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Joey FineRhyme in a previous engagement at Yardley Hall.

October 1, 2020 - May 1, 2021

Arts Education: 'Be the Change' with Joey FineRhyme

Online

The raptivist's video is available until May 1, 2021, and you can request a personalized Zoom session with Joey!

Virtual, Arts & Performances

Promotional photo of Chaeyoung Park.

December 11, 2020 - January 31, 2021

Midwest Trust Center Presents: Chaeyoung Park, piano

Online

This free program will be available online until Jan. 31.

Virtual, Arts & Performances

Photo collage of scenes from 'Layer the Walls.'

January 1, 2021 - June 1, 2021

Arts Education: 'Layer the Walls'

Online

Through puppetry and masks, explore the stories of hundreds of immigrants who lived in a New York City tenement apartment over the decades. Multiple video options are available.

Arts & Performances, Virtual

Decorative image

January 26, 2021 - April 27, 2021

English Conversation Hour

Online

Practice your English-speaking skills on Zoom this spring! Meetings are from 2 to 3 p.m. on select Tuesdays.

Virtual, Community, Campus Life

Photo of people talking at a table.

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM, January 27, 2021

Explore the World Series: Productive Disagreements: How to Have Civil Conversations

Online

Join Dr. Terri Easley-Giraldo, professor of Communication Studies, to explore ways to communicate respectfully and meaningfully in today's world.

Campus Life, Virtual, Community

A smiling woman holds a camera.

January 28, 2021 - January 31, 2021

Arts Education: The University of Wonder and Imagination

Yardley Hall

The University of Wonder and Imagination is now enrolling students of all ages and magical abilities! This one-hour interactive adventure is available in multiple time slots to suit school and home audiences.

Arts & Performances

Deborah Williams

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, February 3, 2021

Great Books Mini-Lecture Series: 'Consilience: The Unity of Knowledge'

Online

Join Science Professor Deborah Williams as she connects the humanities with the sciences in "Consilience: The Unity of Knowledge” by biologist Edward O. Wilson.

Campus Life, Virtual, Community

Aerial view of old city of Cartagena, Colombia.

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM, February 3, 2021

Explore the World Series: Hidden Gems in the Americas

Online

JCCC travelers go off the beaten paths of Colombia, Canada and Jamaica.

Virtual, Community, Campus Life

View of Strasbourg, France.

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM, February 17, 2021

Explore the World Series: Hidden Gems in Europe

Online

Beyond the popular cities of Paris, Rome and London lie smaller places in Europe worth exploring.

Virtual, Campus Life, Community

Graphic of globe wrapped in a leaf.

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM, February 24, 2021

Explore the World Series: Don’t Abandon Hope, Ye Who Enter Here: Finding Courage in Climate Crises

Online

Join us for a conversation based on years of talking with students about climate change.

Campus Life, Virtual, Community

Marilyn Senter

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, March 3, 2021

Great Books Mini-Lecture Series: 'Anansi Boys'

Online

Join Marilyn Senter, Professor of English, as she ties complications of family life to the magic that surrounds us all in Neil Gaiman’s “Anansi Boys.”

Virtual, Campus Life, Community

View of the Kuju-ku Islands in Sasebo, Japan.

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM, March 3, 2021

Explore the World Series: Hidden Gems in Asia

Online

Asia is a bucket list destination for many explorers. Listen in as these travelers share their memories on some of Asia’s lesser-known destinations.

Community, Virtual, Campus Life

A group of children hold up artwork they created.

March 6, 2021 - May 22, 2021

Saturday Youth Art Classes

Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art -Room 213

Arts & Performances, Community, Campus Life

A puppet quetzal bird and its guide.

March 18, 2021

Arts Education: The Lost Treasure PREMIERE

Yardley Hall

A new play exploring how our world is connected above and below ground will be presented in two daytime performances.

Arts & Performances

A puppet quetzal bird and its guide.

March 19, 2021

Arts Education: The Lost Treasure PREMIERE

Yardley Hall

A new play exploring how our world is connected above and below ground will be presented in an evening performance.

Arts & Performances

Promotional photo of San Francisco Quartet

7:30 PM, March 20, 2021

Midwest Trust Center Presents: Quartet San Francisco

Polsky Theatre

QSF will explore 'Masters of Pop: The Beatles and Beyond'

Arts & Performances

A group of students conversing in a hallway..

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM, March 24, 2021

Explore the World Series: International Student Panel

Online

Hear directly from international students as they answer your questions and describe life as a JCCC student.

Campus Life, Community, Virtual

Promotional photo of Bob Bowman.

7:00 PM, March 28, 2021

RESCHEDULED: Midwest Trust Center Presents: Jazz Winterlude: Bob Bowman Quintet

Polsky Theatre

Bassist, composer and Kansas native Bob Bowman has been a major contributor to Kansas City jazz since 1988.

Arts & Performances

Andrea Broomfield

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, April 7, 2021

Great Books Mini-Lecture Series: 'Waiting for Godot'

Online

Join Andrea Broomfield, Professor of English, as she interprets humor and the absurd in Samuel Beckett's play “Waiting for Godot.”

Community, Virtual, Campus Life

Iparanga in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM, April 7, 2021

Explore the World Series: Hidden Gems in the Americas

Online

Journey deeper into Mexico and South America as we delve into food, culture and spots that make these destinations unique.

Virtual, Community, Campus Life

Promotional photo of Jon Heder, Jon Gries and Efren Ramirez.

7:30 PM, April 9, 2021

Midwest Trust Center Presents: Napoleon Dynamite - Film Screening and Conversation

Yardley Hall

Join Jon, Jon and Efren — or Napoleon, Uncle Rico and Pedro — for a unique look at this comedy classic.

Arts & Performances

The Northern Lights over Iceland.

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM, April 21, 2021

Explore the World Series: Productive Disagreements: How to Have Civil Conversations

Online

Go off the beaten path as travelers talk about a few European countries that should be on your bucket list.

Virtual, Community, Campus Life

Promotional photo of Yesterday and Today.

8:00 PM, May 22, 2021

Midwest Trust Center Presents: 'Yesterday and Today' The Interactive Beatles Experience

Yardley Hall

Yesterday and Today’s all-request show does away with the wigs, costumes and fake accents. Instead, it recreates the energy and spirit of the world's most popular band.

Arts & Performances

Promotional photo of A la Mode Quintet.

7:00 PM, May 23, 2021

Midwest Trust Center Presents: Winterlude: A la Mode Quintet

Polsky Theatre

Spotlights the very essence of Prohibition-era Kansas City.

Arts & Performances

Promotional photo of Sons of Brasil.

7:00 PM, June 13, 2021

Midwest Trust Center Presents: Winterlude: Sons of Brasil

Polsky Theatre

Kansas City natives, led by trumpeter Stan Kessler, transport audiences to a nightclub in Ipanema or Leblon.

Arts & Performances