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The purpose of this calendar is to give information about events of multicultural and interfaith interest, as well as a listing for exhibits and special events.  You have the ability to see "month-at-a-glance" for both current and future months through our new Google calendar, by clicking on the link above. Exhibits and special events will continue to be publicized by email, in order to maintain a legible calendar, so please sign up (see box on right sidebar) to receive our monthly emails. Information given is accurate as of the time received, but please check with event coordinators and venues for possible changes. Remember to click on the Resources tab to find ongoing Things To Do.
Cultural Crossroads updates: See to read all of our postings and to follow our blog. Also see the Publications tab on our website to read our Statements of position on various current issues. SPECIAL EVENTS AND INFORMATION NOTE: There are numerous celebrations and events that may not appear on this calendar.  Please consult your favorite search process and always verify information with the presenting venue.
Open Spaces 2018: A Kansas City Arts Experience” runs from
through October 28.   See for details.
Mid-term elections are Tuesday, November 6.   Voter registration
deadline is October 10 in Missouri and October 16 in Kansas. For
information on voting registration, see the  Building Community
tab at or
Our readers know that Cultural Crossroads is a firm supporter of
our public library systems and Jackson  County, MO, voters have
the opportunity to support public libraries on November 6, by
voting in favor of the Library Levy Question. 
See for more information. ONGOING EVENTS/GENERAL INFORMATION The Dialogue Institute of Greater Kansas City Metro Area is excited to announce Saturday brunches, and Coffee Nights at the new office of Dialogue Institute as well as Baklava Days with different communities. Go to  to reach bios of all speakers. Please RSVP to which event you are coming by writing to The Dialogue Institute also offers cooking, water marbling and Turkish language classes; contact the Institute for details. Northeast Arts KC is offering The Kansas City Midtown Coloring Book, featuring 20 homes and buildings in historic Midtown KC neighborhoods.   The coloring books can be purchased for $19 (including postage) from Northeast Arts KC ( Library information: Remember to visit the Human Spirit collection of multicultural and multifaith materials at the Plaza Branch Library.  This collection, created by Cultural Crossroads with advice from Greater Kansas City Interfaith Council is an excellent resource for teachers and the general public.  We will all benefit from learning about each other! Mid-Continent Library website has a new online magazine, listing programs.  See and click on Beyond the Books online magazine for details. Our libraries are excellent resources -- check your local library for free classes on computer literacy, foreign languages, bilingual programs and English as a second language. CURRENT EXHIBITS OF A MULTICULTURAL NATURE Through September 29 Flatfile & Digital File H&R Block Artspace 16 East 43 rd , KCMO 64111 Part of Open Spaces Expanded Field, exhibit features over 200 regional artists. Art lovers are invited to peruse flatfile cabinets filled with over 200 custom-made artist portfolios holding an excitingly diverse range of flat works, and a screening station will feature time-based works included in the Digitalfile.   More information at  Through September 30 Noble Synthesis Inspiration from nature. Central Library, KCMO Through November 11 For Liberty: American Jewish Experience in WWI World War I Museum, KCMO Through January 6, 2019 Renaissance Italian and Spanish Textiles Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, KCMO Through January 19, 2019 Cultivating Nature Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, KCMO Through May 17, 2019 The Poetics of Invention Miller Nichols Library, 4 th  Floor – Dean’s Gallery The process of invention from ideation, to fabrication, and to commercialization as an attempt to merging English and Chinese of their phonetic DNA. NOTE: The Kansas City Museum (currently closed for renovation) has opened exhibit space at the Historic Garment District Museum, 800 Broadway, KCMO. There is no admission fee to the Historic Garment District Museum; entrance to the Kansas City Museum space is $5/person (children under 12 are free).  The space is open From 10 am to 4 pm, Wednesday through Saturday.  
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