An Apology and Taste of Good Things To Come: The Bots at Starlight Theatre

An Apology and Taste of Good Things To Come: The Bots at Starlight Theatre

The Bots were a sleeper hit.

| September 3, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Yeezy’s Late Registration Turns 1-0

Yeezy’s Late Registration Turns 1-0

It is hard to believe it has nearly been 10 years since Yeezy graced us with his sophomore LP, Late Registration. The second album drop was the megalomaniac rapper’s testament of how he would withstand over a decade of criticism and become one of hip-hop’s most notable and influential rappers.

| August 30, 2015 | 0 Comments
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American Ultra finds fresh twist in a year full of secret agent films

American Ultra finds fresh twist in a year full of secret agent films

The filmmakers do deserve a ton of credit for “American Ultra”; for a year that will end with at least seven secret agent movies before the year is over, they found an approach that carves its own niche to stand out from the crowd.

| August 21, 2015 | 0 Comments
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In Photos: Metric at Kansas City’s KC Live Stage in Power and Light

In Photos: Metric at Kansas City’s KC Live Stage in Power and Light

Kansas City’s Power & Light District has been packed with music fans all summer looking for a reprieve from the heat with good music and a cold beer. Canada’s Metric was the latest band to join in the free music summer series in the entertainment district with San Francisco’s Panic Is Perfect opening.

| August 20, 2015 | 0 Comments
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“The Man From U.N.C.L.E.” provides smooth, slick style in lieu of substance

“The Man From U.N.C.L.E.” provides smooth, slick style in lieu of substance

By all accounts, the performances are good, the stunts are well performed and deception and trickery is highlighted as characters slither around each other for their own personal gain. But instead of all of these bright moving parts working in unison to arrive at a very fulfilling vision, it feels more like a shell game to hide the lack of ingenuity behind the core of the film.

| August 14, 2015 | 0 Comments
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In Photos: Walk the Moon at the Crossroads in Kansas City

In Photos: Walk the Moon at the Crossroads in Kansas City

A 40-minute rain delay didn’t dampen spirits as fans patiently awaited the effervescent Walk the Moon, though it did add a few smears to the fans’ carefully painted faces.

| August 10, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Kansas City gets primal and wild for Buzz Beach Ball feat. Alt-J, Hanni El Khatib, Zella Day & More

Kansas City gets primal and wild for Buzz Beach Ball feat. Alt-J, Hanni El Khatib, Zella Day & More

In Kansas City, the pinnacle of all the summer alternative music shows seems to be Buzz Beach Ball with the who’s who in “now” bands playing a big venue like Sporting Park.

| August 7, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation has all the elements that make the franchise great

Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation has all the elements that make the franchise great

I was pleasantly surprised that the storyline and plot direction balanced really well with the action and stunts. Most times actors and directors tend to lean on one aspect or the other, but with “Rogue Nation” I think director Brad Bird brought out the best of what makes the franchise great.

| July 31, 2015 | 0 Comments
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In Photos: Tears for Fears at Kansas City’s Uptown Theatre

In Photos: Tears for Fears at Kansas City’s Uptown Theatre

Everybody wants to rule the world, and this summer Tears for Fears is well on their way to global domination. At least, they are if their Kansas City show is anything to judge by.

| July 20, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Amy Schumer’s ‘Trainwreck’ is a hilarious film debut

Amy Schumer’s ‘Trainwreck’ is a hilarious film debut

Directed by the legendary Judd Apatow, “Trainwreck” definitely holds its own against his classics “40-Year-Old Virgin” and “Knocked Up.”

| July 17, 2015 | 0 Comments
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