AREA EVENTS

Wichita

Jan. 25-29, 7 pm & also 9:30 pm Jan. 25 – Joint Custody – Tallgrass Film Center 120 E. 1st St. N. #113. Premiere of Wichitan Devon Bray’s film: Jobe moves on with his life after the divorce from ex-wife Mara. They now have joint custody of their two children. Tickets $15 but seating is very limited. For tickets: https://tallgrassfilmcenter.eventive.org/schedule.

Sat., Jan 28, 8 am – 6 pm – HempFest, Wichita Hilton Garden, 401 E. Douglas. Gain a better understanding of the cannabis industry; visit with vendors, speakers and lawmakers. One-day event of live educational speakers, vendors, and a legislative update on Kansas legalization. Cost: $30 – $150.

Sat., Jan. 28, 10 am – 1 pm – Kansas Day at Great Plains Nature Center (GPNC), 6232 E. 29th St. N. This free open house event will highlight the organization and the beautiful state of Kansas. Open to all ages. FREE

Sat., Jan. 28, 4 – 6 pm – Fight the Power: How Hip Hop Changed The World. Tallgrass Film Center, 120 E. 1st St. N. Preview Screening & Discussion. Will tell the story of the relationship between politics and the hip-hop movement, recounting its origins through firsthand accounts and charting the journey of how hip-hop music became a cultural phenomenon, against a backdrop of social and political American history. Co-sponsored by The Kansas African American Museum.  FREE

Sat., Jan. 28, 8 pm – FINESSE2TYMES, Onyx, 10001 E Kellogg. Live jaw-dropping performance from one of hip-hop’s hottest artists. Cost: $20

Sat., Jan. 28, 4 pm – Celebrate Aviation, Kansas Aviation Museum, 3350 George Washington Blvd. Honoring the work of several aerospace companies in Wichita, highlighting Lee Aerospace, Integrated Components and Bevan Aviation. Your ticket includes 2 complimentary drink tickets, appetizers, and admission to the event. Cost: $50+

Kansas City

Wed., Jan. 25,  10 am – 2 pm – JobNewsUSA.com Kansas City Job Fair, Arrowhead Stadium 1 Arrowhead Dr. Whether you’re looking for an entry-level position or a more experienced management job, this hiring event will have something for you. On-the-spot interviews & job offers will be made. You’re encouraged to register online and upload your resume so that companies can access your information, increasing your employment opportunities! Employers: Amazon, Anderson Erickson Dairy, Arvest Bank, Cable Dahmer Automotive Group, Foster/Adopt Connect, Heartland Sheets, Ingredion, Johnson County Clin-Trials, Kansas Army National Guard, Marine Corps Community Services, Spectrum, Vet Center, and many more. FREE

Jan. 25-28, 7 pm – Black Panther in Concert – KC Symphony, Shirley Bush Helzberg Symphony House, 1644 Wyandotte St. Relive the excitement of T’Challa becoming king and battling Killmonger, all while your Kansas City Symphony performs Ludwig Göransson’s Oscar- and Grammy-winning score live to picture. Cost: $40 

Fri., Jan. 27, 10 pm – 3 am – Finesse2Tymes Live in Concert, BLVD Nights, 2805 SW Blvd. One of 1017’s hottest artists, Finesse2Tymes, will be live in concert. Hosted By Dj Rocky Montana. Tickets $25+ Purchase here: https://bit.ly/3HdAkf8

Sat., Jan. 28, 8-10 pm – Eddie B Teachers Only Comedy Tour, Midland Theatre, 1228 Main St. Tickets $25+ Purchase here: https://bit.ly/3IQYOw1

Sat., Jan. 28, 1-3 pm – Afternoon of CARNIVAL FUN and cruise ship updates for consumers, Industrial Event Venue, 1670 E 63rd St. CARNIVAL CRUISE LINE Travel Show, refreshments, drawing for luggage, raffle for 4 days, 3 night family vacation, spin the Carnival Wheel for Carnival prizes, photobooth pictures and show Specials. FREE and limited seats. Register here:https://bit.ly/3XmOIaK

Sun., Jan. 29, 1-4:30 pm – Donut Fest, Rochester Brewing and Roasting Company ,2129 Washington St. Enjoy  the Sweetest Festival in Town with food, drink, and donut samples. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Hospitality Fund. Family friendly event. Tickets 25+ Purchase here: https://bit.ly/3CUPxPJ

Sun., Jan. 29, doors open 6 pm, show 7 pm – Jass Live with Above the Sound Unplugged, Musicians Exchange, Historic 18th and Vine District, 1823 Highland Ave. Above The Sound Unplugged invites you to their show series Inspired by the musical artist & audience experience. Challenging the space with original music, storytelling, inspiration that created the passion within, & captivity of the naked ear. Tickets $20, VIP $35, eventbrite.  

Sun., Jan. 29, noon-2 pm – Politics and Poetry,  Klymax Lounge, 4242 Indiana Ave. Come and support local artists who will perform spoken word. Catering provided by Café Joel. FREE. Donations are greatly appreciated.