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KAUFFMAN CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS VOTED TOP 10 BEST MISSOURI ATTRACTION


**USA Today 10Best Readers’ Choice travel award contest selects Kauffman Center as the ninth best attraction in the state**

Kansas City, MO – On Friday, September 1st, USA TODAY 10Best announced the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts as one of the winners in their 10 Best Readers’ Choice award category for Missouri’s best attractions.

During the past four weeks, readers voted for their favorite Missouri destinations, including landmarks, museums and historical sites in every corner of the state. An expert panel initially nominated a list of 20 Missouri attractions before the public voted for the top 10 winners.

The Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts placed ninth in this category and shares the honor of being voted into the top 10 Missouri attractions with other Kansas City institutions including: the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, fourth place; the Arabia Steamboat Museum, seventh place; and the Harry S. Truman Library and Museum, tenth place. The public awarded first place in this category to the Branson Entertainment District in southwestern Missouri.

To learn more about the USA TODAY 10Best Readers’ Choice awards or to see the full list of Missouri Best Attraction winners, visit 10best.com/awards/travel/best-missouri-attraction/.

ABOUT THE KAUFFMAN CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS

The Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts, a major not-for-profit center for music, opera, theater, and dance designed by Moshe Safdie, opened in 2011. Serving as a cultural cornerstone for Kansas City and the region, the Kauffman Center delivers extraordinary and diverse performing arts experiences. Honored as one of the World’s 15 Most Beautiful Concert Halls, the Kauffman Center attracts some of the world’s most renowned performers and entertainers.

Through educational outreach programs and community enrichment, the Kauffman Center supports Kansas City as a cultural destination. More information on the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts is available at www.kauffmancenter.org.

The Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts would like to thank our Premier Partner, Saint Luke’s Health System and official building sponsor Aristocrat Motors and Mercedes-Benz of Kansas City for their generous support of the 2017-2018 Kauffman Center Presents series.




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