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Saturday, December 9, 2017

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Sat, December 9th - 10:00am
Introduction to Genealogy
Introduction to Genealogy

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Description: Richard and Alisa Branham "will revise our popular introduction class to include more about Census and Vital Records, which are key starting points in your family history research. There will be plenty of homework for those who register at least a week in advance, and lots of useful handouts. Encourage your friends and family to enroll too!" 10 AM - 12 PM. To purchase tickets visit https://www.watkinsmuseum.org/genclasses.php Submitted by: Will Hickox Watkins Museum of History

Sat, December 9th - 10:00am

 
Sat, December 9th - 10:30am
Cerbera Gallery presents: “Winter Salon II”
Cerbera Gallery presents: “Winter Salon II”

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Description: Cerbera Gallery presents: “Winter Salon II” Dec 1 ’17 – late Jan ‘18 Enjoy an exciting line-up of emerging and renowned artists during Cerbera Gallery’s “Winter Salon II”. Original paintings & drawings, photography, prints & editions, ceramics and local + hand-made jewelry – all making great gift ideas for the holiday season and beyond. Our intimate showcase features works by local, national and international artists with price points that primarily range between $50-$250. We are excited to show many artists for the first time in Kansas City, so make sure to stop by and enjoy an exquisite collection of fine art works displayed in a festive atmosphere. Like last year we offer patrons a glass of German Gluehwein (spiced German wine) and cookies as well as gift wrapping. Participating artists include Akio Takamori, Kensuke Yamada, Tineke van Gils, Alice Ballard, Cheryl Eve Acosta, Harris Deller, Kyungmin Park, Melanie Sherman, Mariko Paterson, Tyler Lotz, Ken Price, Jamie Bates Slone, Keira Norton, Kwok Pong “Bobby” Tso, Sean O'Connell, Steven Young Lee, Brandi Withington, Travis Porter, Nicolas Dhervillers, Terry Dixon, Kimberly LaVonne, Shiyuan Xu, Yoonjee Kwak, Brady McLearan, Bob Schultz, Rain Harris, Joey Watson, Clinton Marstall, Samantha McPherson, Carly Slade, Mike Stumbras, Brandon Schnur, Nick Schleich, Shannon Deatrick, Ami Ayars, David Bolton and many more. Event URL: https://cerberagallery.com/winter_salon/ Video URL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yLTLByGlKPg Website: https://cerberagallery.com E-Mail: info@cerberagallery.com Contact Name: Philipp Eirich Phone: +1-844-202-9303 Gallery Address: 2011 Baltimore Ave, Kansas City, MO 64108 – USA Opening Hours (except for private events): Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed either noon-5pm or by appointment Thu, Fri from 1-6pm and Sat from 11-6pm Submitted by: Philipp Eirich Cerbera Gallery

Sat, December 9th - 10:30am

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sat, December 9th - 7:00pm
Kansas City Symphony presents Handel’s Messiah
Kansas City Symphony presents Handel’s Messiah

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Description: Matthew Halls, guest conductor Kansas City Symphony Chorus, Charles Bruffy, chorus director Kiera Duffy, soprano and Allyson McHardy, mezzo-soprano Dann Coakwell, tenor and Morgan Smith, baritone This mosaic of scriptural texts remains Handel’s most famous work, and it is one of the most triumphant choral pieces ever written. The impeccable acoustics of Helzberg Hall together with your Kansas City Symphony and Chorus make this THE Messiah performance of the season! With nearly 200 musicians and inspired special guest vocalists on stage, Messiah is sure to impress and delight you. Sponsored by Thrivent Financial. Adult tickets from $25 and youth tickets from $13. For more information or tickets, please visit kcsymphony.org or call (816) 471-0400. Submitted by: Beth Buchanan Kansas City Symphony

Sat, December 9th - 7:00pm

 
Sat, December 9th - 7:30pm
Great Plains Theatre: Peter And The Starcatcher
Great Plains Theatre: Peter And The Starcatcher

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Description: Step on board the deck of a ship headed for adventure is this thrilling prequel to the Neverland story you know and love. With daring new characters blending seamlessly into the old, you will fall entranced by the magic. Second star to the right and straight on 'till Great Plains Theatre! ​ Submitted by: Kim McDowell Great Plains Theatre

Sat, December 9th - 7:30pm

 
 
Sat, December 9th - 8:00pm
KPR's Big Band Christmas 2017
KPR's Big Band Christmas 2017

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Get ready for a cool Yule when KPR presents a Big Band Christmas, our holiday concert served up by the Kansas City Jazz Orchestra and special guest vocalists Kathleen Holeman and Ron Gutierrez.

Kathleen Holeman, Big Band Christmas 2015.Our ninth annual celebration of holiday tunes is Saturday, Dec. 9, 8 p.m., at Liberty Hall in downtown Lawrence. Doors open at 7 p.m.

You can buy reserved seats on the floor, either as a table of 10 ($300), a table of 4 ($120), or individual reserved seats ($30). Seating in the balcony is general admission and run $20 a ticket. The dance floor will be open to balcony and floor seating. A service charge may be added to your order. Tickets are available at the Liberty Hall box office or ticketmaster.com. Tickets will also be available the night of the concert. The Liberty Hall ticket office is cash only.

Ron Gutierrez joins the fun again this year. His rich, soulful vocals and vast repertoire have led to performances alongside such artists as Michael McDonald, Wynonna Judd, Rita Moreno and B.B. King, as soloist with The National Symphony Orchestra and during national television appearances on such shows as “Showtime at the Apollo” and numerous PBS concerts.

Kathleen Holeman has been performing for more than 20 years as a solo act, sideman and leader of jazz groups of all sizes. She’s led the Ray Alburn Big Band since June 2007. She’s been a private music teacher for 20 years and on the faculty at Missouri Western State University since 2008.

Formed in 2003, the Kansas City Jazz Orchestra brings many of the region's greatest jazz musicians together to perform big band jazz in a concert setting. The KCJO is under the direction of Clint Ashlock, Kansas City native and trumpeter.

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Sat, December 9th - 8:00pm

 
Sat, December 9th - 8:00pm
The Dark Arts Ball
The Dark Arts Ball

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Description: Odd Fox, Inc. and Cher D. Blame Join forces again, partnering with Martika to produce The Dark Arts Ball, for one night only on December 9, 2017. Featuring burlesque, bellydance, and sideshow performances from all over the nations! We know you’re a Slytherin. We know you identify more with villains than with the heroes of popular fiction and media. We know you have crossed over to the Dark Side. It’s just as well–we have cookies, raffles, and drink specials! www.kcperform.com https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-dark-arts-ball-tickets-34643157617 Submitted by: Amber Solomon aka Cher D. Blame KC Perform

Sat, December 9th - 8:00pm

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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