The buck stops with ‘Tom and Harry’ on Feb. 21 at Screenland Crossroads

Truman and Pendergast - 1919

Before he gave ’em hell as the 33rd President of the United States, Harry Truman worked closely with Kansas City political boss Tom Pendergast, who backed Truman’s successful 1934 U.S. Senate campaign. What were the ramifications of the two men’s ongoing alliance in the 1920s and 1930s, for which Truman conspicuously never apologized? Were they…

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Join Us For “Critics vs. Oscars Free-For-All” On January 23, 2013!

See up to 90 minutes of trailers for this season’s Oscar-nominated films and get Oscar picks from a feisty panel of Kansas City’s top movie critics, when CinemaKC presents “Critics vs. Oscars Free-For-All” on Wednesday, Jan. 23, at the Screenland Crossroads Theatre, 1656 Washington St. Trailers for Oscar-nominated films in all major categories will begin…

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CinemaKC & MAPA Present the 1st Animation Celebration @ Boulevard Drive-In!

See the best animation from the Midwest and beyond when CinemaKC and the Midwest Association of Professional Animators present the first MAPA Animation Celebration on Saturday, Sept. 8, at the Boulevard Digital Drive-In Theatre, 1051 Merriam Lane, Kansas City, Kan. Admission is $20 per car. Kansas City TV personality Michelle Davidson (co-host of “CinemaKC” on…

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Hale To The Chief

During his 31 years with the Kansas City Fire Department, George C. Hale became famous for his dedication. He expanded the department, travelled the world promoting his profession, and invented several life-saving devices. But it was after his retirement in 1902 that he became a significant – if largely forgotten – figure in the development…

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