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NOTO hosts Celebration of Lights to kick off six-week event
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NOTO hosts Celebration of Lights to kick off six-week event

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - The NOTO Arts & Entertainment District began the Celebrations of Winter, a six-week event, with their annual Celebration of Lights at Veterans Park Saturday evening.The Celebration of Lights included a carriage ride and the lighting of the Christmas tree. Local art performances by the Kansas Youth Choral, Seaman High School Show Choir, and Seaman Viking Steel Drum Ensemble were available for the public to see. Thomas Underwood, executive director of the NOTO Arts & Entertainment District, says that this also kicks off the holiday shopping season. “These are all small businesses and mom & pop shops run by a skeleton crew of people contributing to the economy of our area,” Underwood said. The Celebrations of Winter is a six-week celebration of the holiday...
KCMO to welcome cannabis lounges in new entertainment district
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KCMO to welcome cannabis lounges in new entertainment district

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (WIBW) - One day after voters legalized recreational marijuana in Missouri, a hospitality group announced a new entertainment district project in Kansas City that will include spaces to freely smoke cannabis. Besa Hospitality Group, out of Gladstone, Mo., announced on Wednesday, Nov. 9, that those who live in the KC Metro area and central midwest will soon welcome a new entertainment district along the Missouri River. The concept will include: A state-of-the-art amphitheatreTwo indoor entertainment venues with capacity levels that range from 500 to 2,000 peopleFestival groundsFood and beverage conceptsCorporate event spacesWedding sitesBHG indicated that the venues will feature local, regional and national shows and performances. Meanwhile, the amphitheater has been des...