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Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Creation Science Association for Mid America
"The Magician's Twin", C.S. Lewis and the Case Against Scientism
Westbrooke Community Church
Overland Park, KS

Tue 2/4/20 at 7pm-9pm
Talks & Readings: Poetry Reading/Spoken Word
Keeping Faith: Sisters of Story
Keeping Faith: Sisters of Story was created by storyteller and critically acclaimed playwright Rohina Malik to demonstrate peace and commonalities between us all, countering the hateful and vitriolic language in this country. Three women share stories insp...
University of Kansas – Lied Center for the Performing Arts
Lawrence, KS

Wed 2/12/20 at 7:30pm
Talks & Readings: Poetry Reading/Spoken Word
Open Mic: Poetry and Prose
Join the editor of Space and Time magazine in performing your original works live on stage. Meet local writers and poets, and see what's happening in your literary community.
Mid-Continent Public Library – North Independence Branch
Independence, MO

Wed 2/12/20 at 6pm-7pm
Wed 3/11/20 at 6pm-7pm
Wed 4/8/20 at 6pm-7pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Free Legal Seminar: Guardianship and Trusts for Special Needs Families
For parents and loved ones of children with special needs: Samantha L. Shepherd, Managing Attorney of Shepherd Elder Law Group, will be speaking on the topics of Guardianship and Special Needs Trusts. These important topics will help guide parents as t...
Northland Early Education Center
Kansas City, MO

Mon 2/17/20 at 5pm-6pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, History/Science
The Buffalo Soldiers on the Western Frontier
Join us for a presentation from the Alexander Madison Chapter of the KC Buffalo Soldiers. The program will begin at 1pm at the museum and is free to the public. Sponsored by the Friends of the National Frontier Trails Museum.
National Frontier Trails Museum
Independence, MO

Sat 2/22/20 at 1pm-2pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Visiting Scholar Lecture: Richard Rothstein “The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America”
The federal government has often been painted as standing in the way of the segregationist policies of individual states. But as Richard Rothstein, senior fellow at the Haas Institute at the University of California at Berkeley and a distinguished fellow a...
Rockhurst University – Arrupe Hall
Kansas City, MO

Tue 2/25/20 at 7:30pm
Talks & Readings: Poetry Reading/Spoken Word
Midwest Poets Series: Ada Limón
Ada Limón is the author of five books of poetry, including The Carrying, which won the National Book Critics Circle Award for Poetry and was named one of the top five poetry books of the year by The Washington Post. Her fourth book, Bright Dead Things, was...
Rockhurst University – Arrupe Hall
Kansas City, MO

Thu 2/27/20 at 7pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Parents/Parenting
Useful Tips for Parenting
Raising children is hard work that needs to be learned just like everything else in this world. Learn useful tips on parenting from a professional child psychologist. You will learn how to raise a healthy and happy child, how to make contact and become a t...
Kansas City Public Library – Plaza Branch
Kansas City, MO

Sat 2/29/20 at 10am-11:45am
Sat 3/28/20 at 10am-11:45am
Sat 4/25/20 at 10am-11:45am
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Social Media Management and Marketing Certification Boot Camp Class
Learn how to reach your target audience on social media and earn your certification during our 1-day bootcamp Saturday, March 14 in KansasCity, MO. For a liimited time, save $50 with promo code WSP.
Kauffman Foundation – Conference Center
Kansas City, MO

Sat 3/14/20 at 9am-5pm
Talks & Readings: Conference
16th World Congress on Bioavailability & Bioequivalence
’16th World Congress on Bioavailability & Bioequivalence” which will be held during March 25-26, 2020 at Miami, USA. We invite all the researchers, delegate, students and healthcare professional to exchange ideas, knowledge at this global conference
Bubba Spins Records and Flop House
Raytown, MO

Wed 3/25/20 at 10am till 5pm, 10am till 5pm
Talks & Readings: Poetry Reading/Spoken Word
Midwest Poet Series: Ilya Kaminsky
Ilya Kaminsky is the author of the widely acclaimed Deaf Republic (Graywolf Press, 2019), a finalist for the 2019 National Book Award for Poetry. Poems from Deaf Republic were awarded Poetry magazine's Levinson Prize and the Pushcart Prize. He is also the ...
Rockhurst University – Arrupe Hall
Kansas City, MO

Thu 3/26/20 at 7pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Visiting Scholar: Michelle Francl “Amid the Burning Layers of Grace: A Contemplative Approach to Science”
As the Frank B. Mallory Professor of Chemistry at Bryn Mawr College and an adjunct at the Vatican Observatory, Dr. Michelle Francl has spent years reflecting upon the intersection of science and faith. This year’s Rev. William Rossner, S.J., Lecture will e...
Rockhurst University – Arrupe Hall
Kansas City, MO

Thu 4/2/20 at 7:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Samuel Ramey: An Intimate Evening of Music & Storytelling
WORLD-RENOWNED OPERATIC BASS-BARITONE For three decades, Samuel Ramey has reigned as one of the music world’s foremost interpreters of bass and bass-baritone operatic and concert repertoire. With his powerful vocalism, exceptional musicianship, elegant st...
University of Kansas – Lied Center for the Performing Arts
Lawrence, KS

Fri 4/3/20 at 7:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Evangelical Society Lecture
Join us on Tuesday, April 14 at 11:00 am on the Kansas Campus in room C133 for this year's Evangelical Society Lecture featuring guest speaker Dr. Kimberly Alexander. She is an Associate Professor of the History of Christianity at Regent University School...
Saint Paul School of Theology
Leawood, KS

Tue 4/14/20 at 11am-12pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Visiting Scholar: Kelly Weinersmith “Technical Changes That May Profoundly Impact Our Lives for Good or Ill” Arrupe Hall Auditorium
Parasitologist, podcaster, and New York Times bestselling author Kelly Weinersmith will explore the question of “what’s next?” in the world of science and technology in a talk based on her book Soonish, co-written with her husband and illustrator, Zach Wei...
Rockhurst University – Arrupe Hall
Kansas City, MO

Mon 4/20/20 at 7:30pm
    

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