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!
ADDITIONS
Craig Semply
Patrick Riley
Corey Reed
Dwight Tiller
Eric Alexander Wilkinson
Patrick Green
Jayaun Smith
Kyle J. Smith
Janelle James
LaSha Sanders
FRIDAY
Come flow with us at The Port KC! Rachel Collins will be putting a power vinyasa flow to some old school rap and hip hop. Get ready to downward dog and warrior one with 2Pac, Biggie, Jay Z and a whole bunch of others. 😎 
We invite you to stay afterward for some wine 🍷or you're welcome to bring a beverage of your choice. Showers are available for anyone who wants to clean up and continue on with their night.

A Klassy Evening event for adults. Dance to a live band! Come dressed to the nines in your best formal wear and get ready for the event of the year!!! (suit required for men and even gowns for ladies). Come share an evening with the Distinguished Men of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Inc.

Kansas City! There is still time to get tickets to see teacher turned comedian Eddie B. next Friday night! Grab a teacher to go with you! 

There are so many talented women in Kansas City, so we created an event for women makers to meet each other, share resources, and build community. Please join us in the West Bottoms during the April First Friday and Saturday and support these wonderful women! 
If you didn’t get a chance to purchase Painter Tickets to the very first Trap and Paint Party in KC on March 30th you can attend Trap and Paint Part 2. Tickets sold out for the first one in 1 week. Don’t miss out!

We are turning up to something different while we Paint. Trap music (Hip Hop, R&B, Reggae etc..) courtesy of The Legendary DJ Fresh along with Mr. Turn Up himself Dj Dink as the guest Dj and MC for the night!

SATURDAY
Class Title: The Psychology of African American Pain and Progress through Musical and Poetic Expression. 

Are you familiar with Phillis Wheatley, George Moses Horton, David Walker, Wallace Willis, Billie Holiday, James Weldon Johnson, 2Pac, Nas, or Young Jezzy? 

This class will provide students with the opportunity to understand the symbolism and historical significance of an array of prominent African American musical and poetic expressions regarding the social, political, emotional, and psychological plights of African Americans. 

OTTC would like to invite you to our new event series “Brunch Culture”.
Join us as we go from restaurant to restaurant exploring the best food the city has to offer. And of course we will have themes (because well, we’re extra 🤷🏾‍♀️ Lol).

That being said...we are kicking off our new series with the “Bestie and Bro” brunch. This is a great time to break away from your busy life and have some much needed time with your BFF or Bro over a Mimosa... or four (We won’t judge 😉).

Community Group Performance. Formerly the Alvin Ailey Repertory Ensemble, Ailey II has grown into one of the most popular and critically acclaimed dance companies in the country. The talented dancers of Ailey II are renowned for captivating audiences and translating their strength and agility into powerful performances. Under the artistic direction of Troy Powell, this critically-acclaimed company presents vibrant performances and innovative community programs across the country and internationally. The Ailey spirit shines as these artists perform an exhilarating and diverse repertory that includes Alvin Ailey's timeless classics and thrilling new works by today's outstanding emerging choreographers.

This hands on makeup class will cater to the beauty needs of the professional woman and is designed to provide the knowledge and skills necessary to confidently execute your makeup application to enhance your natural beauty in a relaxed, friendly, fun and non-intimidating environment.

AT THIS CLASS YOU WILL LEARN 
-Skincare Basics 
-Proper Foundation Matching & Application 
-Brow Enhancement 
-Basic Eyeshadow Application 
-Basic Highlighting & Contouring 
-Finishing Touches with Powder and Blush 
-Selecting the Perfect Lip Color

Free event! Choose from a dozen educational sessions covering a variety of personal finance topics, including: home financing 101, understanding credit, avoiding financial traps and more. You can also get your credit report for free! The tenth annual Money Smart Day is brought to you by the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City! 

During the hour we will help you understand today’s market, compare resale vs new home buying, offer strategies for buying or selling, and answer any questions you have about the process. Hosted by Jennifer Harvey Team, ReeceNichols & Home Services Lending.

Balance. Believe. Blossom Vision Board Brunch will guide your shift into a space where you are more effective, mindful and operating in the fullness of your personal power. Through a guided vision board experience led by author Catriese Johnson and radio personality/author Julee Jonez you will identify areas in your life where you can change negative thoughts and habits and replace them with new, fresh, positive ones. When you leave you will be full of resolve, purpose and equipped with a plan of action on your vision board. 

Your ticket entitles you to all-you-can eat brunch which includes pastries, eggs, bacon, breakfast potatoes, shrimp & grits, steak to order, bottomless mimosas & more. Music provided by Brian B. Shynin'

A Klassy Evening event for adults. Dance to a live band! Come dressed to the nines in your best formal wear and get ready for the event of the year!!! (suit required for men and even gowns for ladies). Come share an evening with the Distinguished Men of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Inc.
SUNDAY
50 years ago, Dr. King launched a human rights movement that brought together folks around a common cause, to end the various forms of racism, economic exploitation, and militarism that kept many from living a life of abundance.

Live Music @ The Epicurean
Dewey Rucker & The Soul Circus
NEXT WEEK DOE
The Neighbrohood
A neighborhood where men commit to authentic relationships which unifies us to brotherhood to build up our communities in effort to synergize men.
UpDown Nightlife and 5th Avenue Present

Winter's Dead - Day Party

Sunday, April 15th

3 PM - 8 PM

Dempsey's (in Westport)

Music by DJ Q

CONCERTS & SHOWS
Have a great weekend!
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