August 15-17, 2014. THU: Kick Off, 8pm at Missy B's. FRI: party at Coco Keys water resort + afterhours at The 816. SAT: Bear Frolic, Bingo at Industry Video Bar + FURNADO Dance party at Hamburger Marys with DJ Jesse Mercado, after party at 816. Host hotel + vendor market: The 816 Hotel in Westport; back up - Hampton Inn Kansas City-Country Club Plaza (Bear Crossing code BC8).
August 29-31, 2014. Labor Day Weekend at Lone Wolf Ranch Arena, 22801 State Line Rd, Cleveland MO. Q Host Hotel, 560 Westport Rd. The 21st annual gay rodeo event: "Boots, Class ’n’ a Lil Sass" roping, riding and camp classics. See the website for full details.
October 23, 2014, 6-10pm, at Westport Flea Market. Good Samaritan Project fundraiser: Goodbye to Corks and Canvas, an Evening of Cobwebs and Cocktails. Build-your-own burger bar, open bar. Live music from 7pm, with performers Dustin Rapier, Jeff & Joe (of The Garage Kings), and Adriana Nikole. Costumes recommended, but not required. $55 at the door. See www.gsp-kc.org and fb:
April 15-19, 2015. Inspiring, thought-provoking/ entertaining narrative and documentary shorts and feature films to KC audiences; works of independent filmmakers from around the world. Screenings at the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, and Cinemark Theatres.
June 25 - July 2, 2015, annual festival at Tivoli Cinema, Westport. Download schedule, previews and order festival passes & tickets online. Many other films of interest are also screened at the Tivoli throughout the year.
June 5-7, 2015, Festival location TBA, but usually held at West Bottoms, near Kemper Arena, 2200-2500 State Line, wrapping up events of the previous week. Over 30,000 people from the midwest come together for one of most exciting festivals of the year. See their fb page for updates.