May 2, 2012 8:00 AM

This week in KC | Cinco de Mayo, Aretha Franklin, ‘Jersey Boys’

A Kansas City party district ensures that your Cinco de Mayo weekend doesn’t lack for options. On Friday, things kick off with Cinco de Cabot, a fundraiser for the Cabot Westside Medical and Dental Center featuring live performances by Making Movies (pictured) and Sister Hazel. The following night, Cinco de Drinko takes over, where $25 advance tickets get you drinks from 8 to 11 p.m., plus free cover at 12 Power & Light District bars throughout the night. Making Movies also performs a free 9 p.m. show on the KC Live! stage. Go to

powerandlight district.com

for tickets.

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