The free annual festival in Leawood’s Park Place celebrates food, music and art from across the globe. The entertainment lineup includes a mariachi band, an opera singer, aerial acrobats, a belly dancer, reggae band, and more.
Owner Larry Thephachanh’s vast experience allows him to offer a menu that ranges from Vietnamese spring rolls to Chinese-American sesame chicken and a super-sweet Laotian dessert called mango sticky rice.
“Mom? There’s something I want to do by myself. I won’t need help, I know exactly how to do it. I’m going to need some rocks, a saw and some concrete. And a pump. Some fence. And I probably need an extension cord.”
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KC SuperStar semi-finals at the Jewish Community Center this week took on an atmosphere reminiscent of political conventions, complete with signs, placards, buttons and energetic supporters cheering on their favorites.