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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Michael Alan
Kinley Strickland
Shots by Miko will be on site serving up custom options, creating a space to chat, mix and mingle with light snacks as well as offering an opportunity to meet the Shots by Miko team and the venue owner.

The theme for this one is Color Me Bad- we'll be showcasing a variety of colored custom options.

This event is open to the public & free of a cover charge.

Paint Vibez is an environment for all people to come and enjoy one another. Come out and have a great time with friends, family or co-workers while ALB Artwork guides you while you create your masterpiece! This event will be a night filled with painting, socializing, and vibin' out. 

And yes ya'll, this is the gathering call for those that love music that moves you, full of feeling and soul. This Saturday, meet us at the spot where vinyl is king, The Ship! Arrive early and enjoy the Ships tasty food. Stay late and dance it off. Funk, Soul, Disco and House is on the music menu. Music at 10. $5 #comevibe 

I’m soooooo excited about this partnership!!!! This is something I’ve wanted to do for a while!!! Queens come gather as we learn a few ways to adorn and protect our crowns then tend to our temples with a calm yet powerful morning Kemetic Yoga flow! 🧘🏾‍♀️✊🏿🧘🏾‍♀️😌 

• Join the kick off celebration of Kansas City’s first city-wide arts exhibition, Saturday, August 25, 11:30 – 1:00,.

The city-wide exhibition encompasses parks, urban spaces, galleries, performance halls, and outdoor stages, with a dual focus on the visual and performing arts.
Learn how artists can apply for funding of up to $50,000 for innovative project ideas, plus receive career development and advisory services valued at an additional $45,000.

Creative Capital staff will present an overview of our program and answer questions about the application process, the type of work we support, and how to apply. The session is free and open to the public—artists in all disciplines are encouraged to attend.

Join us for fresh Maine lobster with live music and more than 200 of your closest friends. You won't want to miss this grassroots fundraiser turned Kansas City tradition! 

The Buy Black Empowerment Initiative (BBEI) is hosting our 6TH Annual Buy Black August at Leon’s Thriftway on Saturday August 25, 2018. We would be honored if you would join us as we celebrate the contributions that Mr. Leon Stapleton and the Leon’s Thriftway family has made to the community. This year also marks the 50th year anniversary of the grocery store being in operation. We are excited to celebrate such an accomplishment.

@ Voodoo

Sometimes you just need a little SOUL to get you through the weekend, so come through to Sol Cantina on Saturday, August 25th and revive yourself with some good tunes, good food, and good people.

Lonnie McFadden presents "Charlie Parker- Past, Present & Future" starting Bobby Watson, Tivon Pennicott and Ronald McFadden.
Rise is a unique event where attendees explore private rooftops, featuring elaborate festival themed parties, in the Crossroads District. Attendees enjoy an incredible celebration with food, drinks, live entertainment and interactive experiences as they travel from rooftop to rooftop, ending the night with an epic block party in front of the BBBS building on Walnut Street.

Brass & Boujee, the dynamic collaboration between The Marcus Lewis Big Band, Kemet the Phantom, and Kadesh Flow, is releasing its self-titled debut album on August 24th! 

The Phantastics, Kansas City's most prolific funk/party band, will be releasing it's first project in 5 years, the #LifeOfTheParty EP, on the same day!

Aux Cord Series x KJ present Pretty Girls STILL Like Aux Cord

DJ Doop on the mix

@KC Convention Center


Join us for Cocktails & Conversation at P.S. Speakeasy!

Hear from notable Kansas City business men and women telling the story of their path to success, over fresh cocktails, off the cuff, under ground and under the radar.

Join Mayor Sly James, Dia Wall of 41 Action News - KSHB-TV, public health and safety officials, race and equity experts, and a historian to explore race and equity in Kansas City. They'll examine local disparity data, reflect on Kansas City's history, and discuss what we can do today to change our community's trajectory. 


KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A new report shows black women are the fastest growing group of business owners in the country. The report, released by the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City using data from the U.S. Census, found that, between 2002 and 2012, black women created almost a million jobs.

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