Join us for our 1-year-old Birthday Bash with Panel, on our second Thursday eve date. When: August 11 Time: 6:30-7:30pm, Panel              7:30 – 8:30pm, Bash  Place: Uptown Arts Bar – 3611 Broadway; Kansas City, MO 64111 Free Event ‘Making Money in the Arts’ Panelists: Hugh Merrill, printmaker – A KCAI professor

Jen Harris, Talks 7/28 @ Kemper

Poet Jen Harris is a Kansas City-based Spoken Word Poet, Women’s Rights and LGBT activist, published author, founder and host of KC Poetry Slam. She has won numerous poetry, activism and academic awards. She is currently finalizing her second book of poetry, a one-woman show, her first spoken word album, and a cross-country tour. Her

Nick Givechi, Talks 7/28 @ Kemper

Nick Givechi is one of the hardest working, most passionate and rapidly-rising performers in the Kansas City region — his primary focus is Spoken Word poetry, with completed projects in drawing and photography. He has lived from coast-to-coast in the past 10 years, expanding his life experiences, winning Poetry Slams in 5 states, and creating

190 Attended Our Library Event!

Illustrators Mark English & Sterling Hundley were a great draw and gave amazing talks! Even the library staff was impressed! Check out the live event tweetings of speakers’ insights, photos and slides  . The event video will be posted by 7/15. Note: Our next event is Thursday 7/8, 12-1pm at the Kemper, more info coming