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  • Aug 17 4:00 pm

    Saluting Those Who Served: Music from a Time of War

    In partnership with the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts, a musical performance entitled Saluting Those Who Served: Music from a Time of War will be performed by Dr. Jan Kraybill on the Julia Irene Kauffman Casavant Organ. As a part of the World War I Centennial commemoration the...


  • Sep 25 7:00 pm

    Chris Thile & Edgar Meyer

    Bassist/composer Edgar Meyer and mandolinist/composer Chris Thile, of Punch Brothers, will team up to perform at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. These two MacArthur Fellows will cross traditional boundaries in a diverse program of largely original music. The duo has collaborated on...


  • Oct 19 7:00 pm

    Art Spiegelman and Phillip Johnston: Wordless!

    Spiegelman, noted as a historian and theorist of comics as well as an artist, collaborates with Phillip Johnston, the critically acclaimed jazz composer who wrote all-new scores will be performing live with his sextet. Johnston’s music accompanies the cartoonist’s personal tour of the first...


  • Oct 26 7:00 pm

    Cameron Carpenter

    Cameron challenges the ways in which the organist is promoted and the organ is played. His repertoire includes the complete organ works of Bach, Franck and Liszt, but he has adapted more than 200 works not for the organ: from the piano music of Liszt and Rachmaninoff to Debussy’s “Prelude to...


  • Mar 17 7:30 pm

    Photojournalist Amy Toensing: Australia & the Aborigine Culture

    Amy Toensing, an American photojournalist committed to telling stories with sensitivity and depth, is known for her intimate essays about the lives of ordinary people. She’s covered cultures around the world including the last cave dwelling tribe of Papua New Guinea. For the last three years...


  • Apr 21 7:30 pm

    Photographer Joel Sartore: Grizzlies, Piranhas, & Man-Eating Pigs

    From being chased by angry and hungry animals to dancing with rattlesnakes to surviving multiple traffic accidents in far-flung places, Joel Sartore has repeatedly put himself at risk to get the story. Why subject yourself to this? Simply put, to document endangered species and incredible...


  • Jun 2 7:30 pm

    Wolf Experts Jim & Jamie Dutcher: The Hidden Lives of Wolves (Special Engagement)

    Jim and Jamie Dutcher lived in a tented camp bordering Idaho’s Sawtooth Wilderness. For six years, they documented the social hierarchy and behavior of the Sawtooth Pack, wolves they bottle-fed as pups. Meet the Dutchers as they weave fascinating stories and stunning images about the world the...


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