, 2023-03-29 14:18:53,
Here are twelve great things to do in KC this weekend, March 30-April 2, including: a new immersive VR gaming experience in Leawood, Taiwanese ensemble band A Moving Sound, and the Harlem Globetrotters at T-Mobile Center.
One of the most popular musicals of all time, Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Hamilton comes to KC, retelling the story of the forgotten founding father through hip-hop.
March 21–April 2. Times vary. Kansas City Music Hall.
the ripple, the wave that carried me home
Written by Christina Anderson and directed by Khanisha Foster for KC Rep, the ripple, the wave that carried me home is a moving exploration of a family’s response to injustice, reckoning with legacy and, ultimately, forgiveness.
March 29–April 2. Times vary. KCRep Copaken Stage.
War Football: WWI and the Birth of the NFL
Author Chris Serb delivers a timely lecture on the history of American football, illustrating the stories of men who served from the warfront to the field. During WWI, to raise the morale of servicemen, each branch of the US military created competitive football teams. The result was a special camaraderie fostered between military players, as well as interest from spectators, which lingered long after war’s ending—leading to the founding of the National Football League in 1920.
March 30. 6:30 pm. National WWI Museum and Memorial Auditorium and YouTube Live.
Sandbox VR’s new immersive gaming experience combines full-body motion capture and high-quality haptics to provide unprecedented realism, taking group virtual reality gameplay to the next level. In this new Leawood location, four private rooms are available for groups to explore virtual worlds and rely on each other to win at games designed to be social experiences. This new VR technology allows players to see and physically interact with one another while playing in the action. After the games, all guests receive personalized highlight videos that are similar to movie trailers which capture all the excitement of their experiences.
March 31. Leawood Town Center Plaza.
A Moving Sound
Fusing traditional Taiwanese influences with global styles, award-winning ensemble A Moving Sound has garnered a worldwide following through their exciting mix of original music and dance, being featured on BBC Radio 3 and NPR’s “All Things…
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