Arts & Entertainment

Two Kansas City area theaters present regional premiere of Disney’s Newsies
July 17, 2018
It’s one of the hottest Broadway musicals from the past decade and now, it’s being featured in Overland Park.
A comeback 30 years in the making: Shawnee banker takes the stage
June 20, 2018
One Shawnee dad is proving it’s never too late to pursue your passion.
Jazz concert to benefit Midland Academy renovation
March 16, 2018
On Sunday evening, jazz lovers are invited to enjoy the talent of a local musician.
Film screening in Shawnee to educate kids, families on U.S. Constitution
February 9, 2018
How well do you know the U.S. Constitution? A fun new movie playing on Feb. 19 in Shawnee may put your knowledge to the test.
Shawnee business leaders strive to buy Aztec Theatre
Potential new owners seeking financial assistance from city
September 13, 2017
The Aztec Group is seeking financial assistance from the city to renovate the historic downtown movie theater.
Theater company now calls Shawnee home
July 14, 2017
A popular musical theater company is now calling Shawnee home.
Like mother, like daughter
June 21, 2017
Shawnee mom and daughter acting duo take the stage in “Crazy for You” at Theatre in the Park this weekend.
Shawnee native recognized for stunning chalk illustrations
May 31, 2017
Savannah College of Art and Design Film and Television student Brennan Colahan, of Shawnee, recently claimed a top honor at the university’s annual Sidewalk Arts Festival.
KU organ recital to be held at Hope Lutheran Church next Friday
April 12, 2017
Students from the Division of Organ and Church Music at the University of Kansas will present an organ recital at Hope Lutheran Church.
Lights, camera, action!: Shawnee couple to screen feature film at KC Film Festival
April 5, 2017
Shawnee independent filmmakers Lolo Loren and Patrick Poe will be screening a feature film at the KC Film Fest this weekend.
Literary classic Fahrenheit 451 to come to life at The White Theatre
March 31, 2017
The futuristic literary classic “Fahrenheit 451” will take the stage of The White Theatre at the Jewish Community Center of Greater Kansas City this weekend.
KC SuperStar auditions coming up this week
March 27, 2017
Auditions for KC SuperStar are on Wednesday and Sunday.
Drive-in theater celebrates new season with free movie
March 21, 2017
The Boulevard Drive-in Theatre will kick off its 68th season with a special “Celebration of Dedication” to its longtime owner, Wes Neal, plus a free movie.
Downtown theater plans up in the air
March 17, 2017
A Shawnee couple’s dream to renovate the former Aztec Theatre has been put on hold.
Free New Horizons Band Concert set for March 14 at Lakeview Village
March 8, 2017
A free concert by the New Horizons Band is set for 7 p.m. on March 14 at Lakeview Village, 9100 Park St., Lenexa.