Country Jam Night is a companion to the classic Lenexa dive bar’s longtime Wednesday Rock Jam Night. The bar hosts live music five nights a week, and now, on Thursdays, Jerry’s Bait Shop hosts its Country Jam Night. It’s the only one of its kind in the metro area.
Thursday, February 3. 8 pm-midnight. Jerry’s Bait Shop.
After taking a break for the month of January, the American Jazz Museum brings back its popular Indigo Hour in its venue, The Blue Room. The first show back will have two sets on Friday, February 4. February is Black History Month—look for more events in the Jazz District to be announced after our publication deadline.
February 4. First show at 5 pm. The Blue Room at the American Jazz Museum.
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, downtown KCMO.
Led by Historian-in-Residence Dr. Gene T. Chávez, Nuestro Legado is a series of programs that examines historical events and personal stories that are part of the current exhibits at the Kansas City Museum. Chávez is a renowned New Mexico historian and author who will present (via video recording) the Hispano perspective on the history of the Santa Fe Trail as an international trade route and catalyst for cultural exchange.
Saturday, February 5. 10:30 am-noon. JE Dunn Construction Theater, Kansas City Museum.
A group show of seven artists whose practices include printmaking, sculpture, and drawing, Not Quite Fatal was curated by Chelsea Smith. The works address “place/displacement within the environment and the urgency of community care.” The show opened at the Charlotte Street Foundation’s new gallery in mid-January.
Now-February 15. Noon–5 pm Tuesday–Friday and 11 am–5 pm Saturday. Charlotte Street Foundation’s new gallery (3333 Wyoming St., KCMO).
The Strawberry Swing Indie Craft Fair is hosting a Valentine’s pop-up with local makers, food trucks, music, drinks and flowers this Sunday. You can pick up local goods and art as V-Day gifts for your loved ones or come out and celebrate the holiday for yourself.
Sunday, February 6. 10 am-4 pm. The Truman.
The ultimate pizza party is coming to Strange Days this Saturday with a group of amazing KC vendors. This is one you don’t want to miss. Check out all the deets below.
Saturday, February 5. noon-5 pm. Strange Days Brewing.