Entries by Mike

Hot town, hot music ahead for Downtown KC: Aug. 14-20

Here is the highlight reel of what’s happening in Downtown KC from Monday to Sunday, Aug. 14-20: Candice Hill will play her steel pan (steel drum) from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday aboard the KC Streetcar, as part of the Art on the Line series presented by Art in the Loop. Candice performs and teaches drum lessons, […]

Solar eclipse inspires 5 watch parties in Downtown KC

Looking for a great place to witness the total solar eclipse on Monday, Aug. 21? You’ve come to the right place. Downtown Kansas City will be home to five public watch parties and a Mural + Creativity Festival. You can get the complete Downtown low-down at kceclipse2017.com, courtesy of the Downtown Council’s Tactical Urbanism group. America’s greatest solar […]

Urban entertainment scene is ‘Phantastic’: Aug. 7-13

Here is the highlight reel of what’s happening in Downtown KC from Monday to Sunday, Aug. 7-13: Bruno Mars – the multiple GRAMMY® Award winner and 20 time GRAMMY®  nominee – returns to Downtown for his 24K Magic World Tour, along with special guest Camila Cabello, at 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Sprint Center. CUE!  with Jon Michael Johnson: Four […]

LaunchKC begins judging hundreds of applications

LaunchKC, the global grants competition for tech entrepreneurs, completed a successful application campaign in July – topping its goal for number of applications to the 2017 competition. About 400 applicants from 19 states and five nations were submitted by entrepreneurs who will be competing for $500,000 in LaunchKC grants that will be awarded at the […]

What’s cookin’ in Downtown – Jul. 31-Aug. 6

Here is the highlight reel of what’s happening in Downtown KC from Monday to Sunday, July 31-Aug. 6: Branford Marsalis Quartet, featuring guest vocalist Kurt Elling, will light up Downtown in a special performance at 7 p.m. Monday in the Muriel Kauffman Theatre at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. CrossroadsKC at Grinders will be smokin’ […]

What the Fringe!? Downtown is HOT – July 17-23

Here is the highlight reel of what’s happening in Downtown KC from Monday to Sunday, July 17-23: Blondie & Garbage – Yes, you read that correctly. These two quintessential rock acts will share center stage at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts for their Rage & Rapture Tour at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Muriel Kauffman Theatre. Members […]