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February 2020

Second Saturday Conversation: Coffee with the Curators

February 8,11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Linda Hall Library, 5109 Cherry
Kansas City, MO 64110 United States
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Join Jason Dean and Amelia Nelson from 11:00 a.m. to noon for a gallery talk on their exhibition, Gifts of the Nile. The exhibition galleries and the William N. Deramus III Cosmology Theater will be open 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

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Linda Hall Library Film Series – Concussion

February 10,6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
UMKC Student Union Theater, 5100 Cherry St
Kansas City, MO 64110 United States
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Will Smith stars in Concussion, a dramatic thriller based on the incredible true David vs. Goliath story of American immigrant Dr. Bennet Omalu, the brilliant forensic neuropathologist who made the first discovery of CTE, a football-related brain trauma, in a pro player and fought for the truth to be known.

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The Geologic History of the Greater Kansas City Area—Every Rock has a Story to Tell

February 11,4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Linda Hall Library, 5109 Cherry
Kansas City, MO 64110 United States
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First program of a four-part series with Dr. Richard Gentile, Professor Emeritus of Geology at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. The lectures are presented in partnership with the UMKC Department of Geosciences.

Please note that separate registrations are required for individual programs in this series.

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The Traveling Geology Exhibit—Bringing Geology to the People

February 18,4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Linda Hall Library, 5109 Cherry
Kansas City, MO 64110 United States
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Second program of a four-part series with Dr. Richard Gentile, Professor Emeritus of Geology at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. The lectures are presented in partnership with the UMKC Department of Geosciences.

Please note that separate registrations are required for individual programs in this series.

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Science Matters Brown Bag Forums: Fast Fashion – The Environmental Impact of What We Wear

February 19,12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Kansas City Public Library – Central Library, 14 W 10th St.
Kansas City, Missouri 64105
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Eileen Bobowski, Executive Director of The Sewing Labs, and Bob Grove, President of the Climate Council of Greater Kansas City, will analyze the economic, environmental, and health impacts of the clothing industry and the latest research in sustainable alternatives.

Science Matters Brown Bag Forums are monthly lunch-and-learn programs co-sponsored by the Linda Hall Library and the Kansas City Public Library. The events will be held in the Helzberg Auditorium in the Central Library. Bring your lunch and join the conversation!

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Contact Eric Ward at 816.926.8753 for more information on these events.