Kansas City’s Linda Hall Library celebrates the centennial of the Panama Canal

The S.S. Cristobal on the return trip through the Canal, August 4, 1914. All photos courtesy of the Linda Hall Library.

Library opens Panama Canal exhibition April 8; announces year-long centennial programs and lecture series, including Pulitzer Prize-winning author and historian David McCullough A working scale model of a canal lock—created in partnership with graduate students at the UMKC School of Computing and Engineering—will be displayed on the Library’s front lawn The Linda Hall Library — the world’s foremost [...]

Video: An inside look at the costumes of Romeo and Juliet

Video: An inside look at the costumes of Romeo and Juliet

The Kansas City Repertory Theatre’s presentation of Romeo & Juliet will be held January 17 through February 9 in the Spencer Theatre on the campus of University of Missouri–Kansas City. In a video released by The Rep, UMKC Professor Lindsay Davis and Graduate Student Lauren Gaston discuss the four costume phases of Romeo and Juliet. [...]