Get ready to Shake, Rattle & Roll With Bobby Watson and His All-Star Big Band presented by the Kansas City Symphony. With an Inside Music Series: Jazz Master Class With Bobby Watson Feb. 16. 816-471-0400 or kcsymphony.org
Events for Feb. 16, 2013
Jazz vocalist Kurt Elling is Jammin’ at the Gem. 816-474-8463 or americanjazzmuseum.com
It’s got heart. The American Heart Association and American Stroke Association hold the annual Heart & Stroke Ball. 913-652-1905 or kcheartandstrokeball.org.
Dust off your kilt. The Harriman-Jewell Series presents a performance of the Pipes and Drums of the Black Watch 3rd Battalion, the Royal Regiments of Scotland and the Band of the Scots Guards. 816-415-5025 or hjseries.org
The Kansas City Artists Coalition celebrates three decades of connecting artists with their audience when it holds its 30th Annual Benefit Art Auction. 816-421-5222 or kansascityartistscoalition.org
Based on the book by Lois Lowry and real Holocaust events, Number the Stars tells the story of one family helping another escape to safety during World War II. Part of the Coterie Theatre’s Preteen/Young Adult Series. 816-474-6552 or CoterieTheatre.org.
Waiting for You on the Corner of (13 and Walnut) is an original play commissioned by the Kansas City Repertory Theatre and created in partnership with Portland’s Sojourn Theatre Co. and New York’s The TEAM that examines how we listen to each other and form consensus in today’s media-driven culture. 816-235-2700 or kcrep.org