Head down to the West Bottoms this first Friday weekend to celebrate 11 years with Bella Patina. Expect to find vintage, antique and repurposed furniture, decor and art in their 100-year-old warehouse. There will be over 15 local makers, plus breakfast and coffee—if you’re there early and plants are your thing, you might even catch some of Dee Ferguson’s designs before they sell out.
Friday, March 4-Sunday, March 6. 8:30 am-4 pm. Bella Patina.
Sunday, March 6. Noon-5 pm. Nimble Brewing.
The Strawberry Swing is back with another pop-up at The Truman. Shop makers and enjoy food trucks, drinks and music this weekend. Brown Suga Bakes, High Desert Turquoise, rOOTS, The Sunflower Market and many more great KC makers will be there.
Sunday, March 6. 10 am-4 pm. The Truman.
The newest exhibit at the Nelson-Atkins Museum is a show featuring fifteen works of artists who worked under Spanish colonial rule in Ecuador, Bolivia and Peru in the 1600s and 1700s. The show, which runs through September 4, has works pulled from the holdings of Chicago’s Thoma Foundation, which has an emphasis on work from the Spanish Americas.
Now-September 4. Nelson-Atkins Museum.
Charlotte Street’s Moving in Place is a site-specific show that features nine artists and includes performance, video art, sculpture and photography. The show was curated by Kimi Kitada, who gathered pieces in which the artists “use their own bodies as material and vessel for performance-based works.” The show includes work from artists based in Chicago, New York, L.A. and two locals (Haley Kostas and Johanna Winters), and in each work, the “presence of the body is integral to the realization of each piece.”
Opening reception on Friday, March 4, 6–9 pm. Charlotte Street Gallery, 3333 Wyoming St., KCMO. Show continues until March 19.
Sporting KC’s home opener finds the side facing some familiar foes. Houston’s new head coach is Paulo Nagamura, who won two ’chips as a player at Sporting and has been an assistant for the past five seasons.
Nagamura also poached a number of assistants to fill out his Dynamo staff.
Saturday, March 5. 2:30 pm. Children’s Mercy Park.
The Winterlude jazz series at JCCC continues with this show, a tribute to Bessie Smith, Billie Holiday and Nina Simone. The show has three vocalists fronting an all-female jazz band to pay homage to their legacies.
Sunday, March 6. 7 pm. Polsky Theatre at Johnson County Community College.