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River and Prairie Storyweavers

Sat, Dec 14 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Story Center Event
Registration Required
Develop and tell your stories with the River and Prairie Storyweavers, a regional group that supports the art of storytelling and helps people realize their potential as storytellers.

Woodneath Writers: End of Year Wrap-up

Mon, Dec 16 2019
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Story Center Event
A monthly meet-up designed to explore writing tips and topics through workshops, writing activities, presentations, etc. Open to writers of all skill levels.

Story Swap!

Thu, Dec 19 2019
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Story Center Event
Registration Required
An open-mic storytelling event that's open to anyone! Put your name in the hat for a chance to share a seven-minute story, or just come to enjoy the show.

River and Prairie Storyweavers

Sat, Jan 4 2020
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Story Center Event
Registration Required
Develop and tell your stories with the River and Prairie Storyweavers, a regional group that supports the art of storytelling and helps people realize their potential as storytellers.

Story Center Critique Group

Mon, Jan 6 2020
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Story Center Event
Registration Required
Bring five double-spaced copies of five pages and join a community of your writing peers to provide supportive and constructive critique of each other’s work. Contact branch for more details.

Getting Started on a Writing Project

Wed, Jan 8 2020
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Story Center Event
Registration Required
Organize your story thoughts with outlines, lists, mind maps, and discover tricks for getting around writer’s block. Come prepared to put pen to paper.

The How-To's of Telling Your Digital Story

Sat, Jan 11 2020
10:30am - 4:30pm
Story Center Event
Registration Required
More information to come.Join Katina Bitsicas, Director of Digital Storytelling and Assistant Professor at the University of Missouri, to learn all of the necessary components to tell a digital story,

Archiver: How Missouri History Sounded

Mon, Jan 13 2020
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Story Center Event
Registration Required
Listen and discuss a podcast showcasing Kansas City regional stories as originally broadcast by KMBC radio in the mid-20th century and now archived in the Marr Sound Archives at the University of Miss

The Story Center Speaker Series: Tara Conklin

Mon, Jan 13 2020
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Story Center Event
Registration Required
Join New York Times Bestselling author Tara Conklin for the paperback release of "The Last Romantics." The event is offered in partnership with Rainy Day Books and will be followed by a book sale and

Interviewing Skills for Oral History

Wed, Jan 15 2020
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Story Center Event
Registration Required
Planning an oral history project? Working on one already? Led by Mark Livengood, Story Center Director, this program will help you develop the knowledge and skills to make your project succeed.

Story Swap!

Thu, Jan 16 2020
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Story Center Event
Registration Required
An open-mic storytelling event that's open to anyone! Put your name in the hat for a chance to share a seven-minute story, or just come to enjoy the show.

World of Stories Book Group: The Ten Thousand Doors of January

Wed, Jan 22 2020
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Story Center Event
Registration Required
The latest installment in the Story Center's quarterly World of Stories book group, this conversation explores Alix E. Harrow’s fantastical debut, The Ten Thousand Doors of January.

Storycrafting Fundamentals

Sat, Jan 25 2020
12:00pm - 5:00pm
Story Center Event
Registration Required
Writer and storyteller Anthony Clark explores character development, point of view, the difference between showing and telling, and other story crafting techniques.

Woodneath Writers: Diversity in Fiction

Mon, Jan 27 2020
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Story Center Event
Registration Required
A monthly meet-up designed to explore writing tips and topics through workshops, writing activities, presentations, etc. Open to writers of all skill levels.

Archiver: How Missouri History Sounded

Tue, Jan 28 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Story Center Event
Registration Required
Listen and discuss a podcast showcasing Kansas City regional stories as originally broadcast by KMBC radio in the mid-20th century and now archived in the Marr Sound Archives at the University of Miss

Archiver: How Missouri History Sounded

Wed, Jan 29 2020
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Story Center Event
Registration Required
Listen and discuss a podcast showcasing Kansas City regional stories as originally broadcast by KMBC radio in the mid-twentieth century and now archived in the Marr Sound Archives at the University of

The Story Center Speaker Series: Jennifer Chiaverini

Tue, Feb 4 2020
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Story Center Event
Registration Required
Join The Story Center for a visit by New York Times Bestselling author Jennifer Chiaverini for a talk about her historical novel, "Resistance Women." The event is offered in partnership with Rainy Day

The Story Center Speaker Series: Mark Greaney

Wed, Feb 26 2020
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Story Center Event
Registration Required
Join The Story Center for a visit with "New York Times" bestselling author Mark Greaney about his latest Gray Man thriller, "One Minute Out." The event is offered in partnership with Rainy Day Books