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Classical
"Pipedreams Live!"
The nationally broadcast American Public Media program “Pipedreams” comes July 5 to the Community of Christ Auditorium, 1001 W. Walnut St., for an event called “Pipedreams Live!.” This is one of the many music events during the American Guild of Organists’ national convention July 2-6 at venues around Kansas City. “Pipedreams” host Michael Barone will feature seven young performers from the world of classical pipe organ who have recently won regional competitions held across the U.S. and sponsored by Warrensburg organ builder Michael Quimby. The Quimby Rising Stars are Ben Kerswell, Bruce Xu, Clara Gerdes, Collin Miller, Dominic Pang, Jiaqi Shao, and Matthew Bickett. The event also includes organist Michael Unger premiering the final pieces in the “Pipedreams”-commissioned set of Preludes and Fugues in Jazz Style by Henry Martin. Tickets for “Pipedreams Live!,” a come-and-go event that runs from 3:30 to 7 p.m., are $20 at https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3208541 or at the door the day of the performance.
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Education
14th International Congress on Advances in Natural Medicines, Nutraceuticals & Neurocognition
Nutraceuticals 2018 enables the participants to “Connect, Collaborate and Perceive the Cutting Edge Research Works.” Nutraceuticals aims to foster the spread of the newest advancements in the field of Nutraceuticals and Psycology. It bestows a proficient platform to the students to traverse through the top notch research works by the leaders in the field.
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Running
5k Run/Walk for ALS
Please join us for our 7th annual “Putting the Boots to ALS 5k Run/Walk” Saturday, July 14th at 8 a.m. on Kansas City’s Famed Ward Parkway - one of the most beautiful tree-lined routes in the country – and all four lanes are reserved just for you! Proceeds from the race will go directly to funding research to find a cure for ALS. We'll see you at the starting line at Rockhurst High School! Souvenir medals awarded to all participants! A great course along scenic Ward Parkway, a long, downhill finish just might propel you to a personal best time. A high-quality Dri-Fit technical shirt for 5K participants T-shirt for children registered for the Kids Fun Run A convenient bag drop at Rockhurst Football Stadium Personalized race bibs. Professionally Timed by The Kansas City Running Company Live music/DJ Great snacks and plenty of water along the route
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For the Family
75th George Washington Carver Day Celebration
75th Carver Day Celebration Join us for a special day celebrating 75 years of George Washington Carver National Monument! This event features programs interpreting the life and legacy of George Washington Carver. Guest speakers, musical groups, a Junior Ranger station, and exhibitors are also included.
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Special Event,Rock
96.5 The Buzz presents Buzz Beach Ball 2018
Featuring Portugal. The Man; AWOLNATION, Rainbow Kitten Surprise, Blue October, Joywave, Robert Delong, The Get Up Kids, Mt. Joy, Hembree, Mansionair, Lovelytheband, and L.I.F.T - General Admission Pit (Lower Bowl), Reserve-Seated Upper Bowl (Sections 7-14), General Admission Lawn. Doors 2:00pm / Show 2:00pm
www.965thebuzz.com/events/buzz-beach-ball-2018
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Punk,Metal
The Acacia Strain
The Acacia Strain is a four-piece metalcore/deathcore band based in Chicopee, Mass.
www.theacaciastrain.net/
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Comedy, Play
Adulting by Prisca Jebet Kendagor
"Adulting; A Parody" Is a nostalgia filled piece about seven old friends who reunite for the first time in a couple years...for a friends funeral. Once raised together as children, and having gone to school together these friends deal with the issues of death, grief, addiction, complicated romances, sexuality, families, all the wonderful life experiences of attempting to be adults, and coming to terms with that reality. As these seven very familiar characters, attempt to come to terms with their individual forms of grief and things of course, get very, very real. A bittersweet reunion for the Nickelodeon generation facing their thirties. Directed by Jake Walker with DILLON- Roan Ricker CHARLSE- Thomas Eric Morris ANGIE- Kelsea Victoria McLean LILLIAN- Shea Ketchum KIM- Ai Vy Bui PHILLIP-Josh LeBrun SUSAN- Micah Flowers
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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.
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Talks/Lectures
AEF Enters the Fray
The U.S. Armed Forces played pivotal roles in some of 1918’s major conflicts. One hundred years later, join award-winning historian and Lt. Colonel (ret.) Shawn Faulkner of the Command and General Staff College for a discussion of how pivotal engagements, including the Second Battle of the Marne and Battle of Soissons, shaped the outcome of the war. Take an in-depth look at the actions of this crucial time and explore the enduring impact of the year of the Armistice. Presented in conjunction with the centennial exhibition Crucible Life and Death in 1918. Cash bar/small plates begins at 6 p.m. FREE with RSVP | J.C. Nichols Auditorium
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Musical
After Persephone, a Musical
Inspired by a Greek myth and recast for out time . . . An innocent young Persephone -- kidnapped by Hades to the Underworld -- finds herself on a perilous journey that may shake up prevailing assumptions for time to come. Smart, lyrical, bluesy and raucous!
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