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Editor’s Weekend Calendar Picks, June 22 – 25

Time for another round of weekend calendar picks from KC Studio editor Alice Thorson! All this weekend at the Kansas City Convention Center, the American Association of Woodturners presents its annual symposium, with many events (including their trade show) open to the general public. KC Meltingpot Theatre opens their production of The Ironing Man tonight […]

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Stems: A Garden Soirée, This Saturday, June 24th

Guests have been enjoying Stems: A Garden Soirée since 2008. If you have not attended before, we hope this information answers your questions. What do we wear? Comfortable shoes! Women wear sundresses, Capri pants, etc.—anything you’d wear to a patio party or other dressy outdoor event. The photos in the Stems Photo Galleries will give […]

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Maker Faire Has Something for Everyone

Maker Faire Kansas City is the Greatest Show (and Tell) on Earth—a family-friendly showcase of invention, creativity and resourcefulness, and a celebration of the Maker movement. It’s a place where people show what they are making, and share what they are learning. Makers range from tech enthusiasts to crafters to homesteaders to scientists to garage tinkerers. […]

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Students and Audiences Alike Reap Benefits of UMKC Graduate Theatre Program

Area theatergoers who haven’t experienced productions by UMKC’s graduate theatre program are missing out on some great shows, such as the funny but shocking “Oh, Beautiful,” by Theresa Rebeck, and William Congreve’s “The Way of the World.” As theatre professor Ted Swetz announced in the planning for Congreve’s Restoration-era comedy, “Get ready, for the shackles have been hilariously thrown off.”

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