The U.S. spends far more than other developed nations on health care—a projected $3.8 trillion this year—yet lags in performance and customer satisfaction. Latest polling showed that 70 percent of respondents see our system “in a state of crisis” or having “major problems,” with cost and dysfunction among the major issues.
Help kick off the Library’s annual Summer Reading Program, Dare to Discover, a celebration of reading about space, science, exploration, and discovery in places near and far. Enjoy games, crafts, music, and a special presentation by Mad Science of Greater Kansas City about the first manned moon landing—50 years ago this summer.
As the 2019 Art in the Loop Project: Make/Believe begins its nearly five-month run in and around downtown Kansas City, meet its lineup of artists and performers and get a peek at their featured works.
Seventy-five years later, the world still marvels at the audacity and epic scope of D-Day. Some 160,000 Allied troops landed along a 50-mile stretch of heavily fortified French coastline, surprising and ultimately overrunning Nazi troops on the beaches of Normandy.
The four-day HEAR Now Festival returns to Kansas City to celebrate storytelling in all forms. Leading off Thursday evening: a discussion of Perception and Storytelling by renowned neuroscientist Beau Lotto, who specializes in the biology and psychology of perception.