Posts Tagged “Kansas City”

Federal Government Remains a Large Source of Jobs in KC

By | December 14, 2012

People wouldn’t think of Kansas City as a central source of government jobs…but they should. Blair Stover looks into the story a little more below. For over six decades, the city has been a vital place for providing jobs to the federal base and it continues to do so today. In fact, the U.S. government […]

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Visit Independence During the Holidays

By | December 10, 2012

The winter holidays have officially arrived and there is no more of a festive place in the world than Independence, Missouri. The smell of gingerbread in the air and chasing it down with eggnog is on everyone’s mind as people walk from door to door caroling every chilly night. Memories stack up and new traditions […]

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Kansas City Ballet Featuring The Nutcracker

By | December 7, 2012

“The Nutcracker”, performed by Kansas City’s own professional Ballet group, has reached the 40-year mark. However, the one thing that you will notice is that the version is like a fine wine—it seems to never lose its great taste. The drama, the beauty, the added tidbits of humor and nostalgic favorites have stood ballet’s test […]

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A Look at RevolveKC

By | December 3, 2012

RevolveKC, the converted nonprofit bike shop for the community of Kansas City, used to be an old Standard Oil gas station at the corner of Troost Avenue and 51st Street. When it opened back in 1930, no one would’ve guessed that 80 years later it would’ve turned into one of the most important nonprofit organizations […]

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Kansas City Yoga & Healing Arts Festival

By | November 28, 2012

If you didn’t make it this year plan on it for 2013, as the Kansas City Yoga & Healing Arts festival is an amazing opportunity to celebrate good health and the healing arts. Blair Stover encourages you to invite those friends of yours who are fitness fanatics, as well as those who are ready to […]

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Folly Benefit 2012: “Light the Lights!”

By | November 20, 2012

Kansas City is known for a lot of things – its sports, its jazz, its barbecue. Many people, however, do not recall that the performing arts play a large role in the community. For years, plenty of stars have come through Kansas City on their way to bigger and better things and the Folly Benefit […]

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Apocalypse Meow 5: A Benefit for the Musician’s Emergency Health Care Fund

By | November 17, 2012

The annual fundraiser by the Midwest Music Foundation was set as the 5th Apocalypse Meow fundraiser, taking place on Friday, November 2 and then again on Saturday, November 3. If you have never seen the two-day events before, you should definitely take in next year’s events, as this year’s event was a great one, for […]

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Upcoming Concerts in KC

By | November 14, 2012

Kansas City is known for a lot of things: history, sports and barbecue – just to name a few. But as Blair Stover points out below, there are some great concerts that will make anyone want to get up and start dancing. Check out these upcoming concerts in or around Kansas City: The Story Tour: […]

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Great Live Jazz Locations in Kansas City

By | November 10, 2012

Kansas City is known for a lot of things and its love for music is one of them. As you will see below, Kansas City and the surrounding areas have plenty of events that will impress even the youngest of music fans. Blair Stover has a list of upcoming events below. Live Jazz Pianist at […]

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Fall Food Festivals in KC

By | November 6, 2012

If you know anything about Kansas City, you know that the city is known for its barbecue. However, do not let that fool you into thinking that is all KC is known for. The area knows how to please its people and guests with food. Blair Stover has a list of food festivals below that […]

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