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Sunday, September 26, 2010 8:00PM

Tickets Not On Sale

The Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts opens next year and we’re throwing an epic party. We hope you will join us for an evening of great friends, great food and unforgettable performances. The 1Year2Go Countdown Celebration is focused on supporting programs that bring arts to children and families throughout our community.

Dinner & Show Package: $200

5:30 pm:

The arts will come out to celebrate and entertain our guests with jazz, blues, choral numbers, dances, and Kansas City performing artists of all types. For everyone purchasing a $200 ticket-the evening will begin with cocktails and dinner at The Marquee (1400 Main Street) in the Kansas City Power & Light District.

7:30 pm:

Following dinner, all guests will gather at the Kansas City Live! Stage for a spectacular performance by Chaka Khan, multiple Grammy Award winner who will headline our 1YEAR2GO Countdown Celebration on the Kansas City Live! stage of the Kansas City Power and Light District, starting at 8:00 pm. An acclaimed 18-time Grammy Award-winning artist, Ms. Franklin is one of the giants of soul music and of American music as a whole. Standing room and casual seating.

General Admission tickets ($35) include the performance by Chaka Khan (standing room only), food & beverage for purchase.

All tickets will be in the form of wristbands that will be available at will call located at the Box Office on the corner of 14th and Walnut the evening of the event beginning at 4:30 p.m. ALL guests will also receive a “logistics” package that will include wristbands, maps, and for benefactors and sponsors - valet parking card and restaurant assignments.