The Kansas City Symphony offers a free outdoor chamber concert at the Library, with a woodwind quintet – flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, and horn – performing on a mobile stage in the parking area outside the Waldo Branch. To maintain safety, the Library asks attendees to socially distance and wear masks where or when appropriate. Those wishing to sit should bring their own chairs.
2021 Off the Wall Film Series: Movies Under the monStars
Mel Brooks delivers a classic comedy about the infamous scientist’s American grandson (Gene Wilder), who in seeking to redeem his family’s name – and its correct pronunciation – discovers the secret to reanimating the dead. Walk this way for a mix of terror and tap-dancing. Seating begins: 8 p.m. • Program: 8:45 p.m.
Writers for Readers, annually one of Kansas City’s premier literary events, returns vitrually with a special lineup featuring celebrated author Patrick Radden Keefe and the announcement of the inaugural winner of the Maya Angelou Book Award.