WTF is Up: 7 Things to Know


By Brooklyn Barnes, Samantha Darling, Victoria Kirk and Kristen Polizzi


Alternative band St. Lucia will be playing at the Granada this Saturday. The concert is part of the Red Bull Sound Select tour, which also features Rose Quartz and The Electric Sons. The concert is free with RSVP here.

If you want to see Ben Affleck and Neil Patrick Harris star in the newest mystery-thriller, “Gone Girl,” before the rest of the country, start planning a road trip to Missouri. The film is expected to premiere on Oct. 2, a day before the national premiere, in Cape Girardeau, Mo., where part of the movie was shot.

Four students from North Carolina State University have developed a special brand of nail polish called Undercover Colors. The nail polish has the chemical capability of detecting if date rape drugs have been put in a drink. If the girl stirs her drink with her finger and she’s wearing the nail polish, it will change colors if drugs are present.

Country artist Logan Mize will be performing in Lawrence on Sunday, Sept. 21. Mize, from Clearwater, Kan., has made it big in Nashville, and is taking his talents through Kansas. Tickets are $12, and the concert starts at 8 p.m.

Renowned horror and fantasy novelist Stephen King will be in Kansas City on Nov. 13 to discuss his new book “Revival.” Don’t miss out. You might regret it. Forever. And ever.

A life-sized bronze statue of singer Amy Winehouse was unveiled on what would have been her 31st birthday, Sunday, Sept. 14. The statue is in Camden, North London, where Winehouse lived before her death in 2011. Winehouse’s father told BBC the statue “will provide fans a place to visit and attract people to the area.”

Still looking for something to do this Friday night? The Used and Taking Back Sunday are playing a free show Sept. 19 at Power and Light in Kansas City.