Arts & Entertainment

Park University Co-Sponsoring Events on Conflict Resolution

Jan. 18, 2017

A group of Kansas City organization and civic leaders, including Park University, have united to bring a thought-provoking film and panel discussion to the region. On Tuesday, Feb. 7, “Disturbing the Peace,” a film that follows former enemy combatants — Israeli soldiers from elite units and Palestinian fighters, many of whom served years in prison, will be screened at the ...

Greater Kansas City (MO) Chapter of the Links, Incorporated Hosts Exclusive Screening of Hidden Figures

Jan. 17, 2017

Mailing Address THE GREATER KANSAS CITY CHAPTER OF THE LINKS, INCORPORATED P.O. Box 8521 Kansas City, Missouri 64114 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Dana A. Nelson, Communications Chair 913/274-0022; The historic women’s service organization, the Kansas City Chapter (MO) of The Links, Incorporated, hosted a private screening of Hidden Figures, currently the #1 film in America. The screening welcomed approximately ...

World Premiere: Lust & Disdain

Jan. 17, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact Information: Poet Jen Harris Email 913-575-6795: Phone Kansas City, Mo. Fri. & Sat. Feb. 3 &4 8 & 10 p.m. Outburst Performance Gallery 1715 Wyandotte KCMO 64108 Tickets $10 Lust & Disdain World Premiere Lust & Disdain is the first woman-one-show by Kansas City Poetry’s Slam’s Poet Jen Harris. "A trainwreck of poorly memorized ...

Park University Hosting Exhibit of Bill Eickhorst Photographs

Jan. 17, 2017

A photography exhibit featuring the works of artist Bill Eickhorst, Ed.D., will be on display in Park University’s Campanella Gallery, Friday, Feb. 3, through Friday, March 10. An opening reception will be held for Eickhorst on Feb. 3 from 3 to 5 p.m. in the Gallery. All of the photographic images in the exhibit were taken with either a Nikon ...

Scotch Hollow CD Release Feb. 4 at The Brick Real-life ‘Little Tortuga’ inspires married duo’s ‘best work ever’

Jan. 17, 2017

News Release January 17, 2017 For more information, contact: Carley Martin (913) 980-3021 or Scotch Hollow CD Release Feb. 4 at The Brick Real-life ‘Little Tortuga’ inspires married duo’s ‘best work ever’ KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Sometimes life-changing inspiration takes its time to arrive, moving as slowly as a turtle. For Mark Verbeck, one-half of the married duo behind ...

Dave & Buster’s Announces New Overland Park Location at Corbin Park

Jan. 17, 2017

Overland Park’s Ultimate Entertainment Destination Is Accepting Applications for 250+ Positions Ahead of March Opening Overland Park, Kan. (January 17, 2017) — Dave & Buster’s is slated to open its 95th location in March 2017, and is looking to hire over 250 enthusiastic individuals to join the team at its location at Corbin Park. The new site boasts over 40,000-square-feet ...

City of Lenexa’s 2017 Event Schedule Announced

Jan. 17, 2017

CONTACT: Denise Rendina, Communications Manager, 913.477.7527, LENEXA, KANSAS -- Known as the City of Festivals in the Kansas City region, Lenexa hosts more than a dozen major events in the community each year. Mark your 2017 calendars for the following: High-resolution event images: ---------------------------------------------------------------------- Cupid’s Gems Artisan Jewelry Show Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. ...

57th Annual O’Reilly Auto Parts World of Wheels

Jan. 15, 2017

The O'Reilly Auto Parts World of Wheels is a custom car and hot rod show featuring hundreds of the coolest vehicles in the State. There will also be several feature celebrities. Friday February 10, 3pm to 10pm, Saturday February 11, 10am to 10pm, Sunday February 12, 10am to 6pm. Discount tickets at local O'Reilly Auto Parts stores. For more information ...

The KC Chiefs vs San Diego Chargers

Jan. 15, 2017

My good-bye story to KC. I am originally from Kansas City. I have lived in San Diego, California for many years and never witnessed KC beat the Chargers. Two weeks ago, I bragged to my two friends, Donald Lee Starr, and his brother Austin Starr soon to be Sean John Models, that I just knew San Diego would win. Our ...

Kansas Humanities Council invites applications for 2017-2019 Poet Laureate of Kansas™

Jan. 13, 2017

NEWS RELEASE FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT: Leslie Von Holten, Director of Programs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 785/357-0359; January 5, 2017 Kansas Humanities Council invites applications for 2017-2019 Poet Laureate of KansasTM Topeka – The Kansas Humanities Council (KHC) is inviting applications for the next Poet Laureate of KansasTM. The position of Poet Laureate celebrates the humanities through poetry readings, ...

Natalie M. Foundation Benefit Fashion Show

Jan. 12, 2017

NATALIE M. FOUNDATION BELIEVES IN EDUCATION Overland Park, KS-The Natalie M. Foundation hosts its 2017 Benefit Fashion show “Bloom” on January 15th, 2017 at the DoubleTree Hotel and Convention Center in Overland Park, KS. The annual event is the largest prom show in the world, raising donations to help fund educational and extra-curricular activities for students across the metro Kansas ...

Kansas City Friends of Alvin Ailey Presents Ailey Trio at the Gem Theater in the Historic 18th & Vine Jazz District.

Jan. 10, 2017

NEWS RELEASE What: Kansas City Friends of Alvin Ailey Presents The Ailey Trio When: 7:00 p.m., January 12, 2017 Where: Gem Theater, 1615 East 18th St, Kansas City, Missouri 64108 Contact: Pam Hausner, Interim Director of Marketing & Communications Office: (816) 471-6003, ext. 4; Mobile: (816) 529-4929; Email: January 10, 2017 Kansas City Friends of Alvin Ailey Presents Ailey ...

Kansas City Comedian and faith-based film star to headline “The Clean Comedy Tour”

Jan. 10, 2017

Michael Joiner hopes to use laughter to help unite a nation polarized after the election. Kansas City, MO - January 10, 2017 - Serious Comedy Agency and Esther Picture, LLC has announced that they will be seeking venues to host “The Clean Comedy Tour” with Comedian Michael Joiner. Nominated “Funniest Comedian” for Nashville’s Country Music Hall of Fame and 1st ...

American Guild of Organists Convention: New Music Composers

Jan. 7, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Kansas City, Missouri – January, 2017: The Greater Kansas City chapter of the American Guild of Organists is thrilled to announce its slate of composers for the 2018 National Convention. This collection of new music represents a wide range of styles, musical forces, and player abilities, in an effort to reach and excite the many musicians that ...

David Basse and Joe Cartwright Septet Presents Step-Buddy-Be-Bop on January 21

Jan. 6, 2017

Kansas City, MO (January 6, 2017) -- On Saturday, January 21, 2017, the David Basse-Joe Cartwright Septet, which includes musicians from the UMKC Jazz Studies Program, will present Step-Buddy-Be-Bop at 8:00 p.m. at the MTH Theater which is located at the Third Floor Crown Center Shops, 2450 Grand Boulevard. Celebrate the great Kansas City jazz tradition as we debunk the ...

William Jewell to host 33rd annual Northland MLK Celebration

Jan. 6, 2017

William Jewell College will host the 33rd annual Northland Martin Luther King Jr. Community Celebration at 10 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 16, in Gano Chapel on the College’s campus. The event is free and open to the public. The featured speaker for the event is Rev. Kasey D. Jones, the pastor of National Memorial Baptist Church in Washington, D.C. She ...

Inside the Art Life of Adrienne Walker Hoard

Jan. 5, 2017

Beyond her life as a professor at UMKC, Adrienne Walker Hoard, M.F.A., Ed.D., is an accomplished painter, photographer and jewelry maker. From Jan. 25 through May 19, her work will be on display in the Dean’s Gallery, Fourth Floor, Miller Nichols Library, 800 E. 51st St., Kansas City, Mo. Exhibit on display Jan. 25 - May 19 A Gallery Opening ...

International Zumba Duo Sensation Steve Boedt Kass Martin coming to KC

Jan. 3, 2017

This is a once in a lifetime Zumba class with Steve Boedt and Kass Martin coming on Jan 14th! This duo is on their Zumba World Tour. You have seen them featured on our Zumba Video Games, Infomercials, Education Programming, Featured dancers in our Fitness Concerts, and two of the most highly requested instructors on earth. Its open to all. ...


Jan. 3, 2017

Los Angeles, CA (January 3, 2017) – A simple exit sign along a Kansas highway has become the basis for a new horror novel written by Los Angeles-based screenwriter Scott Thomas. “I would see the exit for Kill Creek while driving between Kansas City and Lawrence, and the name stuck with me,” said Thomas. “I knew it was the perfect ...

Grimmly Speaking” Podcast Returns with Season 6 of NBC’s “Grimm”

Jan. 2, 2017

Kansas City, MO – January 2, 2017 – announces the return of the "Grimmly Speaking" podcast, a program focused on analysis and discussion of NBC’s supernatural thriller series "Grimm". The show, which stars David Giuntoli as a monster-hunting police officer, begins its sixth and final season Friday, January 6. Since the beginning of the fifth season, Maia Ades and ...

Local Girl Gone Big Time Brings Cutting-Edge Entertainment Back to KC The Outburst Performance Gallery Premiers on January 13, 2017

Jan. 2, 2017

Kansas City, MO: Beginning January 13, 2017, there will be a new home those looking for off-beat, alternative entertainment in the Crossroads District – The Outburst Performance Gallery. The Outburst Performance Gallery is the brainchild of Kansas City native Susanna Lee, daughter of late local radio legend, Jay Cooper (the Dick and Jay Show, KY102). Through “The Outburst,” Lee hopes ...

Music Documentary Celebrates Kansas City Music Heritage

Dec. 28, 2016

Contact: Diallo French 816-582-4223 Javonne Films Press Release Filmmaker Diallo Javonne French’s new film spotlights the career of Jazz Legend Bobby Watson while celebrating Kansas City’s rich musical heritage. Kansas City, MO. | For Immediate Release: Kansas City-native Diallo Javonne French began his filmmaking and photography career nearly two decades ago with a pawn store purchase of an ...

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