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“Wonder Women!” Examines Depictions of Females Who Don’t Need Rescuing

April 14th, 2014 · No Comments · Affiliated groups, Arts and Literature, Community Connections, Divisions, Departments and Centers, Faculty, Staff, Students

[The following was provided by the UMKC Women's Center.] The documentary “Wonder Women! The Untold Story of American Superheroines” will take place at 6:30 p. m. on Tuesday, April 22 at the Plaza

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Artist and Curator Will Discuss Jazz Museum Exhibit

April 14th, 2014 · No Comments · Administration, Affiliated groups, Alumni, Arts and Literature, Community Connections, Lectures, Seminars, Panels and Symposia, Libraries

[The following was provided by the UMKC Libraries.] The American Jazz Museum visiting curator Sonie’ Joi Ruffin and artist Glenn North will discuss the art and inspiration of the “Convergence: Jazz, Dance, and the Visual Arts”

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Artist Aaron Dworkin to be Honored at UMKC

March 31st, 2014 · No Comments · Academic programs, Academic units, Affiliated groups, Announcement, Arts and Literature, Divisions, Departments and Centers, Faculty, Lectures, Seminars, Panels and Symposia, Staff, Visual and Performing Arts

[The following was provided by the UMKC Conservatory of Music and Dance.] Artist and performer Aaron Dworkin, 2005 MacArthur Fellow, former National Arts Policy Committee member, and founder of the Sphinx Organization, is the University of Missouri-Kansas City’s Conservatory of Music and Dance’s inaugural Musical Bridges Francis Family Foundation Fellow.

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Opening of “Illuminated,” a Photography and Multimedia Exhibit

March 24th, 2014 · No Comments · Arts and Literature

[The following was submitted by Art and Art History] The HALO Foundation and Outpost Worldwide announce the opening of Illuminated, a photography and multimedia exhibit featuring the work of local photographer Lacy Voight and international HALO youth.

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Register for Corporate Employee Family Day March 30 at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

March 17th, 2014 · Comments Off · Arts and Literature, Community Connections, Faculty, Finance & Administrative Services, Staff

[The following was provided by Finance and Administration.] As a perk of UMKC’s Business Council membership, all UMKC employees and their families are cordially invited to a special Corporate Employee Family Day

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A Call for Local Authors

March 10th, 2014 · Comments Off · Announcement, Arts and Literature

[The following was submitted by the Thorpe Menn Literary Committee.] Nominations for the 36th Annual Thorpe Menn Literary Excellence Award are now being accepted. 

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Artist Jorge García Almodóvar Presents “en bloc” at UMKC Gallery of Art

February 21st, 2014 · Comments Off · Arts and Literature, Visual and Performing Arts

[The following was submitted by the Gallery of Art] The upcoming exhibit at the University of Missouri-Kansas City’s Gallery of Art is Jorge García Almodóvar’s “en bloc.” Almodóvar’s work is driven by his belief in simplicity of expression. He systematically strips away non-essential elements, to emphasize the convergence of composition, form and color.

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African American Read In Will Take Place on Feb. 19

February 17th, 2014 · Comments Off · Affiliated groups, Arts and Literature, Community Connections, Faculty, Libraries, Staff, Students

[The following was provided by the UMKC University Libraries.] Joining more than one million readers nationwide, University of Missouri-Kansas City University Libraries celebrates Black History Month by participating in the 25th National African American Read In, 1:30-3:30 p.m., Feb. 19, in

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Alt Lecture: Leah Silvieus and Judith Levy at UMKC Gallery of Art

February 17th, 2014 · Comments Off · Affiliated groups, Arts and Literature, Community Connections, Divisions, Departments and Centers, Faculty, Staff, Students, Visual and Performing Arts

[The following was provided by the UMKC Gallery of Art.] Judith G. Levy, a multidisciplinary artist, and Leah Silvieus, a poet and performer, will participate in an informal discussion and audience exercise as part of Alt. Lecture KC at the UMKC Gallery of Art at 7 p.m. on Feb. 24.

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Local Artist and UMKC Alumna Exhibiting Feb. 25 – March 27

February 10th, 2014 · Comments Off · Administration, Affiliated groups, Alumni, Arts and Literature, Libraries

[The following was provided by the UMKC Libraries.] UMKC Friends of the Library invite you to the opening reception of ‘Jeanine Cobler: Retrospective,’ Feb. 25, 5  – 7 p.m., in the Dean’s Gallery of Miller Nichols Library.

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