Event Archive

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Format: 2014-10-20
Format: 2014-10-20
  • Sylvia Stoner presents Our Version of March Madness
    Thursday, March 12, 2009

    In the Kansas City Public Library’s version of March Madness, noted musician Sylvia Stoner presents Melodies of Madness and Melancholy on Thursday, March 12, at 6:30 p.m. at the Central Library, 14 W. 10th St.

  • A Conversation with C.D. Wright
    Wednesday, March 11, 2009
    Recommended reading:
    The Art of Writing Poetry

    Poet C.D. Wright joins a panel of poetry faculty from the University of Missouri— Kansas City for a discussion of her work and the art of writing poetry on Wednesday, March 11, at 7 p.m. at the Central Library, 14 W. 10th St.

  • Cycling Missouri
    Tuesday, March 10, 2009

    The Kansas City Public Library and the Missouri Department of Natural Resources present a series of five programs in March that highlight many of the recreational offerings available in the state of Missouri.

    In the second of five programs, Dawn Fredrickson discusses the cycling options at Missouri’s State Parks, with a special emphasis on the Katy Trail in a talk titled Cycling in Missouri’s State Parks, on Tuesday, March 10, at 6:30 p.m. at the Central Library, 14 W. 10th St.

  • Carol Inge Hockett: Leonardo Lessons
    Tuesday, March 10, 2009
    Recommended reading:
    Leonardo da Vinci

    Art historian Carol Inge Hockett discusses the life and work of Leonardo da Vinci in a program titled Leonardo Lessons on Tuesday, March 10, at 1 p.m. in the Truman Forum at the Plaza Branch, 4801 Main St.

  • At Ease with Opera: La Traviata
    Monday, March 9, 2009

    The date for this program has changed since the publication of our printed calendar. The new date is Monday, March 9, 2009.

    Richard Byrum previews Giuseppe Verdi’s La Traviata on Monday, March 9, at 7 p.m. in the Truman Forum at the Plaza Branch, 4801 Main St.

  • Twain and the Idea of the Great American Novel
    Sunday, March 8, 2009

    Recommended reading:
    Books by Mark Twain

    The Kansas City Public Library brings its Twain and His Times series to a close with Twain and the Idea of the Great American Novel on Sunday, March 8, at 2 p.m. at the Waldo Branch, 201 E. 75th St.

  • Bach Aria Soloists
    Saturday, March 7, 2009

    The Bach Aria Soloists presents Notes & Letters: The Music and Words of Master Composers at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, March 7, at the Central Library, 14 W. 10th St.

    The performance will include Artistic Director/violinist Elizabeth Suh Lane, soprano Rebecca Lloyd, and guests Beau Bledsoe on guitar and Jane Solose on harpsichord.

  • From Monks to Punks: Chant from the Middle Ages to the Present
    Thursday, March 5, 2009

    The Kansas City Public Library welcomes music historian Karl Hinterbichler for a presentation tracing a musical tradition that connects medieval clergymen to the Beastie Boys and beyond with From Monks to Punks: Chant from the Middle Ages to the Present on Thursday, March 5, at 6:30 p.m. at the Central Library, 14 W. 10th St.

  • Steven Hahn: Marcus Garvey Reconsidered
    Thursday, March 5, 2009
    Recommended reading:
    Marcus Garvey

    On Thursday, March 5, at 6:30 p.m. at the Plaza Branch, 4801 Main St., Pulitzer Prize-winning author Steven Hahn presents Marcus Garvey Reconsidered, a retrospective on one of the most influential—and least-remembered—leaders of the early 20th century civil rights movement.

  • Czeslaw Bielecki: Architecture,  Freedom, Memory
    Wednesday, March 4, 2009

    Noted Polish architect and activist Czeslaw Bielecki discusses his work and the Polish transition from communism to democracy on Wednesday, March 4, at 6:30 p.m. at the Central Library, 14 W. 10th St.