This Weekend In Kansas City – 1/11 – 1/13

City Center Live: Sisters and Strings Infusion

Date: Friday January 11, 2019
Time: 7:00 pm
Location: Lenexa City Hall
Address: 17101 W. 87th St. Parkway, Lenexa, KS
Price: Free

Enjoy an evening with the Kansas City band Sisters & Strings Infusion, which brings together keys, cello, violin, guitar, and rhythm. Musical selections range from pop and contemporary to country and jazz.

10th Annual KC Restaurant Week

Date: Friday, January 11th – Sunday, January 20th
Time: Varies
Location: Over 200 local restaurants

Time to get your grub on—for a good cause! KC Restaurant Week kicks off Friday. The Greater Kansas City Restaurant Association recently announced their city-wide dining event will feature more than 200 restaurants for the first time in its 10-year history. The event spans 10 days of multi-course lunch and dinner menus under two price tiers—$15 and $33.

To browse menus or make reservations, visit, or download the free KCRW app for iPhone and Android. Even better? Both the KCRW website and app feature a search option for special dietary restrictions such as gluten-free, nut-free, vegan and vegetarian.

Continuing its commitment to the Kansas City community, 10 percent of proceeds from all KCRW meals between January 11 and 20 will benefit three local charities—including Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Kansas City, Kansas City Regional Destination Development Foundation and Greater Kansas City Restaurant Association Educational Foundation.Over the course of its first nine years, KCRW raised more than $2.2 million for local charities.

Live from Here
 with Chris Thile

Date: Saturday, January 12, 2019
Time: 4:45 p.m.
Location: Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts, Muriel Kauffman Theatre
Address: 1601 Broadway Blvd., Kansas City, MO
Price: $55.50 – $95.50

Come be a part of live radio being made. Live from Here with Chris Thile (formerly A Prairie Home Companion) is a Saturday-night destination for radio audiences everywhere. This variety show features a unique blend of musical performances, comedy, and audience interaction. Acclaimed musician and songwriter Chris Thile welcomes a wide range of well-known and up-and-coming talent to the stage for a beautiful listening experience. We’ll have music from Chris and the show band, thoughts from Out In America from comedian correspondent Tom Papa, comedy sketches and numbers by special guests Ry Cooder and The Hamiltones. Live from Here is produced by American Public Media. Media support for Live from Here at the Kauffman Center is provided by KCUR 89.3 FM and Kansas Public Radio.


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