Wander the highways and byways of eastern Kansas and western Missouri, from the Flint Hills to the Ozarks, and you’ll almost inevitably come across one—or several—of the region’s many breweries, wineries, and distilleries. Author Pete Dulin maps out more than 150 of them in his book Expedition of Thirst: Exploring Breweries, Wineries, and Distilleries Across the Heart of Kansas and Missouri.
Doors open: 8 pm • Program: 8:45 pm
Three friends, Albert (Chris Rock), Euripides (Allen Payne), and Otis (Deezer D), are aspiring rappers with solid skills but no traction. After adopting fake personas, they become gangsta-rap group CB4 -- “Cell Block 4” -- and start racking up hits. But their act is under scrutiny from a politician (Phil Hartman) who wants to shut them down for obscenity, and escaped prisoner Gusto (Charlie Murphy) is after Albert for using his name and his street cred.
This title is Rated R and is recommended for adult audiences only.
The Heart of America Shakespeare Festival’s four-part series of inside-the-play presentations focuses on its summer production of the witty romantic comedy Much Ado About Nothing.
Americans already have seen some benefits, in the form of smaller payroll withholdings, from the new tax law signed last December. But for the most part, the impact of the most sweeping overhaul of the U.S. tax code in more than 30 years won’t be felt until the 2019 filing season.
The latest installment of the Library’s special, intergenerational movie series for individuals with dementia, their friends, and families spotlights the delightful 1962 musical The Music Man (G), featuring Robert Preston, Shirley Jones, and a trove of songs that earned an Oscar for best score.