Connect2Culture + Target Charitable Giving Campaign

Connect2Culture (C2C) is honored and excited to announce it has been chosen to participate in a special charitable giving campaign, sponsored and funded by Target! Now through March 31, 2022, C2C asks all supporters to consider voting for them through the Target Circle community giving program. Every 90 days Target chooses 5-6 nonprofits to partner […]

Charles McPherson: Homecoming Celebration

Joplin Empire Market, 931 E 4th St, Joplin, MO 64801, USA

Enjoy an exclusive event celebrating the homecoming of world-renowned jazz musician and Joplin native Charles McPherson while supporting the creation of a Black History Mural featuring McPherson, Langston Hughes, and other prominent Black artists who have performed for or made an impact on our community. Tickets include an exclusive performance from Charles McPherson and band, […]

The TEN Tenors: “Love Is In The Air”

Joplin High School, 2104 S Indiana Ave, Joplin, MO 64804, USA

The TEN Tenors: Love Is In The AirSaturday, February 26 | 7:00pmAt Joplin High School Performing Arts Center (2104 Indiana Ave)Back by popular demand! The TEN Tenors will sing some of the most popular feel-good love songs of all time. Enjoy many of your favorite romantic tunes, from pop songs with a twist to classic […]

Las Cafeteras

Joplin Empire Market, 931 E 4th St, Joplin, MO 64801, USA

Born and raised east of the Los Angeles river, Las Cafeteras are remixing roots music and telling modern-day stories of Latino and immigrant lives. Using traditional Son Jarocho instruments like the jarana, requinto, quijada (donkey jawbone) and tarima (a wooden platform), Las Cafeteras sing in English, Spanish, and Spanglish while melding styles like rock, hip-hop, […]

$25

Open Mic Poetry Night (Ages 21+)

Joplin Empire Market, 931 E 4th St, Joplin, MO 64801, USA

Write poetry? Love poetry? Come recite a poem you’ve written OR one by a poet you love. Feel free to bring some craft beer or a bottle of wine to enjoy. This is a 21+ event. Open Mic Poetry Night is a collaborative endeavor to celebrate National Poetry Month between Connect2Culture, Post Art Library, and […]

Black History Mural Check Presentation

Joplin Public Library, 1901 E 20th St, Joplin, MO 64804, USA

In February of 2022, multiple area organizations hosted a private performance with Joplin-born musician, Charles McPherson. The exclusive event raised funds for the creation of a Black History Mural featuring McPherson, Langston Hughes, and other prominent Black artists who performed for or made an impact on Joplin. Now, Connect2Culture is proud to present a check […]

Free

National Poem In Your Pocket Day

On Poem in Your Pocket Day, people celebrate by selecting a poem, carrying it with them, and sharing it with others throughout the day at schools, bookstores, libraries, parks, workplaces, and online. Pocket poems will be distributed at Joplin Public Library and coffee shops throughout Joplin! This is a collaborative celebration for National Poetry Month […]