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B&B Mainstreet Theater Reopening Soon With James Bond

(Updated Sept. 30: The B&B Mainstreet Theater will get an early debut, opening today with shows beginning at 4:30 p.m. Operator received earlier than...

Royals Owner Says Downtown Ballpark ‘One Option,’ Balks at Details

By Kevin Collison Royals owner John Sherman reaffirmed his interest in a potential downtown ballpark at a much-anticipated press conference Tuesday, but balked at providing...

‘Ruthelle’s’ Returning to 18th & Vine

By Kevin Collison Adam Jones, who's redevelopment portfolio include the Westside and West Bottoms, is going east to the 18th & Vine District with an...

Game On for College Basketball Experience–Coaches Group, Too

By Kevin Collison The College Basketball Experience adjoining the T-Mobile Center is reopening Thursday  with plenty of hoopla after going dark 17 months due to...

Kauffman Center, Folly, Midland, to Require Covid Vaccinations

By Kevin Collison Downtown's cultural crown jewel, the Kauffman Center, will require patrons to show proof of vaccination for Covid-19 beginning Sept. 6, joining other...

World-Class Sculpture Shattered at Bartle Hall Plaza by Errant Driver

By Kevin Collison Jun Kaneko, a world-renowned sculptor, has works displayed publicly throughout the country and internationally, but last Thursday Kansas City apparently became the...

Fringe Fest Getting ‘Back Off Ground’ with High-Rise Fundraiser

By Kevin Collison After a Covid shutdown that disrupted Fringe Fest, forcing the edgy, annual arts festival to lay off employees and go virtual, the...

816 Day to Cap Downtown Scavenger Hunt

This year's 816 Day scheduled for Monday (Aug. 16) is trying something new, a downtown scavenger hunt paired with Bingo aimed at helping businesses...

Arts Asylum Relocating from Downtown to East Brookside

By Kevin Collison The Arts Asylum, a downtown Kansas City cultural destination for 10 years, is closing later the year and relocating to new space...

Power & Light Exec Transitions To New Job After Dozen Years at Helm

Nick Benjamin is relinquishing his position as chief executive of the Kansas City Power & Light District since 2009 to take a larger role...