Show Reviews Rosanne Cash, Natalie Merchant, Marcia Ball, Kasey Rausch, Found A Job

We’ve got something new here at ThingsKC!  We have the honor of being joined by Mr, Keith Koenig as our out-and-about reporter on happenings in Kansas City.  Keith brings a love of music in our town that has grown and matured after countless hundreds of hours listening to great sounds.   Please join us in welcoming Keith to our site, and enjoy his take on FIVE recent shows including Rosanne Cash, Natalie Merchant, Marcia Ball,  Kasey Rausch, and Found A Job. Continue reading

Christmas In The Sky 11/26/2014

ChristmasintheskyI’ve attended Christmas in the Sky several times, and it’s always a hoot!  My favorite way to attend is to fix a picnic dinner or holiday snacks and a thermos of hot coffee, tea, or spiced cider.  Then get out to Longview early and find a parking spot to the side of the road, with thousands of other holiday celebrants.  Break out the lawn chairs & blankets, tune the car radio to 99.7fm, snuggle up and enjoy the show!  Read on for details…. Continue reading

Five Fun Folly Facts

standard theatre 1902 kcmo The Folly, located at 300 West Twelfth Street is a well known theatre in Kansas City, Missouri  For well over 100 years, major artists of various entertainment genres have performed here.  The likes of Sarah Bernhardt, Richard Mansfield,  Jack Dempsey, the Marx Brothers,  Humphrey Bogart, Shirley Booth-Star, Gypsy Rose Lee, Tempest Storm, and  Chesty Gabor have graced the venerable stage. But did you know that The Folly wasn’t always “The Folly”?  That’s right, the beloved National Historic Landmark has been known by other names in her long and checkered past.  Read on for some things you may not know about The Folly. Continue reading