Arts & Entertainment

Rediscover marks 45th anniversary with Nov. 14 celebration

Oct. 23, 2014

LEE’S SUMMIT, MO – (October 22, 2014) – On Friday, November 14th at 6pm, ReDiscover will mark 45 years of help, hope and healing with a 45th Celebration at the InterContinental Hotel on the Country Club Plaza. This special evening will feature actress and singer Jennifer Holliday and will emceed by local TV personality Holly Starr. The 45th Celebration kicks ...

Heritage Antique Show Debuts in Overland Park - November 1 & 2

Oct. 22, 2014

Antique and vintage lovers will unite to discover the best deals and most sought-after treasures at the Heritage Antique Show in Overland Park this fall. Sixty dealers from thirteen states will gather to sell to the public at this inaugural event, featuring a large variety of rarities preserved from ages past, such as antique furniture, tin toys, estate jewelry, vintage ...

Truman’s Theatre and Music Departments present New Music Theatre Concert

Oct. 21, 2014

Contact: David Charles Goyette 660-785-4519 dcgoyette@truman.edu TRUMAN’S THEATRE AND MUSIC DEPARTMENTS present a NEW MUSIC THEATRE CONCERT as a part of the 16th Annual New Horizons Music Festival Saturday, October 25th, 2014 at 4PM Kirksville, Missouri – During the summer of 2014, co-curators David Charles Goyette and Dr. Charles Gran, sent out a call for new works of music theatre ...

Ashley Raines & The New West Revue Set To Release 13th Studio Recording On Thanksgiving

Oct. 21, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Vanessa Aricco Grass Strand Music 646-820-3107 gsmusicbooking@gmail.com www.ashleyrainesmusic.com Ashley Raines & The New West Revue Set To Release 13th Studio Recording On Thanksgiving After The Bruising On Tour Now! (Kansas City, MO - October 21, 2014) Americana’s Cerebral Wildman, Ashley Raines, releases his 13th studio album on Thanksgiving. Raines is a lyricist and multi-instrumentalist that performs ...

An Evening of Heros: Gala/Auction to Benefit Kansas City Area Veterans

Oct. 21, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Kristin Puckett, 615-564-8481, kpuckett@brookdale.com An Evening of Heroes Honor Flight Gala/Auction to Support Veterans Overland Park, KS.; October 21, 2014 – In gratitude and appreciation for their service to our country, an upcoming gala and auction will support an Honor Flight for about 50 Kansas City veterans to visit Washington, D.C. for Veteran’s Day. An Evening ...

Fort Leonard Wood celebrates Halloween, fall season

Oct. 21, 2014

PUBLIC AFFAIRS OFFICE FORT LEONARD WOOD, MISSOURI 65473 VOICE: 573-563-4145 FAX: 573-563-4012 BY: Matt Decker EMAIL: shatara.r.seymour.civ@mail.mil FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. – Each year, fall brings cooler temperatures, changing colors and a variety of festivals and Family activities. Fort Leonard Wood has its own tradition of fall festivals leading up to Halloween, including its annual Pumpkin Fest. Hosted by Family ...

Shawnee Mission Health to Host Third Annual Focus on Breast Cancer Event Oct. 24

Oct. 21, 2014

Merriam, Kan. – The Breast Center at Shawnee Mission Health (SMH) will host the third annual Focus on Breast Cancer photography contest and exhibit on Friday, Oct. 24, 6-8 p.m. at The Museum at Prairiefire, 5801 W. 135th Street in Overland Park, Kan. In honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, area high school students were challenged to photograph their ...

Share a Love of Reading with Your Whole Family Woodneath Library Center Hosts Early Literacy Fair

Oct. 21, 2014

On Saturday, November 15, the Woodneath Library Center [8900 NE Flintlock Road] will host an Early Literacy Fair for parents and caregivers to promote pre-reading skills for children from birth to 6 years. By exploring Mid-Continent Public Library’s many early literacy resources, parents and children will learn fun and easy ways to encourage literacy skills before learning to read. “Parents ...

Alan Jackson Brings His 25th Anniversary KEEPINIT COUNTRY TOUR to the Independence Events Center on April 17

Oct. 20, 2014

(October 20, 2014) Country superstar Alan Jackson brings his 25th Anniversary KEEPIN’ IT COUNTRY TOUR to Independence, MO on April 17. Tickets go on sale Friday, November 7 at 10:00 a.m at Silverstein Eye Centers Box Office at Independence Events Center and Ticketmaster. Joining Jackson on his KEEPIN’ IT COUNTRY TOUR, which is sponsored by Kubota Tractor Corporation, will be ...

Starz Studio of Performing Arts gains new teacher talent

Oct. 18, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Starz Studio of Performing Arts Gains New Teacher Talent High Quality Dance Studio Strengthens Teaching Staff Oak Grove, MO, October 20, 2014 – Starz Studio of Performing Arts has brought two dynamic nationally recognized teachers to add to their award winning dance instruction studio. Abby Dymond and Hayley Davis have joined the Starz Studio of Performing Arts ...

Contemporary dance program performed by AIM Dance Company

Oct. 17, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Art In Motion Dance Company will hold a captivating performance show called “Beyond Words”, November 16th at 7:00pm at the Camelot Ballroom in Overland Park, KS. Overland Park, Kansas: This November, the Art In Motion Dance Company of Point B Dance will showcase their artistic talents in a new performance entitled “Beyond Words”. Beyond Words is an ...

Pound Slam receives national certification, to host official ‘team choice’ slam

Oct. 17, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact Information: Jeanette Powers, General Manager uptownartsbar@gmail.com: Email 816-960-4611, Venue phone www.uptownartsbar.com Kansas City, Mo. Wed. Nov. 5, 2014 9:30p.m Uptown Arts Bar 3611 Broadway KCMO 64111 $5 Cover PoUnd SLAM receives National Certification, to host official “team choice” slam Kansas City’s premier poetry slam, PoUnd SLAM, a spin-off of Poetic Underground Open Mic, has received National ...

Chess With Death: Improv showcase slated

Oct. 17, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact Information: Jeanette Powers, General Manager uptownartsbar@gmail.com: Email 816-960-4611, Venue phone www.uptownartsbar.com Kansas City, Mo. Friday, Nov. 7 10p - Midnight Uptown Arts Bar 3611 Broadway KCMO 64111 $5 Cover Chess With Death: Improv Showcase Kansas City's most committed duo and only Harold team takes over the Uptown Arts Bar stage for their uproarious monthly improv showcase. ...

Comedy Open Mic with Norm Dexter at Uptown Arts Bar

Oct. 17, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact Information: Jeanette Powers, General Manager uptownartsbar@gmail.com: Email 816-960-4611, Venue phone www.uptownartsbar.com Kansas City, Mo. Every Monday! 9p- 1a Uptown Arts Bar 3611 Broadway KCMO 64111 No Cover Comedy Open Mic with Norm Dexter Named the “Best Open Mic Venue” by The Pitch in 2013 & 2014, Uptown Arts Bar is enthralled to invite you to one ...

Halloween burlesque shows featured at Buffalo Room

Oct. 17, 2014

Monday, October 13, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: HALLOWEEN & DAY OF THE DEAD BURLESQUE SHOWS EXPECTED TO SELL OUT Annie Cherry's star-studded, top-shelf burlesque revues return to The Buffalo Room, October 31st and November 1st. Kansas City, MO - Two spectacular nights of burlesque are coming to Westport on Halloween weekend. With a different show each night, full food and ...

Local author introduces hilarious new book

Oct. 17, 2014

Words of Wisdom From an Italian Father KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI, October 17— Local author will offer his new book, “Words of Wisdom From an Italian Father,” at a book signing at Anthony’s Italian Restaurant on October 29, 2014. He will be available for meeting and autographs between the hours of 7 and 10 PM. Jerry Bedell is an accomplished professional, ...

Masters Exhibit works by Chagall, Picasso, Kipniss, Bauer comes to Columbia, Missouri

Oct. 17, 2014

Columbia, Missouri-- PS Gallery is proud to present, in collaboration with Weinstein Gallery (San Francisco), the inaugural Masters Exhibit, featuring works on paper by Marc Chagall, Pablo Picasso, Robert Kipniss, and Rudolf Bauer. This will be a two-week, limited run exhibit (December 2–13) open to the public standard gallery hours, with special events surrounding the occasion. The opening reception will ...

Tangent November First Friday

Oct. 16, 2014

October 17, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact: fractionkc@gmail.com or cheryl@cheryltoh.com 206.660.6921 *print quality images on request Fraction Print Studio is pleased to announce: TANGENT, a group exhibition featuring three Kansas City based artists: Cory Imig, Laura Nugent and Jessica Simorte FRACTION Print Studio 130 W. 18th St. Kansas City, MO 64108 October 3 - November 22, 2014 First Friday Opening: ...

Get Inspired Kansas City “Speaking and Workshops to Inspire Your People”

Oct. 16, 2014

Looking for some inspiration for your organization or team? Kansas City life coach Sylvia Hall offers fresh and fierce workshops with insights that are immediately applicable. “I love to light people up," says Sylvia. "It’s not just about thinking positive. It is, rather, about creating an energy shift," she adds. Sylvia's presentations combine her strategic insights as a life coach ...

PRESS RELEASE/PSA - SPRINGFIELD’S FIRST CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY TECH EXPO

Oct. 16, 2014

Rethink Associates announces Rethink T.E.C.H. 2014 – Technology Expo for theChristmas Holiday – Springfield’s first Holiday Consumer Electronics Show. Rethink Assoicates – 10/15/2014 SPRINGFIELD, MO, Oct. 15, 2014 /Rethink Newswire/ -- Rethink Associates, a technology company located in Republic, MO, announced today the Rethink T.E.C.H. 2014 event, the Technology Expo for the Christmas Holiday. The event, a consumer electronics expo ...

Annie Cherry’s star- studded, top- shelf burlesque revues return to The Buffalo Room, October 31st and November 1st.

Oct. 13, 2014

Monday, October 13, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE HALLOWEEN AND DAY OF THE DEAD BURLESQUE SHOWS EXPECTED TO SELL OUT Annie Cherry’s star- studded, top- shelf burlesque revues return to The Buffalo Room, October 31st and November 1st. Kansas City, MO - Two spectacular nights of burlesque are coming to Westport on Halloween weekend. With a different show each night, full ...

Fall Musical “Annie Junior” to perform at Heritage Middle School

Oct. 13, 2014

Leapin' Lizards! The popular comic strip heroine Little Orphan Annie takes center stage in ANNIE JR., an adaptation of one of the world's best-loved and most-performed musicals. With pluck and positivity, Annie charms everyone she meets despite a next-to-nothing start in the Depression-era New York City of the 1930s. She is determined to find her parents, who abandoned her years ...

Sculptor Tom Corbin unveils monumental bronze Gorilla at Pittsburg State University

Oct. 13, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Corbin Bronze, Kansas City, Kansas OAGAAG Once A Gorilla, Always A Gorilla. 10/11, 12:13, 2014 There's nothing quite like keeping a 2500 lb Gorilla a secret over the course of a year! Pittsburg State University unveiled a 1.5 times life-size bronze Gorilla by sculptor Tom Corbin on 10/11 at precisely 12:13 p.m. prior to their 2014 Homecoming ...


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