Hixon transformed the field of portrait photography in Kansas City and the surrounding region during a career that spanned more than seven decades. His studios—the first in the Brady Building at 11th and Main Streets, and the second just one block west in the Baltimore Hotel—welcomed thousands of patrons throughout the 1910s and 1920s.
Join us for one of Hollywood's all time silent movie classics: Metropolis, with a newly recorded orchestral score. Released in 1927, it explores social inequities in the year 2026. Popcorn and soda round out an afternoon of viewing this visual masterpiece.
Not sure how to work up a budget? How to teach your children to be money-savvy? When and how to start planning for retirement? The Kansas City Public Library is offering guidance on an array of personal finance issues.
This event features a dozen free educational sessions on topics ranging from smart budgeting to home buying, planning for college, estate planning, and improving your credit score. Participants can also sit down with a financial adviser and review free copies of their credit reports.
Money Smart Day is sponsored by the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City as part of Money Smart Month of Greater Kansas City.
The Library will waive up to $30 in overdue fines and fees for any Kansas City Public Library cardholder who attends one or more of these Money Smart Month events.