All Library locations will close at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, November 25, and remain closed all day on Thursday, November 26, 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 Swing Jazz evening features excerpts from Ken Burns’ Jazz: Swing, the Velocity of Celebration (2001) and International Sweethearts of Rhythm (1986), and a discussion with jazz expert Chuck Haddix.
Presented by the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Tribeca Film Institute, and the American Library Association.