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Performing and visual arts are hot in Kansas City this week

Looking to up your appreciation of the arts?

We've rounded up three artsy events around Kansas City this week that will scratch your cultural itch, from a comedy show to a BYOB painting class.

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Jen Kirkman

From the event description:

Jen Kirkman is back in town with an hour that you haven’t already seen on Netflix. You know Jen from "Chelsea Lately," "@Midnight," "Conan," "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno" and  "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert." 

When: Wednesday, May 15, 7 p.m.
Where: recordBar, 1520 Grand Blvd.
Price: $25

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'Lexicon': exhibition opening

From the event description:

Join us in celebrating the exhibition, Lexicon: "The Language of Gesture in 25 Years" at Kemper Museum, presenting a selection of works by artists who have shaped the exhibiting and collecting history of Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art since its founding in 1994. Thanks to Tom’s Town Distilling Co. of Kansas City for generously sponsoring cocktails, with complimentary beer and wine provided by Café Sebastienne.

When: Thursday, May 16, 6-8 p.m.
Where: Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, 4420 Warwick Blvd.
Price: Free

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58% off BYOB painting class 

From the deal description:

Experienced artists instruct groups with step-by-step instructions, enabling them to complete an image on canvas.

Where: 1409 Westport Road, West Plaza
Price: $21 (58 percent discount off regular price)

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