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The Weekend To-Do List

Looking for something to do the weekend of June 15 to 17, 2012?  Brian McTavish is back with Up to Date's Weekend To-Do List.

Barry Manilow: 7:30 p.m. Sunday at Starlight Theatre in Swope Park. Tickets: $9.99-$249.99

Browne’s Irish Street Faire featuring the Elders: Browne’s Irish Marketplace, 3300 Pennsylvania, Kansas City, Mo. 5 to 11 p.m. Friday, 3 to 11 p.m. Saturday (Elders perform Saturday night only) Admission: $12 ($10 in advance; two-day pass $18 in advance); ages 12 and younger get in free

Gin Blossoms: 9 p.m. Friday at the KC Live Stage in Kansas City Power & Light District. Admission: Free

Rock & Rumble Rally with Alice Cooper: 8 p.m. Friday at the Midland by AMC, 1228 Main, Kansas City, Mo. Tickets: $30 ($25 in advance)

“Titus Andronicus”: Shakespeare's bloodiest play. 8 p.m. Thursdays through Mondays (ends June 24) at The Living Room Theatre, 1818 McGee, Kansas City, Mo. Tickets: $20

Stephen Steigman is director of Classical KC. You can email him at <a href="mailto:Stephen.Steigman@classicalkc.org">Stephen.Steigman@classicalkc.org</a>.
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, 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. Reach me at steve@kcur.org or on Twitter @stevekraske.