Planet Comicon Kansas City, Kansas City’s largest pop culture and comic book convention, will take place this Friday through Sunday, April 28-30, 2017, at Bartle Hall. Adult tickets run from $24 to $38 for a one-day pass; Youth tickets run from $8-15 for a one-day pass (depending on which day) if you buy them in advance. They’ll cost you […]
On the first Friday of every month, the businesses in the 18th & Vine Jazz District are holding a First Fridays event (both indoors and outdoors). Admission is free. This event, which starts at 4:00 p.m., includes live music, local art and craft vendors, food trucks, dancing, and more.
The Kansas City FilmFest is Wednesday through Sunday, April 5-9, 2017, at Cinemark on the Plaza. Tickets for individual films are $10. For $45, you can buy a Gold Pass, which will get you all-you-can-watch access for one person to regular film screenings, parties, panels, workshops, and seminars. Gold Pass-Holders also get first pick of all […]
Enjoy the classic remake of “Beauty and the Beast” on the largest screen in Kansas City! “Beauty and the Beast” will be featured at the newly renovated Regnier Extreme Screen Theatre at Union Station today, March 17th, through April 6, 2017. General admission is $8 for adults and $7 for children ($1 extra for 3D). Admission for the daily 12:30 […]
Each school year, the Theater Department at Johnson Community College comes out with a new season of shows. They consist of musicals, classic and contemporary works, and children’s plays. All performances are free to the public on a first-come-first-seated basis. This weekend, March 10-12, 2017, the JCCC Theater Department will perform a classic, ancient Aztec children’s […]
On the first Friday of every month, Musical Theater Heritage at Crown Center is holding a First Friday Film Festival. Admission is free. The festival will showcase some of the short films being produced locally, regionally, and beyond. The doors open at 7:30 p.m. The screening starts at 8:30 p.m. Seating is first come first served, so you […]
Kansas City is home to many of the jazz greats who started their musical careers on 18th & Vine. Every Saturday through May 13, 2017, the American Jazz Museum will offer several youth jazz classes. Admission is free, but registration is required. Class Schedule • Toddler & Family (ages 3-6): 9-10 a.m. • Elementary (ages 7-12): 10-11 a.m. • Kansas […]
Feeling nostalgic for the 80’s and 90’s? Enjoy unlimited classic arcade play at Tapcade in the Crossroads District for only $5. Tapcade also offers a full bar and restaurant menu. Current available games include: Spiderman the video game, Donkey Kong, Smash TV, Killer Instinct 2, Mortal Kombat 2, Captain America and the Avengers, Open Ice, Street […]
On the 3rd Saturday of every month through September, 2016, Northeast Arts KC is putting on a Summer Dusk concert series in the Collonade in Concourse Park (St. John Avenue & Benton Boulevard). Admission is free. The concerts run from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Here’s the schedule: May 21: The Pepper Sprouts June 18: Zanzibar Drums July 16: Triflemore and Rex […]
On the third Friday of every month, downtown Overland Park holds a Local Life event. Admission is free. This event runs from 5 to 8 p.m. Activities vary by month, but include live music, food and drink specials, demonstrations, kids’ activities, and more. Check the Facebook page each month for a current schedule of events.