Author and architectural historian Cydney Millstein discusses the exhibit Century of Legendary Places: The Legacy of Kansas City’s Hare & Hare. The talk marks the opening night of the year-long installation.
Acclaimed Purdue University historian and biographer Randy Roberts discusses the life and career of boxing icon Joe Louis and explains how his impact on sport and country was unlike that of any other athlete of his era.
Local artist Anne Pearce discusses her exhibit, Passport, on display in the Guldner Gallery at the Central Library through April 24. The show features contemporary works of ink, acrylic, and pencil on paper.
The Kansas City Public Library will host a series of author talks for teens titled Guys Read. Each month will feature different authors discussing their latest books which center around teenage male characters. The series begins in February 2011 and ends in April 2011.
The Doctor Is In, a series provided by the Kansas City Public Library, Truman Medical Centers and Metropolitan Community Colleges-Penn Valley, continues at the Lucile H. Bluford Branch, 3050 Prospect Ave. on Wednesday, March 23, 2011, from 3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. featuring Shadrach Smith, M.D.
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.
This event will take place at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, 4525 Oak St. in Kansas City, Missouri.
Admission is free, but a ticket is required. To reserve your free ticket(s) contact the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art at 816.751.1278.
Your registration information will be shared by the Kansas City Public Library and the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art.
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.