Arts & Entertainment

Author D.A. Roberts releases debut sci-fi novel

July 4, 2015

Phone: 417-496-4035 E-mail: DARoberts@DarkWaterFiction.com Website: www.DarkWaterFiction.com July 4th, 2015 - Springfield, MO Contact details, review copies, photos, and an author bio are available upon request. AUTHOR D.A. ROBERTS RELEASES DEBUT SCI-FI NOVEL Based on the hit video game “The Infinite Black” from Spellbook Studios. D.A. Roberts, author of the world renowned zombie series The Ragnarok Rising Saga, is releasing his ...

‘Jesus on Toast’ appears at the KC Fringe Festival

July 3, 2015

Made-in-KC play premiere talks race, religion, immigration (& other laughing matters.) In this funny, touching story, the proprietor of a failing small-town café fakes a miracle to boost his business, but he’s forced to scramble when Sister Veronita—an investigator from the Vatican—shows up. A new play, a new playwright, and new production company: “Jesus on Toast” is the first play ...

Sugar Free Allstars to kick-off Kansas City area library tour on July 6

July 2, 2015

Family Funk super duo the Sugar Free Allstars will kick-off a 10-performance tour of public libraries in the Kansas City area at 1:30 pm. on Monday, July 6 at the Ruiz Library, 2017 W. Pennway St. Sugar Free Allstars are among the ‘Top 12 Family Music Artists in America’ according to Time magazine. They’ve had multiple #1 songs on SiriusXM ...

Newly Crowned Miss Missouri Makes First Appearance at Woody’s Automotive Group

July 2, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information contact: Sonja Griesbach Woody's Automotive Group Cell: (660) 247-5319 sonja@wowwoodys.com Chillicothe, MO: Woody's Automotive Group in Chillicothe, MO is proud to welcome home their beloved former WowWoody's employee and friend, McKensie Garber right after she was crowned 2015 Miss Missouri!! Miss Missouri will be at Woody's Automotive Group tomorrow sighning autographs as she prepares ...

Newly Crowned Miss Missouri Makes First Appearance at Woody’s Automotive Group

July 2, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information contact: Sonja Griesbach Woody's Automotive Group Cell: (660) 247-5319 sonja@wowwoodys.com Chillicothe, MO: Woody's Automotive Group in Chillicothe, MO is proud to welcome home their beloved former WowWoody's employee and friend, McKensie Garber right after she was crowned 2015 Miss Missouri!! Miss Missouri will be at Woody's Automotive Group tomorrow sighning autographs as she prepares ...

Red Head Rally and Parade July 11th benefits Farmer’s House

July 1, 2015

Join The Celtic Ranch, The Farmers House, and The Weston Chamber of Commerce for a Racy, Riotous day of Red-head Rebellion on July 11, 11-8PM in historic downtown Weston, MO. Whether you are a Radical Redhead or would just like to associate with the Fiery Frolickers, attend our day of Redheaded Mayhem. Proceeds to benefit The Farmers House, a not ...

Dr. Luann Halverstadt named Grand Marshal for the annual Parkville July Fourth Celebration Parade

June 29, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 29, 2015 Contact Person: Stephany Smiddy Executive Director Main Street Parkville Association (816)-505-2227 historicparkvillemainstreet@gmail.com Description: Main Street Parkville Association is proud to announce Dr. Luann Halverstadt, Principal of Graden Elementary, as our Grand Marshal for the annual Parkville July Fourth Celebration Parade on Saturday, July 4th at 10:00 a.m. which begins at 63rd Street and Hwy ...

Tomorrow Everything Changes: The List to be Performed at KC Fringe Festival

June 28, 2015

Contact Information: Jason Cavallone 630-291-3577 oopstheatre@gmail.com Tomorrow Everything Changes: The List to be Performed at KC Fringe Festival FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Columbia, MO – The laws of nature, specifically those of physics and probability, often have a way of bending around Jason Cavallone. Perhaps that’s why he has spent the majority of his life surrounding himself with fictional worlds. For ...

Kansas City Lyric Opera Receives Prestigious Award

June 28, 2015

June 12, 2015 Contact: Sheila McNeill FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tel: 402.630.4077 Email: sheilamcneill@cox.net KANSAS LYRIC OPERA GUILD RECEIVES PROJECT OF SPECIAL MERIT AWARD Opera Volunteers International Bestows Coveted Award at Conference In recognition of their efforts, Opera Volunteers International has honored the Kansas City Lyric Opera Guild for their special merit project, “At Ease with Opera Lectures for Silent Night.” ...

Kreepfest - The Halloween UN-Convention

June 27, 2015

August 7-9 Welcome to the Midwest haunter's UN-Convention! Kreepfest is free, fun, and open to everyone. A gathering more akin to a family reunion than a trade show, Kreepfest is open to haunters from seasoned pros to the newbie who has just gotten the first symptoms of haunt addiction. Prop-making demos, games, prizes, haunt round-tables, cool vendors and lots of ...

Red carpet event slated for Independence screening of ‘The Gallorws’

June 25, 2015

WHAT: Red carpet arrivals for the Kansas City screening of THE GALLOWS on July 1 at The Pharaoh Cinema 2 in Independence, MO WHO: FROM THE FILM: Co-Writers/Co-Directors Chris Lofing and Travis Cluff NOTES ABOUT FILMMAKERS: Lofing is from Beatrice, NE. In 2011, Lofing and Cluff used $250 to shoot a movie trailer, which was later used online as part ...

MAC Grant Recipients to Showcase Their Work

June 24, 2015

KANSAS CITY WOMEN IN FILM AND TV JUNE EVENT MAC Grant Recipients to Showcase Their Work WHAT: KCWIFT June event features two local projects that received MAC (Missouri Arts Council) grants. "Tipping Point," a dramatic short film directed by Meagan Flynn-Mesmer explores the world of sex trafficking. Todd Norris presents the pilot of his web series, "META" that features a ...

Song of the Jayhawk” Wins Award

June 23, 2015

The debut novel of author Jack Marshall Maness was announced as the winner of the Colorado Book Award for Historical Fiction on Sunday, June 21st 2015, in Aspen, CO. "Song of the Jayhawk" is set in 1850s Territorial Kansas and explores the lives of two pioneer families as they struggle through Border War partisan violence. The Historical Novel Society wrote ...

11th Annual Heartland Art Guild International Miniatures Art Show

June 23, 2015

11th Annual Heartland Art Guild International Miniatures Art Show In 2005, what started out to be a way of funding a scholarship, turned into an International Miniatures Art Exhibit? If you are not familiar with miniatures, they are paintings that are small in format and size. The image must be twenty-five square inches or less, with a frame no more ...

Fresh Hops Hops plays The Bottleneck in Lawrence, KS on July 22th

June 23, 2015

Wednesday, July 22nd Fresh Hops will be coming to The Bottleneck in Lawrence, Kansas on their 15 day Midwest tour to promote the new debut album Everyone Act Normal. 737 New Hampshire Lawrence, Kansas. 21+ – Show at 8 pm – Tickets $7. Fresh Hops is a 4 piece original jam band from Northwest Indiana. The band formed in March ...

Hometown Teams Smithsonian exhibition to open in Atchison

June 22, 2015

NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 22, 2015 FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT Chris Taylor, Executive Director Atchison County Historical Society (913) 367-6238; GoWest@atchisonhistory.org www.atchisonhistory.org Hometown Teams Smithsonian exhibition to open in Atchison Atchison, Kan. – Atchison County Historical Society and Museum hosts the “Hometown Teams: How Sports Shaped America” Smithsonian Institution traveling exhibition June 27 – August 9, 2015, at ...

You Don’t Need Oz To Find Love

June 19, 2015

For immediate release: Contact for more info: Malcolm Grissom, 415-812-5290 (Don't publish) malcolm@malcolmgrissom.com or Vicky Bates at (816) 359-9195 “Surviving Love” is Malcolm Grissom’s solo show about his quest for love. At 23, Grissom was asked if he was asked if I ever wanted to marry, I said, "Yes! I’m practically married now. She’s not my wife, but I have ...

Upcoming Zine Fest aims to highlight midwestern artists

June 18, 2015

For Immediate Release Kansas City Zine Con, an upcoming zine fest in Kansas City, aims to highlight Midwestern zine artists during a free day-long exhibition of Do-It-Yourself publishing. Independent zine makers, both local and regional, will exhibit their works for sale or trade. The conference will take place on Saturday, August 29, 2015 from 11 AM to 7 PM in ...

Drum Corps International’s Summer Music Games Returns to ONW

June 17, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Scott C. Miller, Communications Coordinator 785-248-9137 Drum Corps International’s Summer Music Games Returns to ONW The Colts Youth Organization, the Olathe Northwest High School Band Boosters, and Drum Corps International (DCI) are pleased to present the Kansas City Brass Impact drum & bugle corps show on Wednesday, July 1, 2015, at 7:30 p.m. The show will ...

Overland Park Civic Band to Feature Classic Marches, Contemporary Hits as Part of ‘Music in the Park’ Series

June 17, 2015

Marches, musicals, and much, much more await the audiences during the Overland Park Civic Band’s participation at the Music in the Park series. The civic band’s portion of the summer concert series is largely comprised of marches with a mixture of show tunes and musicals. Cole Porter’s 1934 tune “Begin the Beguine,” as well as the classic western song “Home ...

Golfers Do Their Part to Send War Veterans to Washington DC Memorials

June 16, 2015

Third Annual Tournament Raises Money for Honor Flight Network™ of Kansas City For Immediate Release: June 16, 2015 Smithville, MO: The third annual Partial Payment Golf Tournament will be held Monday, June 22, 2015, at Paradise Pointe Golf Complex; 18212 Golf Course Rd, Smithville, MO 64089. This tournament is an important funding source for Honor Flight Network™, a non-profit organization ...

“Paleo Kansas City” Showcases KC’s Beachfront Past at the Linda Hall Library

June 16, 2015

New exhibition runs June 22-Sept. 12, 2015 WHAT: Millions of summers ago, Kansas City was beachfront property: oceans, rain forests, palm trees and giant ferns. Not to mention a strange array of giant creatures — mastodons, mammoths, grizzly-sized sloths — stomping through town. Fast forward to the start of summer 2015 when the Linda Hall Library opens a new exhibition ...

KC native releases comedy/country album.

June 16, 2015

Shunt McGuppin is an American firebrand. Country music hasn’t been the same since this gruff, uneducated sensation burst onto the Nashville scene. His hit, Alabaster Sweat, remained on the charts for an unprecedented 7,015 weeks. In Shunt’s heyday, he was a multi-platinum, multi-talented, multi-wived marvel. These days, Shunt is relentlessly trying to recapture his youth and past success. Despite near-crippling ...


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