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Oscar totally snubs Kansas City, Kan.

KCK celebs Janelle Monae, Stephen McKinley Henderson and Eric Stonestreet were all ignored for Academy Award nominations.

Stargazing

Kerry Washington calls on women to support women at Sundance

Olivia Pope gets a lot of credit for being a powerful woman, but it's the woman behind the fictional character who is helping to create real change in an industry that's woefully lacking in women and people of color behind the camera. Kerry Washington on Monday spoke to a group of women at the Sundance Film Festival's annual Women in Film Brunch, telling guests that progress is going to take "courage on all of our parts."

Performing Arts

Here are the big Broadway shows coming to KC next season

Local audiences will get a taste of newer hits — “Waitress” and “Finding Neverland” — and a big helping of perennial favorites — “The Lion King,” “The Color Purple” and “A Chorus Line” — in the 2017-18 Kansas City Broadway Series. In addition, the lineup will include a couple of extras: the return of “Les Miserables” and the Broadway Beatles tribute “Let It Be.”

Events

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Videos

Betty White says her first job convinced her to stay in television

As part of the White House's My First Job series in 2012, actress and television personality Betty White talked about her first job and the impact it left on her life.
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Betty White says her first job convinced her to stay in television 0:43

Betty White says her first job convinced her to stay in television

Meet Bobby Keys, the man behind the music at Arrowhead Stadium 2:31

Meet Bobby Keys, the man behind the music at Arrowhead Stadium

West Bottoms' artist Cody Brown blends tradition with modern in furniture and home design 3:32

West Bottoms' artist Cody Brown blends tradition with modern in furniture and home design

KC Symphony opens $55 million endowment campaign with quartet performance 3:52

KC Symphony opens $55 million endowment campaign with quartet performance