Catch this free screening of “The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution” at the KC Library Plaza Branch on Saturday, February 13 at 11 a.m. Documentarian Stanley Nelson looks into the Black Panthers and its significance to American Culture. This documentary is launching just before the 50th anniversary of the party’s founding. Check out Rotten Tomatoes’ reviews if you’re on the fence.
Watch a caveman from the Phanerozoic era come to life. NOVA's new documentary "Iceman Reborn" follows Kearney, Missouri based paleo-sculptor and renowned artist Gary Staab as he creates an exact replica of the oldest human mummy on Earth. Join KCPT for a special sneak peek of the documentary, discussion with Staab and Iceman activities. All this is happening Tuesday, February 9 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on the H&R Block City Stage at Union Station.
The Winter Open House at River Market Event Place is happening on Friday, February 12 from 5-8 p.m. Admission is free with a dozen vendors setting up for the night. You might be interested in going if you’re thinking of tying the knot anytime soon. And if you’re not, it’s a cool space with a range of vendors. Check it out.
Open jam with Levee Town at Knuckleheads from 2 – 7 p.m. Sundays. Relax with the blues before hitting the cubicle on Monday. It’s a great way to unwind. Levee Town has a new album coming out soon.
Alone on Valentine’s Day? It doesn’t have to hurt this year. The Westport Ale House is hosting their first ever Single's Social event from 5-8 p.m. Get out on Valentine’s Day and, enjoy a night out and make a new friend.
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Emily Allen, blogger
I've lived in a few states across the U.S and spent a year down the street from a castle in Eger, Hungary. My heart finally found its home in Kansas City's River Market neighborhood.