The Five Question Challenge with James P. Connolly

By: Jacob Elyachar, It is a pleasure to welcome comedian James P. Connolly to Jake’s Take. James served in the Marine Corps during Operation Desert Storm, where he was forced to write jokes for his Colonel.  James’ humor and personality lead him to host numerous programs for Comedy Central, HBO, and VH1. He also […]

Sinbad, Six & Henderson score at the 2014 Variety Show

  By: Jacob Elyachar, When I walked into the Arvest Bank Theatre at the Midland last night, hundreds were already registered and mingling in the lobby. While they were socializing, several donors went to the Mystery Box table and with either a $50 or $100 payment; guests received something extra for lending their support […]

Jake’s Take On…. The 2014 Variety Show

By: Jacob Elyachar, This Friday evening, hundreds will be heading to the Arvest Bank Theatre at the Midland for the 2014 Variety Show. Every year, the Variety Show benefits Variety, the Children’s Charity of Greater Kansas City.  The charity’s mission is to help make the dreams of Kansas City children become a reality.  For […]

The next generation of Kansas City talent shines at Variety’s Star Search

By: Jacob Elyachar, Hundreds gathered in a crowded movie theatre in Overland Park, Kansas to see 10 of the talented teens in the Kansas City Metropolitan Area. The 10 acts hoped to win a spot in next month’s Variety Show, which benefits the Kansas City chapter of the Variety Children’s Charity. The winner of […]

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