Recreation District’s The Theatre in the Park. Through this program, a total of eight films will be shown on a 40-foot screen on the theatre ...

Des Moines Art Center presents FIBER: SCULPTURE 1960 - PRESENT

May 12, 2015

Des Moines Art Center explores the material world in new exhibition: Fiber: Sculpture 1960 – present DES MOINES, IA (April 2015) On Saturday, May 9, the Des Moines Art Center opened Fiber: Sculpture 1960 – present, which runs through August 2, 2015 in the Anna K. Meredith Gallery, and I. M. Pei and Richard Meier buildings, brought to Des Moines ...

RAW Kansas City Presents… SENSORY!

May 11, 2015

RAW:natural born artists presents Sensory! You are cordially invited to attend... May 14, 2015 8:00 pm-12midnight @ The Guild 1621 Locust Featuring 28 local Kansas City artists! The showcase will consist of; FEATURED FASHION SHOWS Paige Beltowski Eternity Cosplay LIVE LOCAL MUSIC John Keck Cosmic Tady’s POP-UP VISUAL ART & PHOTO GALLERY: Bethany McCollum, Courtney Allen, David Alston, David Titterington, ...

The Art Show of the Century

May 10, 2015

Pink Pony Farms 1009 Chestnut Avenue Kansas City, Missouri - 64127 www.pinkponyfarms.com www.jessicalogsdon.com Event: The Art Show of the Century Who: Pink Pony Farms and Cultivate KC When: Saturday - June 27, 2015 – 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Sunday - June 28, 2015 – 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm Cost: Individual - $8.00 - Family - $20.00 Contact: Jessica ...

Quixotic Free Outdoor Concert Rescheduled for May 29th

May 9, 2015

Local and international sensation, Quixotic, will be performing a rescheduled and free concert at Christ Church Anglican on Friday, May 29. The performance will be outdoors; in case of rain, it will be moved inside the West End of the building. There will also be free food and drinks. This event is open to the public and free for all ...

Sands of Time Offers a Unique Way to Treasure Your Loved One’s Memory

May 8, 2015

For Immediate Release Contact: Chris Santora Address: 2915 Hunter Ave, Kansas City, MO 64129 Phone: (816) 612-6961 Email: Rootsglass@hotmail.com Date: May 8th, 2015 Sands of Time offers a unique way to treasure your loved one’s memory. Sands of Time creates handcrafted glass memorials using your loved one’s cremated ashes. Kansas City, MO – April 8th, 2015 – Artist Chris Santora ...


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