The modern version of the Faberge egg is in Kansas City right now. Subodh Gupta's "Egg," a metallic sculpture fashioned from everyday stainless-steel objects is on display at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. The last day to see the exhibition is Sunday between noon and 5 p.m.
If you still need options for New Year's Eve, let's get to it. No other venue in the city can offer more than 12 different places to ring in the New Year. NYE Live is the party in the Power & Light District. Tickets cost $105 before the event and $110 the day of the party. Starker's Restaurant (201 W. 47th St.) understands how you want to spend the last moments of the year: stuffing your face. The Plaza restaurant is offering its regular menu, or a four-course prix fixe meal for $75 (with an additional wine pairing for $25). Caviar, lobster, veal chop and Dover sole are on the menu. Call 816-753-3565 to make a reservation.
Even if your date is platonic, it will feel romantic at Ophelia's (201 N. Main). The Independence restaurant is offering a four-course prix fixe dinner for $50 (with an optional $12 wine pairing), live music and a complimentary champagne toast. Call 816-461-4525 to make a reservation. Peanches (900 W. 39th St.) should be on your short list of possibilities. The 39th Street restaurant is offering a five-course meal for $55 with a wine pairing, and a table of four gets a free bottle of bubbly. The menu includes butter poached prawns, haunch of lamb with risotto Milanese, and sous vide cheesecake with Missouri port wine blueberries. Call 816-709-1032.
What have you got on tap for the weekend?