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The Weekend To-Do List: January 24-26, 2014

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Need some options for indoor fun this frigid weekend? Check out Brian McTavish's Weekend To-Do List for Jan. 24-26, 2014.
 
Harlem Globetrotters (Basketball wizards playing by new crazy rules), 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday at the Sprint Center, 1407 Grand, Kansas City, Mo. Tickets: $25 to $137 

60th Annual Kansas City Boat and Sport Show (The great outdoors goes inside: Gawking for all who pine in winter for summer fun), 2 to 9 p.m. Thursday, noon to 9 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday at Bartle Hall, 301 W. 13th, Kansas City, Mo. Tickets: $10; ages 15 and younger free

“Harvey” (Pulitzer Prize-winning stage comedy starring Judge Reinhold Charles Shaughnessy, read more here), 6:30 p.m. Thursday (opening night) and Friday, noon and 6:30 Saturday, 12:15 and 6:30 Sunday at the New Theatre Restaurant, 9229 Foster, Overland Park. Tickets: $46 (and less)

Charlie Murphy (Standup Comedy), 8 p.m. Thursday, 8 and 10:30 p.m. Friday, 7 and 10 p.m. Saturday, 7 p.m. Sunday at the Kansas City Improv, 7260 N.W. 87th at Zona Rosa, Kansas City North. Tickets: $27 to $32

“All Sinatra” (Cabaret show devoted to the music of Frank Sinatra), 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday at the Quality Hill Playhouse, 303 W. 10th, Kansas City, Mo. Tickets: $32

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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.
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."