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February 8, 2019


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08 Friday February 8, 2019 • 7-11:30 p.m. • Abe and Jake's Landing • Free

Girlfriend's Gala

Please help the American Cancer Society finish the fight against cancer. Gather all your girlfriends and join us at the Girlfriend’s Gala on Friday, February 8th, 2019 for a one-of-a-kind evening, featuring great food, dancing, a spectacular bachelor & experience auction, basket raffle, and much more. With your support, the American Cancer Society saves lives by helping people stay well and get well, by finding cures, and by fighting back against cancer. The American Cancer Society is working to finish the fight against every cancer in every community. We are the largest private, not-for-profit funder of cancer research in the… info

Lawrence
7-11:30 p.m.


08 Friday February 8, 2019 • 8 p.m. • Kauffman Center • TBA

KC Symphony: Dvorak's "New World"

Gershwin’s rowdy Cuban Overture, a souvenir from his wild trip with friends to Havana, kick-starts this concert celebrating the melting pot of American music. The songs of Kansas City jazz icon Pat Metheny are showcased in Imaginary Day, a brilliant concerto for vibes and marimba, spotlighting Kansas City Symphony Principal Percussionist Christopher McLaurin and Philadelphia Orchestra Principal Percussionist Christopher Deviney. While living in the U.S. in the 1890s, Dvorák’s study of American folk melodies resulted in an affectionate tribute to this remarkable “New World.” It will be held at the Kauffman Center from Feb. 8 through 10. The first two nights will… info

8 p.m.


08 Friday February 8, 2019 • TBA • KC Convention Center • TBA

Win for KC Women's Sports Awards Celebration

Six local individuals will be recognized for their contributions and achievements in sports and fitness with the following awards: Children’s Mercy Rising Star Award Lockton Courage Award Kissick Construction Game Changer Award UMB Lifetime Sportswoman Award Hallmark Cards Leadership Award BKD WOW Award Area high school female state champions are featured as part of the “Celebration of Champions March.” The 2019 event will take place Feb. 8 at the Kansas City Convention Center. More details will later be announced. info

TBA


08 Friday February 8, 2019 • 5:00-9:00pm • Vanessa Lacy Gallery • Free

Capturing Bliss Opening Reception

"Capturing Bliss" is a juried group art exhibition at the Vanessa Lacy Gallery. Show will run from 2/8/19- 3/2/19. The theme of the show is "Capturing Bliss". We hope to find and display artwork about finding bliss in the now and living life to the fullest. Art that gives off the most blissful of vibes will be accepted into the show. We believe one major role for art is to fill homes and public places with inspiration, color, and joy. info

1600 Genessee Street
Suite 161, Kansas City, MO, 64102 map it
5:00-9:00pm