Arts & Entertainment

Fall Fun at Powell Gardens

Sept. 28, 2016

Contact: Karen Case, 816.697.2600 x236, kcase@powellgardens.org October brings fall color, antique tractors, beautiful gourds and hundreds of jack-o'-lanterns to Kansas City's botanical garden! Garden admission applies to all events unless otherwise noted. Jurassic Garden: A Prehistoric Adventure Open daily through Monday, Oct. 3 Have a close encounter of the prehistoric kind! See life-sized dinosaurs in 11 settings throughout the Gardens. ...

Hispanic Chamber of Commerce | 39th Annual Noche de Gala

Sept. 28, 2016

The Hispanic Chamber of Commerce will host its 39th Annual Noche de Gala on Thursday, October 6th 2016 in the Grand Ballroom of the Overland Park Marriott. This Gala will benefit the operating expenses and standing programs and event hosted by the Hispanic Chamber of Greater Kansas City. The evening will start off with a Pre-Award celebration that will include ...

Meet the Experts” Lecture Series at The National Museum of Toys and Miniatures

Sept. 27, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE LECTURE SERIES AT THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF TOYS AND MINIATURES “Meet the Experts” on Sunday afternoons in October September 27, 2016 (KANSAS CITY, MO) – Looking for something to fill your Sundays now that Royals baseball season is winding down? Visit the museum on Sunday afternoons in October to explore special topics with local experts. All programs ...

New Release: Witch, by Kansas City author Jill Benson

Sept. 26, 2016

Jill Benson 913.871-8085 jillbenson.author@gmail.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Just in time for Halloween, Kansas City author Jill Benson debuts with her supernatural thriller, Witch. Inspired by authors such as Stephen King and Clive Barker, Benson cleverly blends the elements of crime, horror and suspense to bring a tale guaranteed to keep you up after dark turning pages. A Kansas City native, ...

Danny Clinkscale Launches Book - Leaving Cancer for the Circus

Sept. 26, 2016

810 WHB Sportscaster, Danny Clinkscale, Book Launch Tomorrow Leaving Cancer for the Circus an American odyssey inspired by love and recovery (Kansas City, MO.) – On Tuesday, Sept. 27 at the 810 Zone, 6301A W. 135th St., Overland Park, KS in Corbin Park, Kansas City sportscaster Danny Clinkscale will launch his much anticipated book, Leaving Cancer for the Circus, an ...

New Comic Book Hero

Sept. 24, 2016

Ubiteo Filmworks®, a video-editing company, in business for 9 years, located in Shawnee, Kansas, is launching a new comic book super hero. The character is a black female called The Black Pearl©. The story is about a personal trainer, Reba Robinson, who comes across a group of thugs,who assault her. The comic book is set in the Kansas City, and ...

Local Artists Allan Chow at REACTOR Design Studio

Sept. 23, 2016

News Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 23, 2016 FOR MORE INFORMATION: Traci Ketter Architect of Awesome (816) 841-3682 Ext. 14 Local Artist Allan Chow at REACTOR Design Studio KANSAS CITY, Mo.? REACTOR Design Studio is featuring local artist Allan Chow for its May First Friday art exhibit on October 7th from 5-9 p.m. at REACTOR’s office, 1817 Grand Boulevard, Kansas ...

Newhouse Gala, Raise the Bar! for women and children

Sept. 23, 2016

“Raise the Bar!” Newhouse House Party 2016 on November 19 (KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI, Sept. 8, 2016) – Newhouse and Honorary Chairs, Joshua and Ann Rowland along with Lead Bank are proud to present the 18th Annual Newhouse House Party gala at 6 p.m. on November 19, 2016 at the InterContinental Hotel, located on the Country Club Plaza. “Raise the Bar!” ...

Allstate Foundation and Actress Kerry Washington Kickoff Domestic Violence Awareness Month with Local Kansas City Agency

Sept. 23, 2016

KANSAS CITY, Mo September 22, 2016 – The Allstate Foundation’s campaign, Purple Purse, kicks off September 28 for a month long campaign with Hope House, bringing awareness to physical, emotional and financial domestic abuse. Hope House, was chosen for the third year in a row to be part of The Allstate Foundation Purple Purse Challenge. The Challenge, an annual competition ...

MISSOURI ARTISTS FEATURED IN DISPLAY AT MISSOURI GOVERNOR’S MANSION

Sept. 22, 2016

NEWS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Michael Gaines (573) 221-6545 or michaelg@hannibalarts.com MISSOURI ARTISTS FEATURED IN DISPLAY AT MISSOURI GOVERNOR’S MANSION Nine jewelry artist/studio members of the Missouri Artisans Association/Best of Missouri Hands, including Blue Springs artist Kevin Williamson, have been selected to have their work displayed at the Missouri Governor’s Mansion as part of an ongoing partnership titled ...

Chinese Acrobat Troupe to Perform at Park University

Sept. 22, 2016

A troupe of acrobats from Beijing, China, will hold a free performance on Park University’s Parkville Campus on Monday, Oct. 3, starting at 6 p.m. in Graham Tyler Memorial Chapel. The event will feature routines such as contortions, foot juggling, plate spinning, Chinese yo-yo and group acrobatics. The performance will also include an interpreter who will share facts about Chinese ...

In True Halloween Spirit, Experience Edgar Allen Poe’s Finest

Sept. 21, 2016

In True Halloween Spirit, Experience Edgar Allen Poe’s Finest Walk through the living performance-narrative of “Masque of the Red Death” LAWRENCE, September 24, 2016- "The Masque of the Red Death" is a short story by Edgar Allan Poe that follows Prince Prospero's attempts to avoid a dangerous plague, known as the Red Death, by hiding in his abbey. He hosts ...

Kansas City Woman becomes Champion Auctioneer

Sept. 21, 2016

September 17, 2016 For Immediate Release Yve Rojas Auctions by Yve 816-520-2454 yverojas@me.com Kansas City Woman becomes Champion Auctioneer . Rojas competed in the Kansas Auctioneers Association annual Bid Calling contest and took home first prize. Kansas City, MO – September 17, 2016: Yve Rojas of Auctions by Yve, recently took part in the 2016 Kansas Auctioneers Association Annual Bid ...

Arts Survey Results for Johnson County Commission Candidates

Sept. 21, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: SEPT. 21, 2016 CONTACT: Sarah D. VanLanduyt, Arts Council of Johnson County 913-894-2720; www.artsjoco.org JOHNSON COUNTY COMMISSIONER CANDIDATES RESPOND TO SURVEY ABOUT SUPPORT OF THE ARTS LENEXA, Kansas – As the November 2016 election approaches, the Johnson County Citizens Coalition for the Arts sent a survey to all candidates running for a seat on the Johnson County ...

Pinot’s Palette® To Host Second National Fundraiser Sept. 28 Benefiting St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®

Sept. 19, 2016

Olathe, KS (September 19, 2016) – Pinot's Palette, the first international franchisor of paint and sip studios in North America, will host a national fundraising event on September 28, 2016 at participating studios across the country in support of the lifesaving mission of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®, Finding cures. Saving children®. Pinot’s Palette-Olathe is hosting its local fundraising event ...

Coming October 7, 8 and 9!

Sept. 19, 2016

Local playwright, Denny Dey, brings KC audiences his third play of 2016 at THE JUST OFF BROADWAY THEATRE for three performances only! SCREWING SHAKESPEARE, a 3-Act comedy, features Jessica Franz as Nora Ashton-the wicked witch of the theatre. Laughs and loving insights abound in this story of a down and out theatre director challenged with the task of whipping two ...

Warrior Humanity Project: Protecting Homeless Veterans

Sept. 19, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 09/19/2016 Richard Rose Warrior Humanity Project 913-620-9937 rickrose104@icloud.com Warrior Humanity Project: Protecting Homeless Veterans Filmmaker Embarks on US Journey to Capture Daily Struggles of Homeless Veterans. Sandusky, OH: Richard Rose, an Ohio independent filmmaker and US Army Combat Veteran, is embarking on a cross country journey to document the daily struggles of Homeless Veterans. This journey will ...

Pinot’s Palette® To Host Second National Fundraiser Sept. 28 Benefiting St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®

Sept. 19, 2016

Prairie Village, KS (September 19, 2016) – Pinot's Palette, the first international franchisor of paint and sip studios in North America, will host a national fundraising event on September 28, 2016 at participating studios across the country in support of the lifesaving mission of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®, Finding cures. Saving children®. Pinot’s Palette – Prairie Village is hosting ...

2016 Hot 103 Jamz Music Conference Returns To KC

Sept. 19, 2016

KPRS-FM Presents the 2016 Hot 103 Jamz Music Conference Kansas City’s Premier Music Industry Conference KPRS-FM, Kansas City's number one station for Hip Hop and R&B, is hosting the 2016 Hot 103 Jamz Music Conference on Saturday, October 22, 2016 from 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. at the VooDoo in Harrah's Casino, 1 Riverboat Drive, North Kansas City, MO. The ...

Hays Oktoberfest September 30, 2016 at Municipal Park in Downtown Hays, KS

Sept. 16, 2016

Hays Oktoberfest September 30, 2016 at Municipal Park in Downtown Hays, KS • A German celebration honoring heritage, history, and homecoming • Starting with Honor our Heritage in the morning, followed by tapping of the keg • Beer, food, and crafts vendors will be selling their goods benefiting not for profit organizations • Polka music and historical demonstrators will be ...

TrueGender to host Launch Party Friday, September 23

Sept. 15, 2016

TrueGender is a nonprofit organization that exists to provide funding and resources to help any transgender person with transitioning and support, regardless of age or progress of transition. Kansas City – To kick-off our first fundraising campaign and start raising awareness of our existence, TrueGender will be hosting a Launch Party on Friday, September 23rd from 8-10pm at the Uptown ...

Kicker Country Stampede Announces Thomas Rhett, Alan Jackson, Chris Stapleton, and Old Dominion In First Round of Lineup Announcements

Sept. 15, 2016

2017 Festival To Be Held June 22-23-24, 2017 Three-Day Admission Passes Available for Only $120. Payments Can Be Split Over Seven Months! Manhattan, Kansas (Sept. 15, 2016) – Kicker Country Stampede is celebrating 22 years of bringing the magic of Nashville’s music scene to Manhattan, Kansas by releasing some exciting names in its first round of 2017 lineup announcements. Superstar ...

Minibar to Host a Variety of Folk Music with National & Local Acts on September 23rd

Sept. 15, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Sam Pugh Ivory Tooth Music 615-669-8763 ivorytoothpr@gmail.com Minibar to Host a Variety of Folk Music with National & Local Acts on September 23rd (Kansas City, MO - September 15th, 2016) Minibar to Host a Variety of Folk Music with Daniel Amedee of New Orleans & KC’s Teri Quinn, Jake Stanton September 23rd New Orleans songwriter Daniel ...


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