Event Archive

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Format: 2014-10-20
Format: 2014-10-20
  • Sean Hill: Blood Ties & Brown Liquor
    Sunday, November 16, 2008

    The Kansas City Public Library hosts poet Sean Hill for a reading from his first collection of poetry, Blood Ties & Brown Liquor on Sunday, November 16, at 1:30 p.m. at the Plaza Branch, 4801 Main St. The program is a part of the Park University Ethnic Voices Poetry Series.

  • Social Entrepreneurship Forum Focuses on Community Problem Solving
    Saturday, November 15, 2008

    The Kansas City Public Library hosts a forum on problem solving at the community level as inspired by the FRONTLINE/World Social Entrepreneur Series. The event will take place on Saturday, November 15, at 2 p.m. in the Helzberg Auditorium at the Central Library, 14 W. 10th St.

  • Kadir Nelson
    Saturday, November 15, 2008

    One of America’s most renowned young artists, Kadir Nelson, discusses his work in Kansas City on Saturday, November 15.

    The Kansas City Public Library hosts Nelson at 2 p.m. at the L.H. Bluford Branch, 3050 Prospect Ave. The artist visits Shane Evans’ Dream Studio, 711 E. 31th St., at 7:30 p.m.

  • Women,  Girls, Ladies: A Panel on Intergenerational Feminism Honoring Ruth Margolin
    Thursday, November 13, 2008

    On Thursday, November 13, at 7 p.m. at the Plaza Branch, 4801 Main St., a panel consisting of women from pre-Baby Boomers to Generation Y will participate in Women, Girls, Ladies: A Panel on Intergenerational Feminism Honoring Ruth Margolin, Founding Director of the UMKC Women’s Center.

  • Local Inventor to Share Tips for Taking an Idea From Conception to Production
    Thursday, November 13, 2008

    Local inventor Joe Markley discusses how to take an invention through the many stages between conception and production on Thursday, November 13, at 6:30 p.m. at the Central Library, 14 W. 10th St.

  • Improvisational comedy troupe TANTRUM
    Wednesday, November 12, 2008

    Improvisational comedy troupe TANTRUM is Making a Scene with its unique style of long-form improv performance on Wednesday, November 12, at 7 p.m. at the Plaza Branch, 4801 Main St.

    Taking audience suggestions, TANTRUM spins impromptu stories that generate a succession of spontaneous scenes aimed at giving patrons fits (of laughter). Every performance is different, because everything is improvised – and anything can happen. 

  • Ann Hagedorn: Your Final Destination
    Wednesday, November 12, 2008

    Kansas City Public Library writer-in-residence Ann Hagedorn presents four talks in October and November intended to help aspiring writers research, write, and publish a book.

  • Jill Tietjen: Her Story
    Tuesday, November 11, 2008

    On Tuesday, November 11, at 7 p.m. at the Plaza Branch, 4801 Main St., Jill Tietjen discusses her book, Her Story: A Timeline of the Women Who Changed America.

  • Noontime Concert with the Kansas City Symphony
    Tuesday, November 11, 2008

    A string quartet from the Kansas City Symphony provides a free lunchtime concert on Tuesday, November 11, at noon at the Plaza Branch, 4801 Main St.

  • A Conversation with Eleanor Clift
    Monday, November 10, 2008

    The Kansas City Public Library, in cooperation with KCPT, hosts a conversation with Eleanor Clift in the program After the Election, What Comes Next? on Monday, November 10, at 7 p.m. in the Truman Forum at the Plaza Branch, 4801 Main St.