Arts & Entertainment

ZONA ROSA TO SPRING INTO ACTION FOR ANNUAL EASTER PARADE

March 23, 2017

Beloved community event will award prizes to individual, family and nonprofit parade entries KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The entire city is invited to join the festivities at Zona Rosa for this year’s annual Kansas City Easter Parade at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 15, which will feature the longest standing public tradition, a community walking parade. As always, prizes totaling more ...

Local Artist Using Innovative Painting Technique for Cancer Awareness

March 23, 2017

LEE’S SUMMIT, MO: GOT Art Gallery hosts monthly Fourth Friday art opening to kick of new exhibits each month and offer and opportunity to meet the artists. March Fourth Friday is the return of Fourth Fridays in Downtown Lee’s Summit. These monthly art walks take place in Downtown Lee's Summit from March through August and will feature local art, music ...

Attic Light at Jackpot Music Hall

March 23, 2017

Kansas City based dance-rock band Attic Light returns to Lawrence to play Jackpot Music Hall on April 15! Attic Light is known for their vigorous and eccentric live performances which have made the band a distinct presence in the Midwest. In collaboration with Nashville based AGD Entertainment, Attic Light spent 2016 touring in support of their latest record, The EXILE ...

Alpacas at Hale Arena April 1-2

March 22, 2017

Kansas City, Missouri – The annual Midwest Alpaca Owners and Breeders Association’s Invitational Alpaca Show will be held at the American Royal Hale Arena, 1701 American Royal Court, in Kansas City, Missouri, on April 1-2, 2017. Hundreds of alpacas will be highlighted in halter competitions, a fleece show, and fiber arts. Vendors will have unique alpaca products for sale. Admission ...

Chaz on the Plaza presents Easter Jazz Brunch featuring a prix fixe menu

March 22, 2017

Under the direction of Executive Chef Joe Cizek, The Raphael Hotel’s signature restaurant will offer a holiday version of its Weekend Jazz Brunch on Easter Sunday, April 16 from 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. The four course prix fixe menu includes assorted breakfast pastries, breads and jams; choice of six second-course offerings such as house-made granola with fresh berries and ...

Willow Holding Auditions for Lawrence Lip Sync Fundraiser

March 21, 2017

WILLOW HOLDING AUDITIONS APRIL 15TH FOR LIP SYNC FUNDRAISER Mic Drop: A Lawrence Lip Sync Competition seeks 10 acts to compete for $5,000 at Liberty Hall. Lawrence, KS, March 16, 2017– Willow Domestic Violence Center launches its first-ever fundraising event by searching for ten acts, group or individual, to go head-to-head in a lip sync competition with a $5,000 prize ...

Sports Painter: Anthony “AO” Oropeza – 2nd Annual Opening Day – Weekend Art Exhibit - First Friday Art Exhibit, April 7

March 21, 2017

PRESS RELEASE: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sports Painter: Anthony “AO” Oropeza – 2nd Annual Opening Day – Weekend Art Exhibit - First Friday Art Exhibit - Featuring Royals Baseball Players Eric Hosmer and Yordano Ventura Work, April 7, 2017 at Ricos Tacos, 5:30pm – 9:30pm Kansas City, KS – March 21, 2017 - AOART5 LLC and Studio & Strong Ave. Studios ...

ERIC SCHWARTZ: STORM THE NATION

March 21, 2017

Eric Schwartz with Susanna Lee, Hosted by Amy Farrand Multimedia and comedy collide in a freak accident to create Eric Schwartz, a mild man-nerd who unleashes a mind-blowing show filled with musical comedy, physical antics, multicultural satire and social commentary. This multi-dimensional showman has earned the description, Everything there is to love about entertainment. (First Order Historians). With appearances on ...

ERIC SCHWARTZ: STORM THE NATION

March 21, 2017

Eric Schwartz with Susanna Lee, Hosted by Amy Farrand Multimedia and comedy collide in a freak accident to create Eric Schwartz, a mild man-nerd who unleashes a mind-blowing show filled with musical comedy, physical antics, multicultural satire and social commentary. This multi-dimensional showman has earned the description, Everything there is to love about entertainment. (First Order Historians). With appearances on ...

Park University Co-Hosting Negro Leagues Literature Event

March 20, 2017

Park University has teamed with the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum to host a “Baseball Book Notes Book Festival” on Saturday, April 1, at the NLBM, 1616 E. 18th Street in Kansas City, Mo. Entry to the event is included with paid admission to the Museum or free for NLBM members with membership card. The Festival is part of Park’s Year ...

Final Call For Veterans Photography; Deadline is March 31

March 20, 2017

Contact: Joshua Best, Development & Marketing Coordinator 417-874-2859; jbest@springfieldmo.gov Springfield, MO. (March 20, 2017) – The Springfield Art Museum and Drury University reminds all veterans to submit their entries for Veterans’ Views before the March 31, 2017 deadline. Veterans' Views is a juried exhibition highlighting photographs taken by living members of our nation's armed services, relating to their military experience. ...

Olathe Civic Theatre Association Announces First New Works Playwright Competition Winner!

March 19, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Charlotte Gilman 913-484-1651 | asgcroc@aol.com Tickets: www.olathetheatre.org | Reservations: 913-782-2990 or tickets@olathetheatre.org Olathe Civic Theatre Association Announces First New Works Playwright Competition Winner! Winning Playwright Prepares for Summer Workshop Olathe, KS (March 19, 2017) – 30 actors, 5 playwrights, 5 directors, 1 winner! The winner of Olathe Civic Theatre Association’s inaugural New Works Playwright Competition ...

Premier Irish Tenor Paul Byrom Summer from Dublin Tour

March 19, 2017

Paul Byrom - one of the original members of the highly popular music group Celtic Thunder - comes to Kansas City June 8 for one night only. During his time with Celtic Thunder the group had six #1 World Billboard albums and Byrom has earned two spots on the Billboard charts since going solo. He's had a PBS special and ...

KC Voices Youth Magazine Launch Party

March 18, 2017

Volume one of KC Voices Youth is available to the public. Meet our art, poetry, and prose editors on April 2nd from 3-4:30 pm and celebrate the young men and women being published and their teachers from Paseo Academy. Our launch includes an art exhibit and poetry reading. Drinks and light fare will be available. Park in parking garage at ...

Kansas City Voices Meet the Staff Fundraiser

March 18, 2017

Join the Kansas City Voices editorial staff for a night of fun, friends, and stories. Our editors will be reading some of their own work to help raise money for the 14th issue of Kansas City Voices! Listen as our poetry editors Jan Rog, Alan Robert Proctor, and Mary Silwance weave webs of words that leave you captivated. Hear what ...

A Fun Evening of Art, Food and Music to Benefit Cottey College

March 16, 2017

Kansas City, MO – March 15, 2017 – Affinity Enterprise Group will hold the first annual Art Auction Benefiting Cottey College on Thursday, May 4 from 5:30 – 8:30pm at CBIZ on the Country Club Plaza, 700 W 47th Street, #1100. The silent and live auctions will include beautiful pieces by renowned Kansas City-based artists Mike Savage, Mark Mohr, and ...

The Art of the Poster: from Toulouse-Lautrec to Shepard Fairey

March 16, 2017

This exhibit of The Art of the Poster chronicles 125 years of poster design, a modern art form made possible by the advancement of color lithography techniques in the nineteenth century. In the 1880s, vanguard artists such as Henri de Toulouse Lautrec seized upon this new and versatile method of mass reproduction, creating designs that were as poignant and provocative ...

Park University International Center for Music Concert to Feature National Symphony Orchestra Principal Hornist

March 16, 2017

Park University International Center for Music concerts typically feature performances by world renowned artists in the realms of piano and string instruments. But on Thursday, March 23, the ICM will host Abel Pereira, Ph.D., principal horn for the National Symphony Orchestra in a concert at the 1900 Building in Mission Woods, Kan., starting at 7:30 p.m. Tickets for the concert ...

Charlotte Street Foundation Announces Recipients of Prestigious Art Omi Fellowship and Byron C. Cohen Award

March 9, 2017

Charlotte Street Foundation is proud to announce the selection of artist, Rodolfo Marron III as the Charlotte Street Fellow of the Art Omi International Artists Residency Program for Summer, 2017 and recently awarded Charlotte Street Visual Artist Award Fellow, Samara Umbral as this year’s recipient of the Byron C. Cohen Award. Through an ongoing partnership with Art Omi, Charlotte Street ...

Charlotte Street Foundation Announces Recipients of the 2017 Charlotte Street Visual & Generative Performing Artist Awards

March 8, 2017

Five Kansas City-based artists each to receive unrestricted $10,000 cash awards [Kansas City, MO] Charlotte Street Foundation is pleased to announce the five recipients of the 2017 Charlotte Street Awards. The 2017 Charlotte Street Visual Artist Award Fellows are Karen McCoy, Stephen Proski, and Samara Umbral. The 2017 Charlotte Street Generative Performing Artist Award Fellows are Amado Espinoza and Cat ...

10th Annual Human Form Show

March 7, 2017

Why do we think and like art of the Human Form? Because art is a means of communicating human experiences, human bodies are naturally depicted. The figurative form can be used as the ideal medium to convey a spectrum of ideas with which the viewer can resonate. The human figure has always been a common subject of visual art, "it ...

Irish author and international reporter talks about novel linking Ireland and Kansas City

March 6, 2017

Taking ‘The Kansas City Star’ as a model newspaper for elements of his drama, Irish author and international journalist Sean Hillen will host a multi-media presentation at the Diastole Scholars’ Center about the research and writing of his recently-published novel PRETTY UGLY linking Kansas City with Ireland and beyond. PRETTY UGLY is a high-concept, fact-based novel bridging media, medicine and ...

SM North Strolling Strings Hosts Pancake Breakfast

March 4, 2017

The Shawnee Mission North High School Strolling Strings will host a pancake breakfast complete with live music on March 25, 2017 from 8-11 am in the SM North Cafeteria. Solo and group ensembles will serenade you while you enjoy pancakes, sausage, coffee, water and orange drink. "All you can eat" tickets are $7.00 and $5.00 for children under 10 years. ...


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