The Rabbit Hole hails itself as a visionary center for the children’s book chartered to create new and extraordinary experiences around literature. After my first visit I have to say it is all that and more! The hope of revitalizing a love of reading in Kansas City’s children is at the heart of the world’s first immersive children’s literary art gallery. Indeed, while exploring the gallery, Lily wandered off by herself, which resulted in a mini search party to find her. So if the goal is to get kids excited about reading, mission accomplished. As my daughter literally got lost in the pages of aRead More →

Attention all Kiara Loves KC readers! I have some exciting news for you. I would like to introduce the newest Kiara Loves KC affiliate, Thrive Market! Read on to learn all about Thrive Market’s all-natural and organic online food market and health store, plus get a free 30 day trial membership! Thrive Market is the first socially conscious online store offering the world’s best-selling natural and organic products at wholesale prices. They carry over 2,500 of the highest quality food, supplements, home, personal care, and beauty products from over 400 of the best brands on the market, all delivered straight to your door at 25-50% offRead More →

The Nelson Atkins Museum of Art created an instant travel adventure with the Passport to India Festival. Events for the day long celebration of India included Indian art, culture, music, dance, fashion and food. India, officially the Republic of India, is the seventh largest country in the world. The country is also the second most populous with over 1.2 billion people. India is a vast South Asian country with diverse terrain – from Himalayan peaks to the Indian Ocean coastline. In the north, Mughal Empire landmarks include Delhi’s Red Fort complex, massive Jama Masjid mosque and Agra’s iconic Taj Mahal mausoleum. Pilgrims bathe in the Ganges inRead More →

Annie Get Your Gun is a musical with lyrics and music by Irving Berlin and a book by Dorothy Fields and her brother Herbert Fields. The story is a fictionalized version of the life of Annie Oakley (1860–1926). The Musical Theater Heritage production was directed by Sarah Crawford and conducted by Jeremy Watson. George Harter hosted a pre-show talk on the history behind the musical. Annie Oakley (born Phoebe Ann Mosey) was an American sharpshooter and exhibition shooter. Her talent first came to light when the then 15-year-old won a shooting match with traveling show marksman Frank E. Butler (whom she married). The couple joined Buffalo Bill’sRead More →

The 2016 State of the City Address for Kansas City was presented by Mayor Sly James on March 29, 2016 at the Uptown Theater. Mayor James discussed several key topics that are currently affecting Kansas City during the State of the City Address. Kansas City’s tech boom, the KC Earnings tax, city growth and development, education, the city budget, and crime reduction and prevention were all major themes in the speech. Highlights included organizers and programs in the city that are working to create jobs, reach out to the youth, and doing their part to make positive impacts in their communities. Attendees of the StateRead More →

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