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Featured Events

01 Tuesday January 1, 2019 • 10 a.m. • Union Station • $9 - $20

Dinosaurs Revealed

Join us on this fascinating journey back to prehistoric time. A time when dinosaurs ruled and roamed the earth. A time when the world as we know it was being violently and radically transformed . . . forever! Travel back 252 million years as we reveal dinosaurs that inhabited what is now North America. You will dig deep into life during the Triassic, Jurassic and Cretaceous periods. Your hands-on trek will bring you face-to-face with 26 life-size dinosaurs. See them move, hear them roar and experience their complexity and vast diversity. Examine two massive full body skeletons, dozens of real… info

10 a.m.


03 Thursday January 3, 2019 • 7 p.m. • Kauffman Center • Prices coming soon

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire in Concert

Grab your broom and get ready for the tasks ahead! The Triwizard Tournament comes to Hogwarts™ in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire™ in Concert. Relive the magic of Harry Potter™ soaring across the big screen in high-definition and experience the Kansas City Symphony performing Patrick Doyle’s unforgettable score live. It will run from Jan. 3 through Jan. 6. It starts at 7 p.m. the first two nights and at noon the following performances. Price information is coming soon. info

7 p.m.


05 Saturday January 5, 2019 • See website • KC Convention Center • See website

Jump Dance Convention

JUMP is the largest dance convention in the world, touring to 26 US cities and 5 international cities. Each event includes a top-rate workshop, with more class time offered per city than any other convention in the industry. JUMP also offers a first-class competition with fair, credible judging in a fun and supportive environment. JUMP is something that's high energy, fresh and innovative. It is a change from the assembly line of dance competitions and conventions across America. Most importantly, it's an inspiring, educational event for all levels and ages. It will take place at the KC Convention Center from… info

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08 Tuesday January 8, 2019 • 8 a.m. • OP Convention Center • See website

Slice of Ag

The Slice of Agriculture program incorporates into the curriculum and learning experiences for fourth-graders: agriculture conservation environment safety health and nutrition A highlight of the program is an entertaining field trip that makes the experience of learning about the industry of agriculture inviting, fun and educational. Because a fourth-grader’s favorite food is probably pizza, the Slice of Agriculture field trip uses the ingredients of a pizza as the basis for learning about where their food comes from. It will take place at the Overland Park Convention Center from Jan. 8 at 8 a.m. to Jan. 9 at 4 p.m. info

8 a.m.


08 Tuesday January 8, 2019 • 7:30 p.m. • Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts • $21.50 - $66.50

Ronan Donovan "Social By Nature"

Humans are, at our core, social mammals. We build relationships, communicate, reproduce, establish territories, and adapt to shrinking resources. Chimpanzees, wolves, gorillas, and bears are among the most charismatic of the social mammals we know—besides ourselves. They’re also under threat. Join biologist turned photographer Ronan Donovan as he talks about the incredible similarities we humans share with other social mammals in the animal kingdom, and what we can learn from them. info

1601 Broadway Blvd, Kansas City, MO, 64108
7:30 p.m.
RSVP


09 Wednesday January 9, 2019 • 6:30PM • Kauffman Center • $15 per ticket

Sounds Relaxing: Rejuvenate

Embrace a peaceful state of mind as our certified Relax and Renew trainer Anita Bailey leads you in breathing and meditation techniques. Symphony musicians will perform gentle and tranquil music to assist in your relaxation. Tickets are $15, including all fees. Located in Helzberg Hall at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts.. info

1601 Broadway Blvd, Kansas City, MO, 64108
6:30PM


10 Thursday January 10, 2019 • See website • Bartle Hall • Free

Kansas City Boat and Sportshow

WHAT:      The 65th annual Progressive Insurance Kansas City Boat & Sportshow – area’s longest running and largest boating and outdoors event Outdoor enthusiasts of all ages – families, fishermen, hunters, boaters, from professional outdoorsmen to young adventure-seekers – can escape cabin fever and get ready for warmer days ahead at the 2019 Progressive® Insurance Kansas City Boat & Sportshow®. This year’s show features more than 300 new boats plus hundreds of outdoor gear options and marine accessories. The show also offers a variety of hands-on activities and live entertainment, including:   The Hawg Trough, a 5,000-gallon, fully stocked fishing demo… info

See website


11 Friday January 11, 2019 • 8 p.m. • Kauffman Center • TBA

Russian Romantics

We’re bringing St. Petersburg to Kansas City with three Russian giants — Stravinsky, Glazunov and Tchaikovsky, led by St. Petersburg native Andrey Boreyko who makes his Kansas City Symphony conducting debut. Presumed lost for more than a century, the recent rediscovery of Chant funèbre allows audiences to hear a young Stravinsky’s rise to prominence before he wrote his famed Firebird. Glazunov’s passionate Violin Concerto blends colorful, freewheeling melodies with impressive technical feats. Tchaikovsky’s triumphant Third Suite culminates in a powerful theme-and-variations finale. It will take place Jan. 11 through Jan. 13; the first two nights are at 8 p.m., and the third… info

8 p.m.


11 Friday January 11, 2019 • 7:00 p.m. • Sprint Center • $15-$55

2019 Monster Jam Triple Threat Series

Monster Jam® will bring a new level of high-flying, four-wheel excitement to Sprint Center, January 11-13, 2019. Featuring eight of the most intense athletes of Monster Jam, Kansas City fans will witness a fierce battle for the championship with each competitor contending in customized high-powered vehicles: Monster Jam Speedsters, Monster Jam ATVs and of course, the iconic Monster Jam trucks in six events sure to leave fans on the edge of their seats. info

1407 Grand Blvd, Kansas City, MO, 64106
7:00 p.m.
RSVP


11 Friday January 11, 2019 • 7:00 pm • The Gallery • $100

The Lemon Mixer

Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF) hosts the 4th Annual Lemon Mixer presented by Automobile Dealers Association of Greater Kansas City. Proceeds will benefit childhood cancer research through ALSF. The VIP party is hosted by Action 41 news anchor, Christa Dubill. The Lemon Mixer is a night of fabulous food, Tito’s Handmade Vodka signature drinks and music from Travis Marvin all to raise money for childhood cancer research. The night will also feature a jewelry pull by Kendra Scott.  For more information or to purchase tickets, visit AlexsLemonade.org/LemonMixer. info

61 E. 14th Street, Kansas City, MO, 64106
7:00 pm
RSVP
913-708-0604


11 Friday January 11, 2019 • Noon - 1:15 • Free

Missouri State Affairs Committee Meeting

The Missouri State Affairs Committee develops the KC Chamber's annual Missouri public policy agenda, assists Chamber lobbying efforts in Jefferson City, and provides members with direct access to Missouri elected officials.  Read more at: https://membership.kcchamber.com/events/details/missouri-state-affairs-committee-meeting-9785     info

Noon - 1:15


12 Saturday January 12, 2019 • 9:30 a.m. • Chicken N Pickle • See website

Pickleball Tournament Benefiting Jamie's Wish Foundation

The annual Pickleball Tournament benefiting Jamie's Wish Foundation is set to take place at Chicken N Pickle on Jan. 12. The beginner's clinic will be at 9:30 a.m., the tournament will be at 11 a.m. and the advance recreation tournament will be at 2 p.m. info

9:30 a.m.


12 Saturday January 12, 2019 • 4:45 PM • Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts • $49- $89 plus fees

Live from Here with Chris Thile

Live from Here with Chris Thile Saturday, January 12, 2019 at 4:45 P.M. Muriel Kauffman Theatre | Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts Come be a part of live radio being made. Live from Here with Chris Thile is a Saturday-night destination for radio audiences everywhere. Live from Here brings its variety show to the Kauffman Center for a live radio broadcast on Saturday, January 12. Tickets for this event range from $49 to $89 plus applicable fees and go on sale to the public at 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 21. Acclaimed musician and songwriter Chris Thile welcomes a wide range of well-known and… info

1601 Broadway Blvd, Kansas City, MO, 64108
4:45 PM
RSVP
816-994-7222


12 Saturday January 12, 2019 • 10:00 am • Pierson Hall, UMKC's Student Success Center • $10 per child when registered online or $15 at the door - $1 per adult - Kids 3 and under free

The Engineering Extravaganza

You Dream It!  You Design It!  You Build It!  You Test It! Join us for a fun-filled day of learning disguised as play! Inside every child there is an engineer just waiting to… Design & Test Parachutes in Our Giant Raw Egg Drop Construct an Extending Grabber & Capture Dangerous Snakes Craft Your Own Paper Circuits Design and Race a Bristlebot Build and Use a Cork Shooter to Drive away Angry Birds Create and Race a Paddleboat Build the Coolest Paper Airplanes and Test Them in Our Plane Launchers Fabricate and Shoot a Triangle Slinger Build a LEGO City Move… info

5000 Holmes, KCMO, MO, 64110
10:00 am
RSVP


15 Tuesday January 15, 2019 • 9 a.m. • Business Hotel • $799

Tableau Training & Certification

Trainerkart’s Data Visualization using Tableau 10 Certification Training will make you an expert to utilize Tableau to create and distribute interactive and shareable dashboards. Learn about Data blending, Charts, Graphs, LOD expressions, Tableau Desktop, Tableau Public, Tableau Reader, and integrate Tableau with R. It will take place at the Business Hotel at 9 a.m. on Jan. 15. The course costs $799. info

9 a.m.


15 Tuesday January 15, 2019 • 7:30 p.m. • Starlight Theatre • TBA

Sister Strikes Again

It’s up to Sister to save the souls of those assembled – aka the audience! Beginning with an overview of heaven and hell as a Catholic version of Chutes and Ladders and moving onto her proclamation of new sins for the new millennium, Sister is never hesitant to tell us where we’ve gone wrong. (Needless to say, excessive tattooing and piercing are right up there with pornographic websites and dining at Hooters). And never doubt that she can provide a list of every celebrity currently sharing digs with the devil. No one is excused from Sister’s firm belief that ‘sometimes we feel… info

7:30 p.m.


15 Tuesday January 15, 2019 • Crossroads Hotel • $40

Feast of Five Beers

Crossroads Hotel is hosting its first-ever “Feast of the Five Beers” in partnership with Double Shift Brewing. Taking place on Tuesday, January 15 at 6:00pm, the five-course tasting dinner will feature Caribbean-inspired fare paired with five of Double Shift’s refreshing varieties. The evening will be hosted by Double Shift’s Head Brewer, Bryan Stewart, who will curate the beer selection, narrate the tasting, and most importantly - introduce & launch the brewery’s latest brew. Tickets are $40 per guest and can be purchased here. I hope you’ll share news of this exciting event with your readers! info


16 Wednesday January 16, 2019 • 7:00PM • Kauffman Center • Free

Side by Side with the Youth Symphony of Kansas City

Join the Kansas City Symphony and Youth Symphony of Kansas City as they rehearse side by side onstage in Helzberg Hall. David T. Beals III Associate Conductor Jason Seber will lead this open rehearsal. info

1601 Broadway Blvd, Kansas City, MO, 64108
7:00PM


17 Thursday January 17, 2019 • 1 p.m. • Bartle Hall • $12 for adults, free for children 12 and under

Mid America RV Show

Featuring the very latest makes and models of recreational vehicles from all the nation’s top manufacturers. Special factory rebates,financing, and on the spot loan approval makes this show a cannot miss for the serious RV enthusiasts! It will take place in Bartle Hall from Jan. 17 through 20. It will start at 1 p.m. on Thursday, 11 a.m. on Friday, and 10 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday. It is $12 for adults and free for children 12 and under. info

1 p.m.


18 Friday January 18, 2019 • TBA • Union Station • See website

Make A Wish Classic

Welcome to the 11th annual Make A Wish Classic!  We are proud to be hosting in our beautiful Historic Venue the Kansas City Union Station.  We expect over 1,700 competitors on our two full sets of equipment.  We are holding registration at this time and will be posting a schedule as soon as possible after the November 15th deadline. It will be held in Union Station from Jan. 18 through 20. The time has yet to be announced. info

TBA


18 Friday January 18, 2019 • 8 p.m. • Folly Theater • TBA

The Yellowjackets

The masters of jazz fusion, The Yellowjackets, are bringing their collective experience and unique sound to the Folly stage on January 18th! The band, originally formed in 1977 as the Robben Ford Group, have always stayed true to a growing sound that incorporated instruments to electric sound. It will take place at the Folly Theater at 8 p.m. Individual tickets will go on sale on Aug. 13. info

8 p.m.


18 Friday January 18, 2019 • 8:00PM • Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts • $40-$85

An Evening with Lyle Lovett and the Kansas City Symphony

Singer, composer and actor Lyle Lovett has broadened the definition of American music in a career that spans 14 albums over three decades. With his gift for storytelling, the Texas-based musician fuses elements of Americana, swing, jazz, folk, gospel and blues in a way that breaks down barriers. Lovett’s eclectic performance style guarantees a compelling and captivating experience in his first-ever Helzberg Hall performance with his Small Band and your Kansas City Symphony. info

1601 Broadway Blvd, Kansas City, MO, 64108
8:00PM


19 Saturday January 19, 2019 • 7:30 p.m. • Park University • TBA

Pianist Behzod Abduraimov

Described by The New York Times as the “master of all he surveys” and with The Washington Post noting to “keep your ear on this one,” Abduraimov’s captivating performances continue to receive international praise. Abduraimov’s program, titled “Love and Death,” will include: Wagner-Liszt Isolde’s Liebestod; Liszt B minor Sonata / Prokofiev Roméo and Juliet. It will take place on Jan. 19 at Park University at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are currently not on sale. info

7:30 p.m.


19 Saturday January 19, 2019 • TBA • OP Convention Center • TBA

Snow Ball 2019

Mark your calendars for The 45th Annual Snow Ball on Saturday, January 19, 2019 at the Overland Park Convention Center. Proceeds will benefit the Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas. info

TBA


20 Sunday January 20, 2019 • 10 a.m. • Lawrence • FREE

Women's March

Stand up and march on January 20th, 2019 at Lawrence KS. Although registration is not required to attend the march, we’re asking for marchers to register so we can have an accurate count to plan for proper accommodations. Growing stronger together. The mission of Women’s March is to harness the political power of diverse women and their communities to create transformative social change. Women’s March is a women-led movement providing intersectional education on a diverse range of issues and creating entry points for new grassroots activists & organizers to engage in their local communities through trainings, outreach programs and events. … info

10 a.m.


20 Sunday January 20, 2019 • 3:00PM • Ashland United Methodist Church • $12.50 - $25.00

Chamber Concert II: Piano with Strings

Our Chamber Music series highlights Saint Joseph Symphony musicians and offers opportunities to enjoy exceptional music in intimate settings. Ticket prices vary. info

2711 Ashland Ave., St. Joseph, MO, 64506
3:00PM


21 Monday January 21, 2019 • 1:00 pm • Provided via email • Free

Upcoming Casting Calls in Kansas City

Upcoming Casting Calls in Kansas City   Location: Provided via email   Company Info: https://www.princessparty.com/   Send headshots, measurements, resume and preferred audition time to casting@princessparty.com   We are seeking actors who have the ability to impersonate popular princess characters for our Kansas City troupe. As a member of our team, you receive:   -Training -Paid Performances -Flexibility that allows you to choose gigs based on your schedule -A fast-paced growth environment -Networking and collaborating with the finest professional local actors and members of the performing arts community -A community of other Princess impersonators to grow and develop with -Heart-warming… info

Provided via email, Kansas City, MO, 64118
1:00 pm
RSVP


23 Wednesday January 23, 2019 • 5:30-8:00 p.m. • 21C Hotel • $50-$1500

WCOE KC Cocktail Reception

Please join us to celebrate the newly formed Kansas City Chapter of Women Construction Owners & Executives (WCOE KC) at a cocktail reception Wednesday, January 23rd, 5:30 – 8 PM at the 21C Museum Hotel, Main Gallery. This cocktail reception ignites a New Year for WCOE KC with many more events to come including monthly meetings, industry educational events, and minority and woman coalition meetings. Join to support woman leaders in the construction industry and help pave the way for future growth. To purchase tickets and to learn more: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/wcoe-kc-new-year-cocktail-reception-tickets-53351854834 info

5:30-8:00 p.m.


24 Thursday January 24, 2019 • 7 p.m. • OP Convention Center • TBA

Overland Park 2019 Boat Show

Save the date! The 2019 Overland Park Boat Show will be held at the Overland Park Convention Center from Jan. 24 through Jan. 27 at 7 p.m. There are more details to come. info

7 p.m.


24 Thursday January 24, 2019 • 7:30 p.m. • Kauffman Center • $31 - $81.50

Swan Lake Danced by Russian National Ballet

Not many ballet companies can handle the challenges of Swan Lake,but the Russian National Ballet has the masterpiece in its blood. One of the Harriman-Jewell Series' most popular returning ensembles, the Russian National Ballet specializes in authentic performances of iconic works of the Russian ballet repertoire. It will take place at Kauffman Center's Muriel Theatre from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. on Jan. 24. Individual tickets go on sale Aug. 1, ranging from $31 to $81.50. info

7:30 p.m.


24 Thursday January 24, 2019 • 6:30PM • Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts • Free

Alon Goldstein, Piano

Musicians and fans can sit in on a fascinating encounter as virtuoso pianist Alon Goldstein shares musical insights with two area piano students on stage in Helzberg Hall. It's a rare opportunity to learn from one of the most dynamic pianists on the classical music scene. info

1601 Broadway Blvd, Kansas City, MO, 64108
6:30PM


25 Friday January 25, 2019 • 8 p.m. • Kauffman Center • TBA

KC Symphony: Enchanting and Exotic

Stravinsky’s Firebird is an enchanting, dramatic fairytale that boasts some of classical music’s most vivid and glorious orchestral writing. Rachmaninoff’s First Piano Concerto highlights the composer’s trademarks — lingering melodies, rich textures and piano pyrotechnics. With exotic harmonies and bewitching tunes, Nielsen’s Aladdin Suite is an adventurous romp in a faraway land. The White Peacock is one of Griffes’ best-known Impressionist works. It will take place at the Kauffman Center from Jan. 25 through Jan. 27. The first two performances will be at 8 p.m., and Sunday's will be at 2 p.m. Tickets are not on sale yet. info

8 p.m.


25 Friday January 25, 2019 • TBA • Downtown Marriott • TBA

Radix Dance Convention

Join Radix in Kansas City from Jan. 26-28 for an incredible weekend of workshop classes, competition and dance innovation. It will be held at the downtown Marriott, and more details are to be announced. info

TBA


25 Friday January 25, 2019 • 8:00PM • Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts • $27-$84

Enchanting and Exotic: Firebird, Aladdin and Rachmaninoff

Stravinsky’s Firebird is an enchanting, dramatic fairy-tale that boasts some of classical music’s most vivid and glorious orchestral writing. Rachmaninoff’s First Piano Concerto highlights the composer’s trademarks — lingering melodies, rich textures and piano pyrotechnics. With exotic harmonies and bewitching tunes, Nielsen’s Aladdin Suite is an adventurous romp in a faraway land. The White Peacock is one of Griffes’ best-known Impressionist works. Join conductor Michael Stern and pianist Alon Goldstein as they transport audiences to a different world through their performance of these unique orchestral pieces. info

1601 Broadway Blvd, Kansas City, MO, 64108
8:00PM


25 Friday January 25, 2019 • 7:30 • kauffman center for the performing Arts • $80-150

Shenyun Performing Art Show is back in town for 2019

A Heavenly Gift Shen Yun invites you to travel back to the magical world of ancient China. Experience a lost culture through the breathtaking art of classical Chinese dance, and see legends come to life. Shen Yun pushes the boundaries of the performing arts to make this possible, with a unique blend of colorful costuming, high-tech backdrops, and live orchestra. Be prepared for a theater experience like no other. A Heritage Once Lost The traditional Chinese culture Shen Yun presents cannot be seen anywhere else in the world—not even in China. There, the ruling communist regime has viewed China’s rich… info

1601 Broadway Blvd, kansas city, MO, 64108 map it
7:30
RSVP
913-701-7469


25 Friday January 25, 2019 • 7:00 pm • Tiff n Jay's • 60

Totally 80s Totally Murder

The Experts in Mystery Entertainment are now performing live, public and private interactive murder mystery dinner shows in Kansas City and surrounding areas throughout Missouri. Join us for a night of intrigue, deception, and delicious food in this comedic thriller! Please Visit Our Website: https://murdermysterydinnerkansascity.com info

700 NE Woods Chapel Rd, Lee's Summit, MO, 64064
7:00 pm
RSVP
8886432583


26 Saturday January 26, 2019 • 4-6 pm • $25-$100

Winter Whiskey Tasting Festival

It's winter and whiskey is waiting for you. Join the special winter whiskey tasting event that will excite your pallet and tease your taste buds! Get ready to engage your senses, connect with others and enjoy a memorable moment. Enjoy an intimate setting with whiskey reps showcasing a few of their top brands. Check In Location: TBA! Check out who is signed up to go on https://www.facebook.com/events/580232462363520 Package Includes: 2 Hour Whiskey Tasting (2 1/2 for VIP) 15 Tasting Tickets (.25 oz Pours)(More available for purchase - 100% charity) Featured Food & Drink Specials: Vote for Top Brands (Use #WinterWhiskeyFestival #KansasCity… info

4-6 pm


26 Saturday January 26, 2019 • 8:00PM • Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts • $27-$84

Enchanting and Exotic: Firebird, Aladdin and Rachmaninoff

Stravinsky’s Firebird is an enchanting, dramatic fairy-tale that boasts some of classical music’s most vivid and glorious orchestral writing. Rachmaninoff’s First Piano Concerto highlights the composer’s trademarks — lingering melodies, rich textures and piano pyrotechnics. With exotic harmonies and bewitching tunes, Nielsen’s Aladdin Suite is an adventurous romp in a faraway land. The White Peacock is one of Griffes’ best-known Impressionist works. Join conductor Michael Stern and pianist Alon Goldstein as they transport audiences to a different world through their performance of these unique orchestral pieces. info

1601 Broadway Blvd, Kansas City, MO, 64108
8:00PM


26 Saturday January 26, 2019 • 6:00PM-11:00PM • Downtown Marriott Muehlebach • $175 per ticket

12th Annual Challenge Your Fashion

YMCA's annual Challenge Your Fashion event includes a silent and live auction, dinner, fashion show (with local celebrities and challenger participants) and Live Music at the end of the evening, all benefiting adaptive programs for youth with special needs. When: Saturday, January 26, 2019 from 6:00PM-11:00PM Where: Kansas City Marriott Muehlebach Downtown (200 W 12th St, Kansas City, MO 64105) Cost: $175 per ticket info

200 W 12th St, Kansas City, MO, 64105
6:00PM-11:00PM


26 Saturday January 26, 2019 • Hilton Kansas City Airport • $70/person

2019 Black & White Gala

Join North Kansas City Hospital for the 13th Annual Gala on Saturday, January 26th, 2019.  Suggested dress for the evening is Business Casual to Black Tie - just be Black and/or White! This event includes a silent and live auction, dinner, and After Hours Party with a dessert and coffee bar plus more! For more information, follow this link.   info


26 Saturday January 26, 2019 • 8:00 PM • Plexpod - Crossroads • Free

Jetsetter - WiGo Trips Launch Party

A Dress-to-Impress Celebration of WiGo Trips and the Startup Community of KC. Come Mingle with the "Who's Who" of KC's Entrepreneur Scene. About this Event WiGo (pron. “we-go”) Trips is a Kansas City based technology startup. Available in iOS and Android, WiGo Trips is the social network for travelers. In lieu of a feed, travelers are greeted by a trip sharing marketplace where members are able to create or join authentic group adventures experienced with shared interest travelers. With WiGo Trips, travelers are able to create profiles and grow their following. And with the aid of travel style algorithms, WiGo… info

1712 Main St, Kansas City, MO, 64108
8:00 PM
RSVP


27 Sunday January 27, 2019 • 8 a.m. • Subtropolis Business Complex • $35

Groundhog Run Benefiting Ability KC

Groundhog Run benefiting the children of Ability KC has raised more than $4.75 million for children with special needs since its inception in 1982. The race is one of very few 5K races, and believed to be the only 100% underground sanctioned 10K race in the nation. With a consistent temperature of 65 to 68 degrees, the Hunt Midwest SubTropolis is the ideal venue for runners from all over the country to compete in this annual winter event. It will take place Jan. 27 at the Subtropolis Business Complex at 8 a.m. for the 5K ($35). The 10K ($40) will… info

8 a.m.


27 Sunday January 27, 2019 • 2:00PM • Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts • $27-$84

Enchanting and Exotic: Firebird, Aladdin and Rachmaninoff

Stravinsky’s Firebird is an enchanting, dramatic fairy-tale that boasts some of classical music’s most vivid and glorious orchestral writing. Rachmaninoff’s First Piano Concerto highlights the composer’s trademarks — lingering melodies, rich textures and piano pyrotechnics. With exotic harmonies and bewitching tunes, Nielsen’s Aladdin Suite is an adventurous romp in a faraway land. The White Peacock is one of Griffes’ best-known Impressionist works. Join conductor Michael Stern and pianist Alon Goldstein as they transport audiences to a different world through their performance of these unique orchestral pieces. info

1601 Broadway Blvd, Kansas City, MO, 64108
2:00PM


28 Monday January 28, 2019 • TBA • Boulevard Brewing Co. • TBA

Books, Brains, and Boulevard

Boulevard Brewing Company hosts an evening for Literacy KC volunteers, tutors, staff, and literacy advocates to come together and compete in a friendly trivia night. Attendees enjoy beer and wine donated by Boulevard, pizza, and entry to a trivia team. There is also a raffle, a series of sweet treats, and trivia lifelines that are available for purchase throughout the evening. It will take place on Jan. 28. More details are to come. info

TBA


29 Tuesday January 29, 2019 • 9:45 a.m. • Folly Theater • $6

Meet Dr. King

A wonderful introduction to the life and work of one of America’s most influential men, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. This show is perfect for younger audiences and serves to introduce students to major concepts of Black History like freedom, integration, and equality. It will take place at the Folly Theater at 9:45 and 11:30 a.m. on Jan. 29. Tickets are $6. info

9:45 a.m.


29 Tuesday January 29, 2019 • See website • Fabulous Fox Theatre • TBA

Fiddler on the Roof

Tony®-winning director Bartlett Sher and the team behind South Pacific, The King and I and 2017 Tony-winning Best Play Oslo, bring a fresh and authentic vision to this beloved theatrical masterpiece from Tony-winner Joseph Stein and Pulitzer-Prize-winners Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick. It will be at the Fabulous Fox Theatre from Jan. 29 through Feb. 10. Showtimes vary, and individual tickets are not yet on sale. info

See website


31 Thursday January 31, 2019 • 7 p.m. • Kauffman Center • TBA

KC Symphony: Star Wars IV

Journey back to 1977 and a galaxy far, far away for the classic first film of the original “Star Wars” trilogy, written and directed by George Lucas and starring Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford and Carrie Fisher. You’ll watch the Rebel Alliance attempt to destroy the Death Star on a huge screen in Helzberg Hall while your Kansas City Symphony performs the thrilling John Williams score live. It will take place at the Kauffman Center from Jan. 31 through Feb. 3. The first two nights will start at 7 p.m., Saturday's will be at 2 p.m., and Sunday's performance will start… info

7 p.m.