comedy http://kcur.org en The Weekend To-Do List: May 9-11 http://kcur.org/post/weekend-do-list-may-9-11 <p></p><p>Want to shake up your weekend? Brian McTavish knows what to do. Check out his Weekend To-Do List for May 9-11.</p><p><strong><a href="http://knuckleheadshonkytonk.com" target="_blank">The Blasters</a></strong> (Rock), 9 p.m. Friday at Knuckleheads Saloon, 2715 Rochester, Kansas City, Mo. Tickets: $20</p><p><a href="http://midlandkc.com" target="_blank"><strong>Lisa Lampanelli: The Leaner Meaner Tour</strong></a> (Stand-up comedy from the “female Don Rickles”), 8 p.m. Friday at The Midland, 1228 Main, Kansas City, Mo. Tickets: $51.50, $61.50</p> Thu, 08 May 2014 16:45:00 +0000 Steve Kraske, Brian McTavish & Beth Lipoff 55409 at http://kcur.org The Weekend To-Do List: May 9-11 The Weekend To-Do List: April 11-13, 2014 http://kcur.org/post/weekend-do-list-april-11-13-2014 <p></p><p>Need to put the Spring in your step? Check out Brian McTavish's Weekend To-Do List for April 11-13.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong><a href="http://newtheatre.com" target="_blank">“Miracle on South Division Street” starring Connie Stevens </a></strong>(Stage comedy), Dinner seating at 6:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday, noon and 6:30 p.m. Saturday, 12:15 p.m. Sunday at the New </span>Theatre<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Restaurant, 9229 Foster, Overland Park, </span>Kan<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. Tickets: $33 to $55</span></p> Thu, 10 Apr 2014 16:45:00 +0000 Steve Kraske, Brian McTavish & Beth Lipoff 53978 at http://kcur.org The Weekend To-Do List: April 11-13, 2014 The Weekend To-Do List: April 4-6, 2014 http://kcur.org/post/weekend-do-list-april-4-6-2014 <p></p><p>Wash away the recent rainy weather with Brian McTavish's Weekend To-Do List for April 4-6.</p><p></p><p><a href="http://www.middleofthemapfest.com/"><b>Ink's Middle of the Map Fest </b></a>Music festival with more that 120 bands at six venues.&nbsp; Thursday, Friday, Saturday. Gary Numan performs at 11 p.m. Thursday at Ernie Biggs Piano Bar. Country Club Plaza and Westport area. Tickets: $55 three-day-pass</p> Thu, 03 Apr 2014 17:37:23 +0000 Steve Kraske, Brian McTavish & Cody Newill 53641 at http://kcur.org The Weekend To-Do List: April 4-6, 2014 Parents Illustrate The Funny Side Of Autism In Kansas City Production http://kcur.org/post/parents-illustrate-funny-side-autism-kansas-city-production <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">To call raising kids with with autism or autism spectrum disorder a challenge would probably be underselling it ... by quite a bit.</span></p><p>For many parents of kids with autism, maintaining a sense of humor is an essential component. Those experiences will be illustrated by some Kansas City area parents in&nbsp;<em>An Evening with the Rents</em> where they will deliver stand-up comedy routines centered around living with children on the spectrum.</p> Fri, 21 Feb 2014 17:09:26 +0000 Steve Kraske & Danie Alexander 51614 at http://kcur.org Parents Illustrate The Funny Side Of Autism In Kansas City Production Yakov Smirnoff: Comedy And A Russian View On Sochi http://kcur.org/post/yakov-smirnoff-comedy-and-russian-view-sochi <p>In America, you try to get to Olympics. In Russia, Olympics come and get you. Or at least, that's the way Russian comedian and Branson sensation&nbsp;Yakov Smirnoff might say it.</p><p>In the second part of Monday's <a href="http://kcur.org/programs/date"><em>Up to Date</em></a>, Smirnoff joins Steve Kraske&nbsp;to talk about Sochi, comedy and more.</p><p><strong>Guest:</strong></p><ul><li><strong>Yakov Smirnoff</strong>, comedian</li></ul><p></p><p><strong>Yakov&nbsp;Smirnoff on Sochi:</strong></p> Mon, 10 Feb 2014 17:42:23 +0000 Steve Kraske & Beth Lipoff 51047 at http://kcur.org Yakov Smirnoff: Comedy And A Russian View On Sochi The Weekend To-Do List: October 11-13, 2013 http://kcur.org/post/weekend-do-list-october-11-13-2013 <p></p><p><strong><a href="http://theaterleague.com">&ldquo;Wicked&rdquo;</a></strong>: &ldquo;Wizard of Oz&rdquo; prequel about the Wicked Witch of the West and Glinda the Good 7:30 Thursday, 8 p.m. Friday, 2 &amp; 8 p.m. Saturday, and 1 and 6:30 p.m. Sunday Music Hall, 301 W. 13th Tickets: Start at $30</p> Thu, 10 Oct 2013 16:56:48 +0000 Steve Kraske, Brian McTavish & Stephen Steigman 45007 at http://kcur.org The Weekend To-Do List: October 11-13, 2013 Comedian Chris Kattan: More Than Mango http://kcur.org/post/comedian-chris-kattan-more-mango <p>Do you miss spending a night at the Roxbury? What about the glitzy flair, and the exotic touch of Mango, the uninhibited, scantily-clad dancer?</p><p>In the first portion of Friday's&nbsp;<a href="http://kcur.org/programs/date"><em>Up to Date</em></a> Steve Kraske welcomes comedian <strong>Chris Kattan</strong>&nbsp;to talk about his years on Saturday Night Live and how sketch comedy compares with his new stand-up tour.</p> Thu, 22 Aug 2013 19:45:12 +0000 Steve Kraske & Stephen Steigman 42424 at http://kcur.org Comedian Chris Kattan: More Than Mango Encore Broadcast: Comedian Jim Gaffigan On The Gaffes Of Parenthood http://kcur.org/post/encore-broadcast-comedian-jim-gaffigan-gaffes-parenthood <p>Comedian <strong>Jim Gaffigan</strong> knows that a four-year-old eating a taco and throwing a taco on the floor is pretty much the same thing, and he can teach you a thing or two about co-opting your kid’s Halloween candy.</p><p> Fri, 26 Jul 2013 15:20:14 +0000 Beth Lipoff & Steve Kraske 40894 at http://kcur.org Encore Broadcast: Comedian Jim Gaffigan On The Gaffes Of Parenthood Comedian Jim Gaffigan On The Gaffes Of Parenthood http://kcur.org/post/comedian-jim-gaffigan-gaffes-parenthood <p>Comedian<strong> Jim Gaffigan</strong> knows that a four-year-old eating a taco and throwing a taco on the floor is <strong>pretty much the same thing</strong>, and he can teach you a thing or two about <strong>co-opting your kid’s Halloween candy</strong>.</p><p> Mon, 20 May 2013 23:00:00 +0000 Beth Lipoff & Steve Kraske 37065 at http://kcur.org Comedian Jim Gaffigan On The Gaffes Of Parenthood What A Country For Yakov Smirnoff http://kcur.org/post/what-country-yakov-smirnoff <p>When he came to America in 1977, <strong>Yakov Smirnoff</strong> was already a comedian, but it was his <strong>fresh off the boat Cold War comedy style</strong> that got him noticed by the entertainment industry. Tue, 12 Mar 2013 23:00:00 +0000 Beth Lipoff & Steve Kraske 33342 at http://kcur.org What A Country For Yakov Smirnoff The Weekend To-Do List http://kcur.org/post/weekend-do-list-24 <p>Looking for something to do this weekend? <strong><em>Up to Date&#39;s</em></strong> <strong>Brian McTavish</strong> offers up a few options in his <strong>Weekend To-Do List</strong> for May 31 - June 3, 2012. Thu, 31 May 2012 16:46:14 +0000 Stephen Steigman, Brian McTavish & Steve Kraske 18597 at http://kcur.org The Weekend To-Do List Comedian Mike Baldwin http://kcur.org/post/comedian-mike-baldwin <p><font face="Verdana" size="2"><font size="2"><font size="2"><font face="Verdana">Meet a KC comedian who just took first place at the <b>Seattle International Comedy Festival</b>, the competition that launched comics like Mitch Hedberg. We&#39;ll hear how he&#39;s developed his technique and routine, and some common myths of stand-up comedy.<br /><br /><b>GUEST:</b><br /><b>Mike Baldwin</b>, <a href="http://www.comedianmikebaldwin.com/" target="_blank">comedian</a></font></font></font></font></p> Thu, 08 Dec 2011 01:36:30 +0000 Andrea Silenzi & Jabulani Leffall 8567 at http://kcur.org Comedian Mike Baldwin It's "Air" Time, Baby! http://kcur.org/post/its-air-time-baby-1 <p style="margin-top: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; margin-left: 0px; padding-top: 10px; padding-right: 0px; padding-bottom: 0px; padding-left: 0px; ">When you work on a radio talk show and you&rsquo;re waiting for your guests, who have names such as Romeo DanceCheetah (That&rsquo;s one word:&nbsp;<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bmpTlm1Trtk" style="text-decoration: underline; color: rgb(16, 92, 182); " target="_blank">DanceCheetah</a>) and Björn Türoque (Pronounced&nbsp;<a href="http://bjornturoque.com/home.htm" style="text-decoration: underline; color: rgb(16, 92, 182); Thu, 19 May 2011 17:00:00 +0000 Jabulani Leffall 15580 at http://kcur.org It's "Air" Time, Baby!