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Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings, Talks/Lectures
Meet the Author: Beth Revis
Rainy Day Books hosts a conversation with Beth Revis, a New York Times bestselling author of 5 books and numerous short stories for teens. Revis will discuss her life and work, and answer audience questions, with a booksigning to follow.
Johnson County Library - Central Resource Library
Overland Park, KS

Wed 1/17/18 at 6:30pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings, fiction, poetry
The Writers Place Reading Series
The Writers Place Reading Series presents writers Jenny Molberg, Martin Zehir, and Jocelyn Cullity
The Writers Place
Kansas City, MO

Fri 1/19/18 at 7pm-7pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
PSYCHOANALYTIC FILM SERIES, The Elephant Man
Greater Kansas City & Topeka Psychoanalytic Center 2018 Film Series featuring the films of David Lynch. View The Elephant Man followed by a discussion led by Psychoanalyst Alice Bartlett, PhD and KCAI Assistant Professor of Filmmaking, Trey Hock, MFA.
Kansas City Public Library – Plaza Branch
Kansas City, MO

Sun 1/21/18 at 1:30pm-4pm
Talks & Readings: Poetry Reading/Spoken Word, Special Event
Andrea Gibson
Often set to music, Gibson's poetry deconstructs the foundations of the current political machine, highlighting issues such as patriarchy, gender norms, white supremacy and capitalist culture.
University of Kansas – Lied Center for the Performing Arts
Lawrence, KS

Fri 1/26/18 at 7:30pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings, Family/Child (Books)
Terry Brooks, New York Times Best-Selling Author
The Coterie, Rainy Day Books, and Mid-Continent Public Library invite you to meet Terry Brooks, one of the most celebrated fantasy writers in the country and author of “Imaginary Friends,” the short story that has been adapted into the play The Secret of C...
Mid-Continent Public Library - Woodneath Library Center
Kansas City, MO

Sat 1/27/18 at 2:30pm-4pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Kenneth Spencer Lecture – Eve L. Ewing: Poetry in Context
Dr. Eve L. Ewing is a sociologist, poet, essayist, visual artist, and educator. She is recognized as a thought leader and social influencer, especially in conversations involving academia, writing, black women, and the intersection of politics and popular ...
Liberty Hall
Lawrence, KS

Wed 1/31/18 at 7pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
PSYCHOANALYTIC FILM SERIES, Wild at Heart
Greater Kansas City & Topeka Psychoanalytic Center 2018 Film Series featuring the films of David Lynch. View Wild at Heart followed by discussion led by Psychoanalyst and psychiatrist, Jeremy Burd, MD and Kansas City Film Critics Circle member, Beck Irelan...
Kansas City Public Library – Plaza Branch
Kansas City, MO

Sun 2/4/18 at 1:30pm-3:30pm
Talks & Readings: Photography, Talks/Lectures, Nature
NatGeo: Into the Arctic Kingdom
The photographer Florian Schultz's multi-year quest to document the Arctic took him to the ends of the Earth. He camped for weeks in jarring winter conditions, accompanied traditional Inuit hunters and sailed the arctic waters, all to get an intimate look ...
Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts
Kansas City, MO

Tue 2/6/18 at 7:30pm
Talks & Readings: Poetry Reading/Spoken Word
Kansas City Poetry Slam
KC Poetry Slam, formerly PoUnd SLAM, is Kansas City's favorite poetry slam hosted by Samantha Slupski and Fredric Sims.
Uptown Arts Bar
Kansas City, MO

Wed 2/7/18 at 9pm
Talks & Readings: Poetry Reading/Spoken Word
Blue Monday Poetry Open Mic
Uptown Arts Bar
Kansas City, MO

Mon 2/12/18 at 7pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings
George Saunders
Kansas City Public Library – Plaza Branch
Kansas City, MO

Thu 2/15/18 at 6:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
PSYCHOANALYTIC FILM SERIES, The Straight Story
Greater Kansas City & Topeka Psychoanalytic Center 2018 Film Series analyzing the films of David Lynch. View The Straight Story followed by discussion led by Psychoanalyst Marilyn Metzl, PhD and film critic and journalist, Abby Olcese.
Kansas City Public Library – Plaza Branch
Kansas City, MO

Sun 2/18/18 at 1:30pm-3:30pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings, Talks/Lectures
Tayari Jones: An American Marriage
Rutgers writing instructor Tayari Jones visits with her new novel.
Mid-Continent Public Library - Woodneath Library Center
Kansas City, MO

Wed 2/21/18 at 7pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Michio Kaku: The Future of Humanity: Terraforming Mars, Interstellar Travel, Immortality, & Our Destiny Beyond Earth
Physics professor and bestselling author Michio Kaku will give a multimedia presentation based on his new book.
Unity Temple on the Plaza
Kansas City, MO

Wed 2/28/18 at 7pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
PSYCHOANALYTIC FILM SERIES, Blue Velvet
Greater Kansas City & Topeka Psychoanalytic Center 2018 Film Series analyzing the films of David Lynch. View Blue Velvet followed by discussion led by Psychoanalyst Larry Tyndall, PhD and Kansas City Film Critics Circle president and review for The Pitch, ...
Kansas City Public Library – Plaza Branch
Kansas City, MO

Sun 3/4/18 at 1:30pm-3:30pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings, Talks/Lectures
John Hart: The Hush
Bestselling author John Hart visits with his new book, a follow-up to the Edgar Award-winning novel "The Last Child."
Mid-Continent Public Library - Woodneath Library Center
Kansas City, MO

Tue 3/20/18 at 7pm
Talks & Readings: History/Science, Family/Child (Books)
Little Reactors - Pop! A Book About Bubbles
Little scientists can get their hands dirty and read a story.
Olathe Community Center
Olathe, KS

Thu 3/22/18 at 10am-11am
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
American Golddigger: Law, Culture, and Marriage in the Early Twentieth Century
Featured speaker Brian Donovan is a cultural and historical sociologist at the University of Kansas; his work focuses on the role of law and culture in shaping social inequality. American Gold Digger: A Cultural Genealogy examines the influence of the “gol...
University of Kansas – Lied Center for the Performing Arts
Lawrence, KS

Mon 3/26/18 at 7:30pm
    

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