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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!
Dalon Hardgraves
Jerome Bailey
Jamie Grayson
Lusette Walker
Donta Goodwin
The 2nd installment of the Vine St Studio's Mix and Mingle series provides a unique experience for those who love socializing, art and wine. The mix and mingle series has been created to bring awareness to the Vine St Studio and its programs, raise money for the art house assisted living program and provide a platform for local artists to connect.
This little gem of a Broadway musical tells the story of Ti Moune, a Caribbean peasant girl who falls in love with the wealthy Daniel and is aided in her quest to be with him by the gods and goddesses. Our rousing song-and-dance celebration of the power of love – even in the face of death – will lift your spirits and fill your heart.
Play runs

April 20 – May 6, 2018
@ Spinning Tree Theatre
You get to request all the songs you miss from the 90s and shout out just like you did on the radio station! 

Paint Vibez will be an environment for all people to come and enjoy one another. Great time for friends, family or event co-workers to enjoy a night of fun, creativity and most of all relaxing environment.

Join Dr. Auburn Ellis for this unique, ancient flow! Kemetic Yoga will be accompanied by live drumming brought to you by Art In Motion LLC. Come find your rhythm and flow to the beat at this special event!

You're invited: April Beautiful Brown Girls Brunch @ Louie’s Wine Dive. The restaurant features beignets and selection bottomless mimosas flavors. 
We're celebrating our ONE YEAR anniversary! Crazy to believe it's been a full year since the grand opening of the Flagship store downtown. To celebrate, we're releasing a new collection and throwing the first block party of the year! We're gonna have food trucks, live music, Local Legends Gaming Truck, ect. Going down this Saturday, April 21st at 7 PM.

Enjoy the best of BBQ, bourbon and bacon at the third annual Pig and Swig festival in Downtown Kansas City’s Power & Light District on Saturday, April 21, 2018. Enjoy the sights, smells and flavors of BBQ surrounded by the Kansas City skyline, plus bourbon tastings, a beer garden, live music, lawn games and more. Event is rain or shine. No refunds or exchanges. 

Do you Have tons of makeup but not really sure how to use it; or what you really need?

Beat Academy is a hands on makeup course designed By Los Angeles Makeup Artist B.Rich to teach you customized Glam Techniques according to your Skin type and Face shape ! As A self taught Makeup Artist and Background vocalist she has worked with Celebrity Artist like Lalah Hathaway, Kelly Price, Seven Streeter, Faith Evans, Hezekiah Walker working behind the scenes of vh1 Marrying the Game, Rnb Divas, Halle Berry's Jenesse Center and more
Join us for the 3rd Annual Sisters Who Wine(Whine). Enjoy a night of Sisterly Fun, Food, Wine Tasting, Games, and Prizes!! Activities will include a karaoke competition, strolling, photo booth, 50/50 raffle and more... 
@ The Juke House
Doors Open @ 9:00PM | 21+
DJ Rocky Montana On The Mix 
The statistics for sexual assaults on college campuses are 1 in 5 girls and 1 in 8 boys. The most effective way to turn the tide on this epidemic is to empower students before reaching the college campus. It's time to "shift the paradigm" and view sexual assault through a new lens. Shifting the Paradigm, is a daylong workshop where you will meet people dedicated to giving you the tools to be empowered. Meet other teens  from the KC metro area, too. 

The Culture KC Presents: The Rap Crew 
Hip-Hop Trivia for Shots and Live Show

Test Your Hip-Hop knowledge from the originators to the new school. Winning answers have the chance to win FREE SHOTS!!!
The Master Series will provide new techniques for cutting, coloring, barbering, natural styling, wig and weave applications all focused on Textured Hair. This series will provide an inspiring and creative format presented by industry leaders. You will leave with techniques that you can immediately apply in salon. 
FACT: Black women are not only 4 times more likely to experience death during the childbearing year, but also have an even greater likelihood of experiencing a 'near miss,' an episode that was potentially life threatening. 

We will discuss:
  • How Black women, both historically and today, fall victim to medical
  • Experimentation especially around reproduction and contraceptive therapies 
  • What systemic racism in healthcare looks like as Black women experience it 
  • Strategies and recommendations for addressing trauma and inequity through
  • Policy, institutional culture, and structural behavioral changes

Kevin Hart is currently back on the road doing stand-up with his newest hour of material titled the "Irresponsible Tour". This tour will take Hart all around the world in 2018, including a stop at Sprint Center on April 27. 

KCK Producer Jermaine White has 3 songs on debut Cardi B album
Anthony “J.White Did It” White, who grew up in KCK, is one of the producers behind rapper Cardi B's new album. Hit the link for the story from KC Star's Aaron Randle.

Wanna highlight a dope figure, business, or institution thats doing work in the community? Send it to WireKC@gmail.com with the subject #ForTheKCulture.

Have a great weekend!
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