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Up To Date

The Weekend To-Do List

Looking for something to do this weekend? Up to Date's Brian McTavish offers up a few options in his Weekend To-Do List for March 16-18, 2012.

Jane’s Addiction: Alternative rock vets return on world tour. 8:30 p.m. Friday at the Uptown Theater, 3700 Broadway, Kansas City, MO.  Tickets: $37.50, $53

Kansas City St. Patrick’s Day Parade: 40th annual promenade devoted to patron saint of the Emerald Isle. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday from 33rd and Broadway to 43rd and Linwood, Kansas City, MO. Admission: Free

KC Command vs. Jacksonville Sharks: Arena football home opener. 7:30 p.m. Friday at the Sprint Center, 1407 Grand, Kansas City, MO. Tickets: $18 to $100

Jason Aldean: Country rock. 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Sprint Center, 1407 Grand, Kansas City, MO. Tickets: Sold out (check at box office on day of show).

“The Importance of Being Earnest”: Classic farce by Oscar Wilde. 7:30 p.m. Thursday, 8 p.m. Friday, 4 and 8 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday at the American Heartland Theatre in Crown Center, 2450 Grand, Kansas City, MO. Tickets: $14 to $35.

Brian McTavish follows popular culture in the belief that the search for significance can lead anywhere. Brian explains, "I've written articles and reviews ... reviewed hundreds of concerts, films and plays. And the thing is, these high arts all sprang from the pop culture of their day. Don't forget: Shakespeare was once Spielberg."
As a host and contributor at KCUR, I seek to create a more informed citizenry and richer community. I want to enlighten and inspire our audience by delivering the information they need with accuracy and urgency, clarifying what’s complicated and teasing out the complexities of what seems simple. I work to craft conversations that reveal realities in our midst and model civil discourse in a divided world. Follow me on Twitter @ptsbrian or email me at brian@kcur.org.