Today, Kansas's newest poet laureate discusses how to find extraordinary meaning in the seemingly ordinary events of our lives. Then, we speak with political journalist and long-time confidant to Hillary Clinton, Sidney Blumenthal, whose new writing delves into the complex life of one of America's great presidents, Abraham Lincoln.
Kansas Poet Laureate Kevin Rabas will perform a poetry reading at Aimee's Coffeehouse in Lawrence at 7 p.m. on Saturday, June 17. For more information, visit the event page on Facebook.
Sidney Blumenthal will discuss the second volume of his biography of Abraham Lincoln, 'Wrestling with His Angel, 1849-1856,' at the Plaza Branch of the Kansas City Public Library at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 3. For registration and more information, visit KCLibrary.org.