EXTREME SCREEN THEATER
Features of the NEW Extreme Screen Theater
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Mr. Peabody & Sherman
OPENS MARCH 7! Meet Mr. Peabody, the most accomplished dog in the world, and his adopted boy Sherman! This unlikely pair uses their time machine to go on the most outrageous adventures known to man or dog. But when mischievous Sherman takes the machine out for a joyride to impress his friend Penny, they accidentally rip a hole in the universe, wreaking havoc on the most important events in world history. Before they forever alter the past, present and future, Mr. Peabody must come to their rescue, ultimately facing the most daunting challenge of any era: figuring out parenthood. Together, the time traveling trio will make their mark on history. Rated PG
2D showtimes: 12:30pm, 4:30pm 8:30pm daily.
Traversing the "severe weather capital of the world," TORNADO ALLEY documents two unprecedented missions seeking to encounter one of Earth's most awe-inspiring events -- the birth of a tornado. Filmmaker Sean Casey's personal quest to capture the birth of a tornado with a 70mm camera takes viewers on a breathtaking journey into the heart of the storm. A team of equally driven scientists, the VORTEX2 researchers, experience the relentless strength of nature's elemental forces as they literally surround tornadoes and the supercell storms that form them, gathering the most comprehensive severe weather data ever collected. This science adventure reveals the beauty and the power of some of our planet's most extreme -- and least understood -- weather phenomena. Rated “G”
General Admission $6
Lewis and Clark: Great Journey West
It was the dawn of a nation -- a time before the American West became known as the frontier, and little was known about what lay within. Two captains, courageous in spirit and unyielding in their dedication to their mission, led 31 people, including one woman and her infant son, to the Pacific Ocean and back. Now, 200 years after the launch of the expedition, this breathtaking drama is captured for audiences in the newest large-format release from National Geographic. Audiences will experience the danger and beauty of the unknown West as it unfolded before the eyes of Lewis and Clark. The movie is narrated by Jeff Bridges.
Showtimes: 11:15am, 7:15pm daily.
Mummies: Secrets of the Pharaohs 3D
SECRETS OF THE PHARAOHS, audiences will rediscover the tombs of the great pharaohs of Egypt, examining the mummification process and its role in ancient society and tour the great civilization of Egypt in the process. The film will also capture the efforts of modern scientists to tap valuable information from these uniquely preserved ancient remains. Rated G.
General Admission $6.
H&R BLOCK CITY STAGE THEATER
Theatre for Young America
Junie B Jones and a Little Monkey Business, March 4 – April 12, 2014
No Dogs Allowed!, April 22 – May 17, 2014
Cinderella, June 10-28, 2014
More information about TYA can be found at tya.org
All shows are in the H&R Block City Stage Theatre
Magnificat Theater Company
AIM Dance Company of Point B Dance
What is your fear? Enclosed spaces, darkness, public speaking? The AIM Dance Company of Point B Dance of Kansas will take you on a contemporary dance journey creating compelling and thought-provoking dance interpretations of human phobias. Persistent, abnormal, and irrational fears will be the impulse of the original works, all performed with the strength, dynamics and passion of the AIM Dance Company.
THE ARVIN GOTTLIEB PLANETARIUM
Combining interactive astronomy education with spectacular public shows and night sky viewing opportunities, the Arvin Gottlieb Planetarium continues to be one of Kansas City's greatest connections to the night sky.
Black Holes takes you on a journey through one of the most mystifying, awe-inspiring phenomena in the universe: a black hole. Where do they come from? Where do they go? How do we find them? Is there one on Earth’s horizon? The Arvin Gottlieb Planetarium invites you to explore with us the science and mystery of Black Holes.
Dinosaurs at Dusk: the Origins of Flight
Dinosaurs at Dusk is a learning adventure of a father and his teenage daughter Lucy, who share a fascination for all things that fly. You'll travel back in time to meet the pterosaurs and the ancestors of modern-day birds: the feathered dinosaurs. Lucy and her father navigate from continent to continent, looking for clues about the origins of flight. When time runs out they experience first-hand the cataclysmic "last day" of the dinosaurs.
One World, One Sky: Big Bird's Adventure
A brilliant spectacle of light and color as Elmo, Big Bird and their newest friend - Hu Hu Zhu - watch the stars twinkle over Seasame Street. During the show, children may interact, drawing constellations and counting the time it takes the sun to set.
Solar System Tour
Witness the first show produced entirely in-house for our new digital projection system. This immersive 40-minute space flight is appropriate for all ages. We begin at the sun and travel almost 5 billion miles out to the Kuiper Belt visiting planets and moons along the way.