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#5KansasCityThingsSeries: October 2017 Edition

Monday, October 02, 2017MsAvaBella

Aaaaaaaand we're back...

My 5 Kansas City Things To Do In KC is an ongoing series here on AvaBellasIndieBlog.com. Ava highlights and explores the best events throughout KC for business, art, causes, music, and fitness.

First up...

Visit Lecrae.com 

Lecrae @ The Truman, Kansas City, MO | SAT Oct 7 | 6PM

Lecrae brings his 'All Things Work Together Tour' to one of Kansas City's newest venues - The Truman. He calls this his favorite album to date. This will be the newly signed Columbia Records artist's third tour stop on the ATWT Tour and he'll be lighting up cities all over the country until early December. Check out tour dates on Lecrae.com. VIP proceeds to benefit St. Jude's Children's Hospital.


Visit KCBallet.org

Devon Carney's Romeo & Juliet | Opens FRI Oct 13th | 730PM

Friday, October 13 - 22. William Shakespeare's timeless story of star-crossed lovers as interpreted by Artistic Director, Devon Carney. Music by Sergei Prokofiev performed by the Kansas City Symphony.


Visit CCO.org
Violence + Trauma Response Training | SAT Oct 7 | 10AM

The mission of Communities Creating Opportunities (CCO) is to organize diverse communities and people of faith to realize their power, develop strong leaders, unite partners, and advance solutions to our connected challenges.

The Violence & Trauma response training at Metropolitan Missionary Baptist Church will cover:
  • Statistics on/causes of violence and trauma
  • Effects of trauma on the person
  • Personal stories
  • How to plan a neighborhood peace walk
  • How to speak to/comfort victims' families and survivors of trauma
  • How to work with neighborhood groups to immediately respond to violent incidents
  • How to help document community conditions and advocate for public policy changes by pressuring lawmakers
  • Consideration of the role of youth in this work, and how connecting with and activating them can reduce violence
Lunch will be provided. 

Visit BlackCEOTribe.com
Meet & Greet Black CEO Founder | THU Oct 12 | 630PM

The Kansas City Chapter of the BlackCEO has the honor to host the BlackCEO National Leadership Conference where the Founder and Leadership will be at The Promise Wedding & Event Space 1100 E 47 Terr, KCMO. This is an amazing opportunity to hear from Trevor Otts, Founder and his team of business experts; Sales Cardiologist Che Brown, Black Belt Speaker's Coach Dr Rubin West, Chapter Director Barrett Matthews, and all of the amazing Black Business Owners that make up the National Leadership of the BlackCEO Organization, the Chapter Presidents and Vice-Presidents from across America and around the Globe.

The Conference Meet & Greet session is on Thursday, October 12, 2017, at 6:30PM-9:00PM.

$20 Registration required to attend. Food & Beverages provided.

Visit MaroonHorizon.com

Black Enuf* Film Screening | FRI Oct 27 | 5PM 

Special guest Director Carrie Hawks brings her short film Black Enuf* to Kansas City. Join her for the cash bar reception at 5PM and the 6PM screening; informal discussion to follow the screening.

A queer oddball seeks approval from black peers despite a serious lack of hip-hop credentials and a family that “talks white.” The quest for undeniable acceptance of her racial identity takes Hawks from Missouri to New York and halfway around the world in the animated documentary "black enuf*" (22 min.). Learn more about Hawks @ MaroonHorizon.com


Waterfire | Country Club Plaza | SAT Oct 7 | 5PM

Waterfire returns to the Country Club Plaza on October 7th for its 11th year! Each year along the banks of Brush Creek crowds gather for live vocals, dance and acrobatics and more! This year includes performances by Quixotic, StoneLion Puppet Theatre, Rhythmic Flames, Kansas City Drum Tribe, Trio Forte and renowned operatic tenor Ben Gulley.

Crowds will also enjoy a variety of Country Club Plaza food offerings including Seasons 52, Zocalo Mexican Tequileria, Cooper's Hawk and The Capital Grille.

Visit the Waterfire page on the Plaza's website for more info.

Business Blitz Q&A | Bloch Venture Hub | THU Oct 26 | 6PM

Starting a business is a huge undertaking; ask me how I know...
The Business Blitz Q&A is going to be the place where you can ask the expert, I mean, the lineup is the who's who of KC Biz. At this FREE event you'll learn from the best in insurance, HR, business banking, tech, law, marketing, and even accounting and tax professionals. Get your questions answered!

Learn more at the Business Blitz Q&A Eventbrite page

Interested in adding your KC event to series? 

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Check back weekly for updates to this post during the month of October!

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