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Introduction to Science Fiction Writing

Sat, Jun 23 2018
10:00am - 12:00pm
Story Center Event
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Explore common trends and tropes of the Science Fiction genre and try your hand at writing. Learn the history, what readers are looking, and get feedback on your work.
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Dance-A-Story

Sat, Jun 23 2018
10:30am - 11:15am
Story Center Event
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The Kansas City Ballet will bring stories to life with costumes, creative movement, and music during this 45-minute dance workshop for young children.
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Shooting Video (Rescheduled from June 28th at 6:30pm)

Tue, Jun 26 2018
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Story Center Event
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Get a hands-on look at how to shoot video. Discover what it takes to get that perfect shot for video and photography.
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Creating and Telling Tall Tales

Sat, Jul 7 2018
10:00am - 12:00pm
Story Center Event
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In this two hour, interactive workshop, participants will learn the elements and framework neccesary to create and tell a good tall tale.
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The 4th Annual Missouri State Liars' Contest

Sat, Jul 7 2018
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Story Center Event
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Watch storytellers as they weave their best untrue tales--spun from whole cloth or adapted from folklore--before a live audience and a panel of judges who will announce a winner before the event concl
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Ideas are Everywhere: Writing Workshop for Kids!

Wed, Jul 11 2018
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Story Center Event
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Where do story ideas come from? Join children’s author Alastair Heim for an interactive, fun workshop on how to find ideas and tell your story.
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Introduction to Young Adult Writing

Thu, Jul 12 2018
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Story Center Event
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Join YA author Jennifer Brown for an exploration of the complete story process from generating ideas that will reverberate with teens to creating relatable teen characters.
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Dance-A-Story

Sat, Jul 14 2018
10:30am - 11:15am
Story Center Event
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The Kansas City Ballet will bring stories to life with costumes, creative movement, and music during this 45-minute dance workshop for young children.
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Dance-A-Story

Sat, Jul 14 2018
11:30am - 12:15pm
Story Center Event
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The Kansas City Ballet will bring stories to life with costumes, creative movement, and music during this 45-minute dance workshop for young chldren.
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Woodneath Writers

Mon, Jul 16 2018
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Story Center Event
If you are an aspiring or seasoned writer wanting support and encouragement, then this writing group is for you!
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Dance-A-Story

Thu, Jul 19 2018
9:30am - 10:30am
Story Center Event
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The Kansas City Ballet will bring stories to life with costumes, creative movement, and music during this 45-minute dance workshop for young chldren.
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Dance-A-Story

Thu, Jul 19 2018
10:30am - 11:15am
Story Center Event
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The Kansas City Ballet will bring stories to life with costumes, creative movement, and music during this 45-minute dance workshop for young children.
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Building Great Characters

Thu, Jul 19 2018
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Story Center Event
Canceled
Just like Dr. Frankenstein, writers build characters by assembling the best parts they can find. But how do you create unique and memorable characters and avoid creating stereotypical monsters?
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Story Slam!

Thu, Jul 19 2018
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Story Center Event
An open-mic storytelling event that's open to anyone! Put your name in the hat for a chance to share a five-minute story or just come to enjoy the show.
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The Story Center Speaker Series: Daniel Silva

Fri, Jul 20 2018
3:00pm - 4:30pm
Story Center Event
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Join New York Times bestselling author Daniel Silva for a discussion of the latest book in the Gabriel Allon series, "The Other Woman." This time Gabriel is caught in a deceptive web of espionage, lo
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Adobe Character Animator

Thu, Jul 26 2018
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Story Center Event
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Create your own cartoon characters using Adobe's new animation software, and animate them using a webcam, your facial expressions, and your voice.
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Creating and Resolving Conflict

Thu, Jul 26 2018
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Story Center Event
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A little conflict never hurt anything, especially a good story. Join local author Jennifer Brown and learn how to create conflict and resolution that will turn your fictional world upside down.
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The Story Center Speaker Series: Kristan Higgins

Mon, Aug 13 2018
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Story Center Event

Join New York Times bestselling author Kristan Higgins for a discussion of her newest book, "Good Luck with That." Known for her heartfelt and humorous style, Higgins takes an insight and wry look

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The Story Center Speaker Series: Kristan Higgins

Mon, Aug 13 2018
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Story Center Event
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Join New York Times bestselling author Kristan Higgins for a discussion of her newest book, "Good Luck with That." Known for her heartfelt and humorous style, Higgins takes an insight and wry look at
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The Story Center Speaker Series: William Kent Krueger

Mon, Sep 24 2018
7:00pm - 8:30pm
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Join New York Times bestselling author William Kent Krueger for a discussion of his latest book, "Desolation Mountain." In this latest Cork O’Connor mystery, people close to the private investigator b
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Writers Reception featuring Kyle Mills

Mon, Oct 1 2018
6:00pm - 6:45pm
Story Center Event
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Join The Story Center for a special Q&A reception with New York Times bestselling author Kyle Mills.
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The Story Center Speaker Series: Kyle Mills, authoring for Vince Flynn

Mon, Oct 1 2018
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Story Center Event
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Join New York Times bestselling author Kyle Mills for a discussion of his continuation of the Mitch Rapp series started by Vince Flynn.
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