Downtown Council to celebrate ‘Place Matters’ at Annual Luncheon

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New York Times best-selling author Dan Gardner will discuss 'How Big Things Get Done' at the 2023 Downtown Council Annual Luncheon on Friday, April 14 at the Loews Kansas City Hotel.

Disney on Ice; Cinderella on stage; & what’s shakin’ in Downtown this weekend

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What's shakin' in Downtown: Disney On Ice; Chicago Symphony Orchestra; KC Ballet celebrates 'Cinderella'; Brew Fest at Union Station; Orchestra presents The Future feat; MIAA to kick off March Madness; 'SIX' opens Tuesday; & much more!

Haw/Contemporary to open a new exhibition at lightwell space

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Haw/Contemporary will celebrate the opening of its lightwell gallery space in Downtown on this evening with a solo exhibition, Loose-threads: by Warren Rosser.

Union Station features blockbuster exhibit exploring Mayan culture

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The Great Jaguar rises in Kansas City in a special exhibition at Union Station that will run through January. The exhibit provides cultural-ecological insights not only into Maya high culture, but also into the daily lives of a deeply religious, polytheistic people and their rituals of worship.

Ice Terrace begins its 50th season + Downtown entertainment scene this weekend

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Crown Center's Ice Terrace begins its 50th season; Lyric Opera performs 'La Traviata'; First Friday to light up the Crossroads; 23rd Burning Sands Step Show; Gloria Trevi sails her Isla Divina tour to T-Mo'; KC Youth Ballet dances into the spotlight; and more of the Downtown entertainment scene.

Reception to celebrate triumphs of 2022 Art in the Loop Project: Sustainable

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The Art in the Loop Project: Sustainable will wrap up its 2022 season with a reception, illustrated review, and reflection on this year’s entries beginning at 5:30 p.m. Thursday at the Central Library. RSVP today.

Halloween spirits at every turn; KC Current watch party & MUCH more in Downtown

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Halloween celebrations at 9 different Downtown locations; KC Current watch party at Union Station; New exhibit at National WWI Museum; David Cook is back home in KC; Symphonie Fantastique to light up the Kauffman Center; Trick or treats on the KC Streetcars; and more happenings this weekend.

Library event to explore Segregation, Redlining, and Opportunity Hoarding

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KC Library welcomes acclaimed Georgetown University attorney and author Sheryll Cashin to discuss Segregation, Redlining, and Opportunity Hoarding in a presentation Thursday evening at the Plaza branch.

Day of the Dead; ‘Giselle’; Horror Plays; Current watch party; Electric Poe illuminate Downtown

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Downtown KC is the place this weekend for Day of the Dead celebrations; Kansas City Horror Play Festival; KC Ballet performs 'Giselle'; KC Current playoff watch party; 'Man of La Mancha' marches on; 'Tell-Tale Electric Poe' chills The Coterie; Science City's Countdown to Halloween & more.

Garment District Grooves to wrap up 2022 season Wednesday

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The popular Garment District Grooves concert series will wrap up its 2022 season of free lunchtime concerts this Wednesday, Oct. 19 in Garment District Place, 8th & Broadway.

Oktoberfest(s), First Friday, Troostapalooza + more happening in Downtown

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Downtown is the place to be this weekend, featuring two Oktoberfest celebrations; First Friday in the Crossroads; Troostapalooza; KC Symphony performing the Strauss Alpine Festival; concerts by Kelsea Ballerini and Karol G; the opening of 'Man of La Mancha' & much more.

Downtown scene: Holiday cheer, Halloween shrieks, Violent Femmes, Jazz Krall & more

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Holiday Mart rings in the spirit of shopping; Haunted Houses spook it up in the West Bottoms; Violent Femmes dance with the Symphony; Diana Krall brings her jazz hands to the Kauffman Center; and 6 more headline events and attractions this weekend. Life is good in Downtown KC.