The Metropolitan Ensemble Theatre presents “Housebreaking”, Jan. 10 to Jan. 27 at their theater located at 3614 Main. The play by Jakob Holder asks the question, “How did we get to where we are” and looks at what happens when we try to change. Shows begin at 7:30 p.m. with matinees at 2 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays.
The Kansas City Boat and Sports Show runs through Sunday at Bartle Hall in downtown Kansas City. The show has exhibitors with boats for every activity and distributors of outdoor gear. The Willow Creek Trout Farm provides free fishing for kids attending the show. The show is open noon to 9 p.m. on Friday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The KC Weddings Bridal Spectacular will be held on Saturday Jan. 12 at the Overland Park Convention Center from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The show will include over $10,000 in prize giveaways and is presented by Celebrity China & Crystal and Dillard’s.
Live theatre Jan. 11 to Jan. 13:
- American Heartland Theatre: Crown Center, “The Hound of the Baskervilles”, closes Feb. 24.
- Barn Players: 6219 Martway, Mission, “All Shook Up” a Barn Junior Production, closes Jan. 20.
- H & R Block City Stage Theater: Union Station, “Mid-Life! The Crisis Musical”, closes Jan. 19.
- Lewis and Shirley White Theatre: 5801 W. 115th, Overland Park, “Laughter on the 23rd Floor”, closes Jan. 13.
- Metropolitan Ensemble Theatre: 3614 Main, “Housebreaking”, closes Jan. 27.
Music Friday Jan. 11:
- Davey’s Uptown Ramblers Club: 3402 Main, Tilford Sells and the Wagon Burners, Adam Lee and the Dead Horse Sound Company.
- Kelly’s Westport Inn: 500 Westport Rd., Government Cheese.
- RecordBar: 1020 Westport Rd., Kamera at 7 p.m., Sons of Great Dane, Hotdog Skeletons, Kill Noise Boys.
- Riot Room: 4048 Broadway, Me Like Bees, Burrowss, Gentleman Savage, Man Bear.
- Uptown Arts Bar: 3611 Broadway, Lunadza at 7 p.m., Todd Howard DJ at 10 p.m.
Music Saturday Jan. 12:
- Aftershock Bar and Grill: 5240 Merriam Dr., Merriam, Metal Wars.
- Czar: 1531 Grand, Various Blonde, Baliff, Jorge Arana Trio.
- Davey’s Uptown Ramblers Club: 3402 Main, Plissken.
- Kelly’s Westport Inn: 500 Westport Rd., Flannigan’s Right Hook.
- RecordBar: 1020 Westport, Rumblejetts, Dollar Fox at 7 p.m., Soul Providers Showcase with DJ Jamel, Rockwell, Dutch Newman, Milk Drop.
- Riot Room: 4048 Broadway, Electric City Presents: The Architects, Appropriate Grammar, Drew Black, Dirty Electric.
- Uptown Arts Bar: 3611 Broadway, 1001 Arabian Nights Bellydance with A’isha and Friends.