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!
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V. Michael Roberson
It's time to get Lukky again at Dance Fit Flow!

Manual "Lukky" Harvey is one of the premier Hip-hop dancers and instructors in Kansas City, MO. He is the creator and director of the iPush "theCOMMUNITY" Training and Performing Company, member of immabeast and some credits include Jordan Fisher, Tech N9ne, Brisk, ArtsKC Awards Show, Mackenzie Nicole and more.

Come to Studio 54oo for the Pretty Girls Trap N Paint Part 2. Located at 5504-5506 Troost, painting will led by Studio 54oo. This party will feature a live DJ, trap music, and time for creative paint play! Self directed, or guided paint options available. 

Miss JusLaugh & Friends Hosted by Comedian Janell Banks, is a Premier Comedy Happy Hour filled with laughter and libations featuring some of the world’s funniest underground comedians. This Month there is a SWITCH! This time we feature some of the dopest comedians of Dirty South!
Best known from this past season of NBC’s “America’s Got Talent”, Preacher Lawson was a Top 5 Finalist on the show’s highest-rated season to date. Preacher has been bringing his brand of goofy, high-energy comedy to the stage since he was seventeen. Preacher moved 20 times before the age of 10, spending the majority of his childhood in Memphis, TN, but considers himself a native to Orlando, Florida, as he believes it is the city where he grew most as a comedian.

Join Leonightus as he spins his collection of Funk, Soul, R&B, New Jack, Golden Era, Neo Soul and more…
Join Shirley's Kitchen Cabinet for a hands-on advocacy training focused on how to lead grassroots organization strategies, proven communication techniques and learn the basics to being an effective advocate.

The ACLU-MO in partnership with: 
The Kansas City Public Library 
The Griot Institute 
Reale Justice Network: Breaking the Pipeline Coalition 
The A Flat Orchestra

Justice Gatson: ACLU of Missouri
5th & Deleware Courtyard Patio
**Bring Your Own Mat**
Healthy Buffet Options for Post Workout

This will be an event where we celebrate women and all of their many accomplishments. 4 talented women will grace the stage: JaySol Music, Sing Sondra, Sosha Oshaye, and Misha Music! 

The Kansas City Chamber Choir's debut concert. Come as you are, leave enlightened.

An enriching repertoire of moving, classical & contemporary pieces performed by one of Kansas City's newest, most diverse performance groups curated by artistic director Vaughan Harrison.

Join us for the First Annual Bennie, Basie, and Bird event at the Mutual Musicians Foundation. The evening will include food, drinks, and jazz.; an exploration into the sounds and styling from Bennie Moten, Count Basie, and Charlie "Bird" Parker. Enjoy live performances with original and contemporary arrangements or their classics. James Hathaway, Ernest Melton, Tyree Johnson and, Kevin Young are performing.
A series that gives viewers the opportunity to experience the cultural classics in the theater once again with their crew of friends.
Join us if you have ever wanted to style your natural hair or install crochets or wigs but felt discouraged because you couldn't braid your hair straight back or adding hair to your own hair. Maybe you have a special little girl in your life that you would like to style with braids, twists, or natural styles. If any of these scenarios sound familiar this class is for you. 
The Day Soiree will be hosted by Teatro Korazon at The Wright Manor, a beautiful, 1897 stone mansion in KC's historic Northeast. This event offers refreshments (including vegan-friendly options and alcoholic beverages); music and entertainment; spontaneous pop-up performances in various areas of the property, and a full performance by the team.

E-Sports Bar KC is hosting a great tournament for Fortnite!! Bring your buddy and battle it out for the leaderboard, bragging rights, and of course the CASH PRIZE for 1st place! Tickets are $30 in advance for a team and $35 at the door!

Hot 103 Jamz and Underground Heat present the 2018 KC’s Next Music Showcase, Volume 2 on Sunday, July 29, 2018 at Club 3AM, 14816 E. 40 Highway in Kansas City, MO. Doors open at 5pm. Watch Kansas City local artists compete, perform and showcase their talents for a chance to win a VIP Pass to the 2018 Hot 103 Jamz Music Conference! Get ready for the 2018 KC’s Next Music Showcase, Volume 2 powered by Underground Heat and Hot 103 Jamz!

Imperial is the PREMIER LUXURY event for the beginning of summer. A masterful blend of environment, mood and influence make way to offer a special experience for a hand-picked audience. The desire for a new level of sophisticated and sassy nighttime entertainment has been expressed time and time again and now the call has been answered. As requested an experience has been created where special emphasis has been placed on the fine details that some feel can be ignored. The coordinators of this event cordially invite you to be a participant in an elevated social experience. For all of the diligence and hard work you devote to ensure your success. We offer you 3 hours to enjoy the fruits of your labors at the maximum elevation. IMPERIAL!
Real-world examples on the top financial words. 
Giving you a leg up in speaking about your company.
Startups rarely find an easy or immediate path to success. For some, the end comes before their dreams are fully realized — but not always before they make a splash or, just maybe, set the stage for an even greater idea in their next venture.

In the latest edition of Startland News’ Innovation Exchange — sponsored by Rivet and hosted at Sprint Accelerator — we'll hear candid stories of failure directly from startup innovators who faced defeat and emerged on the other side.

Distrikt Biskuit House
Swing by Distrikt Biskuit House to see what all the fuss is about! The food is getting rave reviews from all corners of the city so come out and support your local homegrown chef!

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Have a great weekend!
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