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Sporting events highlight the Kansas City weekend

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The Missouri Comets take on the Syracuse Silver Knights Saturday at 7:35 p.m. at the Independence Events Center. Other sporting events this weekend include UMKC men’s basketball versus South Dakota State on Saturday night at Municipal Auditorium.

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Live theatre Dec. 27 to Dec. 29:

  • Coterie Theatre: Crown Center, “The Wiz,” closes Jan. 5.
  • H&R Block City Stage Theater: Union Station, “Twas the Night Before Christmas,” closes Dec. 28.
  • Living Room Theater: 1818 McGee, “Author Dead Today,” closes Dec. 30.
  • Unicorn Theatre: 3828 Main, “Clybourne Park,” closes Dec. 29.

Live Music Dec. 27 to Dec. 29:

  • Davey’s Uptown Ramblers Club is located just south of downtown at 3402 Main in Kansas City. Friday night the club presents Eric, The Lucky, and the Filthy 13 at 9 p.m. Saturday night at 9 p.m., the club will feature Band 13, Chasing Fire, Green River Kings, and Attic Light.
  • Kelly’s Westport Inn located at 500 Westport Road, in the Westport Entertainment District, will feature on stage Wonderfuzz Friday at 10 p.m. At 10 p.m. on Saturday night, Old No. 5s take the main stage. Kelly’s Westport Inn has an outdoor dining and drinking area located on the rooftop of the business.
  • The RecordBar is located at 1020 Westport Road in the Westport Entertainment District. On Friday night at 10 p.m., the club presents Steddy P., Joey Cool, Tef Poe, and Stylez. On Saturday at 10 p.m., the club features Ultimate Fakebook, Jim Crego, and Hilary Watts Riot on the main stage.
  • The Riot Room is located just north of Westport Road at 4048 Broadway in the Westport Entertainment District. On Friday night at 7:30 p.m., Moaning Lisa and Outhouse, Bipolar Magnets, and Echo Colider. On Saturday at 7:30 p.m., the club presents Mouth, Thumpr, Brother Bagman, and Taste Bud G Spot on the main stage.
  • The Uptown Arts Bar is located at Valentine and Broadway near the Uptown Theater. The bar is a celebration of the performing arts in the Kansas City area. On Friday from 9 p.m., the club hosts Juxtapose with DJ House and Techno with Todd Howard. On Saturday at 7 p.m., the club features the Gemi Thedford Private Party. From 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. the club features live music with Vice Versa and at 10 p.m. Maggie Parker’s Comedy Christmas Spectacular takes the stage.

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