midtown weekly
october 16 - october 22, 2017
check out these great kc events!
october 19
maincor networking luncheon

Thursday, October 19, 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
MainCor, 3215 Main, Kansas City, MO

Featured speakers for October:
Ashley Winchell, Lead Planner, City of Kansas City, MO
Topic: Main Street Special Character District

Jan Marcason, Olsson Associates
Topic: Gillham Bike Lane (Asking for resident assistance to help determine the best route and structure)

$10 provides lunch. RSVP by email: lblumenthal@maincor.org by 10/16. You can pay with cash, credit card, or check at the door OR pre-pay here.

Luncheon held very third Thursday of the month.

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october 20
through the eyes of picasso

Exhibit begins Friday, October 20, Runs until 4/8/18
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
4525 Oak, KCMO

This major exhibition will explore Pablo Picasso’s life-long fascination with African and Oceanic art, as well as works from the Americas, uniting his paintings and sculpture with art that fueled his own creative exploration. 
The Nelson-Atkins is the ONLY U.S. venue for this exhibit!

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october 20
the drugstore fall 2017 open studios

Friday, October 20
3948 Main, KCMO
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Will feature work by resident artists: Emily Cramer, Kristen Devlin, Patricia Bordallo Dibildox, Andrew Erdrich, Brandon Forrest Frederick, Fredy Gabuardy, Francisco Gabuardy, Madeline Gallucci, Damon Heybrock, Amos Leager, Adam Long, Whitney Manney, Melaney Mitchell, Carmen Moreno, Dylan Mortimer, Cristina Muñiz, Andrew Ordonez, Annie Raab, Alex Savage, William Toney, Yulie Urano, and m.o.i. aka the Minister of Information.

This event will also feature an exhibition in our front gallery of works by artists from Imagine That! KC and music from Jametatone. Beer will be provided by Boulevard Brewing Co.

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october 21
kansas city marathon

Saturday, October 21, 2017
7 a.m. – Wheelchair start
7:05 a.m. – Full marathon, half marathon and 10K start
7:30 a.m. – 5K start

This is Kansas City’s largest annual race event and gives runners a tour of the city’s most beautiful landmarks and cool neighborhoods, including the World War I Memorial, the Country Club Plaza, the Nelson Atkins Museum of Art, Waldo, Westport, 18th & Vine and more.

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more stuff this week
city-wide budget forum: central - 10/19
3rd thursday @ the nelson - 10/19

upcoming events
4th district city council meeting - 10/24
kcrta annual meeting - 10/26
drug take back event at maincor - 10/28
main st special character dist. public meeting - 11/2

tedxwomen broadcast @ union station - 11/4
wanderfest - 11/5
special election - 11/7
global entrepreneurship week kc - 11/13 - 11/17
If you have events you would like featured in
The Midtown Weekly, please email info and a photo (if you have one) to LEIGH by Thursday,
the week before the date of the event.