In the annals of television Twitter history, The Sound of Music Live will likely best Sharknado for insta-reaction. Viewers loved it, hated it, thought actress Julie Andrews would roll over in her grave early over it, and generally let it all out on Twitter.
Sporting Kansas City will play for the championship of its league Saturday, but in some ways the franchise is working on something more important. In some ways, the franchise is working on something the Royals and Chiefs should try to emulate.
Nelson Mandela led black South Africans in their struggle to throw off the yoke of white rule and then helped the entire nation heal the wounds of racial division.
- Prairie Village Tree Lighting 2013
- Red X Wine Tasting
- Kanye West concertgoers at the Sprint Center
- Chiefs vs. Broncos tailgaters
- Toys and crafts shows at KCI Expo
- City Markets Whoville Holidays
- Frontier Feline Fanciers Cat Show
- Breakfast with Santa at Mahaffie
- Mayor's Christmas Tree Lighting
- Black Friday at Zona Rosa
- Pilgrim Run 5K
- Salvation Army Thanksgiving Dinner
Missouri coach Gary Pinkel (left) plans to use backup quarterback Maty Mauk for at least one series — as has been the Tigers’ custom throughout the season — when No. 5 MU plays No. 3 Auburn on Saturday for the SEC championship.
He is accused of fighting with another golfer during a dispute Nov. 15 at the Fred Arbanas Golf Course in Longview Lake Park. Armstrong said he was the victim in the assault and planned to contest the ticket.
Schmitt Tree Farm Santa’s Forest in Holt, Mo., plans to close this weekend after 52 years of building holiday memories.
TopGolf, a high-tech driving range, bar and restaurant complex, is coming to the metro. The Dallas-based company wants to build a 70,000-square-foot, three-level center at the northeast corner of 107th Street and Nall Avenue in Overland Park. If all goes as planned it will open in the second quarter of 2015.
Award-winning illustrator Shane Evans has always wanted to nurture community through his art, and Chocolate Me, his book with longtime best friend and actor Taye Diggs, is his vehicle.
Like an unwanted house guest, the bitter cold front that moved into Kansas City is going to stay awhile, and its likely to bring a friend more snow. The storm on Thursday brought sleet, freezing rain and snow to Missouri, creating hazardous driving conditions and prompting Gov. Jay Nixon to activate the State Emergency Operations Center.
Every working firehouse has at least one notable pitmaster in its ranks, but as a rule, the only people who get to eat firehouse barbecue are firefighters. Thanks to Wichita’s Jetman, John E. Thien, firehouse swine dining is no longer exclusive to firefighters.
Just forget about Warren Beatty. Thats the best way to enjoy the new Bonnie and Clyde, which will saturate three cable networks beginning tonight. Comparing it with Arthur Penns 1967 classic, which had Faye Dunaway as a sexually voracious Bonnie to Beattys impotent Clyde, might just spoil both of them for you.
The stats have been ugly recently, but it's the losses that have bothered Chiefs linebacker Derrick Johnson. So when he learned that the Chiefs' once-vaunted defense ¯ you know, the one that was dominant during their 9-0 start this season ¯ has allowed over 400 yards in four consecutive games, Johnson was, well, somewhat taken aback.
The goal of $15 an hour is about double the current minimum wage of $7.25 an hour and about $6.50 more an hour than what the average fast-food worker is earning in the Kansas City area.
A Jimmy John’s drive-through needs better thinking about solving an urban issue.
On Oct. 1, 91 World War II veterans boarded a plane to visit Washingtons World War II memorial. They flew into a media firestorm. Their buses pulled up to a barricaded memorial, closed as part of the partial government shutdown. A handful of congressmen and senators awaited, many accusing President Obama of ordering the memorial closed.
Early season games present an opportunity for college basketball teams to work on all facets of their games. For Missouri, closing out a contest will be the teaching moment from its 80-71 triumph over West Virginia in a Big 12/SEC Challenge game on Thursday.
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- Video: Powe goes through warmups, Hali and Zombo work on technique