Arts Calendar

Effective Friday, September 28th, 2018, KC Studio will begin streaming events listings from ArtsKCGo.com on our calendar page below. For calendar inquiries and submissions, please contact ArtsKC at go@artskc.org. ArtsKCGo is solely responsible for the content.


Chris Isaak

08-20-2019

Presented by at Uptown Theater, Kansas City
Upcoming Dates: Tue, Aug 20 @ 8:00 pm

A non-stop touring, Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter, actor and talk show host, Chris Isaak has gained enormous acclaim for his unique vocal style. His songs have been featured in films like "Blue Velvet," Married To the Mob" and "Wild At...

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A non-stop touring, Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter, actor and talk show host, Chris Isaak has gained enormous acclaim for his unique vocal style. His songs have been featured in films like "Blue Velvet," Married To the Mob" and "Wild At Heart." He tours on his 13th studio album, "First Comes the Night."

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Josh Ritter & the Royal City Band

08-21-2019

Presented by at The Madrid Theatre, Kansas City
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Aug 21 @ 8:00 pm

Two decades into his career, Josh Ritter has been named one of the 100 best living songwriters by Paste Magazine, and one of the 10 most exciting artists now by Entertainment Weekly. Being released on April 26, Ritter's 10th studio album, "Fever...

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Two decades into his career, Josh Ritter has been named one of the 100 best living songwriters by Paste Magazine, and one of the 10 most exciting artists now by Entertainment Weekly. Being released on April 26, Ritter's 10th studio album, "Fever Breaks," is the follow-up to 2017's "Gathering" and produced by Jason Isbell. He will return to Kansas City with The Royal City Band.

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Reverend Horton Heat with The Delta Bombers

08-22-2019

Presented by at Knuckleheads Saloon, Kansas City
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Aug 22 @ 8:00 pm

Reverend Horton Heat returns to Knuckleheads this summer, after releasing its 12th studio album "Whole New Life" in late 2018. Influenced by '50s rockabilly, punk, country, surf and jazz, the group was formed by Jim Heath in Dallas, Texas, in...

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Reverend Horton Heat returns to Knuckleheads this summer, after releasing its 12th studio album "Whole New Life" in late 2018. Influenced by '50s rockabilly, punk, country, surf and jazz, the group was formed by Jim Heath in Dallas, Texas, in 1986. Rev. Horton Heat has performed at Coachella, Austin City Limits, Riot Fest and other high-profile festivals around the world. Raucous rockers The Delta Bombers will open the show.

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Spine Showcases w/ Amber Underwood and Kadesh Flow

08-22-2019

Presented by Charlotte Street Foundation at Capsule, Kansas City
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Aug 22 @ 7:30 pm

Spine Showcases finishes off the summer season with NEW performances from Amber Underwood and Kadesh Flow! Spine Showcases is a monthly concert series featuring the best contemporary jazz artists in Kansas City for free. Curated by Kelley Gant,...

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Spine Showcases finishes off the summer season with NEW performances from Amber Underwood and Kadesh Flow! Spine Showcases is a monthly concert series featuring the best contemporary jazz artists in Kansas City for free. Curated by Kelley Gant, patrons can expect some of the freshest experiences that the Kansas City jazz scene has to offer. Featured artists for the next show on Thursday, August 22, 2019, are local musicians Amber Underwood and Kadesh Flow. Amber Underwood will be specifically providing a sneak peek into her upcoming EP!

Spine Showcases are FREE and open to the public. Every show takes place at Capsule (located 1664 Broadway Blvd, KCMO). Spine Showcases occur on the third Thursday of every month. Doors open at 7:30 PM and the performance begins at 8:00 PM.
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Jazz flutist, educator, band director, model and vocalist Amber Underwood is a native of Kansas City and has been entertaining and performing with music since the tender age of 8. She began her musical journey on the piano and soon after began playing classical flute.

While in college, Amber discovered jazz and became intrigued with the art form inspired by musical influences of Bobbi Humphrey, Hubert Laws, Frank Wess, Herbie Mann and Nestor Torres and found a love for the art form. At age 20, Amber graduated from Wichita State University with a Bachelor of Music in Flute Performance and by 23 she completed a Masters of Arts in Arts Administration and Music Business from the University of Missouri Kansas City Conservatory and continued her education with a second Master’s degree in Education and Teaching Music from Pittsburgh State University.

Amber has been a presence in the Kansas City jazz scene making a place and a voice for her instrument. In the beginning of 2014 the Amber Underwood Project was formed with original members Drew Davis, DeAndre Manning, and Tyree Johnson with the mission to showcase an instrument that is normally used as an auxiliary instrument in jazz but now as a solo instrument. AUP is a modern and fresh take on smooth jazz and R&B sounds. AUP uses the rich tones and colors of the flute to interpret the various styles and genres of jazz.

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Kadesh Flow is a Billboard charting rapper, trombonist, and producer who has been wowing both suspecting and unsuspecting listeners with his musical versatility since his early teens. At age 11, 'Desh, as many of his listeners call him, began rapping and playing trombone within two weeks of one another. Now, Desh actively blends his jazz and hip-hop backgrounds into riveting musical performances that boast personal, dexterous lyricism and bold, virtuosic trombone playing.

Kadesh's wide-reaching content hops from socioeconomic musings to life bars that are laced with anime and video game references, some of which have led to placement opportunities with Toonami Asia and various documentaries and web series. He also boasts performances supporting artists such as Janelle Monae, Dave East, The Revivalists, Tech N9ne, Phora, Naughty by Nature, Caroline Shines, mc chris, I Fight Dragons, and numerous other prolific acts.

Kadesh is a member of the NPC (Nerdy People of Color) Collective, through which he is working with Founding Member Mega Ran and fellow NPCs such as Sammus and Richie Branson to both collaborate on fun, relevant content and foster a community for underrepresented nerd enthusiasts. Currently he is lighting up stages around the country, gracing such events as Official SXSW Showcases, MAGFest, PAX Prime, FanExpo: Dallas, Anime Expo & Otakon, as well as various music venues throughout the country.

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Tags:   All Ages Family Free Jazz | BluesMusic

Aztlan

08-22-2019

Presented by American Jazz Museum at The Blue Room, Kansas City
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Aug 22 @ 7:00 pm

Aztlan has been involved in the Kansas City Mexican/Latino music scene since 1992. The group was originally created out of the absence of a traditional Latin trio group in the Kansas City area. The group performs all styles of Latin folklore...

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Aztlan has been involved in the Kansas City Mexican/Latino music scene since 1992. The group was originally created out of the absence of a traditional Latin trio group in the Kansas City area. The group performs all styles of Latin folklore music, but focuses on traditional “bolero” style of Latin romantic music. The group also involves rumbas and cumbias to get the crowd dancing!

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Tags:   Jazz | BluesMusic

Kansas City Songwriter Series: Meyadi

08-22-2019

Presented by Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art at Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Aug 22 @ 5:00 pm
The Kansas City Songwriter Series, curated by Kansas City Trumpeter Hermon Mehari, features select songwriters who vary in genre and will perform in the formation of their choosing. Playing original music, whether its neatly polished old...
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The Kansas City Songwriter Series, curated by Kansas City Trumpeter Hermon Mehari, features select songwriters who vary in genre and will perform in the formation of their choosing. Playing original music, whether its neatly polished old material or new unfinished works, each week will be a different musical experience you won't want to miss!
Click here to check out the full series schedule.
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Tags:   Music VisualArt

KCFAA Author Series

08-22-2019

Presented by Kansas City Friends of Alvin Ailey at Unity Temple on the Plaza
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Aug 22 @ 5:30 pm

Kansas City Friends of Alvin Ailey (KCFAA) is proud to partner with Rainy Day Books to welcome New York Times Best Selling Author, Michael Arceneaux, to its Author Series event Thursday, August 22.

 

A Conversation with Michael Arceneaux will...

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Kansas City Friends of Alvin Ailey (KCFAA) is proud to partner with Rainy Day Books to welcome New York Times Best Selling Author, Michael Arceneaux, to its Author Series event Thursday, August 22.

 

A Conversation with Michael Arceneaux will be facilitated by Rainy Day Books Owner Vivien Jennings.  “Through his candor and wit, Arceneaux unapologetically addresses race, sexuality, and religion, through the lens of marginalization. His thoughts on life as a black gay man, and how his Catholic upbringing and Howard University education have helped him, give voice to an often-silenced community.”

 

In his latest book, “I Can’t Date Jesus: Love, Sex, Family, Race and Other Reasons I’ve Put My Faith in Beyonce’,” Arceneaux writes about coming out to his mother; growing up in Houston, Texas; being approached for the priesthood; his obstacles in embracing intimacy that occasionally led to unfortunate fights with fire ants and maybe fleas; and the persistent challenges of young people who feel marginalized and denied the chance to pursue their dreams.

KCFAA Author Series

5:30 p.m. – Reception and Book Signing

7:00 p.m. – Moderated Discussion

Thursday, August 22, 2019

Unity Temple on the Plaza

707 W 47th St

Kansas City, MO 64112

 

The Author Series is sponsored by Spencer Fane LLP and is open to the public.  A special reception and book signing will take place at 5:30 p.m.  Cost is $35 to attend reception and discussion and $22 for the moderated discussion alone.

 

To purchase tickets, visit:  www.kcfaa.org/authorseries

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Tags:   ArtLiterary

German Conversation Group - Every Other Thursday

08-22-2019

Presented by Goethe Pop Up Kansas City at Goethe Pop Up Kansas City, Kansas City
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Aug 22 @ 6:00 pm

Join us in offering a platform for German speakers of all proficiency levels to meet new people, work on their conversation skills, and share ideas. The facilitator will start us off with a topic, but we encourage everyone to bring their own for...

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Join us in offering a platform for German speakers of all proficiency levels to meet new people, work on their conversation skills, and share ideas. The facilitator will start us off with a topic, but we encourage everyone to bring their own for the group to discuss.

Each meeting will be conducted in German and will be facilitated by a native German speaker and local high school teacher.

This meeting’s topic will be: Games

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Tags:   Art Family Young AdultFree

G. Love & Special Sauce

08-23-2019

Presented by at CrossroadsKC
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Aug 23 @ 8:00 pm

With 10 studio albums and more than 25 years as a band, G. Love & Special Sauce will return to Kansas City this summer. The Philadelphia-based alternative, blues and hip-hop trio is known for its unique "trashcan blues" sound, and has...

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With 10 studio albums and more than 25 years as a band, G. Love & Special Sauce will return to Kansas City this summer. The Philadelphia-based alternative, blues and hip-hop trio is known for its unique "trashcan blues" sound, and has collaborated with artists from Dr. John and Slightly Stoopid.

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Dan Thomas

08-23-2019

Presented by American Jazz Museum at The Blue Room, Kansas City
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Aug 23 @ 8:30 pm

Performer, composer, arranger, educator and arts administrator Dan Thomas has received countless performance awards, and has performed and recorded with some of the most influential jazz artists and pedagogues in nearly every state in the...

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Performer, composer, arranger, educator and arts administrator Dan Thomas has received countless performance awards, and has performed and recorded with some of the most influential jazz artists and pedagogues in nearly every state in the continental US, Canada, and abroad.  Thomas emigrated from his native Canada to the United States in 1993.

Thomas currently serves as the executive director of the Kansas City Jazz Orchestra.  The band holds post at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts.  Prior to his current appointment he served as the co-chair of the Jazz Studies Program at UMKC’s Conservatory of Music and Dance with Bobby Watson. Thomas was the chief architect of a new model for jazz education which garnered national attention for the program and he led a team of Kansas City Jazz royalty.   Thomas’ contributions to education have been recognized with inductions into Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers as well as being awarded the Muriel McBrien Kauffman Excellence in Teaching Award (2017), given to one Conservatory faculty member, and twice recognized by the Missouri Music Educator’s Association.

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Tags:   Jazz | BluesMusic

Artist Talk: Angel Otero

08-23-2019

Presented by Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art at Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Aug 23 @ 6:00 pm

5:00 p.m. cash bar, 6:00 p.m. program

RSVP on Eventbrite:

https://kempermuseum-angelotero.eventbrite.com

 

Angel Otero (b. 1981, Santurce, Puerto Rico; lives and works in Brooklyn, New York) is a visual artist best known for his...

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5:00 p.m. cash bar, 6:00 p.m. program

RSVP on Eventbrite:

https://kempermuseum-angelotero.eventbrite.com

 

Angel Otero (b. 1981, Santurce, Puerto Rico; lives and works in Brooklyn, New York) is a visual artist best known for his process-based paintings. While much of his works have been influenced by memories based in photographs and other family memorabilia combined with the gestures of twentieth century painting, his latest works highlight the artist's unique process as a form of narrative in itself.

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Tags:   Free Galleries VisualArt

Ensemble Iberica presents "Taste of Cuba"

08-23-2019

Presented by Ensemble Iberica at The Culinary Center of Kansas City, Overland Park
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Aug 23 @ 7:00 pm

An Ensemble Iberica Fundraiser.

A unique and rare evening of Cuban food and music. Cuban chef Frank Lammoglia will prepare a night of Cuban cuisine paired with the music of Cubanisms and Ensemble Iberica.

Michael McClintock - Cuban Tres
Beau...

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An Ensemble Iberica Fundraiser.

A unique and rare evening of Cuban food and music. Cuban chef Frank Lammoglia will prepare a night of Cuban cuisine paired with the music of Cubanisms and Ensemble Iberica.

Michael McClintock - Cuban Tres
Beau Bledsoe - guitar
Fedra Cooper Barrera - vocals
Bruno Bessa - vocals
James Isaac - clarinet/saxaphone
John Currey - percussion
Miko Spears - percussion
Robert Beasley - percussion
Forest Stewart - bass

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Tags:   Folk | WorldMusic

"Coloring within the Lines"| A Play by Michelle Tyrene Johnson

08-23-2019

Presented by The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Aug 23 @ 6:30 pm

Enjoy our final 30 Americans program with a short play written by award winning Kansas-City playwright, Michelle Tyrene Johnson, as she brings characters from the exhibition’s artwork to life! PG-13 for strong language. Discussion follows.

Enjoy our final 30 Americans program with a short play written by award winning Kansas-City playwright, Michelle Tyrene Johnson, as she brings characters from the exhibition’s artwork to life! PG-13 for strong language. Discussion follows.

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Tags:   Drama Family Free Galleries Theatre Visual Young AdultArt

Iyanla Vanzant: Acts of Faith Remix Tour

08-23-2019

Presented by Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts at Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts, Kansas City
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Aug 23 @ 8:00 pm

Iyanla Vanzant is a celebrated spiritual teacher, New York Times best-selling author, legendary speaker and Emmy Award-winning television personality. Known for her riveting work as the host of Iyanla Fix My Life on OWN (Oprah Winfrey...

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Iyanla Vanzant is a celebrated spiritual teacher, New York Times best-selling author, legendary speaker and Emmy Award-winning television personality. Known for her riveting work as the host of Iyanla Fix My Life on OWN (Oprah Winfrey Network), she returns to the stage with her Acts of Faith Remix Tour. This landmark event celebrates the updated 25th-anniversary edition of Iyanla's internationally acclaimed bestseller, Acts of Faith. The beloved life coach to millions will lead audiences of all hues through the transformative work that unites the humanity in all of us.

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Tags:   VisualArt

Kansas City Baroque Summer Series: Women of Note - Rising Voices: Women Composers (Concert III)

08-23-2019

Presented by Kansas City Baroque Consortium at St. Paul's Episcopal, Kansas City
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Aug 23 @ 7:30 pm

Our three-concert summer series celebrates women in all aspects of musical creation, performance, and experience by delving into how women were influential as patrons, how women historically seized the spotlight as performers (both as singers and...

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Our three-concert summer series celebrates women in all aspects of musical creation, performance, and experience by delving into how women were influential as patrons, how women historically seized the spotlight as performers (both as singers and instrumentalists), and how women made strides in the still-male dominated world of music composition.

Our final concert of the summer series in 2019 will focus on female composition; there are a number of women composers from the early modern era, but perhaps the most well-known today is Barbara Strozzi, who was born in August 1619 and whose 400th birthday we will celebrate in August 2019. We will also perform music by other female composers of the Baroque period such as Francesca Caccini, Elisabeth Claude Jacquet de la Guerre, and others. In celebration of these historical female composers, we will also premiere a commissioned contemporary work for Baroque ensemble composed by Ingrid Stölzel, Assistant Professor of Composition at the University of Kansas. Her work will be paired with Strozzi’s cantata “Che si può fare”; this pairing, between a work written in the seventeenth century and one written in 2019 will highlight the presence of women in music composition over the past four hundred years.

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Tags:   All Ages Classical Family TheatreMusic

Bad in Bed LIVE feat. Calvin Arsenia

08-24-2019

Presented by recordBar at recordBar, Kansas City
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Aug 22 @ 7:00 pm Fri, Aug 23 @ 7:00 pm Sat, Aug 24 @ 7:00 pm

You like it weird? We know you do, Kansas City. Especially when it\'s coated in unique artistry and fully equipped with a finger and thumb ready to tweak your party nipple.

Award-winning author, Shelby Simpson, has taken her no-holds-barred,...

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You like it weird? We know you do, Kansas City. Especially when it\'s coated in unique artistry and fully equipped with a finger and thumb ready to tweak your party nipple.

Award-winning author, Shelby Simpson, has taken her no-holds-barred, grandma panties-and-all, walk-of-no shame book, “We’re All Bad In Bed,” and adapted it for the stage. With a boozy and a welcoming atmosphere, it\'s a show where everyone can blush, crack up, sing along with the raunchiest of the 90s rap, and punch their best friend on the shoulder because—oh my god, Stacy, you know you did that EXACT thing with that guy last weekend.

Hysterical laughter is the name of the Bad in Bed LIVE game. If you can\'t remember the last time you laughed until you peed a little, this show is just for you. Mix hilariously true bedroom fails with 90s hip hop, badass dancing, and a handful of surprises, and you come up with one crazy night bursting with mad fun.

Calvin Arsenia opens the evening with his mind-blowing talent. Your beloved native who has gained a following in France, Scotland, and Austria is ready to ignite your sensual senses and pluck your good-time strings. Shit\'s about to get REAL. Don\'t miss out. Grab your crew and a handful of tickets now before it\'s too late.

All of this to say: come play with us. Bring your friends. Bring your spouse. Bring your earmuffs, because you\'re about to hear unflinching honesty. It\'s a night to pry open taboo conversation about topics that are still considered naughty even though practically Every. Single. Person. Throughout. History has done them.

Let’s talk about sex.

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Tags:   Comedy Dance Hip Hop | R&B Literary Musical Poetry | Readings Pop | RockTheatre

Salt Paper Printmaking Workshop

08-24-2019

Presented by InterUrban ArtHouse at InterUrban ArtHouse, Overland Park
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Aug 24 @ 10:00 am

Invented by William Henry Fox Talbot in the 1830s, salted paper printing is the oldest technique for the reproduction of photographic negatives. With the resurgence of alternative processes in photographic art, the salted paper process is beloved...

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Invented by William Henry Fox Talbot in the 1830s, salted paper printing is the oldest technique for the reproduction of photographic negatives. With the resurgence of alternative processes in photographic art, the salted paper process is beloved for its historical value and rich chocolate to deep red tones.

NO PHOTOGRAPHIC EXPERIENCE IS NECESSARY! Students will work from photographic, hand drawn, and found objects to produce unique photographic prints on paper and fabric. Learn the basics of salted paper printing in this 4 hour, one-day workshop.

A workshop fee of $75 includes all equipment and materials. Bring your own large format negs, digital files to create digital negatives, or objects to create photograms. Attendance is limited to 10 participants.

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Tags:   Art Family Galleries K-12 Visual Young AdultAll Ages

Lisa Henry

08-24-2019

Presented by American Jazz Museum at American Jazz Museum, Kansas City
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Aug 24 @ 8:30 pm

In the company of Nancy Wilson, Sarah Vaughan and Ella Fitzgerald, this International Jazz Ambassador makes musical magic when she greets the microphone. With her sincere, warm vocal delivery, classic vocal interpretations and unique...

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In the company of Nancy Wilson, Sarah Vaughan and Ella Fitzgerald, this International Jazz Ambassador makes musical magic when she greets the microphone. With her sincere, warm vocal delivery, classic vocal interpretations and unique improvisations, Lisa takes the listener to musical Nirvana.

Lisa Henry is an artist of vast accomplishments, both in and outside the realm of performance. These accomplishments include the recently televised PBS Special: In Performance at the White House, First runner-up in the Thelonious Monk International Jazz Vocals Competition, International Jazz Ambassador to Africa, CD recordings, BET documentaries, and recognition as an international clinician and adjudicator. As a jazz educator, Lisa takes the legacy and brilliance of jazz into classrooms and college campuses across the world. Through interactive assembly programs and vocal clinics, residencies, music business workshops, and performance adjudications, her teachings reach students from pre-school to university level. Lisa Henry thrills audiences at home and abroad. International tours include Mumbai and Calcutta, India with Kenny Garrett; South America “Expo Cumbre” tour with Herbie Hancock; Southern and Eastern Africa tour with T.S. Monk, and a month-long performance and educational tour in Madagascar.

An engaging performer, Lisa’s charm and charisma, combined with her vocal abilities, make her a performing artist of the highest caliber.

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Tags:   Jazz | BluesMusic

Kansas City Ballet Presents “KC Dance Day”

08-24-2019

Presented by Kansas City Ballet at Todd Bolender Center for Dance & Creativity, Kansas City
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Aug 24 @ 9:00 am

Enjoy our 9th annual KC Dance Day at the Bolender Center from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. with FREE dance classes and FREE performances; even an open rehearsal by Kansas City Ballet dancers! All events take place at the TODD BOLENDER CENTER, 500 W....

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Enjoy our 9th annual KC Dance Day at the Bolender Center from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. with FREE dance classes and FREE performances; even an open rehearsal by Kansas City Ballet dancers! All events take place at the TODD BOLENDER CENTER, 500 W. PERSHING, just west of Union Station.

Visit our website, kcballet.org, for more information.

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Tags:   All Ages Family FreeDance

Universal Film Festival

08-24-2019

Presented by Universal Film Festival Inc. at Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, Kansas City
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Aug 22 @ 6:00 pm Fri, Aug 23 @ 4:00 pm Sat, Aug 24 @ 4:00 pm

The Universal Film Festival is a gathering of individuals from different walks of life celebrating the world of independent film. Our lives,cultures,and experiences forms who we are and establishes our uniqueness! The Universal Film Festival...

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The Universal Film Festival is a gathering of individuals from different walks of life celebrating the world of independent film. Our lives,cultures,and experiences forms who we are and establishes our uniqueness! The Universal Film Festival provides a Venue in which to portray your thoughts and feelings.

The Universal Film Festival highlights aspiring filmmakers, from college students to full time filmmakers. We are proud to except several different categories of films and really enjoy celebrating their accomplishments. The Universal Film Festival is housed in the growing art scene in Downtown Kansas City, Missouri, at the Alamo Drafthouse.

The atmosphere of such a grand location sets the scene for a fantastic meet-and-greet, several days’ worth of films and a magnificent awards ceremony – complete with a red carpet experience – to conclude our celebration of independent films from around the world. Filmmakers have a vision for their films – just as the Universal Film Festival has a vision for their festival.

We encourage no boundaries for the artistry of film. We want to serve as a platform, critic, supporter and cheerleader for independent films from across the globe. We pride ourselves in calling ourselves Universal Film Festival – we believe film is a universal media for all walks of life to enjoy. Join us in appreciating and celebrating this unique, diverse and authentic part of our society.

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Tags:   All Ages Art Comedy Drama Family Festivals Theatre Visual Young AdultFilm

Charlie Parker: Expectations of Bird

08-24-2019

Presented by American Jazz Museum at American Jazz Museum, Kansas City
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Aug 24 @ 5:30 pm

Charlie “Yardbird” Parker was born August 29th, 1920. To learn more about Parker and celebrate his birthday, the American Jazz Museum presents an array of free programming opportunities!

"Expectations of Bird" features art work from Ron...

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Charlie “Yardbird” Parker was born August 29th, 1920. To learn more about Parker and celebrate his birthday, the American Jazz Museum presents an array of free programming opportunities!

"Expectations of Bird" features art work from Ron Chaney, owner of the Ethnic Art Gallery, and artist Alexander Austin. For more information visit the official website link below.

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Tags:   Galleries VisualArt

Chris Isaak

08-20-2019

Presented by at Uptown Theater, Kansas City
Upcoming Dates: Tue, Aug 20 @ 8:00 pm

A non-stop touring, Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter, actor and talk show host, Chris Isaak has gained enormous acclaim for his unique vocal style. His songs have been featured in films like "Blue Velvet," Married To the Mob" and "Wild At...

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A non-stop touring, Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter, actor and talk show host, Chris Isaak has gained enormous acclaim for his unique vocal style. His songs have been featured in films like "Blue Velvet," Married To the Mob" and "Wild At Heart." He tours on his 13th studio album, "First Comes the Night."

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Josh Ritter & the Royal City Band

08-21-2019

Presented by at The Madrid Theatre, Kansas City
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Aug 21 @ 8:00 pm

Two decades into his career, Josh Ritter has been named one of the 100 best living songwriters by Paste Magazine, and one of the 10 most exciting artists now by Entertainment Weekly. Being released on April 26, Ritter's 10th studio album, "Fever...

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Two decades into his career, Josh Ritter has been named one of the 100 best living songwriters by Paste Magazine, and one of the 10 most exciting artists now by Entertainment Weekly. Being released on April 26, Ritter's 10th studio album, "Fever Breaks," is the follow-up to 2017's "Gathering" and produced by Jason Isbell. He will return to Kansas City with The Royal City Band.

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Reverend Horton Heat with The Delta Bombers

08-22-2019

Presented by at Knuckleheads Saloon, Kansas City
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Aug 22 @ 8:00 pm

Reverend Horton Heat returns to Knuckleheads this summer, after releasing its 12th studio album "Whole New Life" in late 2018. Influenced by '50s rockabilly, punk, country, surf and jazz, the group was formed by Jim Heath in Dallas, Texas, in...

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Reverend Horton Heat returns to Knuckleheads this summer, after releasing its 12th studio album "Whole New Life" in late 2018. Influenced by '50s rockabilly, punk, country, surf and jazz, the group was formed by Jim Heath in Dallas, Texas, in 1986. Rev. Horton Heat has performed at Coachella, Austin City Limits, Riot Fest and other high-profile festivals around the world. Raucous rockers The Delta Bombers will open the show.

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Spine Showcases w/ Amber Underwood and Kadesh Flow

08-22-2019

Presented by Charlotte Street Foundation at Capsule, Kansas City
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Aug 22 @ 7:30 pm

Spine Showcases finishes off the summer season with NEW performances from Amber Underwood and Kadesh Flow! Spine Showcases is a monthly concert series featuring the best contemporary jazz artists in Kansas City for free. Curated by Kelley Gant,...

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Spine Showcases finishes off the summer season with NEW performances from Amber Underwood and Kadesh Flow! Spine Showcases is a monthly concert series featuring the best contemporary jazz artists in Kansas City for free. Curated by Kelley Gant, patrons can expect some of the freshest experiences that the Kansas City jazz scene has to offer. Featured artists for the next show on Thursday, August 22, 2019, are local musicians Amber Underwood and Kadesh Flow. Amber Underwood will be specifically providing a sneak peek into her upcoming EP!

Spine Showcases are FREE and open to the public. Every show takes place at Capsule (located 1664 Broadway Blvd, KCMO). Spine Showcases occur on the third Thursday of every month. Doors open at 7:30 PM and the performance begins at 8:00 PM.
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Jazz flutist, educator, band director, model and vocalist Amber Underwood is a native of Kansas City and has been entertaining and performing with music since the tender age of 8. She began her musical journey on the piano and soon after began playing classical flute.

While in college, Amber discovered jazz and became intrigued with the art form inspired by musical influences of Bobbi Humphrey, Hubert Laws, Frank Wess, Herbie Mann and Nestor Torres and found a love for the art form. At age 20, Amber graduated from Wichita State University with a Bachelor of Music in Flute Performance and by 23 she completed a Masters of Arts in Arts Administration and Music Business from the University of Missouri Kansas City Conservatory and continued her education with a second Master’s degree in Education and Teaching Music from Pittsburgh State University.

Amber has been a presence in the Kansas City jazz scene making a place and a voice for her instrument. In the beginning of 2014 the Amber Underwood Project was formed with original members Drew Davis, DeAndre Manning, and Tyree Johnson with the mission to showcase an instrument that is normally used as an auxiliary instrument in jazz but now as a solo instrument. AUP is a modern and fresh take on smooth jazz and R&B sounds. AUP uses the rich tones and colors of the flute to interpret the various styles and genres of jazz.

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Kadesh Flow is a Billboard charting rapper, trombonist, and producer who has been wowing both suspecting and unsuspecting listeners with his musical versatility since his early teens. At age 11, 'Desh, as many of his listeners call him, began rapping and playing trombone within two weeks of one another. Now, Desh actively blends his jazz and hip-hop backgrounds into riveting musical performances that boast personal, dexterous lyricism and bold, virtuosic trombone playing.

Kadesh's wide-reaching content hops from socioeconomic musings to life bars that are laced with anime and video game references, some of which have led to placement opportunities with Toonami Asia and various documentaries and web series. He also boasts performances supporting artists such as Janelle Monae, Dave East, The Revivalists, Tech N9ne, Phora, Naughty by Nature, Caroline Shines, mc chris, I Fight Dragons, and numerous other prolific acts.

Kadesh is a member of the NPC (Nerdy People of Color) Collective, through which he is working with Founding Member Mega Ran and fellow NPCs such as Sammus and Richie Branson to both collaborate on fun, relevant content and foster a community for underrepresented nerd enthusiasts. Currently he is lighting up stages around the country, gracing such events as Official SXSW Showcases, MAGFest, PAX Prime, FanExpo: Dallas, Anime Expo & Otakon, as well as various music venues throughout the country.

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Aztlan

08-22-2019

Presented by American Jazz Museum at The Blue Room, Kansas City
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Aug 22 @ 7:00 pm

Aztlan has been involved in the Kansas City Mexican/Latino music scene since 1992. The group was originally created out of the absence of a traditional Latin trio group in the Kansas City area. The group performs all styles of Latin folklore...

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Aztlan has been involved in the Kansas City Mexican/Latino music scene since 1992. The group was originally created out of the absence of a traditional Latin trio group in the Kansas City area. The group performs all styles of Latin folklore music, but focuses on traditional “bolero” style of Latin romantic music. The group also involves rumbas and cumbias to get the crowd dancing!

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Kansas City Songwriter Series: Meyadi

08-22-2019

Presented by Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art at Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Aug 22 @ 5:00 pm
The Kansas City Songwriter Series, curated by Kansas City Trumpeter Hermon Mehari, features select songwriters who vary in genre and will perform in the formation of their choosing. Playing original music, whether its neatly polished old...
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The Kansas City Songwriter Series, curated by Kansas City Trumpeter Hermon Mehari, features select songwriters who vary in genre and will perform in the formation of their choosing. Playing original music, whether its neatly polished old material or new unfinished works, each week will be a different musical experience you won't want to miss!
Click here to check out the full series schedule.
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KCFAA Author Series

08-22-2019

Presented by Kansas City Friends of Alvin Ailey at Unity Temple on the Plaza
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Aug 22 @ 5:30 pm

Kansas City Friends of Alvin Ailey (KCFAA) is proud to partner with Rainy Day Books to welcome New York Times Best Selling Author, Michael Arceneaux, to its Author Series event Thursday, August 22.

 

A Conversation with Michael Arceneaux will...

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Kansas City Friends of Alvin Ailey (KCFAA) is proud to partner with Rainy Day Books to welcome New York Times Best Selling Author, Michael Arceneaux, to its Author Series event Thursday, August 22.

 

A Conversation with Michael Arceneaux will be facilitated by Rainy Day Books Owner Vivien Jennings.  “Through his candor and wit, Arceneaux unapologetically addresses race, sexuality, and religion, through the lens of marginalization. His thoughts on life as a black gay man, and how his Catholic upbringing and Howard University education have helped him, give voice to an often-silenced community.”

 

In his latest book, “I Can’t Date Jesus: Love, Sex, Family, Race and Other Reasons I’ve Put My Faith in Beyonce’,” Arceneaux writes about coming out to his mother; growing up in Houston, Texas; being approached for the priesthood; his obstacles in embracing intimacy that occasionally led to unfortunate fights with fire ants and maybe fleas; and the persistent challenges of young people who feel marginalized and denied the chance to pursue their dreams.

KCFAA Author Series

5:30 p.m. – Reception and Book Signing

7:00 p.m. – Moderated Discussion

Thursday, August 22, 2019

Unity Temple on the Plaza

707 W 47th St

Kansas City, MO 64112

 

The Author Series is sponsored by Spencer Fane LLP and is open to the public.  A special reception and book signing will take place at 5:30 p.m.  Cost is $35 to attend reception and discussion and $22 for the moderated discussion alone.

 

To purchase tickets, visit:  www.kcfaa.org/authorseries

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German Conversation Group - Every Other Thursday

08-22-2019

Presented by Goethe Pop Up Kansas City at Goethe Pop Up Kansas City, Kansas City
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Aug 22 @ 6:00 pm

Join us in offering a platform for German speakers of all proficiency levels to meet new people, work on their conversation skills, and share ideas. The facilitator will start us off with a topic, but we encourage everyone to bring their own for...

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Join us in offering a platform for German speakers of all proficiency levels to meet new people, work on their conversation skills, and share ideas. The facilitator will start us off with a topic, but we encourage everyone to bring their own for the group to discuss.

Each meeting will be conducted in German and will be facilitated by a native German speaker and local high school teacher.

This meeting’s topic will be: Games

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G. Love & Special Sauce

08-23-2019

Presented by at CrossroadsKC
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Aug 23 @ 8:00 pm

With 10 studio albums and more than 25 years as a band, G. Love & Special Sauce will return to Kansas City this summer. The Philadelphia-based alternative, blues and hip-hop trio is known for its unique "trashcan blues" sound, and has...

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With 10 studio albums and more than 25 years as a band, G. Love & Special Sauce will return to Kansas City this summer. The Philadelphia-based alternative, blues and hip-hop trio is known for its unique "trashcan blues" sound, and has collaborated with artists from Dr. John and Slightly Stoopid.

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Dan Thomas

08-23-2019

Presented by American Jazz Museum at The Blue Room, Kansas City
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Aug 23 @ 8:30 pm

Performer, composer, arranger, educator and arts administrator Dan Thomas has received countless performance awards, and has performed and recorded with some of the most influential jazz artists and pedagogues in nearly every state in the...

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Performer, composer, arranger, educator and arts administrator Dan Thomas has received countless performance awards, and has performed and recorded with some of the most influential jazz artists and pedagogues in nearly every state in the continental US, Canada, and abroad.  Thomas emigrated from his native Canada to the United States in 1993.

Thomas currently serves as the executive director of the Kansas City Jazz Orchestra.  The band holds post at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts.  Prior to his current appointment he served as the co-chair of the Jazz Studies Program at UMKC’s Conservatory of Music and Dance with Bobby Watson. Thomas was the chief architect of a new model for jazz education which garnered national attention for the program and he led a team of Kansas City Jazz royalty.   Thomas’ contributions to education have been recognized with inductions into Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers as well as being awarded the Muriel McBrien Kauffman Excellence in Teaching Award (2017), given to one Conservatory faculty member, and twice recognized by the Missouri Music Educator’s Association.

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Artist Talk: Angel Otero

08-23-2019

Presented by Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art at Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Aug 23 @ 6:00 pm

5:00 p.m. cash bar, 6:00 p.m. program

RSVP on Eventbrite:

https://kempermuseum-angelotero.eventbrite.com

 

Angel Otero (b. 1981, Santurce, Puerto Rico; lives and works in Brooklyn, New York) is a visual artist best known for his...

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5:00 p.m. cash bar, 6:00 p.m. program

RSVP on Eventbrite:

https://kempermuseum-angelotero.eventbrite.com

 

Angel Otero (b. 1981, Santurce, Puerto Rico; lives and works in Brooklyn, New York) is a visual artist best known for his process-based paintings. While much of his works have been influenced by memories based in photographs and other family memorabilia combined with the gestures of twentieth century painting, his latest works highlight the artist's unique process as a form of narrative in itself.

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Ensemble Iberica presents "Taste of Cuba"

08-23-2019

Presented by Ensemble Iberica at The Culinary Center of Kansas City, Overland Park
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Aug 23 @ 7:00 pm

An Ensemble Iberica Fundraiser.

A unique and rare evening of Cuban food and music. Cuban chef Frank Lammoglia will prepare a night of Cuban cuisine paired with the music of Cubanisms and Ensemble Iberica.

Michael McClintock - Cuban Tres
Beau...

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An Ensemble Iberica Fundraiser.

A unique and rare evening of Cuban food and music. Cuban chef Frank Lammoglia will prepare a night of Cuban cuisine paired with the music of Cubanisms and Ensemble Iberica.

Michael McClintock - Cuban Tres
Beau Bledsoe - guitar
Fedra Cooper Barrera - vocals
Bruno Bessa - vocals
James Isaac - clarinet/saxaphone
John Currey - percussion
Miko Spears - percussion
Robert Beasley - percussion
Forest Stewart - bass

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"Coloring within the Lines"| A Play by Michelle Tyrene Johnson

08-23-2019

Presented by The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Aug 23 @ 6:30 pm

Enjoy our final 30 Americans program with a short play written by award winning Kansas-City playwright, Michelle Tyrene Johnson, as she brings characters from the exhibition’s artwork to life! PG-13 for strong language. Discussion follows.

Enjoy our final 30 Americans program with a short play written by award winning Kansas-City playwright, Michelle Tyrene Johnson, as she brings characters from the exhibition’s artwork to life! PG-13 for strong language. Discussion follows.

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Iyanla Vanzant: Acts of Faith Remix Tour

08-23-2019

Presented by Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts at Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts, Kansas City
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Aug 23 @ 8:00 pm

Iyanla Vanzant is a celebrated spiritual teacher, New York Times best-selling author, legendary speaker and Emmy Award-winning television personality. Known for her riveting work as the host of Iyanla Fix My Life on OWN (Oprah Winfrey...

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Iyanla Vanzant is a celebrated spiritual teacher, New York Times best-selling author, legendary speaker and Emmy Award-winning television personality. Known for her riveting work as the host of Iyanla Fix My Life on OWN (Oprah Winfrey Network), she returns to the stage with her Acts of Faith Remix Tour. This landmark event celebrates the updated 25th-anniversary edition of Iyanla's internationally acclaimed bestseller, Acts of Faith. The beloved life coach to millions will lead audiences of all hues through the transformative work that unites the humanity in all of us.

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Kansas City Baroque Summer Series: Women of Note - Rising Voices: Women Composers (Concert III)

08-23-2019

Presented by Kansas City Baroque Consortium at St. Paul's Episcopal, Kansas City
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Aug 23 @ 7:30 pm

Our three-concert summer series celebrates women in all aspects of musical creation, performance, and experience by delving into how women were influential as patrons, how women historically seized the spotlight as performers (both as singers and...

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Our three-concert summer series celebrates women in all aspects of musical creation, performance, and experience by delving into how women were influential as patrons, how women historically seized the spotlight as performers (both as singers and instrumentalists), and how women made strides in the still-male dominated world of music composition.

Our final concert of the summer series in 2019 will focus on female composition; there are a number of women composers from the early modern era, but perhaps the most well-known today is Barbara Strozzi, who was born in August 1619 and whose 400th birthday we will celebrate in August 2019. We will also perform music by other female composers of the Baroque period such as Francesca Caccini, Elisabeth Claude Jacquet de la Guerre, and others. In celebration of these historical female composers, we will also premiere a commissioned contemporary work for Baroque ensemble composed by Ingrid Stölzel, Assistant Professor of Composition at the University of Kansas. Her work will be paired with Strozzi’s cantata “Che si può fare”; this pairing, between a work written in the seventeenth century and one written in 2019 will highlight the presence of women in music composition over the past four hundred years.

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Bad in Bed LIVE feat. Calvin Arsenia

08-24-2019

Presented by recordBar at recordBar, Kansas City
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Aug 22 @ 7:00 pm Fri, Aug 23 @ 7:00 pm Sat, Aug 24 @ 7:00 pm

You like it weird? We know you do, Kansas City. Especially when it\'s coated in unique artistry and fully equipped with a finger and thumb ready to tweak your party nipple.

Award-winning author, Shelby Simpson, has taken her no-holds-barred,...

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You like it weird? We know you do, Kansas City. Especially when it\'s coated in unique artistry and fully equipped with a finger and thumb ready to tweak your party nipple.

Award-winning author, Shelby Simpson, has taken her no-holds-barred, grandma panties-and-all, walk-of-no shame book, “We’re All Bad In Bed,” and adapted it for the stage. With a boozy and a welcoming atmosphere, it\'s a show where everyone can blush, crack up, sing along with the raunchiest of the 90s rap, and punch their best friend on the shoulder because—oh my god, Stacy, you know you did that EXACT thing with that guy last weekend.

Hysterical laughter is the name of the Bad in Bed LIVE game. If you can\'t remember the last time you laughed until you peed a little, this show is just for you. Mix hilariously true bedroom fails with 90s hip hop, badass dancing, and a handful of surprises, and you come up with one crazy night bursting with mad fun.

Calvin Arsenia opens the evening with his mind-blowing talent. Your beloved native who has gained a following in France, Scotland, and Austria is ready to ignite your sensual senses and pluck your good-time strings. Shit\'s about to get REAL. Don\'t miss out. Grab your crew and a handful of tickets now before it\'s too late.

All of this to say: come play with us. Bring your friends. Bring your spouse. Bring your earmuffs, because you\'re about to hear unflinching honesty. It\'s a night to pry open taboo conversation about topics that are still considered naughty even though practically Every. Single. Person. Throughout. History has done them.

Let’s talk about sex.

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Salt Paper Printmaking Workshop

08-24-2019

Presented by InterUrban ArtHouse at InterUrban ArtHouse, Overland Park
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Aug 24 @ 10:00 am

Invented by William Henry Fox Talbot in the 1830s, salted paper printing is the oldest technique for the reproduction of photographic negatives. With the resurgence of alternative processes in photographic art, the salted paper process is beloved...

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Invented by William Henry Fox Talbot in the 1830s, salted paper printing is the oldest technique for the reproduction of photographic negatives. With the resurgence of alternative processes in photographic art, the salted paper process is beloved for its historical value and rich chocolate to deep red tones.

NO PHOTOGRAPHIC EXPERIENCE IS NECESSARY! Students will work from photographic, hand drawn, and found objects to produce unique photographic prints on paper and fabric. Learn the basics of salted paper printing in this 4 hour, one-day workshop.

A workshop fee of $75 includes all equipment and materials. Bring your own large format negs, digital files to create digital negatives, or objects to create photograms. Attendance is limited to 10 participants.

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Lisa Henry

08-24-2019

Presented by American Jazz Museum at American Jazz Museum, Kansas City
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Aug 24 @ 8:30 pm

In the company of Nancy Wilson, Sarah Vaughan and Ella Fitzgerald, this International Jazz Ambassador makes musical magic when she greets the microphone. With her sincere, warm vocal delivery, classic vocal interpretations and unique...

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In the company of Nancy Wilson, Sarah Vaughan and Ella Fitzgerald, this International Jazz Ambassador makes musical magic when she greets the microphone. With her sincere, warm vocal delivery, classic vocal interpretations and unique improvisations, Lisa takes the listener to musical Nirvana.

Lisa Henry is an artist of vast accomplishments, both in and outside the realm of performance. These accomplishments include the recently televised PBS Special: In Performance at the White House, First runner-up in the Thelonious Monk International Jazz Vocals Competition, International Jazz Ambassador to Africa, CD recordings, BET documentaries, and recognition as an international clinician and adjudicator. As a jazz educator, Lisa takes the legacy and brilliance of jazz into classrooms and college campuses across the world. Through interactive assembly programs and vocal clinics, residencies, music business workshops, and performance adjudications, her teachings reach students from pre-school to university level. Lisa Henry thrills audiences at home and abroad. International tours include Mumbai and Calcutta, India with Kenny Garrett; South America “Expo Cumbre” tour with Herbie Hancock; Southern and Eastern Africa tour with T.S. Monk, and a month-long performance and educational tour in Madagascar.

An engaging performer, Lisa’s charm and charisma, combined with her vocal abilities, make her a performing artist of the highest caliber.

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Kansas City Ballet Presents “KC Dance Day”

08-24-2019

Presented by Kansas City Ballet at Todd Bolender Center for Dance & Creativity, Kansas City
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Aug 24 @ 9:00 am

Enjoy our 9th annual KC Dance Day at the Bolender Center from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. with FREE dance classes and FREE performances; even an open rehearsal by Kansas City Ballet dancers! All events take place at the TODD BOLENDER CENTER, 500 W....

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Enjoy our 9th annual KC Dance Day at the Bolender Center from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. with FREE dance classes and FREE performances; even an open rehearsal by Kansas City Ballet dancers! All events take place at the TODD BOLENDER CENTER, 500 W. PERSHING, just west of Union Station.

Visit our website, kcballet.org, for more information.

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Universal Film Festival

08-24-2019

Presented by Universal Film Festival Inc. at Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, Kansas City
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Aug 22 @ 6:00 pm Fri, Aug 23 @ 4:00 pm Sat, Aug 24 @ 4:00 pm

The Universal Film Festival is a gathering of individuals from different walks of life celebrating the world of independent film. Our lives,cultures,and experiences forms who we are and establishes our uniqueness! The Universal Film Festival...

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The Universal Film Festival is a gathering of individuals from different walks of life celebrating the world of independent film. Our lives,cultures,and experiences forms who we are and establishes our uniqueness! The Universal Film Festival provides a Venue in which to portray your thoughts and feelings.

The Universal Film Festival highlights aspiring filmmakers, from college students to full time filmmakers. We are proud to except several different categories of films and really enjoy celebrating their accomplishments. The Universal Film Festival is housed in the growing art scene in Downtown Kansas City, Missouri, at the Alamo Drafthouse.

The atmosphere of such a grand location sets the scene for a fantastic meet-and-greet, several days’ worth of films and a magnificent awards ceremony – complete with a red carpet experience – to conclude our celebration of independent films from around the world. Filmmakers have a vision for their films – just as the Universal Film Festival has a vision for their festival.

We encourage no boundaries for the artistry of film. We want to serve as a platform, critic, supporter and cheerleader for independent films from across the globe. We pride ourselves in calling ourselves Universal Film Festival – we believe film is a universal media for all walks of life to enjoy. Join us in appreciating and celebrating this unique, diverse and authentic part of our society.

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Charlie Parker: Expectations of Bird

08-24-2019

Presented by American Jazz Museum at American Jazz Museum, Kansas City
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Aug 24 @ 5:30 pm

Charlie “Yardbird” Parker was born August 29th, 1920. To learn more about Parker and celebrate his birthday, the American Jazz Museum presents an array of free programming opportunities!

"Expectations of Bird" features art work from Ron...

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Charlie “Yardbird” Parker was born August 29th, 1920. To learn more about Parker and celebrate his birthday, the American Jazz Museum presents an array of free programming opportunities!

"Expectations of Bird" features art work from Ron Chaney, owner of the Ethnic Art Gallery, and artist Alexander Austin. For more information visit the official website link below.

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