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Downtown is Center for 816 Day Celebration This Thursday

By Kim Mueller Downtown neighbors will celebrate all things Kansas City on Thursday during the second annual 816Day event inspired by the city’s area code. “It’s...

Stonehenge Dropping at Union Station, Follows Big Dinosaur Success

Union Station is going back in time again for its next major exhibition, although not as far as its hugely successful "Dinosaurs Revealed!" show...

KC Live’s Theater-Size Video Screen Debuts for Big 12 Tournament

It's become harder to leave the pre-game partying in the Kansas City Live! courtyard to walk over to the actual event at Sprint Center. The...

Quality Hill Playhouse Opens ‘The Q,’ Adds Full Bar and Quadruples Lobby

By Kevin Collison The Quality Hill Playhouse has expanded into long-dormant space at 10th and Central streets, dramatically expanding the size of its lobby and...

Just in Time for Dog Days, Bar K Opening Soon on Riverfront

By Kevin Collison Brooke Laws and her pal Gatsby had been at a loss since July 22. Their favorite hangout, Bar K, had closed its West...

SpraySeeMO Draws Global, Local Street Artists to Crossroads

The third annual SpraySeeMO Mural Festival is returning to the Crossroads Arts District for a seven-day run beginning Sunday and is drawing street artists...

Charlotte Street Launches New Performance Space on Broadway

By Kevin Collison The Charlotte Street Foundation, a cutting-edge downtown cultural fixture for years, has found a permanent space for performance works on Broadway--at least...

Dog Day Afternoon in East Crossroads

By Kevin Collison It was a true dog day afternoon in the East Crossroads Sunday, with hundreds of hounds and their owners enjoying a microbrewery...

First Friday Hopes to Create New Tradition with Alley Art

By Kevin Collison After hitting the reset button last month, this week's First Friday in the Crossroads is returning art vendors to the mix in...

New 21c Museum Hotel Kansas City Wraps Hospitality Around Art

(Updated July 31: AccorHotels, a French firm, has acquired 21cMuseum Hotels, paying $51 million to purchase 85 percent of the firm. 21c founders Laura...