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  1. The Kansas City Symphony, Diverse Jazz and more perform at Celebration at the Station on SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Pitch

    If you prefer a more active, fun-filled Memorial Day weekend - as opposed to, say, the massive amounts of napping yours truly shall be undertaking - then the Kansas City Symphony has organized just the event for you. On Sunday, May 24, get down to Union Station for the annual Celebration at the Station.

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  2. Sick days at Metropolitan Community College continue as its...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | The Pitch

    Last month, The Pitch examined the mounting problems at Metropolitan Community College . Those problems include a decline in the number of applicants; a mass exodus of faculty, staff and high-ranking administrators; a plunge in morale among those still employed in the district; and the erosion of the long-held system of shared governance among faculty and leadership.

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  3. Westport Millennial Weekend is happening this weekend in…WestportRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | The Pitch

    The AC Hotel Westport, which opened in the former Q Hotel & Spa building in March, is a Marriott brand intent on wooing the Millennial set. Hence, it boasts various iPhone-friendly amenities - mobile check-in, bluetooth speakers in the rooms, free wifi throughout the hotel - and local and artisanal flourishes, like an espresso bar, Christopher Elbow chocolates for sale in the lobby store, and signature cocktails made from Dark Horse Distillery spirits.

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  4. Second Hand King releases a brand-new album tonight at Riot RoomRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | The Pitch

    For the last two years, Kansas City rapper Joe Stanziola - who performs as Second Hand King - has been hard at work putting together his latest album, Before the Bomb Drops. Tonight at Riot Room, he celebrates its release.

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  5. Sticky Traps bogs down in its own angerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | The Pitch

    That's one playwrighting lesson worth internalizing from the Kansas City Repertory Theatre's world premiere of Sticky Traps , a promising play that makes superhuman demands on its actors and suffers here from inattentive direction. Written by KC Rep playwright-in-residence Nathan Louis Jackson and directed by Kyle Hatley, Sticky Traps centers on Linda, a grieving mother who has recently lost her youngest son, Cameron, to suicide.

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  6. Can the tiny-house movement grow big in Kansas City?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | The Pitch

    Terry Rouse, a wiry 67-year-old engineer, has spent the better part of the past year building his dream home: a 60-square-foot box on a trailer that he can attach to the hitch on his Crown Victoria sedan and haul to, presumably, his dream lot. From the outside, the structure resembles a child's playhouse, a deluxe version of a certain kind of suburban backyard architecture.

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  7. Music Forecast 5.14-5.20: Making Movies, Beck and Willie Nelson,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | The Pitch

    Making Movies Making Movies hardly needs a gimmick at this point. The much-loved local four-piece, fronted by Panamanian-American brothers Enrique and Diego Chi, makes a mix of heady Latin rhythms and smart alternative rock, with lyrics in both Spanish and English.

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  8. The 11th annual Troost Festival is this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | The Pitch

    All y'all who talk a big game about bridging the racial and socioeconomic divide of Troost Avenue: You've got an opportunity to put your money where your mouth is this Saturday, May 16. The 11th Annual Troost Festival will be held on Troost between 31st Street and Linwood Boulevard. The festivities begin at noon and run until about 10 p.m. The lineup is a hodgepodge of music, art, activism and education.

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  9. Russ Johnson, chairman of KCMO's Transportation & Infrastructure...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | The Pitch

    Outgoing Kansas City Councilman Russ Johnson needs a job. His second term as a Northland councilman comes to an end in August.

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  10. The American Royal is moving its annual barbecue to Arrowhead StadiumRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | The Pitch

    Following a contentious year in which the American Royal struggled to justify a $60 million ask of Kansas City, Missouri, taxpayers to tear down Kemper Arena and build new facilities for the American Royal, the organization announced today that it is moving its biggest event - the World Series of Barbecue - to the Truman Sports Complex this fall. "We've enjoyed many great years in the West Bottoms.

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  11. Here are the Missouri Legislature's top politiciansRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | The Pitch

    Coverage of the Missouri Legislature these days isn't as comprehensive as it used to be, due to the limited resources of declining news media operations. So God bless Progress Missouri for calling bullshit on all the bullshit that goes on in Jeff City on a daily basis while the Legislature is in session.

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  12. Berbiglia downsizes from seven locations to one in south Kansas CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | The Pitch

    Starting on May 1, Berbiglia Wine & Spirits will operate out of one store on 103rd Street, closing down its other six locations. The local liquor store chain, owned by Jack Bondon, made the announcement today on its Facebook page .

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  13. Death Cab for Cutie opened its Kintsugi tour last night with a lovefest at the MidlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | The Pitch

    Death Cab for Cutie The Midland, Kansas City Thursday, April 23 For nearly 20 years, Ben Gibbard and Death Cab for Cutie have provided the soundtrack for countless relationships with their ability to write nearly perfect, totally relatable pop songs about love, heartache and loss. Last night provided Kansas Citians the chance to bounce some of that love back the band's way.

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  14. Teresa's Drive-In is still in the fast lane after 47 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | The Pitch

    Pop quiz: What are the oldest drive-ins still operating in Kansas City? Answer: Winstead's on the Country Club Plaza , Mug's Up Root Beer Drive-In at 700 East 23rd Street , Harold's Drive-In at 1337 Admiral Boulevard , the Humdinger at 2504 East 9th Street and Teresa's Drive-In at 6540 Truman Road . There's also Homer's Drive-In in Leavenworth, which opened in its current location way back in 1938, and although it's technically in the metro, it seems like a long drive just to get a chocolate malt and a Frito pie.

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  15. Parkville Microbrew Fest and KC On Tap are Saturday, Deschutes'...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | The Pitch

    Thursday, April 23 New Belgium La Folie tapping, at Flying Saucer , 7 p.m. Release of Green Room Burgers and Beer's Papa Louie's, at the Harvesters benefit Forks & Corks, at the Kansas City Convention Center's Grand Ballroom Great Divide and Two Brothers tappings with visits from their brewers, at Bier Station , 6:30-11 p.m. Redstone Meadery night, with Black Raspberry Nectar and Nectar of the Hops, at Barley's Brewhaus , 4:30 p.m. Torn Label tap takeover, at the Peanut , 6 p.m. Most Intense Happy Hour, with Boulevard and Central States, a one-hour workout followed by happy hour, on the rooftop park of Onelife Fitness , free for members, $15 for nonmembers, 6-8 p.m. Humane Society Maibock tapping party, at Gordon Biersch , 5:30-8:30 p.m. Tappings of Torn Label Leap of Faith IPA, O'Fallon King Louie Toffee Stout and Evil Twin Hop Flood amber ale, at Waldo Pizza Friday, April 24 Cathedral ... (more)

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  16. Chef Joe Shirley takes over the Kansas City Club's kitchenRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 | The Pitch

    Of course, a restaurant of his own is in the plans, but not anytime soon. The 36-year-old Shirley has decided to wait until his son, now 11, graduates from high school before pursuing his own place.

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  17. The Q Hot Pot is boiling up tasty business at Zona RosaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | The Pitch

    If you know Q like we know Q - Kieu Cao, the owner of the one-month-old Q Hot Pot restaurant at 8610 N.W. Prairie View Road in Zona Rosa - you would understand why the Vietnamese native, raised and educated in Boston, might be a little homesick in the Midwest for the culinary traditions of her past. "I like Kansas City," says the 32-year-old Cao, "but I miss the opportunity to have the shared dining experience of shabu shabu, where friends gather around a hot pot for a meal with appetizers and a cold beer or a cocktail."

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  18. The KC FilmFest's must-seesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | The Pitch

    This year's Kansas City FilmFest is going back in time with the man who made time travel in a DeLorean cool. In honor of the 30th anniversary of Back to the Future , co-screenwriter and producer Bob Gale is presenting a new Digital Cinema Package 2K version of the film at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 18, at Cinemark Palace on the Plaza, as part of the Kansas City FilmFest .

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  19. Kansas City is getting a brand-new Guitar Center tomorrowRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | The Pitch

    Good news for local musicians and aspiring artists: Instrument retailer Guitar Center is opening its 267th location in Kansas City tomorrow at 9188 NW Skyview Avenue. The grand opening takes places on Thursday, April 16, at 7 p.m., with a live in-store performance from local U2 cover band Rattle & Hum .

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  20. Was Sly James late in paying his taxes for 2014? Yes. Does it have bearing on his candidacy? No.Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | The Pitch

    Clay Chastain's defeat at the polls on April 7 isn't keeping the Virginia man out of Kansas City politics, after all. Chastain, who finished last in the three-candidate primary last week, called out Kansas City Mayor Sly James for "yet another unethical act for personal advantage" in a email sent Tuesday to local media.

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