Entries by Mike

Downtown A&E scene will be dancing in the streets this week

A grand tradition of dancing, courtesy of the Kansas City Ballet, tops the honor roll of what’s happening  in Downtown KC this week. Roll the highlight reel for Monday to Sunday, Aug. 19-25: Crossroads KC, 417 E. 18th St. This week, firing up the outdoor concert scene with back-to-back weekend shows with G Love & Special […]

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Quality Hill streets are glowing again thanks to City-DTC partnership

By Kevin Collison, CityScene KC (Aug. 12, 2019) The Quality Hill neighborhood finally has its old-fashioned street lamps in action again thanks to a partnership between the city and a private fundraising effort led by the Downtown Council (DTC). The leafy neighborhood of brick homes and apartments on the west side of Downtown had been increasingly […]

U.S. Gymnastics elite to rule Downtown beginning Thursday

Roll the highlight reel for what’s coming to Downtown KC from Monday to Sunday, Aug. 5-11: Crossroads KC, 417 E. 18th St. This week, heating up the outdoor concert scene with Yonder Mountain String Band – with The Samples and The Magic Beans – will light the night sky beginning 7:30 p.m. Friday; and Food Truck […]

First Friday, Shaq to heat up Downtown scene this week

Roll the highlight reel for what’s coming to Downtown KC this week – Monday to Sunday, July 29-Aug. 4: Crossroads KC, 417 E. 18th St. This week,heating up the outdoor concert scene with three back-to-back nights of live music, including American Idiots – a tribute to Green Day – with guests Synchrocity at 8 p.m. Friday; Hairball – the ultimate […]

Fringe Fest to flip A&E scene upside-down for 2nd week

From the always-wild-and-crazy Fringe Festival to the KC return of Billy Bob Thornton and his Boxcutters, Downtown will be the place to be for arts & entertainment again this week. Roll the highlight reel for what’s coming to the Big Town from Monday to Sunday, July 22-28: Crossroads KC, 417 E. 18th St. This week, basking […]

Downtown eases into summer arts groove this week

Roll the highlight reel for what’s coming to the DowntownKC arts and entertainment scene this week – Monday to Sunday, July 8-14: American Jazz Museum, 1616 E. 18th St. and National WWI Museum and Memorial, 2 Memorial Dr. This week, a collaboration between these two Downtown KC institutions for Catharsis – a two-part program on […]