Here are 8 hidden gems in “A Star Is Born” that make the movie even better. Lady Gaga stars with Bradley Cooper, who also directed and co-wrote the film about the romance of a troubled rocker and a rising star.
Kansas City, Kan., native and pop star Janelle Monáe came to the Starlight Theater for her first headlining show in five years, giving an astounding performance of self assurance and audacity to a nearly sold-out crowd.
“Uncommon Allies,” by Shawnee Mission East grad Jon Brick, tells the story of Rosilyn Temple of KC Mothers in Charge as well as the police working on homicides. It screens at Kansas International Film Festival.
A pimp who gained notoriety for an HBO series about his brothel business and fashioned himself as a Donald Trump-style Republican candidate for the state Legislature was found dead hours after his 72nd birthday bash.
Anna Burns won the prestigious Man Booker Prize for fiction with "Milkman," a vibrant, violent story about men, women, conflict and power set during Northern Ireland's years of Catholic-Protestant violence.