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New at KC Rep: A Little More Alive

April 21st, 2014 · No Comments · Arts and Literature, Faculty, Staff, Students

[The following was provided by the Division of Strategic Marketing and Communications.] A new musical having its world premiere at the Kansas City Repertory Theatre examines memories and poses the question: What if our memories aren’t what we thought they were?

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Writing Contest Deadline Approaching for New Letters

April 21st, 2014 · No Comments · Announcement, Arts and Literature, Faculty, Students

[The following was provided by New Letters.] Entries for the writing contest sponsored by New Letters magazine of writing and art, published at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, will be accepted through May 18.

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UMKC Gallery of Art: 2014 UMKC Student Exhibition

April 21st, 2014 · No Comments · Academic programs, Arts and Literature, Awards and honors, Community Connections, Faculty, Students, Visual and Performing Arts

[The following was provided by the Department of Art and Art History.] The annual UMKC Student Art Exhibition begins this Thursday at the UMKC Gallery of Art, 203 Fine Are Arts Building, 5015 Holmes St.

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Civil Rights Series: ‘Slavery by Another Name’ on Sunday

April 21st, 2014 · No Comments · Arts and Literature, Diversity, Faculty, Lectures, Seminars, Panels and Symposia, Libraries, Staff, Students

[The following was provided by UMKC Libraries.] UMKC Libraries presents the acclaimed film Slavery by Another Name at 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, April 27 at Miller Nichols Learning Center, 800 E. 51st St., Jeannette Nichols Forum.

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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 · Comments Off · 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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