Summer is right around the corner - time to celebrate the warmth, the outdoors and the culture! We've rounded up top cultural events from the region for you to celebrate all summer long.
Category - Arts and Culture
February 7, 2017 10:00 AM
Perched on the southern edge of downtown Kansas City, the towering Liberty Memorial has stood for decades in memory of World War I. With the National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial , Kansas City is home to an internationally renowned museum and memorial that includes a comprehensive history of the First World War, complete with original objects, documents, video and more. When you enter the museum, you'll cross over the Paul Sunderland Glass Bridge, suspended over a symbolic poppy field that includes 9,000 flowers, each representing 1,000 deaths in tribute to the 9 million who died as a direct result of the war. In the heart of Kansas City's historic 18th and Jazz Vine District is the American Jazz Museum, a delightful and interactive space that pays tribute to the city's jazz history. Transport yourself back to the heyday of jazz with listening stations and then browse collections of photos, sheet music and posters. In the adjoining Blue Room, which resembles a 1930's-era nightclub, you'll enjoy jazz performances several nights a week. Note the nine tables on the venue's lower lever, which serve as display cases for Kansas City jazz artifacts like tickets stubs, musician contracts and more.
August 29, 2016 1:00 PM
In Overland Park, fall turns the city into a beautiful new color palette. The trees turn to hues of auburn and gold. The sunsets are a multi-color sight that you have to see to believe. It's also an eventful time of the year, with festivals and times of celebration. Here are 10 things to do in Overland Park this Fall:
August 18, 2016 3:00 PM
The corner of 119th and Roe is a treasure trove of dining and shopping - sometimes called the Crossroads of Johnson County. It has a vibrant mix of retail, cuisine and entertainment, this golden corner literally offers everything from delicious fare to free summer concerts and winter ice skating.
May 17, 2016 4:30 AM
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April 14, 2016 2:48 PM
Overland Park combines big city amenities with small-town charm, cosmopolitan scenery with rural escapes and contemporary art with relics from the past.
We've picked 10 must-see destinations in Overland Park and will be highlighting them based on interests. This week, it's all about art - both
February 15, 2016 4:16 PM
February 9, 2016 10:28 AM
“Nothing is better than just spending unfettered time with someone. Since Valentine’s Day is on a weekend, and the long-range forecast looks nice, I’d recommend a nice long
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