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Art: History/Science
War Around Us: Soldier Artist Impressions
Creating art when surrounded by war seems contradictory. Artists Jean Lefort, Curtiney George Foote, Charles Thatcher Shellabarger, Myron Chapin and Jean Berne-Bellecour demonstrate several ways one can capture wartime experiences using the fields, village...
The National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial
Kansas City, MO

Wed 6/20/18 - Mon 12/31/18
Special Event: Children, Summer Camp, Education
Slurp, Sizzle & Sling! Adventures in Chemistry, Electronics & Engineering
What if a STEM class were designed by a kid? What would he or she choose? We’re betting it would be just like this because Slurp, Sizzle & Sling! certainly checks all the right boxes! Glop…Check! Slime…Check! Fire…Check! Explosions…Check! Electricity...
Rockhurst University
Kansas City, MO

Wed 6/20/18 - Fri 6/22/18 at 9am-4:30pm
Art: Installations, Museum
Firelei Báez: To See Beyond Its Walls
Kemper Museum debuts the second in a series of commissioned atrium projects: a solo site-responsive installation by Firelei Báez (b. 1981, Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic; lives and works in New York). To See Beyond Its Walls combines a larg...
Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art
Kansas City, MO

Wed 6/20/18 at 10am-4pm
Thu 6/21/18 - Fri 6/22/18 at 10am-9pm
Sat 6/23/18 - Sun 6/24/18 at 10am-4pm
Theater: Comedy/Drama, Play
Hir
Somewhere in the suburbs, Isaac has returned from the wars to help take care of his ailing father, only to discover a household in revolt. The insurgent: his mom. Liberated from an oppressive marriage, with Isaac’s newly out transgender brother as her ally...
Unicorn Theatre
Kansas City, MO

Wed 6/20/18 - Thu 6/21/18 at 7:30pm
Fri 6/22/18 - Sat 6/23/18 at 8pm
Sun 6/24/18 at 3pm
Art: Drawings/Works on Paper, Museum, Prints
All the World’s a Stage: Theater and Costume
Theater has evolved through the centuries into two primary forms: tragedy and comedy. The prints and drawings in this exhibition explore both forms, focusing on the players and the audience.
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
Kansas City, MO

Wed 6/20/18 at 10am-5pm
Thu 6/21/18 - Fri 6/22/18 at 10am-9pm
Sat 6/23/18 - Sun 6/24/18 at 10am-5pm
Wed 6/27/18 at 10am-5pm
Thu 6/28/18 - Fri 6/29/18 at 10am-9pm
Music: Rock, Country, Pop
Brandi Carlile
"Everyone needs to be risking something," says Seattle-based alt-country/folk singer-songwriter Brandi Carlile. "The Firewatcher's Daughter," her stunning 2015 release - her first for artist-friendly indie label ATO. marked a triumphant return after a thre...
Arvest Bank Theatre at The Midland
Kansas City, MO

Wed 6/20/18 at 8pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Cocktails & Conversation with Union Station CEO, George Guastello
Join us for Cocktails & Conversation at P.S. Speakeasy! Hear from notable Kansas City business men and women telling the story of their path to success, over fresh cocktails, under ground and under the radar. Your ticket includes one complimentary dr...
P.S. Speakeasy
Kansas City, MO

Wed 6/20/18 at 7pm-8pm
Art: Drawings/Works on Paper, Museum
More Than Words: The Art of Calligraphy Across Asia
This exhibition explores the roles and aesthetic qualities of writing in Asia from 4 BCE to the present. The installation will introduce calligraphy and how it is made, and then will present four thematic sections.
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
Kansas City, MO

Wed 6/20/18 at 10am-5pm
Thu 6/21/18 - Fri 6/22/18 at 10am-9pm
Sat 6/23/18 - Sun 6/24/18 at 10am-5pm
Wed 6/27/18 at 10am-5pm
Thu 6/28/18 - Fri 6/29/18 at 10am-9pm
Special Event: Class/Workshop, Painting
Paint from the Heart! A Process Painting Workshop
You (yes YOU!) are a creative being worthy of expression. In this workshop you will be introduced to process painting and use it as a tool to meet whatever is showing up, reconnecting to your true self using art-making. Facilitator, artist and "creativity ...
The Bauer Event Space
Kansas City, MO

Wed 6/20/18 at 6pm-8:30pm
Sports: Baseball
Texas Rangers at Kansas City Royals
The Kansas City Royals host the Texas Rangers in this MLB regular season game.
Kauffman Stadium
Kansas City, MO

Wed 6/20/18 at 7:15pm
Theater: Musical
The Unsinkable Molly Brown
This legendary American original rises above her impoverished beginnings and proves that you can't keep a good woman down! Metropolitan Ensemble Theatre closes its 13th season with Tony-Award Winning American original, THE UNSINKABLE MOLLY BROWN, with musi...
Metropolitan Ensemble Theatre – Warwick Theatre
Kansas City, MO

Wed 6/20/18 at 7:30pm-10:30pm
Thu 6/21/18 at 7:30pm-10:30pm
Fri 6/22/18 at 7:30pm-10:30pm
Sat 6/23/18 at 7:30pm-10:30pm
Sun 6/24/18 at 7:30pm-10:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Advocating for Aging Loved Ones
Lauren Bond with Care is There will speak about overcoming general aging challenges, from medical complications to downsizing, to help you understand your options when advocating for your aging loved one.
Senior Star at Villa Ventura
Kansas City, MO

Thu 6/21/18 at 5pm-6:30pm
Music: R&B/Soul
Boyz II Men
Boyz II Men is one of the most commercially successful R&B groups of all time. In the 1990s the group was famous on Motown Records as a quartet. The current trio is made up of Wanya Morris, Nathan Morris and Shawn Stockman. Boyz II Men have sold millions o...
Arvest Bank Theatre at The Midland
Kansas City, MO

Thu 6/21/18 at 8:30pm
Music: Rock, Country
Brent Cobb
Brent Cobb is a singer-songwriter from Georgia, the son and nephew of songwriters. His cousin, the producer Dave Cobb, brought Brent to L.A. to record an album, "No Place Left to Leave," in 2006.
Knuckleheads Saloon
Kansas City, MO

Thu 6/21/18 at 8pm
Special Event: Tour
Complimentary Tours
Explore the Main Gallery with one of our knowledgeable Museum Guides on a tour, every Thursday at 2:30 p.m. Space is limited on a first come, first serve basis. Sign-up at the Museum ticketing window | Museum Main Gallery
The National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial
Kansas City, MO

Thu 6/21/18 at 2:30pm
Thu 6/28/18 at 2:30pm
Thu 7/5/18 at 2:30pm
Thu 7/12/18 at 2:30pm
Thu 7/19/18 at 2:30pm
Music: Blues, Rock
Devon Allman Project
The son of Gregg Allman did not meet his father until he was a teenager but did not escape his heritage. He founded the blues rock band Honeytribe in 1999 but has disbanded it and formed a new band under his own name.
Crossroads KC at Grinders
Kansas City, MO

Thu 6/21/18 at 8pm
Music: Folk, Punk
Frank Turner
Frank Turner's mixture of folk and punk started out on the British music charts, and quickly spread to the rest of the world. His single 'The Road' received significant airplay in the US.
The Truman - Kansas City
Kansas City, MO

Thu 6/21/18 at 7pm
Special Event: Stand Up Comedy, Gospel
Heather Land
Wit, peppered with some sarcasm and a whole lot of truth, has made Heather Land a household name. Blending humor with reality has endeared her to millions, but it is Heather’s roots that grow down deep in the soil of her Tennessee home that make her not on...
Kansas City Convention Center – Bartle Hall
Kansas City, MO

Thu 6/21/18 at 7pm
Music: Americana/Roots
Lucinda Williams
Lucinda Williams may be the best roots- and blues-oriented songwriter working. Her songs have been covered by some of the most distinctive musicians of her generation, but she remains her own best interpreter. She exploded into public consciousness with he...
Starlight Theatre
Kansas City, MO

Thu 6/21/18 at 7pm
Music: Country
Midland - Hot Country Nights
Midland performs at KC Live! in the Power & Light District on Thursday, June 21, 2018, as part of the Miller Lite Hot Country Nights summer concert series presented by Q104 and Midwest Ford Dealers. Party starts at 7 PM. Families welcome. Anyone under 21 m...
Power and Light District
Kansas City, MO

Thu 6/21/18 at 7pm-11pm
    

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