Event Archive

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Format: 2014-10-21
Format: 2014-10-21
  • Marshall Goldman: Petrostate: Putin, Power, and the New Russia
    Sunday, November 9, 2008

    Noted Russia scholar Marshall Goldman discusses his recent book – Petrostate: Putin, Power, and the New Russia – on Sunday, November 9, at 3:30 p.m. in the Truman Forum at the Plaza Branch, 4801 Main St.

  • storyteller Bobby Norfolk
    Saturday, November 8, 2008

    Throughout the fall, celebrate the new Children’s Library at the Central Library, 14 W. 10th St., with a diverse line-up of free Saturday programs that capture the imagination of children and adults alike. All events take place at 2 p.m. On November 8, storyteller Bobby Norfolk will entertain the audience.

  • CityBall is a documentary depicting a year in the life of student athletes in the Kansas City (Missouri) School District
    Thursday, November 6, 2008

    The Kansas City Public Library and Metro Sports partner for the theatrical premieres of two feature-length documentaries in November 2008 in the Truman Forum at the Plaza Branch, 4801 Main St.

    The premiere of CityBall, a documentary depicting a year in the life of student athletes in the Kansas City (Missouri) School District, is set for Thursday, November 6, at 6:30 p.m.

  • Ann Hagedorn: Your Map to the Country of Writing
    Wednesday, November 5, 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.

  • Border War examines the history of the athletic rivalry between the University of Missouri and the University of Kansas
    Monday, November 3, 2008

    The Kansas City Public Library and Metro Sports partner for the theatrical premieres of two feature-length documentaries in November 2008 in the Truman Forum at the Plaza Branch, 4801 Main St.

    Fans of local sports and history will be treated to the premiere of Border War on Monday, November 3, at 6:30 p.m. The documentary, produced by Metro Sports and scheduled to begin showing on the network on November 26, examines the history of the athletic rivalry between the University of Missouri and the University of Kansas.

  • David Lean and the Romance of Steam Locomotion
    Sunday, November 2, 2008

    The Kansas City Public Library welcomes film expert David Kipen for an illustrated examination called David Lean and the Romance of Steam Locomotion on Sunday, November 2, at 2 p.m. in the Truman Forum at the Plaza Branch, 4801 Main St.

  • Pianist Patricia Higdon and flautist Dr. James Hall form the Hall-Higdon Duo
    Sunday, November 2, 2008

    On Sunday, November 2, at 2 p.m. the Central Library, 14 W. 10th St., hosts the musical group the Hall-Higdon Duo.

    Pianist Patricia Higdon and flutist Dr. James Hall have performed together throughout the United States since 2004 in venues including Carnegie’s Weill Recital Hall. The duo will perform classics from Philippe Gaubert, Olivier Messiaen, Benjamin Godard, Paul Hindemith, Lukas Foss, and Robert Muczynski.

  • The Book of Lists: Horror
    Thursday, October 30, 2008

    Five local horror experts discuss their contributions to The Book of Lists: Horror on Thursday, October 30, at 7 p.m. at the Plaza Branch, 4801 Main St.

    The event is co-sponsored by Rainy Day Books.

  • Brian Burnes: The Ike Files
    Thursday, October 30, 2008

    Kansas City Star reporter Brian Burnes presents a multimedia look at his new book The Ike Files: Mementos of the Man and His Era from Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, October 30, at the Central Library, 14 W. 10th St.

  • Live Panel Discussion For Up To Date With Steve Kraske
    Thursday, October 30, 2008

    On Thursday, October 30, at 11 a.m. Kansas City Star Political Columnist and host of KCUR talk show host, Steve Kraske, broadcasts live from the Kansas City Public Library’s Plaza Branch, 4801 Main St. with a distinguished group of political pundits.