Arts & Entertainment

Waldo Crawldo Presents Superheroes and Villains

May 24, 2016

To Infinity and Beyond: Superheroes and Villains at the Annual Waldo Crawldo Waldo Business Association hosts the themed summer pub crawl in one of Kansas City’s iconic neighborhoods Kansas City, Mo., May 25, 2016 – On Saturday, June 11th, from 8PM - Midnight, the Waldo Business Association hosts the Annual Waldo Crawldo in the heart of Kansas City, MO. The ...

First to the Midwest Exhibit Opening on Friday, May 27th

May 23, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Jade Sparks, 620-506-8132, jade.sparks@merlinentertainments.biz First to the Midwest Exhibit Opening on Friday, May 27th Take a journey through Doodle Reef and let your imagination come to life – digitally! KANSAS CITY, MO. (May 24th, 2016) – Join SEA LIFE Kansas City Aquarium for a memorable morning to celebrate Doodle Reef’s grand opening with an official ...

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

May 21, 2016

NYC-based funnyman and Kansas City native to headline June 18 show (NEW YORK) May 20, 2016– 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 Regina DeCicco and Akash Bhasin—are slated to fill the Uptown Arts Bar, 3611 Broadway, with giggles, guffaws ...

Kansas City Mutual UFO Network to host World UFO Day July 2, 2016 in Sugar Creek

May 20, 2016

The Kansas City Mutual UFO Network will host a UFO cookout and skywatch on World UFO Day July 2, 2016 at La Benite Park in Sugar Creek, Missouri. World UFO Day was created by the World UFO Day Organization as a way to bring together UFO enthusiasts and to raise awareness about UFO’s. By definition, UFOs are Unidentified Flying Objects, ...

Get Fierce Art Show @ Paper Birch Landing in Midtown

May 19, 2016

A Show of KC Artists-- all women-- three generations--all fiercely determined to create! June 6 to 30th @ Paper Birch Landing Gallery Show is titled after the poem by Meghan Gilroy, Fierce Warrior Woman "Get fierce. Get clear. Be ruthless with yourself.... Time to love up and let go of your victim. Time to focus your scattered brain. Time to ...

Lighton International Artists Exchange Program (LIAEP) Announces 2016 Awards

May 18, 2016

The Kansas City­-based Lighton International Artists Exchange Program is pleased to announce recipients of the 2016 LIAEP Awards for international travel. Seven artists in various media receive grants for international travel in 2016­-17. The 2016 LIAEP Award Recipients are: Einat Amir, Sound/Video/Performance, Israel to Omaha, NE William Ellis Bradley, Experimental Music, USA to Clare, Ireland Linda Lopez, Ceramic Sculpture, USA ...

William Jewell Alumni in Trumpet and Organ Concert

May 18, 2016

Second Baptist Church 300 East Kansas Liberty, Missouri 64068 816-781-2824 William Jewell College alumni Kristine Harris, trumpet, and Jerry Westenkuehler, Organ, will present a free concert at second Baptist Church, 300 East Kansas Street in Liberty, Missouri, at 7:00 PM on May 31, 2016. Westenkuehler went on to receive his Master of Church Music and Doctorate in musical arts from ...

Kansas City Band Selected for Famous Music Festival

May 18, 2016

Kansas City, Missouri - May 18th, 2016 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE New York’s largest punk rock music festival, Punk Island, have begun announcing this year’s band list. In addition to an endless variety of national acts including groups like RVIVR, this year’s lineup will include Kansas City’s own American Dischord as the sole contingency from the Kansas City area. This will ...

Kansas City Artist Launches Young Adult Superhero Graphic Novel on Kickstarter

May 17, 2016

Action-packed superhero webcomic launches Kickstarter project for second print collection. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE! “A compelling narrative” — Worst Comic Podcast Ever KANSAS CITY, MO -- Comic creator Scott Drummond is launching a Kickstarter to fund the printing of the second collection of his superhero webcomic NIGHTSMOKE. The next chapter of the NIGHTSMOKE saga is here! After the lab accident that ...

KC Art Angels Are Spreading Their Wings

May 17, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For Further Information Contact: Christie Courville kcartangels@gmail.com Phone: 972-672-5212 www.kcartangels.com www.facebook.com/kcartangels/ 13416 Santa Fe Trail Dr. Lenexa, KS 66215 KC Art Angels Are Spreading Their Wings Lenexa, KS -- May 17th, 2016 -- KC Art Angels, a not-for-profit art gallery and studio, has big plans for revitalizing the arts and giving back to the community as they ...

Greek Festival of St. Dionysios

May 16, 2016

Come for the food stay for the fun!!!! Hot off the Press"' Greek Festival 2016 is coming very soon June 10th, 11th, & 12th Media Contacts: Athan Perahoritis 816-456-3292 zophini@kc.rr.com Overland Park, KS - It's time to experience the sights, sounds and smells of the Mediterranean! Greek Festival2016 is just around the comer. Mark your calendar for, June 10th, 5 ...

Cult Classic Zombie Rampage gets a sequel.

May 16, 2016

The cult classic underground horror film Zombie Rampage gets a sequel! Shot on Video pioneer Todd Sheets has been commissioned by Wild Eye Releasing to shoot Zombie Rampage 2 in Kansas City. PreProduction is under way now and soon the call for zombies will go out all over Kansas City! In 1993 Kansas City witnessed over 700 zombies throughout the ...

It’s a Wrap! Last day of shooting and YOU are invited!

May 16, 2016

The last day of principle photography on the feature length film Dreaming Purple Neon will be May 22nd at 3pm in front of the Englewood Theater 10917 E. Winner Road, Independence, MO 64052 all press is invited! The man who put Kansas City in national news for his Zombie Bloodbath trilogy is back at with his second feature film since ...

Event explores the challenge of free speech in honor of Pulitzer Centennial

May 16, 2016

NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 16, 2016 FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT Leslie Von Holten, Director of Programs Kansas Humanities Council (785) 357-0359; leslie@kansashumanities.org Event explores the challenge of free speech in honor of Pulitzer Centennial Manhattan, Kan. — The Kansas Humanities Council and the Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art at Kansas State University in Manhattan present “The Challenge ...

Rainy Day Books Hosts Author Reception for New, Officially Licensed KU Book

May 16, 2016

Finally, a KU story book you'll love giving as a gift or putting on your coffee table will be available next week. Rainy Day Books (2706 W 53rd St, Mission, KS) is hosting a Book launch & Author Reception from 6-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 24. Titled “When I Grow Up, I Want to Be a Jayhawk,” the story embraces an ...

Red Dot on the Ocean Airs on KCPT TV

May 14, 2016

The documentary, Red Dot on the Ocean: The Matt Rutherford Story airs on Public TV station KCPT (19.2) Kansas City, MO May 14, 2016 at 10:00 pm - 11:00 pm. See http://kcpt.org/schedules/ Once labeled a "youth-at-risk," 30-year-old Matt Rutherford risked it all in an attempt to become the first person to sail alone, and nonstop around North and South America. ...

17th Annual Fiesta Kansas City June 17th- 19th

May 13, 2016

www.fiestakansascity.com Celebrating 39 Years of the HCCGKC and the 17th Annual Fiesta Kansas City Kansas City, Missouri, June 17th – 19th 2016 Fiesta Kansas City is an annual celebration located in the heart of Kansas City. Presented by the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Greater Kansas City and sponsored by some of the best local companies Kansas City has to ...

BeerFit Running Series Comes to KC on June 4

May 12, 2016

You’re Fit… But Are You BeerFit? Running Race Series Brings Traveling Celebration to 25 Cities in 2016 You and your fit squad have the Saturday routine down pat. Whether it’s barre and brunch, CrossFit and protein shakes, or yoga and green juice, you know that the best sweat sessions are followed by hard-earned refueling. You’re fit. But are you BeerFit? ...

2016 season of Movies in the Park begins on June 7 with sing-a-long version of “Frozen”

May 12, 2016

On June 7, 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 ...

Celebrate Scott Joplin’s ragtime music during 50 Plus day trip on June 2

May 12, 2016

Celebrate syncopated and popular music by visiting the annual Scott Joplin Ragtime Festival in Sedalia, Mo., during an early June day trip being offered by the 50 Plus Department of the Johnson County Park & Recreation District. During this trip, called Ragtime Festival, participants will hear piano songs Joplin composed while living in Sedalia including, "Maple Leaf Rag" and "The ...

A Record-Breaking 100,000 Automotive, Motorcycle and Truck Events Listed on MotionU.com

May 11, 2016

MotionU.com has listed over 100,000 enthusiast and professional events on its website. OVERLAND PARK, KS, May 9, 2016 – On May 5, 2016, MotionU, the website with the most automotive events on the planet, surpassed 100,000 active car, motorcycle, truck events. Enthusiasts and professionals can find multiple event types including shows, racing, cruises, conventions, and government and technical training. When ...

National Endowment for the Arts Awards More Than $82 Million for Arts Projects Nationwide Includes $15,000 awarded to Charlotte Street Foundation

May 10, 2016

Kanas City, MO] —National Endowment for the Arts Chairman Jane Chu has approved more than $82 million to fund local arts projects and partnerships in the NEA’s second major funding announcement for fiscal year 2016. Included in this announcement is an Art Works award of $15,000 to Charlotte Street Foundation to support the Charlotte Street Curatorial Residency Program. The Art ...


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