Wire KC Weekender
Disproving the myth that "there's nothing to do in Kansas City" one week at a time. Forward to colleagues, friends, & visitors and see you around town!
Second Fridays Live Art Dance Yoga Expo brought to you by Nella Yoga, Studio 54oo, and Art In Motion! Come celebrate with creativity, community and love ♥ on Friday, February 9th at 7pm-10pm.

Grab your girlfriends and join us for a Girls Night Out of Beauty and Wellness. Every 2nd Friday night, we will host a Happy Hour Yoga class from 6-7p that's sure to get you toned as well as centered! Following yoga, we will have drinks available and then mini facials & acupuncture.

Let's be honest, dating can suck sometimes! You work, you're busy with school or taking care of the dog and hanging with friends, or maybe your kid(s)! Who has time to freakin date? Right!? Plus, lets be real here ... finding a quality person can also be a difficult task! Keep your head up, Timmy has something for you!

Kansas City's Relationship Coach Timmy Gibson is here to help you! He created a monthly gathering a little over a year ago and has seen some success in creating a safe place to gather and meet quality singles.

Get ready for the return of KC's boozy breakfast event.

Grab a friend and get ready to brunch like you've never brunched before! Brunched is the one time you can sample dishes from various local KC brunch spots, all in one place.
From Martin Luther King Jr. and Thurgood Marshall to Spike Lee and Toni Morrison, the roll of alumni from the nation’s historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) is long and illustrious, underscoring the pivotal role they have played in American history, culture, and national identity.

The 2017 documentary Tell Them We Are Rising charts their history from the post-Civil War South – when they were African-Americans’ only avenue to higher education – and how they became a haven for black intellectuals, artists and revolutionaries.Join KCPT for a free screening of the film followed by a discussion with local HBCU graduates.

The class is designed to give students a basic knowledge of the philosophies behind veganism, the benefits of a plant-based diet, and the environmental impact of animal agriculture. We welcome veg-curious novices interested in plant-based nutrition, animal lovers, omnivores who care about the environment, or long-time vegans who may feel that they have a few gaps in their knowledge—basically anyone!
Join us for our fourth installment of the #getwoke: queer and trans people of color series.
Wyandotte County Young Democrats begins The year with our very first event for Black History Month.
  • A Presentation By Rashane Hamby on Blacks in politics
  • Kerry Gooch Former Executive Director of the Kansas Democrat Party
  • Khrystal local Rapper, Actor, Activist.
  • Alvin Sykes a Civil Rights Activist,
  • Rachel Jefferson Executive Director at Historic Northeast-Midtown Association and Co-Host of Hip Hop Environmental Report

Keynote Speaker: AKA International Secretary, Charletta Wilson Jacks
The KC Brew Fest brings together dozens of craft and international breweries, as well as KC's best local breweries. The event will take place at the plaza at historic Union Station, and will feature over 40 breweries, 100 beers, music, and food.
The GRAMMY-nominated vocalist, songwriter, producer, and multi-instrumentalist is known best as the lead singer and drummer for legendary R&B group Mint Condition. As such, he has crisscrossed the globe, touring with luminaries like Prince, Whitney Houston, Janet Jackson, and Alicia Keys. 
  • Jagged Edge 
  • Keke Wyatt
  • H-Town
On Sunday, February 11th from 2pm till 4pm will be the 3rd installment in our film series at Haag Hall room 301 of UMKC, 5120 Rockhill Rd 64110. We will be screening a documentary about the Black Panther Party in honor of Black History Month.
From the great Count Basie to Charlie Parker and Bobby Watson, the Kansas City Symphony pays tribute to Kansas City’s homegrown jazz musicians and timeless tunes. Special appearances by vocalists David Basse and Deborah Brown, trumpet player Hermon Mehari and Chuck Haddix, the producer of KCUR-FM’s “Fish Fry.” You’ll love this saucy, special performance of KC jazz, presented in association with the American Jazz Museum.

at the Black Archives of Mid-America

Peacemaking is a skill that requires practice and repetition. Without it, it is difficult to know how to respond when encountering racism in Kansas City. Join us for dinner and an interactive workshop aimed at equipping people with practical tools to disrupt, distract and diffuse tense situations, especially when race is involved. For our shared meal, we will be having a potluck, so if you're able, please bring a main dish or side item to share. We are expecting a larger crowd than usual so every little bit helps! 

The 58th Annual O’Reilly Auto Parts World of Wheels is back Friday February 9 through Sunday February 11 at Bartle Hall! Come see some of Kansas City’s hottest custom cars and outstanding hot rods. Great cars, great celebrity lineup and fun for the whole family!
The Lee’s Summit History Museum presents it’s Black History Month Exhibit beginning Saturday, February 3, 2018 from 12-3pm. This exhibit highlights the stories of African Americans who lived in Lee’s Summit between 1865 and 1965. The exhibit is the result of collaboration between museum docents Wanda Norton and Pat Gore, and Reggie James of the Midwest Afro-American Genealogical Interest Coalition.
Wire KC Black Panther Movie Takeover
Thursday, February 15th at AMC Ward Parkway. 

Grab your tix before they sell out. Reverse Happy Hour to follow!
Have a great weekend!
Shanita Bryant , Owner of Magnolia's On The Move

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