Arts & Entertainment

The Gin & Tonic Project - 17 Recipes from La Bodega

July 30, 2015

Are you a Pompelo, Pimienta or Pepino? La Bodega’s G&T Project Puts a Twist on the Classic Gin and Tonic There are certain things you can expect when you travel to Spain, one of those is to find their national drink, the gin-tonic, everywhere. Having started in northern Spain, the gin and tonic has spread becoming the national drink and ...

Nudists Again Salute Military in and out of Uniform

July 30, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NUDISTS AGAIN SALUTE MILITARY IN AND OUT OF UNIFORM Any guest at Prairie Haven nudist park and campground at check in showing a military ID or proof of military service may visit any weekend throughout the 2015 season and visitor fees will be free. What initially began as a Memorial Day promotion will now be transformed into ...

Artist Brandi Miller, of Dorky Dino, to be Creator Guest at Kansas City Comic Con

July 29, 2015

NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT: Brandi Miller 660.238.0739 July 30, 2015 Artist Brandi Miller, of Dorky Dino, to be Creator Guest at Kansas City Comic Con WARRENSBURG, MO – Brandi Miller, an artist from Warrensburg, MO, has been invited to be a creator guest at a new convention starting this year in Kansas City, MO. ...

Lexington Missouri’s 18th Annual Apples, Arts & Antiques Festival

July 29, 2015

Lexington Missouri's 18th Annual Apples, Arts & Antiques Festival. A short drive through beautiful fall foliage and apple orchards just east of Kansas City will bring you to a town filled with a rich cultural heritage. Lexington boasts more than 130 antebellum buildings, great shopping, restaurants and plenty of history. Attend a GREAT ANTIQUE SHOW, enjoy a wonderful art show, ...

New Horizons offers beginner lessons and band rehearsals, both beginning Aug. 25

July 29, 2015

Calling all music lovers! Dig out your old instrument and join a group of fun-loving musicians age 50 and beyond in the New Horizons Band. The group will begin band rehearsals and beginner lessons, both starting Aug. 25 at the Roeland Park Community Center, 4850 Rosewood Dr., Roeland Park. The New Horizons Band is a program of the 50 Plus ...

Kansas City Symphony to Perform National Anthem at Kansas City Chiefs Home Opener

July 28, 2015

For the first time ever, the full Kansas City Symphony will perform “The Star-Spangled Banner” for the Kansas City Chiefs’ Red Thursday, Sept. 17, in conjunction with the 2015 home opener versus the Denver Broncos on CBS’ Thursday Night Football. Music Director Michael Stern will not only conduct the Symphony but also lead the Arrowhead Stadium crowd in singing the ...

Belton Fall Festival Sept. 11-12, 2015 Musical Lineup

July 27, 2015

The 12th Annual Belton Fall Festival is Friday, Sept. 11th & Saturday, Sept. 12th on Belton’s Historic Main Street. This year’s Festival features a variety of entertainment including 11 local and regional bands, groups and solo artists. The festival opens at 4:00pm on Friday, Sept. 11th. Opening Ceremonies are set for 5:00pm with a flag presentation followed by comments by ...

Belton Fall Festival Sept. 11-12, 2015 Musical Lineup

July 27, 2015

The 12th Annual Belton Fall Festival is Friday, Sept. 11th & Saturday, Sept. 12th on Belton’s Historic Main Street. This year’s Festival features a variety of entertainment including 11 local and regional bands, groups and solo artists. The festival opens at 4:00pm on Friday, Sept. 11th. Opening Ceremonies are set for 5:00pm with a flag presentation followed by comments by ...

Second Annual Queen of Hearts 5K Walk/Run 2015

July 27, 2015

Alexis Rewalt invites you to join us on Saturday, September 26th of 2015, at Shelter #8 in Shawnee Mission Park, for the Second Annual Queen of Hearts 5K Walk/Run 2015. Proceeds of this event will benefit the Saint Luke’s Muriel I. Kauffman Women’s Heart Center. This is the Second Annual Queen of Hearts 5K Walk/Run event to benefit, and draw ...

Woman In The Pulpit By Margaree Mitchell Explores Challenges Faced By Female Pastors

July 23, 2015

Kansas City – Woman In The Pulpit, a novel by Margaree Mitchell, explores the world of female pastors. Grace Alexander, fresh out of seminary, arrives in Piney Woods, Tennessee bent on changing things in the staid community. But Thomas Haliburton and the male Ministerial Alliance believe that women should not be pastors. They do everything in their power to make ...

Fangirl Friday at Barnes & Noble

July 23, 2015

Barnes & Noble Booksellers 2732 19120 E. 39th St. Independence, MO 64057 816-795-9878 Fangirl Friday – Friday, July 24, at 7 p.m. Barnes & Noble Independence is calling all fangirls for a special Fangirl Friday meet-up on Friday, July 24, at 7pm, to celebrate fandom. From “Potterheads” to “Whovians” to YA Booklovers, there’s a fandom for everyone, and Barnes & ...

Local storyteller honored for outstanding contributions by national organization

July 22, 2015

The National Storytelling Network (NSN recently announced that Joyce Slater of Kansas City, MO is a recipient of the NSN ORACLE Distinguished National Service Award. This award is presented to those individuals, members or groups who contribute their time and energy in an exemplary manner on the national level to forward the work of the National Storytelling Network. Joyce ...

KC Kosher BBQ Heating Up

July 21, 2015

For Immediate Release KC Kosher BBQ Festival Heating Up Overland Park, KS, July 21st, 2015 • Fabulous food and fun Slabs of beef ribs, saucy burnt ends, juicy smoked chicken, and award winning pit smoked beans can all be found at the Fourth Annual KC Kosher BBQ Festival on Sunday, August 16, 2015. This free and open to the public ...

9th Annual Raytown Invitational Art Show

July 20, 2015

FREE event with over 65 local artists competing for cash awards. See over 400 works of art in 10 categories! Features an Artist Gift Shop, Art Demonstrations, Silent Art Auction. 2 Days Only. Indoors and Cool! Friday, Aug 21 & Saturday Aug 22 9am-5pm St Paul's Church of the Nazarene 8500 E 80th Terrace - just off Blue Ridge Kansas ...

Ito the Woods is heading to Kansas City

July 17, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Jeremiah Enna, Founder & CEO Amy Sander, General Manager & INTO THE WOODS Director 913-393-3141 COMING SOON TO YARDLEY HALL (CARLSEN CENTER AT JCCC) … THE CULTURE HOUSE TO PERFORM TONY AWARD-WINNING, AND GOLDEN GLOBE AND ACADEMY AWARD NOMINATED, INTO THE WOODS (Olathe, KS) The company that brought you the critically acclaimed production of LES ...

Jacomo Chorale recruiting new members

July 17, 2015

PRESS RELEASE Jacomo Chorale Elections Held; Recruiting New Members The Jacomo Chorale, eastern Jackson County’s premiere community chorus, recently held officer elections. The following individuals were elected by the Chorale members to serve a one year term: President: Dennis Young Vice President: Larry Sebby Secretary: Shirley Cornwell Treasurer: William Newton Librarian: Sheila Pycior Chorale Manager: Nancy White Assistant Chorale Manager: ...

Non-Profit Arts Organization hosts 3rd annual Street Festival

July 17, 2015

Southwest x Central Street Fest is an annual community, art, and music event in support of Imagine That!, an innovative and creative non-profit art studio supporting adults with developmental disabilities. This summer’s event will mark our 3rd year of putting on this street festival and features a range of organizations and artists. Imagine That! artists are exhibiting prints made through ...

Shakin’ in the Shell Festival and Car Show 2015

July 16, 2015

Preparations are underway for Shell Knob’s 10th annual new and improved Shakin’ in the Shell Festival and Car Show which takes place Friday evening, September 18 from 7 pm to 10 pm and from 10 am to 10 pm Saturday, September 19 at Shell Knob’s Chamber Park on Needles Eye Road. This year’s festivities increased emphasis on musical performance kick ...

New Live Music Series

July 16, 2015

Contact Information: Inwrought Music Management, 785-766-7673 BurgerFi Announces the new Thursday night live music series from its Lawrence location FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Lawrence, KS – Inwrought Music Management is thrilled to curate the newest music series in one of the newest restaurants in town beginning July 16, 7:30pm-10:30 with Pickett, Paull and Jeans. Culling from this town’s great talent ...

Dog (and Cat) Days of Summer” Event to Benefit Great Plains SPCA

July 16, 2015

Melissa McGee Photography’s “Dog (and Cat) Days of Summer” event is being held on Aug 1, 2015 from to raise food donations for Great Plains SPCA. For $25 and a donation of a large bag of premium brand cat or dog food, people will receive a 10-minute session and 5x7 portrait of their furry friend. Call the studio at 816.686.4695 ...

SNL Film Unit DP Alex Buono’s Filmmaking Tour Coming to Kansas City

July 15, 2015

In 2013 MZed produced The Art of Visual Storytelling Tour featuring Saturday Night Live Film Unit Cinematographer Alex Buono. This educational workshop visited 31 cities teaching a comprehensive overview of the filmmaking process and elicited rave reviews from its over 4000 attendees. This summer MZed is proud to announce Alex Buono’s Visual Storytelling 2; Style & Subtext in Cinema. This ...

Lawrence Opera Theatre announces its sixth season

July 14, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Hugo Vera, 785-218-6039 Lawrence Opera Theatre announces its sixth season Lawrence Opera Theatre (L.O.T.), in association with Theatre Lawrence, is pleased to announce their sixth Summer Festival season, which will run from July 29 through August 16, 2015. Performers from all over the state of Kansas and across the country are making Lawrence, Kansas, their ...

Ricky Cruz defends GWF Championship Vs Brandon Espinosa

July 13, 2015

Global Wrestling Federation presents Resurrection on July 25th, 2015 at 7:00pm at the Independence National Guard Armory located at 2323 S. Crysler Ave. Independence Missouri. All seats are just $10 and tickets are available in advance at In one of the main events the GWF Championship will be defended as "The King Of Chaos" Ricky Cruz takes on Brandon ...

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