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Local Movie Buffs Celebrate Indie Spirit Online
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Kansas City FilmFest returns for its 25th year beginning on Monday, April 12 and running through Sunday, April 18. While the festival is virtual due to the COVID-19 pandemic, audiences can enjoy 165 films, a mix of features and shorts, narratives and documentaries, through a variety of pass options.
Show Will Go On
Starlight announced Thursday that live productions will return to the historic theatre's stage with the 2021 AdventHealth Broadway Series. The COVID-19 pandemic kept Starlight dark for the first time in 70 years last summer. While most national Broadway tours will not resume until this fall, the theatre said Godspell (June 22-27) will kick off the summer in a concert-style production performed without intermission.
Panties Pull Up
Victoria's Secret parent L Brands and Abercrombie & Fitch were among the retailers upgraded by a UBS analyst to buy as he favors stocks with strong and under-appreciated post-pandemic growth prospects. In addition to L Brands, which is also the parent company of Bath & Body Works, and Abercrombie, analyst Jay Sole also upgraded Gildan Activewear and Kontoor Brands in a report on so-called softlines retail.
GOP Turns Against Congressman Gaetz
Rep. Adam Kinzinger, R-Ill., called for fellow Republican Rep. Matt Gaetz to resign on Thursday night amid a federal probe into allegations that Gaetz was involved in sex trafficking. Gaetz, who has not been charged with any crime, has repeatedly denied wrongdoing.
Sign Of The Times
A billboard emblazoned with "Matt Gaetz wants to 'date' your child" has gone up in Florida. The billboards were paid for by a liberal political action committee called Mad Dog. Gaetz was also the star of other snarky billboards in Florida, one of them mocking his 2008 DUI.
Hollywood Notes On Murder Trial Of The Century
George Clooney is paying close attention to the developments in the murder trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, according to George Floyd's family lawyer. Chauvin, 45, is facing charges of second and third-degree murder and manslaughter in the death of Floyd on May 25, 2020.
Litigious American Gun Crackdown Underway
WASHINGTON - President Joe Biden would like some divine help on his gun control agenda, but his ask might be surprising. And gun-makers warn the results could be dire for their industry.
Swing Vote Stays Winning
Sen. Joe Manchin Joe Manchin Biden-GOP infrastructure talks off to rocky start On The Money: Pelosi wants infrastructure done by August | Powell warns US is reopening to a 'different economy' | McConnell vs. Big Business Biden action on guns draws praise, skepticism MORE (D-W.Va.)
Goodbye Sweet Prince
Prince Philip, the Queen's husband of 73 years, had recently spent time in hospital with an infection.
JoCo Bets Big On Tech Games
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. - The old Kanza Hall at One Block South in Overland Park has a new purpose. LEVELUP opens this Friday. It's the third largest esports arena in the nation and the only one with a dedicated education program. The 15,000-square-foot facility has 100 gaming computers and consoles.
Brief Sunshine Interlude
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