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E.g., 01/17/2019

Carmack Community Room

Kansas City StorySlam is an event that welcomes anyone to tell a short personal story to a group of friendly listeners. Kansas City StorySlam is bringing some of KC's best storytellers to the library. The event will schedule time at the end for a few walk-ins to share their stories. KC StorySlam follows these rules: stories should be true, engaging, prepared in advance and told without reading from notes. Stories should be narrative in form, not a rant, stand-up comedy, an essay or poem. Tellers have 5-8 minutes. Check...

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Carmack Community Room

This month, inmates and former inmates at Lansing Prison, with Arts in Prison program instructor Arlin Buyert, will present their poetry. Arts in Prison is about inspiring and motivating positive change among those who are incarcerated. This unique program provides arts education and experiences for inmates in Kansas state prisons and detention centers. They are given a chance for self-reflection and an opportunity to create something beautiful. Such a positive experience allows an incarcerated person to begin to have hope. It's...

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Carmack Community Room

Veterans Reader Theater will share work written by veterans and by their families. Readings will represent life before, during and after military service. Readers will tell the complete story of military life: from boot camp, to time in-service, and life afterward.

Presented by Kansas City Veterans Writing Team.

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