Tuesday Writing Workshop
May
21
7:00 PM19:00

Tuesday Writing Workshop

WRITING WORKSHOP for all genres & experience levels!
Most appropriate for ages 16+

Every Tuesday beginning May 14, 2019
7-9p

(1) hour dedicated to active writing practice through prompts
(1) hour dedicated to sharing & exchanging work, refining works in progress and developing performance skills

Hosted by Poet Jen Harris
Located at Our Daily Nada 304 Delaware St KCMO 64105

$5 suggested donation, no one turned away!
Weekly menu specials!
Come develop your writing craft and build community!

Facebook invitation: https://www.facebook.com/events/595848684224937/

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Tuesday Writing Workshop
May
28
7:00 PM19:00

Tuesday Writing Workshop

WRITING WORKSHOP for all genres & experience levels!
Most appropriate for ages 16+

Every Tuesday beginning May 14, 2019
7-9p

(1) hour dedicated to active writing practice through prompts
(1) hour dedicated to sharing & exchanging work, refining works in progress and developing performance skills

Hosted by Poet Jen Harris
Located at Our Daily Nada 304 Delaware St KCMO 64105

$5 suggested donation, no one turned away!
Weekly menu specials!
Come develop your writing craft and build community!

Facebook invitation: https://www.facebook.com/events/595848684224937/

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Tuesday Writing Workshop
Jun
4
7:00 PM19:00

Tuesday Writing Workshop

WRITING WORKSHOP for all genres & experience levels!
Most appropriate for ages 16+

Every Tuesday beginning May 14, 2019
7-9p

(1) hour dedicated to active writing practice through prompts
(1) hour dedicated to sharing & exchanging work, refining works in progress and developing performance skills

Hosted by Poet Jen Harris
Located at Our Daily Nada 304 Delaware St KCMO 64105

$5 suggested donation, no one turned away!
Weekly menu specials!
Come develop your writing craft and build community!

Facebook invitation: https://www.facebook.com/events/595848684224937/

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Shelf Life presents Failure
Jun
6
7:30 PM19:30

Shelf Life presents Failure

Shelf Life presents Failure!

Featuring:
Jessica Ayala
Beth Barden
Israel Alejandro Garcia Garcia
Jen Harris
Randi Marie
&
David Wayne Reed

Thursday, June 6, 2019 at the Brick. Show begins at 7:30 p.m.

Tickets are $15. Available at the door and in advance at https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2566948

Shelf Life is a live themed show and telling event featuring an array of unique objects from the region and the people and stories behind them. Hosted by David Wayne Reed.

Have a storied object you'd like to share? Send a picture and 100 word synopsis to yourshelflife@gmail.com.

"Shelf Life tears down walls one story at a time."

"We hope this Shelf stays fully stocked." --Pitch, Best of KC, 2017

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West 18th Street Fashion Show
Jun
8
to Jun 9

West 18th Street Fashion Show

  • West 18th Street Kansas City, MO United States (map)
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Poet Jen Harris to emcee the night!

TICKETS

The 2019 West 18th Street Fashion Show summer runway event will take place on Saturday, June 8 at 7:30pm.

The West 18th Street Fashion Show has provided a platform for talented designers to present forward-thinking fashion to our community and beyond and plans to continue this initiative for years to come.

This season’s theme is Summer Adorned. “Adornment and self decoration are timeless acts of human ritual. We paint, pierce, tattoo and dress our bodies in honor and recognition of our life cycle. From our first pair of earrings to our last pair of dancing shoes, we curate the story of our lives.” – Peregrine Honig, Senior Artistic Director of West 18th Street Fashion Show

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Tuesday Writing Workshop
Jun
11
7:00 PM19:00

Tuesday Writing Workshop

WRITING WORKSHOP for all genres & experience levels!
Most appropriate for ages 16+

Every Tuesday beginning May 14, 2019
7-9p

(1) hour dedicated to active writing practice through prompts
(1) hour dedicated to sharing & exchanging work, refining works in progress and developing performance skills

Hosted by Poet Jen Harris
Located at Our Daily Nada 304 Delaware St KCMO 64105

$5 suggested donation, no one turned away!
Weekly menu specials!
Come develop your writing craft and build community!

Facebook invitation: https://www.facebook.com/events/595848684224937/

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Tuesday Writing Workshop
Jun
18
7:00 PM19:00

Tuesday Writing Workshop

WRITING WORKSHOP for all genres & experience levels!
Most appropriate for ages 16+

Every Tuesday beginning May 14, 2019
7-9p

(1) hour dedicated to active writing practice through prompts
(1) hour dedicated to sharing & exchanging work, refining works in progress and developing performance skills

Hosted by Poet Jen Harris
Located at Our Daily Nada 304 Delaware St KCMO 64105

$5 suggested donation, no one turned away!
Weekly menu specials!
Come develop your writing craft and build community!

Facebook invitation: https://www.facebook.com/events/595848684224937/

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Show Me Poetry Slam
Jun
20
7:00 PM19:00

Show Me Poetry Slam

Featuring Poet Jen Harris!

This will be our regular poetry slam!

Cover only $5 anytime after doors.
Doors & poet sign up at 7:00 pm list may be pulled at 7:20 at hosts discretion.

$50 1st place prize

Hang out time 15 minutes after the slam at Civil Kitchen.
Join us for food and drink and the love of poetry.

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Personalizing Pride & Prejudice
Jun
21
10:00 AM10:00

Personalizing Pride & Prejudice

  • 2016 Baltimore Avenue Kansas City, MO, 64108 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

SocialScope Productions Professional Development Diversity & Inclusion 2019 Series:

Personalizing Pride & Prejudice

Intergenerational Conversations, Celebrations, and Critiques on the History of our LGTBTQ Movement, Organizing & Mentoring Communities

Facilitators: Merrique Jenson & Poet Jen Harris

Friday, June 21
10am-4:30pm
Free registration but REGISTER HERE!

FB invite: https://www.facebook.com/events/659673844456620/

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Maker Faire w/ Empowered by Design
Jun
22
to Jun 23

Maker Faire w/ Empowered by Design

Maker Faire is a two-day, family-friendly event that celebrates the Do-It-Yourself (DIY) movement. For Makers, and those who are learning from this movement, the process is as important as the product, and experimentation and participation are the principal motivators. This broad-based community encompasses scientists, engineers, students, welders, software developers, hackers, circuit benders, musicians and crafters of all stripes: individuals and communities of people drawn together by a common delight in the magic of tinkering, hacking, creating and reusing materials and technology. With an international reach and a deliberately local feel, Maker Faires celebrate the best of human imagination and creativity, where Makers share their process and product, including arts, crafts, electronics, artisanal and traditional foods, urban farming, woodworking and music.

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Tuesday Writing Workshop
Jun
25
7:00 PM19:00

Tuesday Writing Workshop

WRITING WORKSHOP for all genres & experience levels!
Most appropriate for ages 16+

Every Tuesday beginning May 14, 2019
7-9p

(1) hour dedicated to active writing practice through prompts
(1) hour dedicated to sharing & exchanging work, refining works in progress and developing performance skills

Hosted by Poet Jen Harris
Located at Our Daily Nada 304 Delaware St KCMO 64105

$5 suggested donation, no one turned away!
Weekly menu specials!
Come develop your writing craft and build community!

Facebook invitation: https://www.facebook.com/events/595848684224937/

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Poetry Writing Workshop
Jul
1
6:00 PM18:00

Poetry Writing Workshop

Learn to express yourself through various forms of poetry in this series of five two-hour workshops, led by Poet Jen Harris.

Develop your voice, gain confidence and sharpen your writing and performance skills.

Then, practice your skills by participating in the free monthly poetry slams and open mic events on the third Thursday of each month.

Sign up today for Poetry Workshop - 502208 : CLICK HERE

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED!

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Tuesday Writing Workshop
Jul
2
7:00 PM19:00

Tuesday Writing Workshop

WRITING WORKSHOP for all genres & experience levels!
Most appropriate for ages 16+

Every Tuesday beginning May 14, 2019
7-9p

(1) hour dedicated to active writing practice through prompts
(1) hour dedicated to sharing & exchanging work, refining works in progress and developing performance skills

Hosted by Poet Jen Harris
Located at Our Daily Nada 304 Delaware St KCMO 64105

$5 suggested donation, no one turned away!
Weekly menu specials!
Come develop your writing craft and build community!

Facebook invitation: https://www.facebook.com/events/595848684224937/

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Poetry Writing Workshop
Jul
8
6:00 PM18:00

Poetry Writing Workshop

Learn to express yourself through various forms of poetry in this series of five two-hour workshops, led by Poet Jen Harris.

Develop your voice, gain confidence and sharpen your writing and performance skills.

Then, practice your skills by participating in the free monthly poetry slams and open mic events on the third Thursday of each month.

Sign up today for Poetry Workshop - 502208 : CLICK HERE

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED!

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Tuesday Writing Workshop
Jul
9
7:00 PM19:00

Tuesday Writing Workshop

WRITING WORKSHOP for all genres & experience levels!
Most appropriate for ages 16+

Every Tuesday beginning May 14, 2019
7-9p

(1) hour dedicated to active writing practice through prompts
(1) hour dedicated to sharing & exchanging work, refining works in progress and developing performance skills

Hosted by Poet Jen Harris
Located at Our Daily Nada 304 Delaware St KCMO 64105

$5 suggested donation, no one turned away!
Weekly menu specials!
Come develop your writing craft and build community!

Facebook invitation: https://www.facebook.com/events/595848684224937/

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Poetry Writing Workshop
Jul
15
6:00 PM18:00

Poetry Writing Workshop

Learn to express yourself through various forms of poetry in this series of five two-hour workshops, led by Poet Jen Harris.

Develop your voice, gain confidence and sharpen your writing and performance skills.

Then, practice your skills by participating in the free monthly poetry slams and open mic events on the third Thursday of each month.

Sign up today for Poetry Workshop - 502208 : CLICK HERE

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED!

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Tuesday Writing Workshop
Jul
16
7:00 PM19:00

Tuesday Writing Workshop

WRITING WORKSHOP for all genres & experience levels!
Most appropriate for ages 16+

Every Tuesday beginning May 14, 2019
7-9p

(1) hour dedicated to active writing practice through prompts
(1) hour dedicated to sharing & exchanging work, refining works in progress and developing performance skills

Hosted by Poet Jen Harris
Located at Our Daily Nada 304 Delaware St KCMO 64105

$5 suggested donation, no one turned away!
Weekly menu specials!
Come develop your writing craft and build community!

Facebook invitation: https://www.facebook.com/events/595848684224937/

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Poetry Writing Workshop
Jul
22
6:00 PM18:00

Poetry Writing Workshop

Learn to express yourself through various forms of poetry in this series of five two-hour workshops, led by Poet Jen Harris.

Develop your voice, gain confidence and sharpen your writing and performance skills.

Then, practice your skills by participating in the free monthly poetry slams and open mic events on the third Thursday of each month.

Sign up today for Poetry Workshop - 502208 : CLICK HERE

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED!

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Tuesday Writing Workshop
Jul
23
7:00 PM19:00

Tuesday Writing Workshop

WRITING WORKSHOP for all genres & experience levels!
Most appropriate for ages 16+

Every Tuesday beginning May 14, 2019
7-9p

(1) hour dedicated to active writing practice through prompts
(1) hour dedicated to sharing & exchanging work, refining works in progress and developing performance skills

Hosted by Poet Jen Harris
Located at Our Daily Nada 304 Delaware St KCMO 64105

$5 suggested donation, no one turned away!
Weekly menu specials!
Come develop your writing craft and build community!

Facebook invitation: https://www.facebook.com/events/595848684224937/

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Poetry Writing Workshop
Jul
29
6:00 PM18:00

Poetry Writing Workshop

Learn to express yourself through various forms of poetry in this series of five two-hour workshops, led by Poet Jen Harris.

Develop your voice, gain confidence and sharpen your writing and performance skills.

Then, practice your skills by participating in the free monthly poetry slams and open mic events on the third Thursday of each month.

Sign up today for Poetry Workshop - 502208 : CLICK HERE

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED!

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Tuesday Writing Workshop
Jul
30
7:00 PM19:00

Tuesday Writing Workshop

WRITING WORKSHOP for all genres & experience levels!
Most appropriate for ages 16+

Every Tuesday beginning May 14, 2019
7-9p

(1) hour dedicated to active writing practice through prompts
(1) hour dedicated to sharing & exchanging work, refining works in progress and developing performance skills

Hosted by Poet Jen Harris
Located at Our Daily Nada 304 Delaware St KCMO 64105

$5 suggested donation, no one turned away!
Weekly menu specials!
Come develop your writing craft and build community!

Facebook invitation: https://www.facebook.com/events/595848684224937/

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Tuesday Writing Workshop
May
14
7:00 PM19:00

Tuesday Writing Workshop

WRITING WORKSHOP for all genres & experience levels!
Most appropriate for ages 16+

Every Tuesday beginning May 14, 2019
7-9p

(1) hour dedicated to active writing practice through prompts
(1) hour dedicated to sharing & exchanging work, refining works in progress and developing performance skills

Hosted by Poet Jen Harris
Located at Our Daily Nada 304 Delaware St KCMO 64105

$5 suggested donation, no one turned away!
Weekly menu specials!
Come develop your writing craft and build community!

Facebook invitation: https://www.facebook.com/events/595848684224937/

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DSKC Spring Open Studios
May
11
6:00 PM18:00

DSKC Spring Open Studios

FB invite: https://www.facebook.com/events/338765930177619/

SATURDAY, MAY 11TH, 2019 — Drugstore Kansas City (DSKC) will hold our final Open Studios in the Katz Building at 3948 Main Street. The Drugstore was purchased via auction in 2012 by Redeemer Fellowship. Since then, The Drugstore has served as a creative stronghold in the community by providing affordable studio space for artists to develop their skills, make and exhibit work, experiment with ideas, and be part of a vibrant community. In addition to the studio spaces, the gallery space has housed numerous fundraisers, exhibitions, performances, readings, concerts, music shows, and art lessons. Past events include Front/Space’s Annual HOT HANDS, Rocket Grants, Informality and Cut Your Hair in the Socialist Style, KC Urban Potter’s Midwest Pottery Fest, Talk Shop, and KC Zine Con to name a few.

Residents represent and are affiliated with various arts organizations across town including Kansas City Art Institute, Charlotte Street Foundation, Artists of Color Alliance, Open House, Front/Space, Alter, Informality, Art in the Loop, Kansas City Repertory Theatre, Imagine That! And more. Through this involvement, The Drugstore has become an integral part of the Kansas City arts community.

Sadly, the Katz Building will be sold this summer thus marking the end of DSKC in its current location. In addition to our final Open Studio at this location, DSKC artists have numerous events planned throughout the summer and residents are actively collaborating to find another space. With recent artist space closures, we are interested in cultivating a city-wide conversation on how spaces like DSKC can provide a model of self-perpetuating artistic community that merges city and artist needs. Please join our twenty-six artists to celebrate the DSKC evolution and seven years of Open Studios at the Katz building! For this final event we are pleased to also host a recital by members of the UMKC Conservatory.

Open Studios is generously supported by Stockyards Brewing Co., a craft brewery located historic Stockyards District of the West Bottoms. Yerba Mate will provide beverages as well.

OPEN STUDIOS EVENTS IN GALLERY & MULTIMEDIA ROOM — Kota Hayton with the UMKC Conservatory has curated sound sculptures, installations, and a screening in the multimedia room located on the eastside of the DSKC building and in the front gallery space with a recital at 7pm in the gallery. The multimedia room will house the Community Synthesizer sound sculpture, as well as video art by Colin Mosley. The Community Synthesizer is a box with 4 stations of controls, and 4 spots for participants to lay their hands. Playing the sculpture without the full amount of people will leave the participants with a distorted sound; it takes all 4 people to come lay their hands on the sculpture together for the tone to turn pure and be playable. There will be 4 speakers in each corner of the room, so that all participants can hear the sculpture equally. The video art will be projected onto the white space on the wall. We are hoping for the projections to be influenced by the sounds made by the sound sculpture.

In the main gallery will be 3 Trash Chimes: Wheels, Strips, and Fans and Bikes. These sound sculptures are chime-like structures made from found materials in a junkyard, amplified by contact microphones through two speakers at the front of the room. Paintings and prints by Jacob Wold will be hanging in the gallery, with the recital performed at 7pm. The recital will include acoustic and electronic music, poetry reading, and dance. The sculptures will be turned off for the duration of the recital (approx. 45 minutes to an hour long).

DSKC RESIDENTS —
Alex Savage
Amy Hixson
Andrew Erdrich
Andrew Ordonez
Boi Boy
Brandon Forrest Frederick
Carmen Moreno
Damon and Kari Heybrock
Don Wilkison
Dylan Mortimer
Emily Cramer
Francisco Gabuardi Montealegre
Fredy Gabuardy
Freed
Glyneisha Johnson
Kate Horvat
Max Wagner
Megan Pobywajlo
Melaney Mitchell
Patricia Bordallo Dibildox
Patricia Graham
Poet Jen Harris
Whitney Manney
William Plummer
William Toney
Yulie Urano

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Kansas City Poetry Slam ftg. AP
May
1
9:00 PM21:00

Kansas City Poetry Slam ftg. AP

What you need to know about Kansas City Poetry Slam:

1st Wednesday of every month.
The Brick, 1727 McGee St. KCMO.
$50 cash prize to first place.
$5 cover.
Hosted by Samantha Slupski

10 poets compete - sign up list drops at 9 p.m. SHARP.
Round 1: 10 poets * Round 2: 5 poets * Round 3: 3 poets
WINNER: THERE CAN ONLY BE ONE.

ABOUT THE FEATURE:

Adrianna "AP" Schoonover started poeting in her youth in 2011 at the ripe age of 13. She quickly fell in love with slam and joined her high school slam team. Her Louder Than a Bomb team made it to semis multiple years in a row, ultimately winning her regionals LTAB in 2017, taking her to Brave New Voices in 2017. Following her high school graduation, she became Assistant Coach to her Alma-Mater team, leading them to the Brave New Voices in 2018 and all the way to semis in Houston, Texas. She made semi finals at Texas Grand Slam in 2018 and won the title of Kansas City Poetry Slam Grand Champion for the 2018-2019 season. You can follow her journey at @ap_the_poet

Committed to the local and national poetry slam scene, to developing poetic skill and stage presentation through classes, workshops, themed slams, group rehearsals and feature shows.

Wanna be on our stage? Email kcpoetryslam@gmail.com
For extensive details on slam format:
www.kansascitypoetryslam.org.

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Fifth Tuesday Poetry Reading: Emery Diercks and Poet Jen Harris
Apr
30
6:30 PM18:30

Fifth Tuesday Poetry Reading: Emery Diercks and Poet Jen Harris

Conclude a month of poetry @ SPARK with Poet Jen Harris and Emery Diercks. Musician David Snyder, McPherson, will perform original songs from 6:30-7 pm. Then, Jen and Emery take the mic. Wine, snacks, and a banquet of words. Donations welcome!

Poet Jen Harris is a professional tearjerker. She is the founder and former host of Kansas City Poetry Slam, a TEDx fellow, Button Poetry & Write About Now Poetry feature. Nationally recognized for her writing and advocacy, she performs nationwide in an effort to incorporate spoken word poetry as a form of peer-based mental health therapy through community-building. Harris graduated Cum Laude from the University of Missouri-Kansas City with a Bachelor of Liberal Arts, emphasis in Communication Studies, English Language and Literature. She is the recipient of the 2015 Jim Wanser Pride Award for outstanding LGBT community activism. Additionally, she is the recipient of The Pitch Magazine's 2017 Poet of the Year award, was nominated as the 2017 Spoken Word Host of the Year by the National Spoken Word Awards and is the 2009 ACP Kansas Journalist of the Year. Her books of poetry, Slammed and Lust & Disdain, are available for public consumption via Amazon.

Emery Diercks, Salina, is a spoken word artist and writer whose relevant, poignant, and stark work is inspired by everything from parenting to politics. She wrote "this is not a love note" in 2014 and plans to release another collection of her work soon. Diercks has performed across the country, including at Speak Easy Poets in Topeka, Uptown Arts Bar in Kansas City, and in Buffalo, NY.

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Sunflower Poetry Slam & Open Mic
Apr
18
6:00 PM18:00

Sunflower Poetry Slam & Open Mic

Up for an evening of creative wordplay? Join us for the Sunflower Poetry Slam & Open Mic nights, hosted by Poet Jen Harris at the Lenexa Community Forum in City Hall, 17101 W. 87th St. Pkwy.

Monthly events will be held October 2018 through April 2019 (no event in December).

Admission for the slam and open mic are free.Open Mic begins at 6 p.m. (open mic is limited to 5 minutes on stage per person. May be reduced to 3 minutes depending on the number of people who sign up.)

Poetry Slam begins at 6:30 p.m. (Sign-up list drops at 5:45 p.m. 10 slots available first come, first served. Order chosen by random drawing. Participants should have three items prepared. Time penalties are incurred after 3:10 minutes. Poets are disqualified after 4 minutes; no warning is given at the 3-minute mark. 10 slots in round 1; 5 back in round 2; 3 back in round 3. One winner will receive a $50 prize. Judges will be selected randomly from the audience.)

Audience participation is encouraged. Poets should be prepared as audience interruptions will not contribute to the poet's time. (This will be at the slam master's discretion. Fairness is the goal.)

Interested in developing your poetry skills or taking them to the next level? Sign up for monthly workshops held on the Third Thursdays, prior to the open mic. Poet Jen Harris will lead the one-hour sessions. Registration >> http://bit.ly/2OOvyr1

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Curses & Charms
Apr
14
5:00 PM17:00

Curses & Charms

CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS!

Curses & Charms: A Further Account of the Trials of Womyn with wild tales told through poetry and music.

Join us for a magical night of poetry and music as only Emery Diercks, Teri Quinn & Poet Jen Harris can bring you.

Libations available for those who dare to partake!

Potions, Amulets, Poetic Scripture available for purchase!

You are greatly encouraged to purchase tickets online ahead of time, this show WILL sell out!

Tickets $10 online, $15 at the door!

Emery Diercks is a spoken word artist whose prose strikes a revenant tone with her readers and audiences. She is currently working on her second book and lives in Salina, KS with her husband and two children.

Kansas City songwriter Teri Quinn writes songs that harmonize sweet with savory, entwine lace with barbed-wire, and romance old-fashioned charm with modern grit. Quinn’s clawhammer banjo hums and hollers, and her lyrics are both celestial and cerebral. Her enchanting voice and lyricism is a timeless elevation of the feminine and fearless.

Poet Jen Harris is a professional public speaker, spoken word poet, activist, published author, founder and former host of Kansas City Poetry Slam. She is a TEDx fellow, a Button Poetry & Write About Now Poetry feature. Her work is poetic memoir, a confessional assortment of personal and adopted stories of life on and off the grid; substance use, abuse survival, coming out stories, the New Age shift in mindfulness, the cross-country migration of artists in search of paying work both plentiful and fulfilling, the demise of the corporate culture, the defiance of media-induced prepackaged lives and conversely, and the beauty created when people unite on a common front for a common purpose.

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Sunflower Poetry Slam & Open Mic
Mar
21
6:00 PM18:00

Sunflower Poetry Slam & Open Mic

Up for an evening of creative wordplay? Join us for the Sunflower Poetry Slam & Open Mic nights, hosted by Poet Jen Harris at the Lenexa Community Forum in City Hall, 17101 W. 87th St. Pkwy.

Monthly events will be held October 2018 through April 2019 (no event in December).

Admission for the slam and open mic are free.Open Mic begins at 6 p.m. (open mic is limited to 5 minutes on stage per person. May be reduced to 3 minutes depending on the number of people who sign up.)

Poetry Slam begins at 6:30 p.m. (Sign-up list drops at 5:45 p.m. 10 slots available first come, first served. Order chosen by random drawing. Participants should have three items prepared. Time penalties are incurred after 3:10 minutes. Poets are disqualified after 4 minutes; no warning is given at the 3-minute mark. 10 slots in round 1; 5 back in round 2; 3 back in round 3. One winner will receive a $50 prize. Judges will be selected randomly from the audience.)

Audience participation is encouraged. Poets should be prepared as audience interruptions will not contribute to the poet's time. (This will be at the slam master's discretion. Fairness is the goal.)

Interested in developing your poetry skills or taking them to the next level? Sign up for monthly workshops held on the Third Thursdays, prior to the open mic. Poet Jen Harris will lead the one-hour sessions. Registration >> http://bit.ly/2OOvyr1

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The Beautiful And Strange Tour
Mar
9
7:00 PM19:00

The Beautiful And Strange Tour

The Beautiful and Strange tour is brought to you by J'Parle' featuring the powerhouse poet Jerica D. Wortham from Tulsa, Oklahoma. She will be taking us on a journey through her Queendom of poetry along with her 3 piece band. This event will be at the beautiful Sankofa Cafekc located on 4240 Indiana Ave, Kansas City, MO. This event will be hosted by Poet, Author, and Radio Personality Serenity Speaks. KC artist included on the line up are: Sheri Hall Angel Gibson Nicolette Paige and Poet Jen Harris

It's $10 to get in and there will be tropical drink specials along with the Sankofa Cafekc full menu


Tickets available at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-beautiful-and-strange-tour-kcmo-tickets-57437377743

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Late Night Squeeze, a Nocturnal Variety Show 2.0
Mar
1
to Mar 2

Late Night Squeeze, a Nocturnal Variety Show 2.0

Join us for our second Late Night Squeeze, A Nocturnal Variety Show co-produced by Stephanie Roberts and SqueezeBox Theatre and made possible by an Inspiration Grant from Arts KC.

Check out our extraordinary line-up:
Stand-up Comedy by Anna May Smith
Poetry/Spoken Word by Jen Harris
Saxophone by Ernest Melton
Opera by Samantha Gossard, mezzo-soprano
Songs by Stephonne Singleton
Physical Theatre by UMKC Theatre
&
Night Cap Grab Bag by Emcee Stephanie Roberts

We'll also have a fun raffle, a mini live auction, and of course local spirits served at the Memory Jar Bar. Tell your friends, and stay up late!
Late Night Squeeze at SqueezeBox Theatre 1519 Oak St.KCMO 11:00pm
Doors open at 10:30
Tickets: $10

FB invite: https://www.facebook.com/events/1347456772077210/

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Survivors’ Stories: Stand Against Sexual Violence, MOCSA Benefit
Feb
28
7:00 PM19:00

Survivors’ Stories: Stand Against Sexual Violence, MOCSA Benefit

“SURVIVORS’ STORIES: STAND AGAINST SEXUAL VIOLENCE”
FEBRUARY 28th
AT The Rino

FEBRUARY 28, 2019, with support from Fine Dining Productions and Johnson County Mental Health Center, The Rino will be hosting a very special event called Survivors’ Stories: Stand Against Sexual Violence. All proceeds will go to MOCSA, The Metropolitan Organization to Counter Sexual Assault.

The evening will consist of a curated lineup of performers sharing songs, poetry, and other performance art pieces that touch on their experience with sexual violence or harassment. Along with providing a safe space where survivors can connect and access services they may need, this is a chance for those who have not dealt with sexual violence to further understand what it means to be a survivor.

FEB. 28TH at THE RINO 7PM
TICKETS ARE $15 SUGGESTED DONATION | Those who are able to give more are welcome, no one will be turned away due to lack of funds.
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/survivors-stories-stand-against-sexual-violence-tickets-55477516746

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS: JANUARY 31ST
Call For Artists: Survivors' Stories (A MOCSA Benefit)

VOLUNTEER SIGN UP:
bit.ly/survivorsvolunteer

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Valentine’s Ball: Love & Other Ghost Stories
Feb
14
7:00 PM19:00

Valentine’s Ball: Love & Other Ghost Stories

From the quill of host / founder / artist Peregrine Hoenig:

 "I have been throwing a Valentines Ball in Kansas City, MO for 20 years. It started at the Fahrenheit as an art show and costumed event with live music and naturally became part of the regional Mardi Gras schedule. Every ball has a love theme - Hunting for Love, For The Love of Money, Love Ambassador - it’s been thrown in amazing places - from the original Golden Ox to early days of The Ship to an antique rug store, Smith and Burstert. Birdies opened on Valentines in 2003 so it celebrates the shop’s inception as well.”

 This year Love and Other Ghost Stories is grey costume attire.  

Poet Jen Harris & Julia Haile (hale with an i) will be performing.

Thursday, February 14, 7-10pm.

1746 Washington KCMO- the new location of YJ’s Snack Bar.

Admission is free but please bring cash for a variety of provided ways to relax as an adult and celebrate these talented women and the spectrum of love.

Very chill and self-date friendly.

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