June 2023 Events at the Linda Hall Library

For over a decade, the Linda Hall Library has been bringing together some of the greatest minds in science to explore the intersection of science and contemporary life. From free, engaging public programs to curated collections, the Linda Hall Library creates learning opportunities for intellectually curious people of all ages in Kansas City and around the globe.

Science-themed programs and events that draw on the Library’s collections are available on multiple virtual platforms, in real-time and on-demand, meaning that lifelong learning can occur on any schedule. Thanks to the greater use of technology, the Library’s programs now reach global audiences, with attendees from 62 countries and counting.

Join us this June:

Beyond the Box Score: Baseball in the Analytics Era
June 15, 2023 @ 6:30 PM @ The Linda Hall Library
Moderator Brian Kenny from MLB Network and a panel of experts will explore the role of Big Data in baseball, its impact on the history of the game, and what it means for the future of America’s pastime. This program will be presented in person and virtually. Click here to register.

The Jazz of Physics
June 22, 2023 @ 7:00 PM @ The Folly Theater
For the first time on stage in an ongoing collaboration, NEA Jazz Master saxophonist “Big Chief” Donald Harrison and theoretical physicist Stephon Alexander explore their theory of quantum improvisation. The duo will be joined by composer and bassist Santi Debriano and special guest and KCK native Bobby Watson for a night of jazz and its poetic link to the universe. This program will be presented in person at The Folly Theater in Kansas City. Click here to register.

More information on free Linda Hall Library events can be found at lindahall.org/events. Videos of previous events featuring scientists, inventors, and Linda Hall Library fellows can be found at lindahall.org/experience/videos or by searching for “Linda Hall Library” on YouTube.com and Vimeo.com.

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