All Kansas City Public Library locations will close at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, November 26, and will remain closed all day Thursday, November 27, for Thanksgiving.
The six-week America’s Music program is a film and discussion series that looks at popular music from blues to bluegrass, Broadway to rock ‘n’ roll. Each event features films followed by a discussion (and frequently performances) led by UMKC musicologist Andrew Granade.
The Rock evening features a screening of The History of Rock n Roll: Plugging In (1995) and a live performance by rock legend Bob Walkenhorst, singer/songwriter/guitarist for the Rainmakers.
Presented by the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Tribeca Film Institute, and the American Library Association.