Arts & Entertainment

“Route 66” themed Christmas tree lighting celebration to be held at Fort Leonard Wood

Nov. 21, 2014

PUBLIC AFFAIRS OFFICE FORT LEONARD WOOD, MISSOURI 65473 VOICE: 573-563-4145 FAX: 573.563-4012 BY: Stephen Standifird EMAIL: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Release No. 14-120 Nov. 21, 2014 FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. – The holiday season officially starts here with the lighting of the Fort Leonard Wood Christmas tree at the Family Morale, Welfare and Recreation Route 66 Christmas celebration from 5:30 ...

Director’s Creativity Showcase to Feature Artwork of Individuals with Disabilities

Nov. 20, 2014

MEDIA ALERT Media Contact: Micki Keim Vice President, Marketing & Communications Office: 314-394-7019 Cell: 314-791-9948 For Immediate Release Easter Seals Midwest to Host Director’s Creativity Showcase to Feature Artwork of Individuals with Disabilities Join Us for a Reception, Photography and Interview Opportunities What: The 36th Annual Director’s Creativity Showcase featuring the talents of individuals with mental illness, developmental disabilities ...

Park University Seniors to Exhibit Artwork in Campanella Gallery

Nov. 20, 2014

The artwork of three Park University seniors will be on display at the Campanella Gallery on the University’s Parkville Campus from Monday, Dec. 1, to Tuesday, Jan. 6. A reception will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 2, from 4:30 to 6 p.m., in the Gallery. Students exhibiting their work are: Andrew McEachron, a secondary education/K-12 art major from Kansas City, ...

Love in the Afternoon programs for 50 Plus to feature great music and cuisine on Dec. 2 & 11

Nov. 20, 2014

A lunch program featuring fine cuisine and exceptional music is being offered twice in early December by the Johnson County Park & Recreation District's 50 Plus Department. The event is called Love in the Afternoon. All programs begin at noon. The first program will take place on Tuesday, Dec. 2, at Colonial Presbyterian Church, 9500 Wornall, Kansas City, Mo. and ...

GOT Art Gallery presents West to Midwest: A featured artist exhibit

Nov. 18, 2014

LEE’S SUMMIT, MO: Featuring the work of three the Kansas City area artists, Got Art Gallery on Third presents West to Midwest. Including artwork by Dennis E. Conner, Don Dane and Darla Zook, the exhibit focuses on imagery of the Midwestern upbringing of the three artists. Meeting and exhibiting each year at Silver Dollar City’s annual National Harvest and Cowboy ...

New Exhibit at Peter Hurd Gallery

Nov. 17, 2014

MICHAEL HURD—AN AMERICAN MASTER Exhibition Opens on November 26 continuing through January 17. A rare and much anticipated exhibition, DRAWINGS AND WATERCOLORS, presents works on paper by Michael Hurd, a veritable prince of American painters. Michael Hurd’s works celebrate the light and grace of natural space or simple moments. His subjects might present a garden niche, an expansive or intimate ...

State Herpetological Awards Presented

Nov. 17, 2014

Members and friends attended the 41st annual meeting of the Kansas Herpetological Society held Nov. 7-9 at Kansas State University in Manhattan, KS. Scholars and field herpetologists presented research and observations through a two-day series of brief lectures, a business meeting was conducted by the KHS membership and a fundraising auction-social gathering was held. Officers were elected for the Society ...

Local documentary will tell Bishop Lillis High School’s 1961 basketball championship story

Nov. 17, 2014

KANSAS CITY, Missouri (Nov. 17, 2014)- An upcoming documentary, “Together We’re Stronger,” will revisit the unique story of Kansas City’s Bishop Lillis High School’s 1961 basketball team that defied odds to win the Missouri state championship while finishing the season 29-0. The film will feature exclusive interviews with team members along with capturing the inspiring story of the building’s current ...

Selfless Saturdays

Nov. 17, 2014

Be apart of something that matters! Its all about you, the Community! Faith is Life is a Young Adults Non For Profit Organization that implements selfless acts within the Community. We want to not only feed the community but, strengthen it. We believe one selfless act at a time will change the hearts and minds of the individual performing it ...

OCTA’s “The Best Man” Delivers Witty and Engrossing Political Drama

Nov. 14, 2014

Classic Script by Gore Vidal Explores Timeless Political Themes OLATHE, KAN., Oct. 23, 2014: The Olathe Civic Theatre Association continues its 40th Anniversary Season with Gore Vidal’s “The Best Man,” which runs Nov. 7-23. The story of two vying political candidates brings the backstabbing world of campaigning to light through a witty and thought-provoking script. Although the play first premiered ...

Peregrine Honig’s newest exhibition challenges our digital and sexual identities

Nov. 13, 2014

Haw Contemporary is pleased to present Peregrine Honig’s highly anticipated solo exhibition entitled, “Unicorn.” This will be Honig’s first Kansas City solo exhibition in 10 years. Her debut features oil paintings, sculpture, flags, and photography. Focusing on the social phenomenon of “selfies,” her paintings are transformed into backdrops as viewers photograph themselves within the highly decorated floral wreaths. The viewer ...

Harmony Project KC Open House Scheduled For Morning of November 15th

Nov. 13, 2014

Contact: Carmen Espinosa (816) 231-7738 Harmony Project KC, a tuition-free after-school music education outreach program of the Northeast Community Center is hosting an Open House on Saturday, November 15th from 10-11:30 am at 544 Wabash Avenue. We invite the community to come and learn more about the program which will serve low-income students, beginning with ages 6-10 years ...

H3TV Invites the Community to a Special Taping for their New TV Show Just for Kids

Nov. 13, 2014

KANSAS CITY, MO. – Local grassroots organization H3TV is inviting the Kansas City, MO Community (and surrounding areas) to take part in a special filming for their TV show, Keep it Moving, which is just for kids. On their pilot episode, H3TV had the honor of collaborating with the LeBron James Family Foundation, located in Lebron’s hometown of Akron, OH, ...

The Price is Right Live! Coming to Kansas City’s Music Hall this Saturday, November 15

Nov. 12, 2014

Kansas City, MO – Kansas City’s Music Hall will host The Price is Right Live! this Saturday, November 15th at with shows at 2:00 and 7:30 pm. The Price Is Right Live™, is the hit interactive stage show that gives eligible individuals the chance to "Come On Down" to win. Prizes may include appliances, vacations and possibly a new car! ...

Dancers Create Visual Exciting Moving Spectacle to Benefit Special Needs Children – Fight Cancer

Nov. 12, 2014

***FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE*** Love for Dance – People Combine for Major Kansas City Dance Event “Dancers Create Visual Exciting Moving Spectacle to Benefit Special Needs Children – Fight Cancer” November 11, 2014, OLATHE, Kansas Hold onto your seats because you’re about to feel the power of dance come alive. You won’t believe how you’ll be moved in one of Kansas ...

SpiderOak Invites Kansas City to the Movies

Nov. 12, 2014

KANSAS CITY, MO—November 12, 2014 – SpiderOak, the 'Zero-Knowledge' privacy cloud technologies provider, is purchasing tickets for anyone interested in seeing CitizenFour at the Tivoli Cinemas, this Thursday, November 13th at 7:30pm. Raising awareness around individual privacy and mass surveillance, local company, SpiderOak, has been a long time proponent of greater privacy for internet users and more transparency for government ...

Owen/Cox Dance Group presents The Nutcracker and the Mouse King

Nov. 12, 2014

Almost everyone is familiar with the traditional version of the holiday story The Nutcracker. Far fewer are aware of the original and notably darker inspiration for this beloved ballet--E.T.A Hoffman’s 1816 story The Nutcracker and the Mouse King. Owen/Cox Dance Group will present their highly unique, contemporary jazz adaptation of The Nutcracker and the Mouse King, at the Polsky Theatre ...

KCKPL to launch eCard service for at-home digital access

Nov. 12, 2014

625 Minnesota Ave. Kansas City, Kansas 66101 News Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 11/12/14 Contact: Kim Woolery, Public Relations, Kansas City, Kansas Public Library Phone: 913-279-2106 Email: KCKPL to launch eCard service for at-home digital access KANSAS CITY, Kan. – Kansas City, Kansas Public Library is launching an exciting new digital eCard service to offer free, at-home access to ...

Taste of Kansas City Food Tours Offers Unique Holiday Experiences and Great Gift Ideas

Nov. 11, 2014

Kansas City-based walking tour company Taste of Kansas City Food Tours is proud to announce a line-up of unique tour experiences specially crafted for this holiday season. From the off-the-beaten Kansas City path of culinary gems to historic venues of days-gone-by, these programs are a wonderful way to explore Kansas City neighborhoods, learn fascinating history, and enjoy the season with ...

Strawberry Hill Museum Celebrates 26th Year Preserving Holiday Traditions

Nov. 11, 2014

Where: The Strawberry Hill Museum Opens for the Holiday When: Everyday – M-F & Saturday until it is ready for the opening- Saturday, November 22, 2014 Time: 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. daily and Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. at night Museum - (913) 371-3264 THE STRAWBERRY HILL ETHNIC MUSEUM & CULTURAL CENTER CELEBRATES 26TH YEAR PRESERVING HOLIDAY TRADITIONS ...

Judith Mackey - Seasons of the Flint Hills: Winter Exhibition

Nov. 11, 2014

Judith Mackey, whose art hangs in the Kansas Governor's Mansion and in permanent collections nationwide, will be exhibiting new and recent paintings at her studio gallery in Cottonwood Falls during the Courthouse Lighting on November 29 from 10 AM - 9 PM. This is her first studio exhibit at the Flint Hills Gallery since 1987 and we're hopeful to make ...


Nov. 10, 2014

OTTAWA, KANSAS 150th CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION The City of Ottawa Kansas has a full day of Christmas activities for the whole family to enjoy on Saturday November 29, 2014. The day’s events are: * Donuts with Santa – 9 AM – Fire Station at 720 W 2nd Street * Christmas Parade “Little Christmas on the Prairie” – 11 am on downtown ...

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