6 Things To Do In KC This Week: February 16-20

South Pacific, courtesy of Janell Rinne

Ali: Fear Eats the Soul

Part of the “Bargain Bin Film School” series at Stray Cat microcinema, this screening of prolific and influential West German director Rainer Werner Fassbinder’s masterpiece tells the story of an elderly German woman’s romance with a young Moroccan migrant in post-World War II Germany.

Wednesday, February 16. 7 pm. Stray Cat Film Center, 1662 Broadway Boulevard, KCMO.

Eric Church

Photo courtesy of T-Mobile Center

Country superstar Eric Church tends to focus on timeless American institutions in songs like “Springsteen” and “Talladega.” He’s also picked up the cannabis advocacy mantle from Willie Nelson.

Friday, February 18. 8 pm. T-Mobile Center.

South Pacific

Rodgers and Hammerstein Tony Award-winning musical is set against the backdrop of WWII and focuses on French plantation owner Emile de Becque and his love interest, Nellie Forbush, a naïve young nurse from Arkansas. The classic score features songs like “Some Enchanted Evening,” “Younger than Springtime” and “There is Nothing Like a Dame.” 

Saturday, February 19. 3 pm and 8 pm. Yardley Hall, Midwest Trust Center.

Tyler, The Creator

Photo courtesy of Cable Dahmer Arena

More than a decade removed from launching his career as a teenage member of the L.A. hip-hop collective Odd Future, Tyler, The Creator has shed his horrorcore roots to become a more reflective—dare we say emotional—artist with a Grammy award and Kylie Jenner video cameos.

Saturday, February 19. 7 pm. Cable Dahmer Arena

Ms. Holmes & Ms. Watson

A world premiere, this production from Kansas City Repertory Theatre is a modern take on the characters developed by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. The play was written by Kate Hamill and will be directed by José Zayas.

February 1-20. Times vary. Copaken Stage at 13th and Walnut in downtown KCMO. 

Let’s Wine About Winter

Liberty is hosting a wine walk in the historic downtown square. You can walk the square and shop while tasting more than 20 different wines.

Saturday, February 19. 1-5 pm. Admission opens at noon (118 N Main Street, Suite C).

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