About Us

Founded in 1980 in the basement of a Westport record shop, The Pitch is Kansas City’s source for progressive, independent, street-level coverage of news, arts, music, and culture. After more than three decades as an alternative newsweekly, we now publish monthly in print — you can find our issues at over 1,000 locations scattered across the Kansas City metropolitan area — and online everyday at www.thepitchkc.com.

Editorial inquiries, tips, reader feedback? Contact Brock Wilbur, editor in chief: brock@thepitchkc.com

Calendar
Jan 26 all-day Lawrence Arts Center
January 16, 17, 23, 24, 30, 31 | 6 PM January 18, 25, February 1 | 9:30 & 11:30 AM, 1:30 & 3:30 PM January 19, 26 & February 2 | 1:30 PM $15/one adult + one child* $10/additional adult or child Welcome to Atmosphere, an interactive art installation and performance for very young children. Performers in Atmosphere explore clouds,...
Jan 26 all-day Johnson County Arts and Heritage Center
GIRLFRIEND Kansas City premiere of musical by Todd Almond (Book) and Matthew Sweet (Music & Lyrics) Based on Matthew Sweet’s 1991 rock album of the same name Directed by Michael Grayman-Parkhurst Music direction by Pamela Baskin-Watson Featuring Dakotta Hagar and Jeremy Ragland Girlfriend is set in 1993 small-town Nebraska during the summer between high school and whatever comes next. College-bound...
Jan 26 all-day KC Wine Co
1/24/2020 4:00 – 8:00 PM 1/25/2020 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM 1/26/2020 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM Join us at KC Wine Co for our famous wine slushes and an artisan pizza! Grab a pizza/slush combo for only $20! Open to guests 21+
Jan 26 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm KC Wine Co
FREE EVENT: Current Hits Music Bingo Join us for FREE BINGO at the vineyard. Our exciting themed game afternoon is complete with swag, prizes, and MORE but you have to play to win. Guests and players must be over the age of 21.
Jan 26 @ 2:00 pm Metropolitan Ensemble Theatre
MET @ WARWICK presents… PROOF By David Auburn January 9-26, 2020 Catherine has spent years caring for her brilliant but unstable mathematician father. Now, following his death, she must deal with the most difficult problem of all: How much of her father’s madness—or genius—has she inherited? Winner of the 2001 Pulitzer Prize for Drama and Tony Award for Best Play....
Jan 26 @ 4:31 pm – 7:00 pm Hare Krishna Temple
Musical Meditation (Kirtan), Eastern Philosophy (Bhagavad Gita), Delicious Free Vegetarian Feast! Next dates: 12/29, 1/5/20/ 1/12/20, 1/19/20, 1/26/20
Jan 26 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Book and Lyrics by: Lisa Kron Music by Jeanine Tesori Directed by Lisa Rothe Fun Home is the winner of five 2015 Tony Awards including Best Musical. Inspired by Alison Bechdel’s best-selling graphic novel, this relatable and moving story has Alison reliving her upbringing with her brilliant and volatile father—a man whose own secrets defined the family—while discovering her own...

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