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BEST FIREWORKS DISPLAY

BEST LOCAL POET

BEST PARTY

1. Celebration at the Station 2. Kauffman Stadium 3. Corporate Woods

1. Barbara Varanka 2. Jordan Stempleman 3. Glenn North

1. Party Arty 2. Bloom 3. Hoodstock

THE LIVING ROOM 2013/2014 SEASON

BEST IMPROV/SKETCH TROUPE

BEST LOCAL SONG

1. “Invincible” by Beautiful Bodies 2. “Cat & Mouse” by Radkey 3. “Lonesome Lullabye” by the Bryant Carter Band

BEST PERFORMING ARTS GROUP

OCTOBER | by Elizabeth Meriwether

1. KC Improv 2. Comedy City 3. Bottom’s Up Comedy

1. Quixotic 2. ComedyCity 3. Mystery Train

THE WRITER’S DEN

BEST JAZZ VENUE

1. The Phoenix 2. The Blue Room 3. The Green Lady Lounge BEST JUKEBOX

1. Chez Charlie’s 2. 403 Club 3. Gilhouly’s BEST KARAOKE

1. Hamburger Mary’s 2. The Brick 3. The Red Balloon BEST LIVE THEATER

1. Starlight Theatre 2. Kansas City Repertory Theatre 3. The Unicorn Theatre BEST LOCAL ACTOR

1. Paul Rudd 2. Jason Sudeikis 3. Ron Megee BEST LOCAL ACTRESS

1. Katie Gilchrist 2. Vanessa Severo 3. Missy Koonce BEST LOCAL ALBUM

1. Cat & Mouse, Radkey 2. Little Leaves, the ACBs 3. The Devil’s Washpan, the Bryant Carter Band

BEST LOCAL THEATER COMPANY

1. KC Repertory Theatre 2. The Unicorn Theatre 3. The Living Room Theatre BEST LOCAL THEATER PERFORMER

1. Ashley Otis 2. Vanessa Severo 3. Rusty Sneary BEST LOCAL VISUAL ARTIST

1. Peregrine Honig 2. Mike Savage 3. Tyler Coey BEST LOCAL WRITER

1. Whitney Terrell 2. Jim Butcher 3. Brandon Tietz BEST MOVIE THEATER

1. Alamo Drafthouse 2. AMC Ward Parkway 3. Screenland Armour

THE MISTAKES MADELINE MADE

NOVEMBER - DECEMBER by TLR’s Local Playwrights Series

BEST PERFORMING ARTS SPACE

1. Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts 2. The Living Room 3. The Fishtank

RACE

MARCH - APRIL | by David Mamet

THE TWO FRIDAS

MAY | by Alex Espy & Vanessa Severo

BEST PLACE TO DANCE

MASTER OF THE UNIVERSE

1. Missie B’s 2. The Union 3. Gusto

JUNE | by Kyle Hatley

CONGRATS TO THIS YEARS NOMINEES

BEST PLACE TO HEAR LIVE MUSIC

1. Crossroads at Grinders 2. RecordBar 3. Knuckleheads BEST PLAY

1. An Adult Evening with Shel Silverstein 2. The Motherf**ker with the Hat 3. Carousel

BEST MUSICAL

BEST MUSIC FESTIVAL

1. KRBZ 96.5 (the Buzz) 2. KCUR 89.3 3. KKFI 90.1

1. Middle of the Map 2. Buzz Beach Ball 3. Buzz Under the Stars

BEST LOCAL BAND

BEST MUSEUM

1. Beautiful Bodies 2. Trampled Under Foot 3. Radkey

1. Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art 2. National World War I Museum 3. Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art

BEST LOCAL COMEDIAN

BEST NEW ART SPACE

1. Jason Sudeikis 2. Mike Baldwin 3. Michael Gomez

1. West Bottoms Art Society 2. Plug Projects 3. Haw Contemporary

BEST LOCAL FESTIVAL

BEST NEW MUSIC VENUE

1. Renaissance Festival 2. Irish Festival 3. Middle of the Map

1. Green Lady Lounge 2. Kill Devil Club 3. Art Closet Studios

BEST LOCAL FILM FESTIVAL

BEST OPEN MIC

1. Kansas City FilmFest 2. Middle of the Map Film Festival 3. LGBT Film Festival

1. Uptown Arts Bar 2. Californos 3. Jerry’s Bait Shop

BEST LOCAL FILMMAKER

BEST OUTDOOR VENUE

1. Anthony Ladesich 2. David Berry 3. Judith Levy

1. Starlight Theatre 2. Crossroads KC at Grinders 3. Cricket Wireless Amphitheater

The Living Room for Best Theatre Company Carousel for Best Musical and Best Live Theatre Production Rusty Sneary for Best Actor Katie Gilchrist and Vanessa Severo for Best Local Actresses

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BEST PUBLIC ART

1. Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art 2. Crossroads Arts District 3. Bison Memorial

1. Wicked 2. Hairspray 3. Carousel

FAT PIG

FEBRUARY | By Neil LaBute

BEST RADIO STATION

BEST RAPPER/HIP-HOP ARTIST

1. Tech N9ne 2. Mac Lethal 3. Les Izmore BEST SINGER-SONGWRITER

1. Alicia Solombrino 2. Erik Voeks 3. Bryant Carter

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BEST STRIP CLUB

1. Bazooka’s 2. The Outhouse 3. Bonita Flats

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BEST TRIVIA NIGHT

MICHAEL W. SMITH FRI, DECEMBER 13, 8PM

1. Westport Flea 2. Geeks Who Drink 3. Flying Saucer

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BEST UNDERGROUND CLUB

1. Manifesto 2. The Union 3. Mustache Club

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