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Events

These are important fine arts, musical and theater performances, lectures and academic events offered at UMKC during the next two weeks. To learn more about an event go to the UMKC Calendar of Events where you can filter by activity, description or key word.

Athletics

April 25 2pm, 4pm Women’s Softball: UMKC vs. Bakersfield (Double Header). Missouri 3&2 Complex, 9600 Blue River Road, Kansas City, MO
April 25 7pm Women’s Soccer: UMKC vs. Central Missouri. Kansas City, MO
April 26 All day Men’s Soccer: KC College Soccer Day Durwood Soccer Stadium and Recreational Field, UMKC Campus
April 26 12pm Women’s Softball: UMKC vs. Bakersfield. Missouri 3&2 Complex, 9600 Blue River Road, Kansas City, MO
April 27 1pm Women’s Soccer: UMKC vs. Fort Hays State Kansas City, MO
April 30 7pm FC Kansas City Blues vs. Chicago Red Stars (Professional Women’s Soccer) Durwood Soccer Stadium and Recreational Field, UMKC Campus
May 3 1pm Men’s Soccer: UMKC vs. Missouri S&T Durwood Soccer Stadium and Recreational Field, UMKC Campus

 

Conservatory Performances

April 23 7:30pm Student Chamber Ensembles. Free event. For more information, visit the UMKC Conservatory website. White Recital Hall, James C. Olson Performing Arts Center, 4949 Cherry Street, Kansas City, MO 64110
April 25-26 7:30pm;10am Exchange of Midwestern Collegiate Composers. Free event. For more information, visit the UMKC Conservatory website. Grant Recital Hall, 5227 Holmes Street, Kansas City, MO 64110
April 25 8pm Finale with Conservatory Orchestra and Choirs. Tickets required; $10 for UMKC staff or students. For more information, visit the UMKC Conservatory website. Helzberg Hall, Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts, 1601 Broadway, Kansas City, MO 64108
April 26 1:30pm; 2:30pm Conservatory Connections: IMP Ensemble. Free event. Music will be played in the galleries. Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, 4525 Oak Stree, Kansas City, MO 64111
April 26 7:30pm R.I.P. Music Ensemble: Improvisory Electronic Music. Free event. For more information, visit the UMKC Conservatory website. White Recital Hall, James C. Olson Performing Arts Center, 4949 Cherry Street, Kansas City, MO 64110
April 27 7:30pm Faculty Recital: Jane Carl, Clarinet. Free event. For more information, visit the UMKC Conservatory website. White Recital Hall, James C. Olson Performing Arts Center, 4949 Cherry Street, Kansas City, MO 64110
April 28 7:30pm Guest Artist Recital: Luisa Sello, Flute, with Karen Kushner, Piano. Free event. For more information, visit the UMKC Conservatory website. White Recital Hall, James C. Olson Performing Arts Center, 4949 Cherry Street, Kansas City, MO 64110
April 29 7:30pm Composer’s Guild. Free event. For more information, visit the UMKC Conservatory website. White Recital Hall, James C. Olson Performing Arts Center, 4949 Cherry Street, Kansas City, MO 64110
April 30 7:30pm Student Chamber Ensembles. Free event. For more information, visit the UMKC Conservatory website. White Recital Hall, James C. Olson Performing Arts Center, 4949 Cherry Street, Kansas City, MO 64110
May 1 7:30pm Conservatory Wind Symphony. Free event with UMKC ID. For more information, visit the UMKC Conservatory website. White Recital Hall, James C. Olson Performing Arts Center, 4949 Cherry Street, Kansas City, MO 64110
May 2 7:30pm UMKC Graduate Fellowship Woodwind Quintet. Free event. For more information, visit the UMKC Conservatory website. White Recital Hall, James C. Olson Performing Arts Center, 4949 Cherry Street, Kansas City, MO 64110
May 4 7:30pm UMKC Graduate Fellowship String Quartet. Free event. For more information, visit the UMKC Conservatory website. White Recital Hall, James C. Olson Performing Arts Center, 4949 Cherry Street, Kansas City, MO 64110
May 5 7:30pm Conservatory Chamber Orchestra. Free event. For more information, visit the UMKC Conservatory website. White Recital Hall, James C. Olson Performing Arts Center, 4949 Cherry Street, Kansas City, MO 64110
May 7 7:30pm Conservatory Wind Ensemble. Free event with UMKC ID. For more information, visit the UMKC Conservatory website. White Recital Hall, James C. Olson Performing Arts Center, 4949 Cherry Street, Kansas City, MO 64110
May 10 2:30pm Percussion Ensemble. Free event. For more information, visit the UMKC Conservatory website. White Recital Hall, James C. Olson Performing Arts Center, 4949 Cherry Street, Kansas City, MO 64110
May 10 7:30pm Guest Artist Recital: Nathan Bogert, Saxophone. Free event. For more information, visit the UMKC Conservatory website. Grant Recital Hall, 5227 Holmes Street, Kansas City, MO 64110

 

Lectures/Workshops/Seminars/Meetings/Discussion Panels

April 27 2-4pm Civil Rights Film & Scholar Series: “Slavery by Another Name.” Free event; please register. Miller Nichols Library, Miller Nichols Learning Center Jeannette Nichols Forum, 800 E. 1st Street, Kansas City, MO
May 7 5pm Master Class: Wyatt Henderson, Associate Principal Trombone, Kansas City Symphony. Free event. For more information, visit the UMKC Conservatory website. James C. Olson Performing Arts Center, Room 128, 4949 Cherry Street, Kansas City, MO 64110
May 9 1pm Master Class: Nathan Bogert, Saxophone. Free event. For more information, visit the UMKC Conservatory website. Grant Recital Hall, 5227 Holmes Street, Kansas City, MO 64110

 

In the Community

April 24 6:30-8:30pm Center for Advanced Professional Studies (CAPS) Innovation Celebration. Sprint Winter Garden, 6220 Sprint Parkway, Overland Park, KS
April 25 5:30-7:30pm ArtsKC Legislative Reception. Missouri Bank, 125 Southwest Blvd, Kansas City, MO
April 26 6:30pm Friends of University Academy Gala.Tickets required. University Academy, 6801 Holmes Road, Kansas City, MO 64131
May 2 11:30am-1pm MOCSA Community Luncheon. Downtown Muehlebach Hotel, 200 W. 12th Street, Kansas City, MO 64105
May 7 11am-1:30pm 30th Annual Philanthropy Awards Luncheon. Muehlebach Tower, Marriott Hotel, 200 W. 12th Street, Kansas City, MO
May 9 8pm-Midnight 3rd Annual Margarita Ball for Hope House. Tickets required. Club 1000, 1000 Broadway, 2nd Floor, Kansas City, MO

 

Special Events

April 24 12-1pm UMKC Alumni Awards Luncheon. Contact: Laura Rupp. Swinney Recreation Center
April 24 4-6pm Jazz on the Lawn at the School of Education. School of Education
April 25 5:30-7:30pm Bloch Accounting Alumni Reception. Contact: Megan Cooper. Bloch Executive Hall, Room 218, 5108 Cherry Street, Kansas City, MO 64110
April 25 6pm reception; 8pm concert 3rd Annual School of Nursing Night at the Kauffman Performing Arts Center. Tickets required. Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts, 1601 Broadway, Kansas City, MO 64108
April 26 6pm School of Medicine Alumni Reception. Contact: Robyn Burky. Brio, 502 Nichols Road, Kansas City, MO 64112
April 30 7-9pm Athletics Talent Show. Contact: Amber Mattison. Student Union Theater
May 1 5:30-9pm Walk A Mile in Her Shoes. International men’s march to stop rape, sexual assault, and gender violence. University Playhouse, 51st & Holmes
May 1 6-8pm Avanzando End of Year Celebration. Contact: Marji Datwyler. UMKC Student Union, Room 401
May 2 8:30am-4pm Regnier Venture Creation Challenge Expo. UMKC Student Union, Room 401-402, Theater
May 5 6-8pm Multicultural Student Affairs Graduate Ceremony. Contact: Darius Jackson, 816-235-5642. Student Union, Room 401
May 5 6-9pm UMKC Athletics Champions Banquet. Contact: Ursula Gurney. Intercontinental Hotel, 401 Ward Parkway, Kansas City, MO 64112
May 9 8am-4:30pm Regnier Venture Creation Challenge Finals & Awards Ceremony. Contact: Beth Follmer. Bloch Executive Hall, Floors 2 & 3
May 9 6:30pm 24th Annual Kindest Kansas Citian Awards Celebration. The View at Briarcliff, Courtyard Kansas City, 4000 N. Mulberry Dr., Kansas City, MO

 

Theatre and Art

April 11 – May 11 Various A Little More Alive.” Musical presented by KC Repertory Theatre. Copaken Stage, 1 H&R Block Way, Kansas City, MO 64105
April 23 – 30 7:30pm Contemporary One Acts. Presented by UMKC Theatre. Free, but please make reservations: 235-2782. Studio 116, Performing Arts Center
April 29 7:30pm ArtSounds: “Consus – An Exploration of Planet and Identity.” Free event. Call 816-235-2741 for more information. La Esquina, 1000 W. 25th St., Kansas City, MO 64108
May 2 – 11 7:30pm Shakespeares “Love’s Labour’s Lost.” Presented by UMKC Theatre. Free, but please make reservations and call for exact dates and times: 235-2782. Spencer Theatre, Performing Arts Center

 

UMKC Academic Calendar

April 28 First day of open registration for Summer and Fall 2014.
May 1 Last day of classes (Law School only).
May 2 Last day to withdraw with assessment (W or WF; undergraduate; second 8-week session).
May 5 Law School exams begin.
May 9 Last day of classes.
May 9 Last day to change credit to audit (graduate; regular 16-week session).
May 9 Last day to withdraw with assessment (W or WF; graduate; regular 16-week session).
May 12 Exams begin (all academc units).