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December 2020

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Sat, December 5th - 8:00am
Tails and Traditions Holiday Festival
Tails and Traditions Holiday Festival

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Description: This favorite holiday event returns in a hybrid format for safe family fun! From December 1-5, take part in Horsing Around Downtown, a scavenger hunt in which you'll look for the famous Watkins Hobby Horses in the windows of Mass Street businesses; turn in your checklist and be entered in a drawing for a $50 Toy Store gift card! Get your checklist here: www.watkinsmuseum.org/horsing Then on December 5, the Watkins Facebook page comes alive with holiday videos and craft-making! Submitted by: Will Hickox Watkins Museum of History

Sat, December 5th - 8:00am

 
 
Sat, December 5th - 3:45pm
Cerbera Gallery Presents: "Winter Salon V"
Cerbera Gallery Presents: "Winter Salon V"

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Description: To Whomever it May Concern at Kansas Public Radio, Please join us in celebrating an exciting line-up of renowned artists during Cerbera Gallery’s annual “Winter Salon V”. Original paintings, local hand-made, one-of-a-kind jewelry, ceramics, tableware, and decor – all making great gift ideas for the holiday season and beyond. Our intimate showcase features works by Melanie Sherman, Genevieve Flynn, Katherine Bello, and Lori Keenan. Melanie Sherman is a ceramic artist, born in Germany and currently residing and working in Kansas City, Missouri. She has a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in ceramics from the Kansas City Art Institute. Her background is in graphic design, where she developed an eye for pattern and decoration. In her ceramics she combines her love for ornamentation and her fascination with the history of ceramics, referencing 18th century European porcelain and traditional East Asian techniques. Award winning Silversmith, Genevieve Flynn, has been working in precious metals for 44 years creating hollow-ware and art jewelry family heirlooms. Flynn has been invited to create various private commissions, including an intricate chased and engraved hand mirror that was presented to music industry personality, Paula Abdul and a commemorative 1985 World Series pin for the late Ewing Kauffman, then owner of the Kansas City Royals and Marion Laboratories. Katherine Bello's goal as a painter is to capture a sense of place, a moment of time, or a feeling - to evoke a sense of wonder. She is influenced by light and landscape, poetry, history and science. Bello received her BS in Chemical Engineering from Kansas University in 1988. Bello's desire to paint came to fruition later in her career. Subsequently, Bello studied Fine Art and Design at JCCC from 2006-2015. During this time, she developed her recognizable abstract style and attention to colorways. Bello later went onto study Fine Art at KCAI from 2014-2018 through their renowned continuing education program. Lori Keenan paints for pleasure. Keenan is drawn to finding beauty in simplicity through still life’s, interiors and landscapes. In her practice, Keenan goes through a process of opening herself up to abstraction to discover new ideas of expression and composition. Keenan received a BFA from the University of Kansas. Prior to developing her abstract painting style, Keenan was an artist at Hallmark Cards. She lives in Leawood, Kansas with her husband, Matt. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Cerbera Gallery Presents: “Winter Salon V” featuring works by Melanie Sherman, Genevieve Flynn, Katherine Bello, and Lori Keenan Exhibition Date: December 2020 – February 2021 Location: Cerbera Gallery 2011 Baltimore Ave, Kansas City, MO, 64108 Phone: 844-202-9303 E-mail: info@cerberagallery.com Event URL: https://www.cerberagallery.com/cerbera-gallery-presents-winter-salon-v/ Video URL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DLOKxX4VkIk __________________ With Best Regards, Cerbera Gallery Submitted by: Kennedy Burgess Cerbera Gallery

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Sun, December 6th - 6:00pm
Christmas by Candlelight
Christmas by Candlelight

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Description: Kansas Wesleyan University is proud to continue one of Salina’s great Christmas traditions, Christmas by Candlelight! This year’s show will be conducted virtually and will air free of charge Sunday, Dec. 6 at 6 p.m. Choirs from area high schools will join with KWU ensembles to create a truly memorable broadcast, with safety measures in place throughout the recording process. To learn how to watch, visit KWU.edu/christmasbycandlelight2020. Submitted by: KWU Department of Music Kansas Wesleyan University

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Thu, December 10th - 8:00pm
Here Come The Mummies December 10 // The Cotillion Wichita, KS
Here Come The Mummies December 10 // The Cotillion Wichita, KS

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Description: Here Come The Mummies Special Guest Tropidelic December 10 The Here Come The Mummies show has been rescheduled for December 10. Tickets already purchase will be valid for the new date. If the new date does not work for you refunds will be available at your point of purchase. We appreciate you understanding and your patronage. Thanks, The Cotillion Staff Doors 7pm Tickets on sale now! Here Come the Mummies is an eight-piece funk-rock band of 5000 year-old Egyptian Mummies with a one-track mind. Their "Terrifying Funk from Beyond the Grave" is sure to get you into them (and possibly vice versa). Since their discovery HCTM has been direct support for P-Funk, Al Green, Mavis Staples, KC and the Sunshine Band, and Cheap Trick; rocked Super Bowl Village; become a regular on The Bob and Tom Show; played massive festivals like Summer Camp, Common Ground, Voodoo Fest, Musikfest, Suwannee Hulaween, and Riverbend; and sold tickets by the thousands across large swaths of North America. Maybe that’s why the ladies (and some dudes) can’t stop losing their minds over these mayhem-inducing mavens of mirth. Some say they were cursed after deflowering a great Pharaoh’s daughter. Others claim they are reincarnated Grammy-Winning studio musicians. Regardless, HCTM’s mysterious personas, cunning song-craft, and unrelenting live show will bend your brain, and melt your face. Get ready, for Here Come The Mummies. HCTM “‘KILLED’ it… Not only did they pack their stage - they were the hit of the night when they jumped on stage with moe. in front of 20,000.” - Jay Goldberg, Summer Camp Music Festival “Here Come The Mummies are one bad-ass band, a hybrid of Idris Muhammad, George Clinton, Ohio Players, and Earth, Wind & Fire.” -Blurt Magazine “A band unlike any other.” -examiner.com “That’s the most fun I've had in 20 years.” -Bob Kevoian, The Bob & Tom Show “Cock wobbling brilliant.” -Joe Elliott of Def Leppard www.herecomethemummies.com www.facebook.com/herecomethemummies twitter.com/hctmummies
All seating is general admission Table reservations available by calling 316-722-4201. Concessions and full bars open! Also featuring local favorites Nancy's A-Maize-N Sandwich Booth and Wichita Brewing Company Hand-Crafted Beers! Check Room is open during events to check your merchandise purchases, coats, hats and purses. Text BLUES to 49798 for concert updates and chances at FREE tickets. All Ages - If An Event Is Cancelled Full Refunds Will Be Issued at Point of Purchase. - All previously purchased tickets will be valid for the new date. Support acts subject to change Submitted by: The Cotillion Box Office The Cotillion

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Sat, December 12th - 7:30pm
BAS' Holiday Concert
BAS' Holiday Concert

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Description: A beloved favorite of the season, Bach Aria Soloists invites you to rejoice in our holiday concert that includes joyous works by Bach, Mozart, Vivaldi, plus holiday and traditional carols. In the magnificent cathedral, patrons will be safely distanced, only allowing for 180 patrons within the 950 capacity sanctuary. Submitted by: Erin Murphy Bach Aria Soloists

Sat, December 12th - 7:30pm

 
 
Sat, December 12th - 7:30pm
BAS' Virtual Holiday Concert
BAS' Virtual Holiday Concert

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Description: BAS’ Holiday Concert Virtual Concert Saturday, December 12 7:30 PM IMPORTANT NOTE: Due to the alarming numbers of CoVid cases rising in the area, Bach Aria Soloists has carefully made the very difficult decision to switch the in-person concert that we had planned at The Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception to a Virtual Concert due to the pandemic, Kansas City Mayor Lucas’ legal order and the CDC recommendations. We will always put our patrons’ and musicians’ safety first. A beloved favorite of the season, Bach Aria Soloists invites you to rejoice in our holiday concert that includes joyous seasonal music by Bach, Vivaldi, Handel, Daquin, plus, traditional carols. Program includes: Bach Laudamus te aria Handel Rejoice greatly O Holy Night Vivaldi Domine Deus Vivaldi Winter Largo Louis Daquin Noel X Wexford Carol God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen Joy to the World Purchase your tickets here: https://bachariasoloists.com/concerts/bas-holiday-concert-2/ Submitted by: Erin Murphy Bach Aria Soloists

Sat, December 12th - 7:30pm

 
 
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Wed, December 16th - 10:00am
Story Book Science: Reading- The Snowy Day
Story Book Science: Reading- The Snowy Day

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Description: Colleen will do a live reading of The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats. During Story Book Science, KU Natural History Museum's Education Coordinator, Colleen MacGilvray, will read a beautifully illustrated book or we'll feature a related STEM Challenge science activity that kids can do at home. This month's theme is the winter season and learning about animals that live in cold, frigid areas!. Submitted by: Alex W KU Natural History Museum

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Wed, December 16th - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
KPR Virtual Holiday Show
KPR Virtual Holiday Show

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Kansas Public Radio staff are throwing a virtual holiday show! Join us December 16 at 7 p.m. for the KPR Virtual Holiday Show as KPR staffers share Christmas stories, perform their favorite holiday songs and get in the Spirit of the Season. Watch staff members like J. Schafer, Jason Slote, Laura Lorson and more on Zoom December 16.

Sign up to attend here: https://kansaspublicradio.org/form/kpr-virtual-holiday-show-sign-form.

Wed, December 16th - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

 
 
 
Fri, December 18th - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Virtual Cinema a Go-Go: The Magic Sword
Virtual Cinema a Go-Go: The Magic Sword

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Mark your calendars for Virtual Cinema a Go-Go on Friday, December 18, 7 p.m., as we present a fantastical evening with The Magic Sword (1962), a goofy sword and sorcery adventure with giants, monsters, evil wizards and bold knights - all of it pretty silly, of course. Sign up to attend here: https://kansaspublicradio.org/form/virtual-cinema-go-go-sign-form.

Fri, December 18th - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

 
 
 
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Wed, December 23rd - 10:00am
Story Book Science: STEM Challenge
Story Book Science: STEM Challenge

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Description: Do you think you can build a structure that can move across snow? Now's the chance to try! Join us as we learn ho to create a structure that has the ability to move across snow. We will learn how to do this through differing weight distribution and the area an object takes up. For more information and a list of materials you'll need to participate, check out our website! Submitted by: Alex W KU Natural History Museum

Wed, December 23rd - 10:00am

 
 
 
 
 
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Wed, December 30th - 10:00am
The Dharma of Insecurity - New Year's Retreat
The Dharma of Insecurity - New Year's Retreat

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Description: The Dharma of Insecurity An Online New Year's Retreat Dec. 30 - Jan. 2, 2021 with Robert Brumet, Victor J. Dougherty and Nicoya Helm Living with uncertainty and insecurity in the world and in our life can be very challenging. Yet uncertainty actually gives us the possibility of going places we have never been before. Insecurity fosters anxiety, but also creates exciting new possibilities. It is a time when our Dharma practice is perhaps more important than ever before. This four-day retreat will be led by Robert Brumet, Victor J. Dougherty with additional support from Nicoya Helm. The retreat will be online and begins at 10am Wed. Dec. 30 and ends 5pm Saturday Jan. 2. Retreat times are: 10am to 8pm Wed – Friday and 10am -5pm on Saturday. Those attending are asked to keep the noble silence at all times except when speaking with the instructors. If you live with others, please make arrangements for them to honor your practice or, if possible, find a place where you can be alone the entire time. Practice format will be similar to residential retreats: *alternate periods of sitting and walking. *instruction *conferences *contemplative movement (Tai Chi Chih) *Dharma talks (they may even provide a spot of light-hearted entertainment on New Year’s Eve!) Ticket URL https://diretreat-tbc.pushpayevents.com/ Submitted by: Andrew Prystai Temple Buddhist Center

Wed, December 30th - 10:00am

 
 
 
 
 

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