Issue #16

KC Wire Weekender


Domonique Jones
Quinton Lucas
Nicole Reid
Troy Martin
Asha White
Darrell Smith
Tim Holman


The Founder's Cup Auction hosted by Bridges Society of America, Inc. serves as an opportunity to recognize another year of serving young adults, as well as to raise funds for future growth. This is the inaugural year of the auction, which is scheduled one day prior to the Founder's Cup Softball Game. The event will include complimentary appetizers, drinks, and entertainment, and will provide guests the opportunity to enjoy an evening among Kansas City area professionals while supporting a worthy cause. The silent auction portion will last from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., with remarks and the auction winners at 8:15 p.m. Items include artwork by Kansas City native Mark Anthony Green, photography by Kansas City nativeJahmel Holden, and gift baskets from Kansas City area businesses such as Gates Bar-B-Q, Boulevard Brewing Company, and more. We look forward to spending the evening with you.

Cocktail attire requested.
Minimum donation of $10 suggested.
Capacity is limited.

Theatre Production: Young Black Victorian
1715 Wyandotte St
July 22 - Friday - 11:00pm
Alternative Showing
July 25 - Monday - 6:30pm
Plot: Orphaned by tribal warfare and saved from human sacrifice, one little girl from West Africa became the adopted goddaughter of Queen Victoria. Lady Sara Forbes Bonetta, named by the captain who rescued her, and after the ship that took her to England, impressed Queen Victoria with her intelligence. Straddling two cultures, Lady Sara spent her life between the British Royal household and her homeland in Africa. Fishtank Resident Artist Ras Badejo brings her story to life this year at the KC Fringe Festival.


Sprint Center - 6:30PM

Taste of the Philippines
Tickets may be purchased online or at the door. Each ticket may be redeemed for a sampling at each regional booth - 2 main courses with rice, plus a dessert of choice. $5 per ticket/region, or $20 for all 5 regions. Anyone who buy 5 tickets will receive a raffle ticket for a drawing of exciting prices!
Filipino Association of Greater Kansas City

9810 W 79th St, Overland Park, Kansas 66204

Penn Valley Park
11AM - 7PM


Our United City Cookout
2501 Michigan Ave

Friendships are what will bridge Kansas City's racial divide so what better way to build relationships that a summertime cookout?!? Anyone and everyone is welcome so invite friends. Let's create the united Kansas City we all dream of! This is a BYOB and BYOM (meat) cookout event.



KC Teacher Round Table Discussion

Please join us as we connect and discuss best practices, problem solve and encourage one another in the important work we do.  This is an informal and casual event. The participants will help guide the conversations. If the suggested time and date do not work well, please suggest another option in the comment box. Feel free to invite other educators who would like to participate in these crucial conversations.
Panera Bread (4700 Pennsylvania Ave, Kansas City, MO)

Join us for a complimentary lunch and learn about ArtsKC’s mission, work, and vision. Network with fellow arts enthusiasts, meet an ArtsKC supported artist, visit the Crossroads Arts District, and learn more about how you or your business can support the arts!

Martin Lawrence Live!