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Wedding spectacular and sports this weekend in Kansas City

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Future brides and wedding planners can visit the Kansas City Weddings Bridal Spectacular on Saturday Jan. 11 at the Overland Park Convention Center, 6000 College Blvd. Events include two fashion shows, florists, honeymoon destinations, and wedding planners. The event runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. with tickets costing $12 each.

The Missouri Mavericks professional hockey takes on Rapid City Friday and Saturday at the Independence Events Center in Independence, Mo. and the UMKC Men’s basketball team takes on Chicago State at Municipal Auditorium on Saturday.

Live theatre Jan. 10 to Jan. 12:

  • Lewis and Shirley White Theatre: 5801 W. 115, Overland Park, Kan., “Brighton Beach Memoirs,” closes Jan. 19.
  • Metropolitan Ensemble Theatre: 3614 Main, “M. Butterfly,” closes Jan. 26.
  • Muriel Kauffman Theatre: Kauffman Center for Performing Arts, “Green Day’s American Idiot,” closes Jan. 12.
  • White Theatre: 5801 W. 115, Overland Park, "Brighton Beach Memoirs," closes Jan. 19.
Davey's Uptown Rambler Club
Davey's Uptown Rambler Club Photo by Steve Wilson

Davey's Uptown Rambler Club

Davey’s Uptown Ramblers Club is located just south of downtown at 3402 Main in Kansas City.  Friday night the club presents Loose Park (former members of Doris Henson String and Return/Soft Reeds) and The Caves at 10 p.m.  Saturday night at 7 p.m., the club will feature Maxwell Hughes and Pamper the Madman (reuniting for a special show).

Kellys Westport Inn
Kellys Westport Inn Photo by Steve Wilson

Kellys Westport Inn

Kelly’s Westport Inn located at 500 Westport Road, in the Westport Entertainment District, will feature on stage Flannigan’s Right Hook at 10 p.m.  At 10 p.m. on Saturday night, Lost Wax takes the main stage.  Kelly’s Westport Inn has an outdoor dining and drinking area located on the rooftop of the business.

RecordBar
RecordBar Photo by Steve Wilson

RecordBar

The RecordBar is located at 1020 Westport Road in the Westport Entertainment District.   On Friday night at 7 p.m., the club presents Old Crows and at 10 p.m., Mime Game, The Travel Guide, Psychic Heat, and Jared Bond and the Tornados.  On Saturday at 6:30 p.m., the club presents the Midcoast Takeover Fundraiser with two shows.  The matinee show features Rock’n Roll High School.  

The Riot Room
The Riot Room Photo by Steve Wilson

The Riot Room

The Riot Room is located just north of Westport Road at 4048 Broadway in the Westport Entertainment District.  On Friday night at 9 p.m., the club presents David Hasselhoff on Acid, Maps for Travelers, and Various Blonde.  On Saturday at 8 p.m., World League Entertainment presents:  Strange Recording Artist:  Kutt Calhoun with Tali Blancok, L Game, Big V and Hardkore Entertianment, and Smart Money Rio among others.  

Uptown Arts Bar
Uptown Arts Bar Photo by Steve Wilson

Uptown Arts Bar

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 7 to 11:59 p.m. the club presents Girl 2 Girl Social, the Open Mic Edition.  On Saturday from 8 to 9:30 p.m. the club features the 1001 Arabian Nights:  Bellydance and Beyond.  From 10 to 11:59 p.m. the features Improv!  The Recess Players Present:  Saturday Night Programming

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