7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 5, at Kansas City Improv
If nothing else, Tom Segura has a funny title for his traveling comedy show: the No Teeth No Entry Tour. If you qualify for admission, you’ll see and hear a comic with two Netflix specials on his resume (“Mostly Stories” and “Completely Normal”), as well as multiple other TV and radio credits. He also co-hosts a popular podcast, “Your Mom’s House,” with his wife, comedian Christina Pazsitzky. Runs through Saturday, Jan. 7. 816-759-5233. improvkc.com. $25-$45.
“Agnes of God”
Opens 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 5, at Roger T. Sermon Community Center
City Theatre of Independence will present a play that is more serious than most tackled by community theaters. In “Agnes of God,” a novice nun is accused of murdering her newborn, which she says resulted from a virgin conception. The play was the basis for a 1985 movie starring Jane Fonda and Anne Bancroft. Runs through Jan. 15. 816-325-7367. citytheatreofindependence.org. $11-$12.
Johnson County Home and Garden Show
10 a.m.-9 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Jan. 6-7, and 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 8, at Overland Park Convention Center
From windows and home décor to landscaping and patios, you can find ideas for just about any improvement in and around your house at this three-day extravaganza. The main stage will feature speakers including Matt Blashaw of “Yard Crashers” and “Vacation House for Free” as well as remodeler and designer Laurie March. Other highlights will be a butterfly house, a landscaped garden and a water garden. johnsoncountyhomeshow.com. $10-$12.
Missouri Mavericks vs. Wichita
7:35 p.m. Friday, Jan. 6, and 7:05 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 7, at Silverstein Eye Centers Arena
After four games (two at home) in five days to conclude 2016, these back-to-back matches with the Thunder will be the Mavericks’ only games during the first 13 days of 2017. Plus, they won’t play at home again until Jan. 21. In other words, you better go watch the local professional hockey team while you can. 816-252-7825. missourimavericks.com. $16-$39.
Steve Lippia with Kansas City Symphony
8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Jan. 6-7, at Kauffman Center
Crooner Steve Lippia performs pop standards with symphonies across the country. For “Simply Swingin’ With Sinatra and Friends,” he will join the Kansas City Symphony to sing hits popularized by Frank Sinatra as well as Bobby Darin, Nat King Cole, Tony Bennett and others. Helzberg Hall. 816-471-0400. kcsymphony.org. $40-$85.
“Jurassic Quest: Out of Extinction”
9 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 7, and 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 8, at Hale Arena
Children and adults alike can interact with more than 50 life-size animatronic dinosaurs while walking through realistic scenes featuring creatures such as the Tyrannosaurus rex and Triceratops. Other activities will include fossil digs where young paleontologists can uncover dinosaur bones and the Dino Bounce area with inflatable mazes, face painting and dinosaur crafts. jurassicquest.com/kansas-city.html. $25-$35.
The Band That Fell to Earth
9 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 7, at RecordBar
More than a dozen local performers, including musicians on cello, violin, saxophone and trumpet, will gather to reprise their Jan. 31 Uptown Theater tribute to David Bowie. VIP ticket holders will receive commemorative David Bowie prayer candles and hand-carved block print posters. The event will benefit the AIDS Service Foundation of Kansas City. 816-753-5207. therecordbar.com. $15-$50.
Kansas City Symphony, “Presto, Mambo!”
2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 8, at Kauffman Center
Platypus Theatre of Ottawa, Canada, will be on hand for a unique presentation that is part of the Symphony’s Family Series. During a concert about the music of the Americas, a young boy joins the musicians onstage, and soon the performers, the boy, Mambo the dog and the audience are all involved in the magic of Latin rhythms. Helzberg Hall. 816-471-0400. kcsymphony.org. $10-$45.
Kansas City Jewish Film Festival
Opens 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 8, at Lewis and Shirley White Theatre
The two-week festival will feature six films, starting with “In Search of Israeli Cuisine,” a portrait of the Israeli people told through food. Other movies will be “Wunderkinder” (Thursday, Jan. 12), “Mr. Predictable” (Saturday, Jan. 14), “Magic Men” (Jan. 15), “To Life” (Jan. 19) and “Hummus: The Movie” (Jan. 22). Runs through Jan. 22. Jewish Community Center. 913-327-8054. thejkc.org/kcjffkit. $10; $50 for festival pass.
“My Old Lady”
Opens 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 11, at H&R Block City Stage
Kansas City Actors Theatre will present this play that tells the story of a New Yorker who inherits a Paris apartment building that houses an elderly woman and her spinster daughter. Written by Israel Horovitz, “My Old Lady” was made into a 2014 movie directed by Horovitz and starring Kevin Kline and Maggie Smith. Runs through Jan. 29. Union Station. 816-361-5228. kcactors.org. $15-$40.