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December 2014
FREE

Kansas City City-Wide Kwanzaa 2014 – In Whose Pocket is Your Economic Power?

December 26
Gem Theater,
1615 E. 18th Street, KANSAS CITY, 64108 United States
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Kwanzaa celebrates what its founder called the seven principles of Kwanzaa, or Nguzo Saba (originally Nguzu Saba—the seven principles of African Heritage), which Karenga said “is a communitarian African philosophy,” consisting of what Karenga called “the best of African thought and practice in constant exchange with the world.” These seven principles comprise *Kawaida, a Swahili term for tradition and reason. Continue reading

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Kansas City City-Wide Kwanzaa 2014 – In Whose Pocket is Your Economic Power?

December 27
Gem Theater,
1615 E. 18th Street, KANSAS CITY, 64108 United States
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Kwanzaa celebrates what its founder called the seven principles of Kwanzaa, or Nguzo Saba (originally Nguzu Saba—the seven principles of African Heritage), which Karenga said “is a communitarian African philosophy,” consisting of what Karenga called “the best of African thought and practice in constant exchange with the world.” These seven principles comprise *Kawaida, a Swahili term for tradition and reason. Continue reading

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Kansas City City-Wide Kwanzaa 2014 – In Whose Pocket is Your Economic Power?

December 28
Gem Theater,
1615 E. 18th Street, KANSAS CITY, 64108 United States
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Kwanzaa celebrates what its founder called the seven principles of Kwanzaa, or Nguzo Saba (originally Nguzu Saba—the seven principles of African Heritage), which Karenga said “is a communitarian African philosophy,” consisting of what Karenga called “the best of African thought and practice in constant exchange with the world.” These seven principles comprise *Kawaida, a Swahili term for tradition and reason. Continue reading

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Kansas City City-Wide Kwanzaa 2014 – In Whose Pocket is Your Economic Power?

December 29
Gem Theater,
1615 E. 18th Street, KANSAS CITY, 64108 United States
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Kwanzaa celebrates what its founder called the seven principles of Kwanzaa, or Nguzo Saba (originally Nguzu Saba—the seven principles of African Heritage), which Karenga said “is a communitarian African philosophy,” consisting of what Karenga called “the best of African thought and practice in constant exchange with the world.” These seven principles comprise *Kawaida, a Swahili term for tradition and reason. Continue reading

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Kansas City City-Wide Kwanzaa 2014 – Jazz and Civil Rights Attire

December 30 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Gem Theater,
1615 E. 18th Street, KANSAS CITY, 64108 United States
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Kwanzaa celebrates what its founder called the seven principles of Kwanzaa, or Nguzo Saba (originally Nguzu Saba—the seven principles of African Heritage), which Karenga said “is a communitarian African philosophy,” consisting of what Karenga called “the best of African thought and practice in constant exchange with the world.” These seven principles comprise *Kawaida, a Swahili term for tradition and reason. Continue reading

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FREE

Kansas City City-Wide Kwanzaa 2014 – In Whose Pocket is Your Economic Power?

December 31
Gem Theater,
1615 E. 18th Street, KANSAS CITY, 64108 United States
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Kwanzaa celebrates what its founder called the seven principles of Kwanzaa, or Nguzo Saba (originally Nguzu Saba—the seven principles of African Heritage), which Karenga said “is a communitarian African philosophy,” consisting of what Karenga called “the best of African thought and practice in constant exchange with the world.” These seven principles comprise *Kawaida, a Swahili term for tradition and reason. Continue reading

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January 2015
$35-$55

2015 “Jammin’ at the Gem” – BRIAN CULBERTSON

January 24, 2015 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Gem Theater,
1615 E. 18th Street, KANSAS CITY, 64108 United States
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2015 “Jammin’ at the Gem” performance series season presents another great line up of talent. Season tickets are on sale at the AJM Box Office in person or by telephone at 816.474.6262. Wow, what a line up! Continue reading

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February 2015
$35-$55

2015 “Jammin’ at the Gem” – GERALD ALBRIGHT

February 14, 2015 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Gem Theater,
1615 E. 18th Street, KANSAS CITY, 64108 United States
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2015 “Jammin’ at the Gem” performance series season is another great line up of talent. Season tickets are on sale at the AJM Box Office in person or by telephone at 816.474.6262. Wow, what a line up! Continue reading

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March 2015
$35-$55

2015 “Jammin’ at the Gem” – THE MOSAIC PROJECT (TERRI LYNE CARRINGTON)

March 14, 2015 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Gem Theater,
1615 E. 18th Street, KANSAS CITY, 64108 United States
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2015 “Jammin’ at the Gem” performance series season is another great line up of talent. Season tickets are on sale at the AJM Box Office in person or by telephone at 816.474.6262. Wow, what a line up! Continue reading

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April 2015
$200

MCC – Penn Valley 18th & Vine Jazz Festival

April 17, 2015 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Gem Theater,
1615 E. 18th Street, KANSAS CITY, 64108 United States
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Student participants will benefit from clinics with outstanding musicians and have the option of attending evening performances that will entertain and inspire. The MCC-Penn Valley Jazz Ensemble will perform on Friday, April 17 and vibraphonist and educator Joe Locke will present an afternoon clinic and evening concert with his group on Saturday, April 18. Their appearance is part of the acclaimed Jammin’ at the Gem Performance Series. Continue reading

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$200

MCC – Penn Valley 18th & Vine Jazz Festival

April 18, 2015
Gem Theater,
1615 E. 18th Street, KANSAS CITY, 64108 United States
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Student participants will benefit from clinics with outstanding musicians and have the option of attending evening performances that will entertain and inspire. The MCC-Penn Valley Jazz Ensemble will perform on Friday, April 17 and vibraphonist and educator Joe Locke will present an afternoon clinic and evening concert with his group on Saturday, April 18. Their appearance is part of the acclaimed Jammin’ at the Gem Performance Series. Continue reading

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2015 “Jammin’ at the Gem” – JOE LOCKE QUARTET

April 18, 2015 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Gem Theater,
1615 E. 18th Street, KANSAS CITY, 64108 United States
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2015 “Jammin’ at the Gem” performance series season is another great line up of talent. Season tickets are on sale at the AJM Box Office in person or by telephone at 816.474.6262. Wow, what a line up! Continue reading

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May 2015
$35-$55

2015 “Jammin’ at the Gem” – MARILYN MAYE “IN MAY!”

May 23, 2015 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Gem Theater,
1615 E. 18th Street, KANSAS CITY, 64108 United States
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2015 “Jammin’ at the Gem” performance series season is another great line up of talent. Season tickets are on sale at the AJM Box Office in person or by telephone at 816.474.6262. Wow, what a line up! Continue reading

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*Please note this calendar contains events from multiple organizations, including the American Jazz Museum.