Monday, March 21, 2011
The award-winning Up-To-Date with Steve Kraske program on KCUR 89.3 FM will broadcast a live mayoral debate featuring candidates Mike Burke and Sly James on Monday, March 21, 2011, at 11 a.m. at the Plaza Branch.
Sunday, March 20, 2011
Location: The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
Meet the Past with Crosby Kemper III returns for a conversation with George Caleb Bingham, whose paintings of Missouri and the American frontier have earned him a reputation as one of America’s greatest genre painters of the 19th century.
Saturday, March 19, 2011
Patrons will complete a survey, receive a take home test kit and learn to recognize the signs of one of the black community’s silent killers.
The screenings, which occur the third Saturday of every month, is a joint partnership of the Kansas City Public Library, Truman Medical Centers and Metropolitan Community Colleges-Penn Valley.
Admission is free. Call 816.701.3482 to RSVP.
Thursday, March 17, 2011
Jasper Fforde helps celebrate the 2011 Winter Reading season with a discussion of One of Our Thursdays Is Missing—the latest installment in his best-selling Thursday Next series, which started with The Eyre Affair.
Wednesday, March 16, 2011
The Kansas City Public Library hosts Marvelyn Brown, author of The Naked Truth: Young, Beautiful, and (HIV) Positive and an Emmy Award-winning international AIDS activist, for a presentation at the Plaza Branch, on Wednesday, March 16, 2011.
Tuesday, March 15, 2011
Author and illustrator Phoebe Eloise Unterman discusses her children’s book Through Eva’s Eyes with her grandmother Eva Unterman, whose Holocaust survival story is the subject of the book.
Monday, March 14, 2011
Reinhard Kropf, co-founder of the Norwegian architectural firm Helen & Hard, presents Mingled Spaces.
Saturday, March 12, 2011
Noted composer, conductor, and National Public Radio commentator Rob Kapilow discusses Robert Schumann’s “Fantasy in C Major” with accompaniment by pianist Claire Huangci.
Thursday, March 10, 2011
John Kuehn of the Military History Department at the Command and General Staff College at Fort Leavenworth discusses Admiral Horatio Nelson, the British naval commander best known for his role in the Napoleonic wars.
Thursday, March 10, 2011
Eric Rauchway, professor of history at the University of California - Davis, presents How Well Did the New Deal Work? The talk is the keynote address for the annual Richard D. McKinzie Research Symposium.