THE COLOR PURPLE is the 2016 Tony Award® winner for Best Musical Revival! Hailed as “a direct hit to the heart” (The Hollywood Reporter), this joyous American classic has conquered Broadway in an all-new “ravishingly reconceived production that is a glory to behold” (The New York Times) directed by Tony winner John Doyle.
Join us for the second annual Veg Wing and Beer Bowl plant-based 'wing' taste-off at Boulevard Brewery!
Our goal is to encourage local restaurants, caterers, and chefs to showcase and/or add more creative plant-based options to their menus and offerings AND inspire attendees to throwdown at their own awesome plant-based Super Bowl parties.
Miss JusLaugh & Friends Hosted by Comedian Janell Banks, is a premier Comedy Happy Hour filled with laughter and libations. This night of comedy will feature some of the funniest underground stand-up comics from the across the world! Get Ready to laugh the night away every third Friday at the Uptown Arts Bar!
Dionne King of DMK Consults, LLC will share best practices gathered from her clients and personal experience. Expert business owners and community leaders will attend to provide the best information available! You will leave empowered, equipped and encouraged.
Where masterpiece meets masquerade. Don your disguise for Young Friends of Art’s premier fundraising event for young professionals, Party Arty: A Masquerade. An elegant evening set amongst the shadows of the Nelson-Atkins, this spectacle is not to be missed. Abstract elements, dim lighting & creative cocktails unmask an ordinary fundraising event. All tickets include live entertainment and an open bar.
Remember AIM? Remember the Ninja Turtles? Remember when you were cool, back in the 90s? As if! We're giving you a chance to redeem yourself. Relive the glory days at the 90s Bar Crawl!
Lace up your LA Gears, slap on your bracelets and saddle up your Furbies. Let's take on Kansas City, 90s style. The nation's largest 90s event will take place on Saturday, January 20, 2018 in Kansas City.
Don't miss this opportunity to get jiggy wit it and belt your heart out to every song found on the first ten albums of NOW That's What I Call Music!
NASTY FOLK is a one-day pop up sale and group art exhibition on Jan 21st 2018, which serves to demonstrate solidarity among artists, and all other people who identify with being Nasty Folk. It is also a fundraiser to support the ACLU, an organization that fights for individual rights and liberties guaranteed to all people in this country by the Constitution and laws of the United States. 100% of the profits of this event will go directly to the ACLU.
From 1999 to 2016, records show, Jackson County logged nearly 174,000 evictions – an average of about 42 per business day. Alarmingly, the leading predictor was race. Analysis by activist Tara Raghuveer revealed a disproportionate impact on African-Americans.
Hosted by Kansas City Public Library. Co-presented by KCPT-Kansas City PBS and the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation’s Black Community Fund. The event is the first in a series focusing on eviction and other housing issues in Kansas City.
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