Mid-Continent Public Library Story Center Series

On September 23, 2015 by CinemaKC

Featured Program: Speaker Series: Gillian Flynn Saturday, October 3 at 11:00 a.m. Gillian Flynn, nationally-acclaimed author of Gone Girl, will talk about how to craft her signature twists, unreliable narrators, and the challenge of adapting a book for the silver screen. The moderated Q&A will […]

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CinemaKC Presents the Premiere of “MEMOIRS OF A HIP ‘OLE BLACK MAN'”

On July 27, 2015 by Patricia Hamarstrom Williams

CinemaKC Presents the Premiere of MEMOIRS OF A HIP ‘OLE BLACK MAN’ Buy Tickets A Documentary Film about Vinx De’Jon Parrette KANSAS CITY, Mo. – CinemaKC will present the premiere showing of Memoirs of a Hip ‘Ole Black Man’ at 7:00p.m. on Friday, September 18, […]

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Halloween Roundup

On October 9, 2015 by Johnny Szlauderbach

Urban legend has it that one of the first examples of a movie famously—and apocryphally—provoked mass panic when its audience thought the train would storm through the screen and barrel into the theater. Sitting in the dark, comforted and disturbed by the difference and similarity between watching and participating, there’s something inherently frightening […]


The Gem on the Vine

On June 17, 2014 by CinemaKC

  During jazz’s Golden Age, legends like Count Basie, Charlie Parker and Bennie Moten helped make Kansas City’s 18th and Vine district a mecca for successful and innovative musicians. In the heart of this historic area, at 1615 East 18th Street, stands the Gem Theatre. Originally named the Star Theatre, it was built […]