What’s shakin’ in Downtown: March Madness, ‘The Shining’, ‘the ripple’ & more


Shaquille O’Neal will return to Downtown KC on Saturday to rock the KC Live! Block as DJ Diesel. Tickets will be available at the door. Click here to learn more.

What’s shakin’ in Downtown KC: 3.10-3.14

Alter Bridge @ The Midland – Saturday

Folly Jazz Series to feature Oleta Adams – Saturday

Ice Terrace @ Crown Center – skating season ends Sunday

Kansas City Fashion Week @ Union Station – thru Saturday

Kenny G with the Kansas City Symphony @ Helzberg Hall – begins Monday

The Lyric Opera of Kansas City opens performances of ‘The Shining’ this Saturday at the Kauffman Center.

Lyric Opera presents The Shining @ Kauffman Theatre – opens Saturday

Mesoamerica Illuminated @ Kauffman Center – Tuesday

Park University presents Stanislav & Friends @ Kauffman Center – Saturday

Symphony’s Wild Adventure @ Helzberg Hall – Sunday

Tanya Tucker returns to KC @ Knuckleheads – Sunday

World of Wheels @ Bartle Hall – this weekend

The annual Big 12 Run is set to begin at 9 a.m. Saturday outside of the T-Mobile Center and Power & Light District on Grand Boulevard.

+ March Madness is baaack! +

Big 12 Men’s Basketball @ T-Mobile Center – thru Saturday

Big 12 Women’s Basketball @ Municipal Auditorium – thru Sunday

Kansas City’s Big 12 Run @ Downtown KC – Saturday

NAIA Men’s National Championship Basketball @ Municipal – begins Monday

An ‘Instant Classic’ by KCK-native Christina Anderson opens Tuesday at the KC Rep’s Copaken Stage in Downtown KC. Tickets for ‘the ripple, the wave that carried me home’ are on sale now.

+ Live theater on Downtown stages +

Petty & The Babes @ The Black Box KC – Saturday

Jukebox Doo Wop @ Quality Hill Playhouse – opens Friday

Junie B. Jones & A Little Monkey Business @ City Stage – now showing

the ripple, the wave that carried me home @ Copaken Stage – opens Tuesday

Whiskey Dynamite @ Quixotic – opens Friday

Oleta Adams, Grammy-nominated singer and pianist who has traveled the world performing blues and gospel music, will light up the Folly Theater on Saturday.