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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 16 3pm Men’s Tennis: UMKC vs. Northwest Missouri State. Plaza Tennis Center, 4747 JC Nichols Parkway, Kansas City, MO
April 18 2pm, 4pm Women’s Softball: UMKC vs. Utah Valley (Double Header). Missouri 3&2 Complex, 9600 Blue River Road, Kansas City, MO
April 19 12pm Women’s Softball: UMKC vs. Utah Valley. Missouri 3&2 Complex, 9600 Blue River Road, Kansas City, MO
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 16 Various Folly for Five: Conservatory Singers with Kansas City Baroque Consortium. Tickets required. For more information, visit the UMKC Conservatory website. Folly Theater, 300 W. 12th Street, Kansas City, MO 64105
April 17 7:30pm Musica Nova. 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 19 7:30pm Faculty Recital: Benny Kim, Violin. 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 21 7:30pm UMKC Graduate Fellowship Brass 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
April 22 7:30pm UMKC Tuba/Euphonium 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
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

 

Lectures/Workshops/Seminars/Meetings/Discussion Panels

April 18 8am-6pm Entrepreneurship Scholars Mentor Panels. Contact: Tom Boozer. Bloch Executive Hall, Room 330
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

 

In the Community

April 17 12-1pm Lunch & Listen: Samantha Gossard – Mezzo Soprano. Free event. Visitation Church, 5141 Main Street, Kansas City, MO 64112
April 17 5:30-7:30pm Haus Away from Home.” Game night/happy hour benefitting Sheffield Place. Haus on Martini Corner, 3044 Gilham Road, Kansas City, MO 64108
April 22 6pm WonderWomen! The Untold Story of American Superheroines.” Documentary screening and presentation by Kristy Guevara-Flanagan. Kansas City Public Library, Plaza Brach, Truman Forum, 4801 Main Street, Kansas City, MO
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

 

Special Events

April 17 3-5:30pm Health Sciences Student Research Summit. Student Union, Room 401
April 17 5-6:30pm School of Education Urban Education and Community Forum. Keynote Speaker: Dr. Elizabeth Harry – “What It Takes for Effective Urban Education: Cultural Reciprocity Leaning Forward, Not Bending over Backwards!” Student Union Theatre
April 19 8am Bloch Alumni Golf Tournament. Contact: Dionne Lewis. Shoal Creek Golf Club, 8905 Shoal Creek Pkwy, Kansas City, MO
April 22 12-1pm Visibility and Ability: Stories of LGBTQIA Living with a Disability. Lunch provided for the first 30 in attendance. Student Union, Room 302
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

 

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 18 Last day to withdraw with a “W” (undergraduate; second 8-week session)
April 18 Last day to withdraw with assessment (W or WF; undergraduate; regular 16-week session)
April 28 First day of open registration for Summer and Fall 2014