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OffStage is a compilation of all the performing arts news for the Kansas City region, including Topeka, Lawrence, and Columbia. For our calendar of show and audition listings, magazine archives, and a whole lot more visit www.kcstage.com
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With hip, heartfelt foreign films, Passport Series doesn’t travel light | Columbia Daily Tribune

Ragtag Cinema ventures into the heart of global cinema with its eighth annual Passport Series, celebrating both veteran and up-and-coming international filmmakers. As usual, this year's ports of call look incredibly diverse and rewarding.
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Reeling through H&R Block Artspace's comprehensive performance-art showcase | The Pitch

Reeling through H&R Block Artspace's comprehensive performance-art showcase | The Pitch | OffStage | Scoop.it
At H&R Block Artspace, Performance Now enlivens the gallery with a visual carnival of pop music, parachutes, IKEA furniture and claymation gore. And that's just the first floor.
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CandyCam wants to give filmmakers a cheaper aerial shot | The Pitch

CandyCam wants to give filmmakers a cheaper aerial shot | The Pitch | OffStage | Scoop.it
Coty Beasley is confident CandyCam's SkyHook platform will take off. Miles of cable cover CandyCam's headquarters on the fifth floor of the Think Big Partners building at 18th Street and Baltimore.
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KCWIFT & KC Filmfest's 3rd Annual Screenplay Contest Announcement

KCWIFT & KC Filmfest's 3rd Annual Screenplay Contest Announcement | OffStage | Scoop.it

  KCWIFT and KC Filmfest are excited to announce we're now taking entries for our 3rd Annual Short Screenplay Contest!*

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LA artist IAMEVE shoots film noir in Kansas City | Northeast News

LA artist IAMEVE shoots film noir in Kansas City | Northeast News | OffStage | Scoop.it

“It was one of the scariest things that’s ever happened to me in my life and one of the most brilliant things because it literally floored me,” said L.A.-based electropop artist IAMEVE.

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New effort to save two local drive-ins | KSHB

A local effort is underway to save two Kansas City-area drive-ins.
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Night of the Growling by Todd Norris

Shot on Super16mm back in 1999. written & directed by Todd Norris starring Andrew Wegst and Jim Howard director of photography Kurt Branstetter
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KC Film Commission urges mayor to restore film office | KCTV

It was a huge loss for the metro's filming community when the city forced the Kansas City Film Office to shut down. That was a decade ago. Now, the film office could come back if one casting director
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UMKC Introduces “Movies About Making Movies” Film Series | UMatters

UMKC Introduces “Movies About Making Movies” Film Series | UMatters | OffStage | Scoop.it

The University of Missouri-Kansas City’s Department of Communications Studies is turning the lens on movie making.

The department will kick off a ten-film series called “Movies About Making Movies” this September. The collection of feature and documentary films will showcase the challenges, triumphs, and failures behind the scenes of filmmaking.

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Technology bind could make drive-in theaters fade to black | KMBC

Drive-In movies have been a staple of Americana since the 1950s, but a 21st century problem could spell the end for many of them, including the I-70 Drive In in Kansas City.

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The Midway and I-70 drive-ins struggle to survive the digital conversion | The Pitch

The Midway and I-70 drive-ins struggle to survive the digital conversion | The Pitch | OffStage | Scoop.it
I believe that by the end of the year, we will only have 100 drive-ins left," says Tamara Maichel of Osawatomie, Kansas. Maichel would know.
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World-renowned makeup artist Pryor returns to Topeka | cjonline.com

World-renowned makeup artist Pryor returns to Topeka | cjonline.com | OffStage | Scoop.it

You could say Topeka native Beverly Jo Pryor has made it big time. A world-renowned makeup artist, Pryor has been heavily involved with several major motion pictures and TV shows over the years, working with such stars as Oprah Winfrey and Will Smith on such films as “The Butler” and “Ali” just to name a few.

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Reel Spirit Showcase Call for Entries! | KC FilmFest

Reel Spirit Showcase Call for Entries! | KC FilmFest | OffStage | Scoop.it

The 2014 Reel Spirit Young Filmmaker Showcase will be held on Saturday April 5, 2014 at the Alamo Drafthouse Mainstreet in Kansas City.

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The Story Behind Tiny Horse's 'Ride' | KCUR

The Story Behind Tiny Horse's 'Ride' | KCUR | OffStage | Scoop.it

When news broke about the death of musician Abigail Henderson, the lead singer in bands such as the Gaslights and Atlantic Fadeout, some of the stories linked to a Tiny Horse music video directed by Mitch Brian and Todd Norris.

 

 

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New Life by Katie Mooney

An episode of "Withered World: An End of the World web series" www.witheredworld.tv A married couple is expecting their first child on the worst day possible.

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Chris Kattan hits the stage in Kansas City | KCLive.tv

Chris Kattan hits the stage in Kansas City | KCLive.tv | OffStage | Scoop.it

Comedian Chris Kattan from Saturday Night Live, and ' A Night at the Roxbury' brings his funny style to Kansas City. Kattan will be on stage at Standfords Comedy Club August 23 and 24.

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