Arts & Entertainment

Destination KC: A Landmark Study

April 26, 2016

Owen/Cox Dance’s Take the Stage Program presents its third annual Outreach Event of-the-Year on Tuesday, May 10 at 6:00 PM in the J.C Nichols Auditorium at the National World War I Museum and Memorial (100 W 26th St, Kansas City, MO 64108). Destination KC: A Landmark Study is presented in partnership with the National World War I Museum and Memorial. ...


April 25, 2016

KCTV/KSMO: BRING CHARTER TO THE TABLE Kansas City, MO (April 25, 2016) – Today KCTV/KSMO, the home of CBS and Chiefs’ football in Kansas City, began notifying its viewers that Charter Cable may drop KCTV/KSMO from its lineup after April 30, 2016. By law, cable companies must negotiate in good faith with television stations before dropping a television station’s signal. ...


April 24, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 24, 2016 Contact: Mark Honer DHTV Digital 816-863-6397 Trailer: HISTORICAL DOCUMENTARY EXPLORES TOWN TEAM BASEBALL AND ITS IMPACT ON EARLY KANSAS SHAWNEE, KS – A new documentary film premiering in Shawnee, KS April 28th captures both the heart and the historical importance of town team baseball on early life in Kansas. “Town Teams: Bigger ...

Shir Ami Ensemble May 2 concert features music of Jewish soul

April 24, 2016

Art music is focus of May 2 Shir Ami Ensemble concert Music of the Shtetl highlights rich program Preserving music from our Jewish heritage during the 20th century is the heart and soul of Shir Ami Ensemble, a group led by Kansas City Symphony Concertmaster Noah Geller. The group, which is comprised of professional musicians, will share that passion during ...

Spinning Tree Theatre presents powerful “Amadeus”

April 24, 2016

Spinning Tree Theatre presents “Amadeus” on April 28-May 15 The power struggle between two musical geniuses in 18th century Vienna is at the center of Peter Shaffer’s play “Amadeus” that will be presented by Spinning Tree Theatre, April 28 through May 15 at the Arts Asylum, 1000 E. 9th St., Kansas City, Missouri. “Amadeus” features two of Kansas City’s finest ...

Young Chefs Academy Opens “Camp-Can-I-Cook!” For Registration

April 21, 2016

Young Chefs Academy in Lenexa, a local children’s cooking school has just opened registration for its “Camp-Can-I-Cook," which include a wide array of summer programs that are fun, unique and educational. Some of the programs being offered (from June through August) include "Candy Bar Enterprise Camp," where children can make learn about candy bars and create their very own and ...

Kansas author takes the modern world to task in new book on traditional wisdom

April 21, 2016

Date: April 18, 2016 Title: Kansas author takes the modern world to task in new book on traditional wisdom Content: Daniel Schwindt, a resident of McPherson, has released a new book titled “The Case Against the Modern World: A Crash Course in Traditionalist Thought.” Schwindt’s goal is to teach his countrymen to think outside the box by presenting arguments that ...

The Fluid Grotesque

April 20, 2016

The Fluid Grotesque An Exhibition by Lola Rat Opening Ceremony - Friday, April 29 2016 Appointment Only Between These Dates - Call (816) 873-1278 At The Source FINE ART - 2201 Lexington Avenue, Kansas City, MO 64124 The Fluid Grotesque - Opening April 29, The Source FINE ART presents an exhibition by Lola Rat whose material installations speak to their ...

Jacomo Chorale presents Sing! The Bright Side

April 18, 2016

The Jacomo Chorale, eastern Jackson County's community chorus, will present a concert of uplifting music on April 30th at 7 PM at Outreach Restoration Branch, 723 S. Crysler, Independence, repeated on May 1st at Good Shepherd Community of Christ, 4341 Blue Ridge Blvd, Kansas City, MO at 4 PM. The Chorale, directed by Dr. Helena Vasconcellos, will sing a variety ...

Bark Productions and 19 Below Announce New Director of Client Services

April 18, 2016

Bark Productions and 19 Below is happy to announce Megan White as Director of Client Services. Megan focuses on cultivating current client relationships, and developing new opportunities for collaboration across Bark, 19 Below and James Meierotto Studio. “Megan brings great experience and perspective to our team at Bark / 19 Below,” said co-founder Brad Slaughter. “We're looking forward to expanding ...

Free New Horizons Band Concerts set for May 2 and 10

April 14, 2016

Two free concerts by the New Horizons Band are scheduled for early May. One of the concerts will take place on Monday, May 2, at Olathe North High School, 600 E Prairie St., Olathe, while the other will take place on Tuesday, May 10 at the Roeland Park Community Center, 4850 Rosewood Dr., Roeland Park. Both concerts begin at 7 ...

Chicano Arts Festival Brings National & Local Artists on May 6th & 7th

April 14, 2016

KANSAS CITY, MO, April 1, 2016 – The Mattie Rhodes Center Art Gallery along with Scribblers Co & HEART ERG is excited to announce The Chicano Arts Festival: Chicano Voice Exhibition running May 6 – 28, 2016. The event celebrates our local ties to the national Chicano movement, which traces its origins to the civil rights era and its interrelated ...

Charlotte Street Foundation Presents, Open Studios 2016: 4/29 + 4/30

April 14, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 11, 2016 Contact: Elizabeth Gault, Charlotte Street Foundation 816.994.7730 | Twitter: @CharlotteStreet **Additional high res images, resident bios, and schedule available** Charlotte Street Foundation Presents, OPEN STUDIOS 2016: FRIDAY, APRIL 29TH & SATURDAY, APRIL 30TH AS PART OF THE CHARLOTTE STREET FOUNDATION STUDIO RESIDENCY PROGRAM The annual Open Studios event welcomes the public into ...

Kansas Humanities Council awards seven grants

April 13, 2016

NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 13, 2016 FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT: Murl Riedel, Director of Grants (785) 357-0359; Kansas Humanities Council awards seven grants TOPEKA— The Kansas Humanities Council (KHC) recently awarded $36,941.00 in Humanities and Heritage grants to seven Kansas organizations. KHC is a nonprofit organization that supports community-based cultural programs, serves as a financial resource through ...

Powell Gardens’ Fundraising Event, Under a Blue Moon: Garden Party & Rare Plant Auction, Takes Place June 12

April 13, 2016

Under a Blue Moon: Garden Party & Rare Plant Auction will take place at 5 p.m. Sunday, June 12, 2016, at Powell Gardens, Kansas City's botanical garden. The Gardens' signature fundraising event features both a hard-to-find plant silent auction and dinner with a themed menu, "Celebrating the Desert Rose." Beginning with a signature cocktail ("The Desert Rose") and hors d'oeuvres ...

Park University’s International Center for Music Presents Gala Concert at Kansas City’s Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts

April 13, 2016

The International Center for Music at Park University will present a special gala concert featuring pianists Stanislav Ioudenitch, gold medalist of the 2001 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition and founder of the ICM, and his protégé and rising star Behzod Abduraimov, 2009 winner of the London International Piano Competition, along with the Park Piano Trio, on Wednesday, May 4. The ...

Raytown Girl Chosen As State Finalist

April 13, 2016

Raytown Girl Chosen At State Finalist Bailey-Rae Stanton, 7, has been chosen as a State Finalist in The National American Miss Missouri State Pageant. She is the daughter of Shawn Stanton and Kamisha Gatlin. She will compete June 24-25 in Columbia, MO for the Junior Pre-Teen crown. The pageant is held yearly for girls aged 4-18 and they are divided ...

Lead Bank and KCAI Host Steamroller Engraving Event to Create a New Community Art Piece

April 12, 2016

Lead Bank, a locally owned financial institution dedicated to the needs of small businesses, and Kansas City Art Institute (KCAI), one of the bank’s community partners, will host a steamroller engraving event Friday, April 15, at 10 a.m.–2 p.m. in the Lead Bank parking lot. Burgers and brats will be served 11:30 a.m.–1 p.m. “We are proud to be involved ...

Charlotte Street Foundation Presents, Open Studios 2016: 4/29 + 4/30

April 12, 2016

Charlotte Street Foundation Presents, OPEN STUDIOS 2016: FRIDAY, APRIL 29TH & SATURDAY, APRIL 30TH AS PART OF THE CHARLOTTE STREET FOUNDATION STUDIO RESIDENCY PROGRAM The annual Open Studios event welcomes the public into the studios of 15 visual artists and collectives, 6 performing artists & ensembles, and 3 writers, with an array of special LIVE performances and events Weekend is ...

Popular author Sister Souljah set to speak in front of 1700 in KCK

April 12, 2016

625 Minnesota Ave. Kansas City, Kansas 66101 News Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 4/11/16 Contact: Kim Woolery, Public Relations, Kansas City, Kansas Public Library Phone: 913-279-2106 Email: Popular author Sister Souljah set to speak in front of 1700 in KCK KANSAS CITY, Kan. – Kansas City, Kansas Public Library will be hosting bestselling author Sister Souljah as part of ...

Sixth Annual Institute for Cultural Entrepreneurship (ICE) to be held in Kansas City

April 12, 2016

Cooperstown, NY, April 10, 2016 The State University of New York’s Cooperstown Graduate Program (CGP) announces the sixth annual Institute for Cultural Entrepreneurship (ICE), scheduled for July 10-14 at the Kauffman Foundation Conference Center in Kansas City, MO. According to Brian Alexander, State University of New York Professor of Museum Administration and Director of ICE, “ICE targets mid-career arts and ...

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