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Gerald Charles Dickens presents “A Christmas Carol” In-Person

Charles Dickens' literary masterpiece, A Christmas Carol, continues to shape the way we celebrate Christmas over 150 years after the story of Ebenezer Scrooge and the three spirits of Christmas first touched hearts in 1843.

The ESU Kansas City Branch invites members and Friends of ESU to a group outing to see this special performance by Gerald Charles Dickens.

When: Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Where: The Pavilion at John Knox Village
             520 NW Murray Rd, Lee's Summit, MO
             Click here for map

Time: 7:00 pm (Show time approximately one hour)

Watch video preview:  Click here

Admission: Free, however, RSVP required. Click here to RSVP online or call (816) 524-0567

 

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29th Annual British Faire

The ESU Kansas City Branch joined 40 other vendors at the 29th Annual British Faire in Lenexa, KS on Saturday, November 15, 2014.  Many purveyors of British goods and services were displaying their merchandise including food, cheese, tea, Celtic & Scottish jewelry, antiques, books and holiday goods. There was a traditional British Afternoon Tea that sold out for six sittings.

 

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The Questionable Identity of William Shakespeare

When: Monday, November 10, 2014
Time: 3:30 to 4:45 pm
Where: Royall Hall, Room 111 on UMKC Campus, 800 E. 52nd St., KC. Mo.
Admission: Free, RSVP not necessary
Parking: Metered visitor parking south of Royall Hall. Click here to see a map for parking.  Click on the map image to view a full-size map. The yellow block labelled A44 is the best place to park.  The metered parking fee is nominal.

 

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Last Will. & Testament – A Repeat Screening of the Documentary Film

When: Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Time: 6:00 pm--snacks; 6:30 pm—film;
8:00 pm--discussion
Where: KC Public Library, 4801 Main St.
Cohen Room, lower level
Admission: Free.  Please call
Deborah McArdle at (913) 492-8753 to RSVP

 

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Meet the Past with Ernest Hemingway

Mark the centennial of Union Station and be part of the studio audience when KCPT's Meet the Past with Crosby Kemper III returns for a conversation with a young, brash, and bold Ernest Hemingway, portrayed by local actor Rusty Sneary, at Union Station's Regnier Extreme Screen Theater.

Hemingway credited The Kansas City Star for shaping his inimitable writing style even though he spent a scant six months with the newspaper as a cub reporter.

When: Wednesday, October 1, 2014
Time: 6:30 pm
Where: Union Station's Regnier Extreme Screen Theatre
Admission: Free, however, Reservations are required.

 

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