Exercise your civic responsibility. | Photo by Susan Pulley
National Voter Registration Day is coming up this Tues., Sept. 20.This day helps citizens ensure they are eligible to vote in upcoming elections (cough cough, like the state and federal general election on Tues., Nov. 8). Nearly 4.7 million voters have registered to vote on the holiday to date.
To help get you in the spirit,, we’ve put together the must-know’s about registering locally in Kansas City. Don’t worry, we have you covered on the MO + KS sides.
Missourians + Kansans must be registered at least 30 days before Election Day. If you’re planning to vote in the general election, you must be registered by Wed., Oct. 12 in Missouri, and Tues., Oct. 18, in Kansas.
Immersive Van Gogh | Mon., Sept. 19 | 1-3 p.m. | 8690 N. Dixson Ave., Kansas City, MO | $30+ | Experience the art of Vincent van Gogh as it comes to life around you. 🌻
Katherine Tash Trunk Show | Today-Mon., Sept. 26 | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. | 1901 Main St., Kansas City, MO | Free with RSVP | Calling all brides — Katherine Tash’s bridal gowns will be on display at Gown Gallery.
Pavement | Tues., Sept. 20 | 8 p.m. | Uptown Theater | $50+ | Get your indie rock on. 🎸
Not Just Lunch | Wed., Sept. 21 | 12-1 p.m. | Trailside Center, 9901 Holmes Rd., Kansas City, MO | Free | Bring a brown-bag lunch + learn from Ikebana Floral Arrangements about the art of Japanese floral arranging. 💐
We have amonthly guide filled with events + activities you can plan for in advance. Click the button below to bookmark ideas for upcoming date nights, family outings, and time with friends.
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Super Coffee is designed to impress your taste buds. | Photo provided by Super Coffee
Not-so-fun fact: One Starbucks Frappuccino contains 52 grams of sugar and 370 calories.
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Next Move Inc., a travel nursing agency, signed a lease for approximately 24,000 sqft in 3D Development’s Grand Place — at 1729 Grand Blvd. Next Move will occupy the first and fourth floors of Grand Place’s east building — with room for up to 145 employees as hiring continues. (Kansas City Business Journal)
A bit of “Beautiful Crazy” news. Tickets are on sale now for Luke Combs’ “World Tour” coming to GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium on June 10, 2023.
With fare-free transit, new bike lanes, and safety improvements to streets, it’s never been a better time to be a green commuter. Join the2022 Green Commute Challenge, hosted by RideshareKC program at the Mid-America Regional Council, to track your commutes + get rewarded for using sustainable transportation options. 🚴*
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A rare daytime view of the theater. | Photo by Bob Compton Photography
There’s more than one new season coming to Starlight Theatre next year.
After more than nine years as President + CEO of the Starlight Theatre Association of Kansas City, Inc., Rich Baker has announced his retirement effective Mar. 31, 2023. He will stay on as a programming consultant through 2025.
Lindsey Rood-Clifford, Starlight’s current COO and Vice President of Philanthropy, has been named Baker’s successor. This will make her the first woman president in the theater’s history.
“Lindsey has demonstrated excellence at Starlight and understands the institution and has a long-standing commitment to Kansas City and the arts community,” said Baker.
Lindsey is credited with increasing Starlight’s philanthropic revenue by 50% + tripling the size of the organization’s fundraising team. She also launched its first multi-million dollar fundraising campaign in almost 20 years.
Today’s edition was written by Bella.
Editor’s pick: Looking at today’s weather news note physically pained me — I’m ready for fall. More specifically, I’m ready for vintage sweater shopping at Boomerang and West Side Storey.
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