Inspired by hottie Demi and her well-rounded celeb branding, we share this educational peek at pop culture, community news and top headlines.
UFC middleweight Julian Marquez made local and national headlines last week when he cut a WWE-style promo after winning his matchup against Sam Alvey by way of submission in the second round. In the post-fight conversation, the Kansas City native called out Kansas City Chiefs Patrick Mahomes, Travis Kelce and Tyreek Hill - challenging them to pickleball or badminton.
Local Masterpiece Debuts
The completed mosaic. // Photo by David Remley While many of us have purchased paint-by-numbers or adult coloring books to pass idle time, half-finished them, and then placed them in a closet to collect dust, Rebecca Koop completed a mosaic mural that covers over 460 square feet and took over five years to conceptualize, gather materials, and create.
Pricey High Art Coming Soon
KANSAS CITY, Mo., April 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Lighthouse Immersive is proud to announce the Kansas City premiere of their highly sought-after art experience opening December 1, 2021. Official tickets will be available at $39.99. Sign up now to be the first to receive pre-sale ticket information.
Demi Does It All
She's no stranger to showing off her killer curves on social media. And Demi Rose revealed all on Instagram on Tuesday, showcasing her peachy posterior as she stripped naked to enjoy a beauty treatment. The model, 26, left nothing to the imagination as she lay on her front on a beauty bed, captioning her raunchy snap: 'Self care'.
Speaker Shares Culture War Perspective
Nancy Pelosi describes the impact the Derek Chauvin trial has had on her, calls George Floyd's death a 'public assassination'
WASHINGTON - As she watched the Derek Chauvin murder trial, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi was struck by the teenage girl who took the viral video of the Minneapolis Police officer as he knelt on George Floyd for nearly nine minutes in what Pelosi called a "public assassination."
Spinning News Stays Winning
Vice President Kamala Harris loves to crochet, the Washington Post reported this week, in its latest glowing feature of the VP. The paper followed Harris to Fibre Space, a boutique yarn shop in Alexandria, Va. to delve into one of her favorite hobbies.
Above Board Defense
A woman who traveled to the Bahamas with Rep. Matt Gaetz in 2018 says no one was underage on the trip, according to Politico
A woman who traveled to the Bahamas with Matt Gaetz told Politico everyone was older than 18. She told Politico that among the group was a former minor at the center of a sex trafficking investigation. Politico was unable to confirm the age of the former minor at the time of the trip.
Mostly Peaceful Riots Persists
Protesters and police clash for a third night in a Minneapolis suburb as prosecutors weigh charges against officer
Hundreds of protesters gathered for a third night of protests to express anger over the police killing of a Black man in the Minneapolis suburb as prosecutors decide whether to press charges against the officer authorities say shot him.
Infamous fraudster Bernie Madoff has died at age 82, the Associated Press reported Wednesday. Madoff masterminded the biggest investment fraud in U.S. history, a Ponzi scheme that ripped off tens of thousands of people of as much as $65 billion.
Poke & Booze Offer
RAYTOWN, MO (KCTV) -- A Raytown brewery is offering free beer to anyone who shows their vaccine card this week, the business announced on Facebook. Crane Brewing Company wanted to find a way to say 'thank you' to those who have gotten vaccinated during the COVID-19 pandemic, so they're offering a free six pack of beer to anyone who shows their vaccine card at the brewery anytime between Wednesday and Sunday.
Artsy Spring Forward
April 12, 2021 Art and design collide as local artists reimagine works of art through whimsical floral installations across the Gardens KINGSVILLE, Missouri - Powell Gardens announces Bloom Fest: Play Outside, a new spring festival focused on art, design and plants, presented in partnership with the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art.
KC Chill Cont’d
Cooler weather continues through the work week into the weekend for Kansas City. Our afternoon high will be near 60° under mostly sunny skies. We could see a frost advisory or freeze warning issued later today, especially for areas of northern Missouri as temperature will drop into the mid-30s overnight.
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