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Up To Date

The Weekend To-Do List

Looking for something to do the weekend of June 8 to 10, 2012?  Brian McTavish is back with Up to Date's Weekend To-Do List.

“In the Heights”: 2008 Tony Award-winning Best Musical. 8 p.m. Thursday through Sunday at Starlight Theatre in Swope Park. Tickets: $10-$85

Sugar Creek Slavic Festival: Traditional Slavic food, music and dance Mike Onka Memorial Building grounds, 11520 E. Putnam, Sugar Creek. 5 to 11:30 p.m. Friday, 3 to 11:30 p.m. Saturday. Admission: $3; free to kids 11 and younger

Brothers of the Sun Tour featuring Kenny Chesney and Tim McGraw: 4:30 p.m. Sunday at Arrowhead Stadium. Tickets: $35-$270

West 18th Street Fashion Show: Models strut outdoor runway in duds created by 18 local designers following horse-racing theme. 8 p.m. Saturday on West 18th Street, between cross streets of Baltimore and Wyandotte. Admission: Free (standing room only), $100 (VIP Front Row), $40 (second and third rows)

10th Annual Waldo Crawldo: 6 p.m. to midnight Saturday, pub crawl of 24 Waldo neighborhood watering holes. Tickets: $5 in advance, $10 at the door;

Summer Beer Festival. 5 to 9 p.m. Saturday on Pennsylvania Avenue between McCoy’s and Kelly’s in Westport. Tickets: $25 in advance, $30 at the door. 

Stephen Steigman is director of Classical KC and chief of broadcast operations for KCUR 89.3 and 91.9 Classical KC. You can email him at stephen@kcur.org.
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.