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Legislation #: 160331 Introduction Date: 4/28/2016
Type: Special Action Effective Date: none
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBERS TAYLOR, SHIELDS, BARNES JR., JAMES, JR., HALL, LOAR, CANADY, WAGNER, JUSTUS AND MCMANUS
Title: Declaring May 2, 2016, as KC Loves Starlight Day in Kansas City.

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4/26/2016 Filed by the Clerk's office
4/28/2016 Adopted

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RESOLUTION NO. 160331

 

Declaring May 2, 2016, as KC Loves Starlight Day in Kansas City.

 

WHEREAS, for the past 66 years Starlight Theatre has served the community of Kansas City by producing and presenting some of the country’s best touring Broadway shows; and

 

WHEREAS, Starlight has further enriched the cultural fabric of the city by continuously programming a diverse summer concert series; and

 

WHEREAS, Starlight is dedicated to enhancing performing arts education through camps, classes, scholarships and the Blue Star Awards, one of the nation’s largest and most admired high school musical theatre awards programs; and

 

WHEREAS, Starlight strives to enrich our region for all residents and visitors by building appreciation for the performing arts, and making live theatre and music affordable and accessible; and

 

WHEREAS, Starlight’s 2016 summer season will feature more than 70 nights of award-winning Broadway shows and concert artists to provide Kansas City with unmatched entertainment choices; and

 

WHEREAS, the local economy is stimulated through ticket sales, restaurant purchases and hotel stays associated with visitors and arts enthusiasts patronizing Starlight; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That the Mayor and Council hereby declare May 2, 2016, as KC Loves Starlight Day in the City of Kansas City; and

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that this Resolution be spread upon the Minutes of the Council in testimony thereof and that a copy hereof be presented to the Starlight Theatre Association of Kansas City with the appreciation of the Mayor, Council and citizens of Kansas City for Starlight Theatre’s longstanding dedication to being the premier entertainment treasure of the heartland.

 

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