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Up To Date

The Weekend To-Do List

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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 23-25, 2012.

Planet Comicon: Pop culture & comic book convention with guest Billy Dee Williams. 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Overland Park International Trade Center, 115th & Metcalf, Overland Park, KS.  Admission: Adults $15 one-day, $20 two-day; ages 7-14 $5 two-day. Children younger than 7 get in free.

Oracles of Aquarius Psychic Fair: Psychic fair with room decorated as underwater temple of Atlantis. 5 to 9 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday at Aquarius Books, 3936 Broadway, Kansas City, Mo. Admission: Free (psychic readings are $30 for a half hour, $50 for a full hour)

Terri Clark: Country music. 8 p.m. Friday, 9 p.m. Saturday at Knuckleheads Saloon, 2715 Rochester, Kansas City, MO. Tickets: $38, $30 in advance.

Andrew Bird: Eclectic singer/songwrite. 8 p.m. Friday at the Uptown Theater, 3700 Broadway, Kansas City, MO. Tickets: $23 and $28

Kansas City Roller Warriors: All-female flat-track roller derby. The season opener is 7 p.m. Saturday at Municipal Auditorium, 301 W. 13th St., Kansas City, MO. Tickets: $13 for adults; $6 for ages 6-12

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."
When I host Up To Date each morning at 9 a.m., my aim is to engage the community in conversations about the Kansas City area’s challenges, hopes and opportunities. I try to ask the questions that listeners want answered about the day’s most pressing issues and provide a place for residents to engage directly with newsmakers. My email is steve@kcur.org.