Things to do: Monet X Change, Steve Trevino at KC Improv

Monet X Change, a veteran of “RuPaul’s Drag Race,” will come to the Kansas City Improv on Jan. 25. Minnesota Opera It’s a rare performer who has appeared in “RuPaul’s Drag Race,” “The Simpsons” and Gaetano Donizetti’s opera “The Daughter of the Regiment.” But Monet X Change qualifies, and she will bring her comedy to … Read more

Librarian and Suzuki travel the TransAmerica Trail | lifestyle

Librarian and Suzuki travel the TransAmerica Trail |  lifestyle

BLUE HILL — One man, one motorcycle, one trail. Along the way, plenty of rain, rocks, sun, mud, oil changes, tire changes and bad meals. Good, friendly and indifferent people, too, against the backdrop of America. That’s how Rich Boulet spent and experienced his six-week sabbatical from the Blue Hill Public Library. The library’s director … Read more

TikTok’s Travel Guides: The New Way to Plan a Vacation

TikTok's Travel Guides: The New Way to Plan a Vacation

VIDEOS OF Gen Z-ers and millennials—and their cats—may saturate TikTok, but spend enough time scrolling around the social media app and you’ll find yourself led to more surprising realms. Take the travel feeds, which offer a stream of fresh footage shot just about anywhere in the world. Type #travel in the search box and you … Read more

Multisensory exhibit of impressionists coming to Starlight

“Monet & Friends” will run Nov. 1-Dec. 31 in Starlight Theatre’s Cohen Community Stage House. Starlight Theater If you enjoyed the Van Gogh multisensory experiences that visited Kansas City recently, you’ll probably want to check out “Monet & Friends Alive” starting next week at Starlight Theatre. The exhibit, presented in partnership with the Nelson-Atkins Museum … Read more

MTH Theater’s ‘Man of La Mancha’ stars classical guitarist

Classical guitarist Nilko Andreas will portray Don Quixote in MTH Theater’s production of “Man of La Mancha,” which will run Oct. 6-23. Courtesy of Nilko Andreas MTH Theater’s unique production of “Man of La Mancha” will open this weekend at the Main Stage Theater in Crown Center. The collaboration with Ensemble Iberica will star classical … Read more

Skiing revenue is back above pre-pandemic levels, Vail Resorts says

Skiing revenue is back above pre-pandemic levels, Vail Resorts says

Ski-resort operator Vail Resorts Inc. on Wednesday reported fiscal fourth-quarter results that were better than expected, helped by acquisitions abroad and demand for advance passes, with full-year sales rebounding above pre-pandemic levels. The company lost around $109 million during the quarter, or $2.70 per share, compared to around $141 million and $3.49 per share in … Read more

KC entertainment: Barbecue and holiday shopping on the menu

The American Royal World Series of Barbecue will welcome the public Sept. 30 and Oct. 1 at Kansas Speedway. James Wooldridge photo file Competition at the American Royal World Series of Barbecue has already begun, but the public can join the world’s largest barbecue contest this weekend. Pit road at Kansas Speedway will feature the … Read more

Vancouver election 2022: All eligible Vancouver voters can vote by mail

Vancouver election 2022: All eligible Vancouver voters can vote by mail

Tea Straight received the following information bulletin from the City of Vancouver on September 7. It is reprinted below in its entirety. This October, all eligible voters can vote by mail as another convenient way to participate in the 2022 Vancouver Election. Voters may now apply to receive a vote by mail package at vancouver.ca/vote, … Read more

3 choose-your-own-adventure San Antonio vacations to book this fall

3 choose-your-own-adventure San Antonio staycations to book this fall

And just like that, summer is over. Kidding, kidding — we have months of 90-degree temperatures left. Still, school is back in session and with September’s arrival, it’s time to start booking those fall vacations. This year, with airlines flailing and the economy doing whatever it is the economy does, perhaps it’s time to consider … Read more

Start planning a drive-worthy weekend trip to Plano this fall

Start planning a drive-worthy weekend trip to Plano this fall

Like it or not, we’re barreling toward fall and its close companion, the holiday season. The good news is that autumn and the ensuing holidays are also jam-packed with fun festivals, so you’ll want to start planning a little getaway to plano so you can enjoy them all. Get your calendar ready for these can’t-miss … Read more