Entries by Mike

Downtown has it all this week: NAIA, Ballet, Buble, PBR & more

March Madness continues this week with the return of the NAIA Men’s Basketball National Championship tournament, along with an over-the-top week at Sprint Center; a celebration at the Folly Theater; eight amazing performances at the Kauffman Center; and three stellar shows at the Midland. Roll the highlight reel for an amazing week in arts, culture, […]

BIG 12 week has arrived, and Downtown is ready!

The BIG week has arrived in Downtown KC. The Big 12 Men’s Basketball Tournament returns to Downtown Kansas City for the 17th time this week, and preparations are under way throughout the neighborhoods. Games begin on Wednesday evening and conclude with the championship match at 5 p.m. Saturday. This blog post is designed to bring you up-to-date […]

Big 12 fever to ignite the Downtown A&E scene

The Big 12 Men’s Tournament returns to KC this week, marking one of the BIGGEST weeks of the year for locals and visitors to flock Downtown for basketball, dining, drinking, arts and entertainment. (Insert smiley face here.) Roll the highlight reel for an amazing week in arts, culture, music and theater in the Big Town […]

March Madness begins … and that’s just for starters

Roll the highlight reel for the start of March Madness in Downtown Kansas City, including the MIAA Basketball Championships, plus the KC Auto Show, Kurt Elling at the Folly, Disney Capella at the Midland, Metallica in round at Sprint Center, and five theatrical performances during the week of Monday to Sunday, Mar. 4-10: Folly Theater, 300 […]

Live music scene will light up Downtown all week long

Spring may not be in the air yet, but take comfort in the fact that First Friday returns this week. Roll the highlight reel for an amazing week in arts, culture, music and theater in the Big Town – Monday to Sunday, Feb. 25-Mar. 3: First Friday – KC’s hippest night of the year returns this Friday […]

Ballet, Mardi Gras, Michael J. light up Big Town this week

Let’s roll the highlight reel for a breathtaking week in arts, ballet, music and theater in the Big Town – Monday to Sunday, Feb. 18-24: Folly Theater, 300 W. 12th St. – Next up, I’m With Her at 8 p.m., next Wednesday, Feb. 27. Kansas City Tornadoes take on Tampa Bay at 7 p.m. Sunday and next Monday (Feb. 25) […]

Love, Ballet & Elton are in the air this Valentine’s week

Love is in the air this Valentine’s week in Downtown Kansas City. Let’s roll the highlight reel for an amazing week in arts, culture and entertainment in the Big Town – Monday to Sunday, Feb. 11-17: City Market is the place for lovers this Valentine’s Day, as it presents Tie the Knot, the annual wedding event that […]

Hoops, ‘Evita’, Kelly to light up Big Town this week

From Evita at the Kauffman Center to the Globetrotters at Sprint Center; from the KC Remodel + Garden Show at the American Royal Center to the Midcoast Takeover Fundraiser Fiesta at Record Bar; and from Kelly Clarkson at Sprint to Here Comes the Mummies at Knuckleheads, Downtown will be rockin’ this week. Roll the highlight reel for […]

Downtown A&E scene is red hot … even in the middle of winter

From Star Wars at the Symphony to the artists at First Friday; from a Modern Night at the Folly to Panic! at the Disco at Sprint Center; and from the comedy of Iliza Schlesinger at the Midland to the drama of Storling Underground at the Kauffman Center, the Downtown creative scene will be at its best this week. Roll […]