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The Midwest Genealogy Center Presents: River of the Big Canoe - Across the Muddy Missouri
Let’s go up the Mississippi and across the Missouri River to a land that your pa says will make a fine place to settle. Let oral historian Jim "Two Crows" Wallen lead you through artifacts, stories, and authentic clothing into the land that will become the...
Midwest Genealogy Center
Independence, MO

Fri 10/19/18 at 2pm-3pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
The Midwest Genealogy Center Presents: Past to Print - Writing Your Ancestor's Story
Have you ever found a fascinating person or story while researching your genealogy? This three-hour workshop will help you find those stories buried in the research, apply the key elements of story crafting to them, and explore how those elements apply to ...
Midwest Genealogy Center
Independence, MO

Fri 10/26/18 at 2pm-5pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Arjun Sharma Lecture
October 27, 10:30 AM:  The Vedanta Society of Kansas City. Arjun Sharma Lecture. Address by Swamis Sarvapriyananda and Chetanananda, “Living with God Here and Now.” Free of charge. All are welcome. Regnier Hall Auditorium, KU Edwards Campus, 127th St. and ...
University of Kansas, Edwards Campus – Regnier Hall Auditorium
Overland Park, KS

Sat 10/27/18 at 10:30am-12pm
Talks & Readings: Poetry Reading/Spoken Word
The Devil on the Wall or That Time I Got Kidnapped
Jamie Campbell re-lives the time he was kidnapped as a child in this solo performance that is part comedy, part storytelling, and 100% true. Travel back to 1991 as Jamie returns to what he calls the “greatest adventure of my life.” Harrowing at points, and...
Barrel of the Bottoms
Kansas City, MO

Sat 10/27/18 at 8pm-10pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Personality and Alcoholism: What's the Connection?
While the notion of an “alcoholic personality” is widely held by the lay public, critical examination of the concept fails to show there is any single personality profile that characterizes the majority of those who suffer from alcoholism. However, persona...
Kansas City Public Library – Plaza Branch
Kansas City, MO

Tue 11/6/18 at 6:30pm-8:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Ronan Donovan - Social By Nature
Humans are, at our core, social mammals. We build relationships, communicate, reproduce, establish territories, and adapt to shrinking resources. Chimpanzees, wolves, gorillas, and bears are among the most charismatic of the social mammals we know—besides ...
Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts
Kansas City, MO

Tue 1/8/19 - Wed 1/9/19 at 7:30pm

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