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West 18th Street Fashion Show: Summer Tableau

Presented by West 18th Street Fashion Show at West 18th Street Fashion Show, Kansas City MO

Jun 12 2021
West 18th Street Fashion Show: Summer Tableau presented by West 18th Street Fashion Show: Summer Tableau at ,

Takes place in the Crossroads District, outdoors on West 18th Street on June 12. This year’s show will shrug the runway for a pedestrian-focused installation based around seven portable stages. Includes live music with Calvin Arsenia.

Summer Tableau explores ideas of spirituality, cults and collective consciousness in our 21st year. This exhibition on West 18th Street nods to this year’s Mardi Gras “house floats” in New Orleans. The seven designers’ fashions will be featured in seven installations, designed and constructed by local architect firms and construction companies. You will move in a timed fashion between installations, along West 18th Street. For the show, locally-grown international artist Calvin Arsenia has

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First Showing: 7:30 pm

VIP Tickets are $100 for the first showing and include admission to the VIP Party at 6pm.

Buy One, Gift One Tickets are $75 wherein the purchaser donates a second ticket to someone the Producers choose. The show’s typically been free but in this year’s format we cannot offer free admission. This allows people who are struggling financially to enjoy our art. BOGO tickets are offered at first and second showing.

General Admission Tickets are $40.

Each showing is one hour. VIP tickets are only available for the First Showing. Instead of admitting 3,000 people, we are limiting ticket sales to 300 per show due to the pandemic. There were be seven tableaus instead of one runway. Attendees will move through to visit each exhibit, later entertained with live music by Calvin Arsenia and Nikki Glaspie (percussionist who toured with Beyoncé).


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Additional time info:

1st Showing at 7:30 pm

2nd Showing at 9:00 pm

Afterparty at Crossroads Hotel, 2101 Central St, Kansas City, MO

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.



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West 18th Street Fashion Show

West 18th Street & Baltimore, Kansas City, MO 64108

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    • Wheelchair Access

This event occurs after dusk and is outdoors, on West 18th Street, between Baltimore and Wyandotte.

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