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Nov 21 – Nov 22 all-day The Hickory Center and Oliver Building
The Cannabis Industry Showcase is coming to Kansas City! November 20-22, 2019 at The Hickory Center and Oliver Building in the West Bottoms 80+ Expo Booths 60+ Speakers 3 Days of Valuable Insight, Networking, and Fun The Showcase is bringing a new twist to cannabis conferences, where attendees have an opportunity for intimate conversations with some of the top leaders...
Nov 21 @ 7:00 pm – Nov 23 @ 7:00 pm Ruskin High School Auditorium
Ruskin High School’s Fall Musical THE COLOR PURPLE is an inspiring family saga that tells the unforgettable story of a woman who, through love, finds the strength to triumph over adversity and discover her unique voice in the world. This musical adaptation of Alice Walker’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel (and the popular 1985 Steven Spielberg film) spotlights Celie, a downtrodden young...
Nov 22 all-day Just Off Broadway Theatre
In spite of inadequate training and inferior weapons, Buffalo Soldiers won medals and became hailed as heroes. One such hero is: Pvt. Wayne Miner: The Buffalo Hero of World War I (Kansas City’s WWI Hero) Enlightening! Glorious! Timeless!
Nov 22 @ 8:00 am – 4:15 pm Kauffman Foundation Conference Center
Designed for individuals, families, caregivers, educators, and professionals, the conference brings together leading experts within the disability and autism fields and delivers up-to-date and high-quality resources, trainings, and tactics to those impacted by autism. Keynote speaker Christina Low Kapalu, Ph.D., is a child psychologist at Children’s Mercy Hospital and the clinical assistant professor of pediatrics at the University of Missouri-Kansas...
Nov 22 @ 6:00 pm Lied Center
Featuring Brown Bear, Brown Bear The critically acclaimed production of The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show, created by Jonathan Rockefeller, features a menagerie of 75 lovable puppets and faithfully adapts four stories by author and illustrator Eric Carle: Brown Bear, Brown Bear; 10 Little Rubber Ducks; The Very Lonely Firefly and, the star of the show, The Very Hungry Caterpillar. The Very...
Nov 22 @ 7:30 pm Johnson County Arts & Heritage Center
Sundays at 2pm book and lyrics by Tony Kushner (Angels in America) music by Jeanine Tesori (Fun Home, Violet) Kansas City premiere of Olivier Award-winning Best New Musical A moving portrait of America at a time of momentous social upheaval. Set in 1963 Louisiana, the musical focuses on Caroline – a maid working in the sweltering basement of the Gellman...
Nov 22 @ 7:30 pm The Comedy Club of Kansas City
ABC’s Agent Carter, NBC’s Up All Night, Netflix’s Disjointed, go90’s My Dead Ex, and the Starz series Take My Wife. Matt was a series regular on Fox’s MADtv, a cast member of the TruTV series How to Be a Grown Up, as well as appearances on BoJack Horseman, Garfunkel and Oates, Maron, HBO’s Family Tree, the Chelsea Lately roundtable, The...

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