Join us for a theatrical tribute to Aerosmith (Last Child), Led Zeppelin (Houses of the Holy), AC/DC (KC/DC), and Lynyrd Skynyrd (Edge of Forever). All ages.
Join KCPT and the Jewish Community Center for the upcoming performance of Hairspray at the White Theatre. Tune in Sunday June 2nd at 6:00 pm for YOUR ticket!
A Prairie Home Companion’s Radio Romance Tour 2013 hits the road coast-to-coast this summer, starring host and writer Garrison Keillor, singer Aoife O’Donovan, singer and fiddler Sara Watkins, comedian Fred Newman, and Rich Dworsky and The Guy’s All-Star Shoe Band with guitarist Pat Donohue and violinist/mandolinist Richard Kriehn, two hours of duet singing, absurd improv with sound effects, Guy Noir Private Eye, poetry, outright foolishness, and the News from Lake Wobegon.
Join KCPT and Crown Center for an afternoon with Curious George! He’ll be on hand to get his picture taken, meet some of his biggest fans and help you discover the Let’s Get Curious exhibit. You’ve seen him on your local public television channel, now see how curious he is in person. KCPT will be sponsoring a signature activity and Crown Center’s Let’s Get Curious is close by.
KCPT Family Members: Be on the lookout for an email. We’ve got an exclusive Curious George opportunity for you!
KCPT would like to thank these generous sponsors, who have made this event possible:
Did you miss out on your opportunity for a pair of tickets to Antiques Roadshow in Kansas City? KCPT is excited to partner with Antiques Roadshow on an exclusive opportunity; meet the stars and appraisers that bring your favorite show to life, including host Mark L. Walberg and executive producer Marsha Bemko. Held in KCPT’s main building and in our studio, this signature event promises to bring you closer than ever to your favorite stars. Your donation to public television will secure YOUR spot and help continue to bring Antiques Roadshow to the Kansas City community every Monday.
Touring in support of his new album ‘To Be Loved,’ Michael Buble returns to Sprint Center on Sept. 8 for one night only. The multi-Grammy winning artist has had global sales of 45 million albums in the course of his extraordinary decade long career. It’s certainly a night you won’t want to miss. By making a donation to Kansas City Public Television, you can receive the best seats in the house as a “thank you” gift.
If you are confused about the Affordable Care Act, bring your questions. Enrollment Day: A KCPT Healthcare Event will be an orientation for Kansans and Missourians entering the insurance marketplace. This event will be taped for later broadcast. Please arrive by 5:45pm, taping will start at 6pm.
September’s Community Cinema film is The Graduates / Los Graduados.
This two-part, bilingual documentary explores pressing issues in education today through the eyes of six Latino and Latina adolescents from across the United States, offering first-hand perspectives on the barriers they have to overcome in order to make their dreams come true. We’ll watch part one on Saturday, September 14 at 11am and part two on Saturday, October 12 at 11am.
After the screening we’ll talk with community partners from Latinos of Tomorrow, a youth development program of the Greater Kansas City Hispanic Collaborative, and Immigration Professionals attorney Jessica Piedra, who works on a variety of issues relating to immigration, including advocating for undocumented youth across the state of Missouri.
Community Cinema is a free monthly screening series presents fascinating documentaries from the Emmy-Award winning PBS series Independent Lens followed by lively discussions that connect films to local organizations and resources. Films are shown from September to June every second Saturday of the month at 11am.
Ambassador Club members and guests will have the rare opportunity to see “behind the scenes” at the taping of a Ruckus show at the Kansas City Public Television studio. Ruckus is a lively round table show about big ticket issues that face the Kansas City area today. Moderator, Mike Shanin leads the ensemble. The other panel members are: Yael Abouhalkah, a Kansas City Star columnist; Woody Cozad, an attorney who heads his own government relations and lobbying firm; Gwendolyn Grant, president and CEO of the Urban League of Greater Kansas City; and Mary O’Halloran, who created a media and communications business after years in public office. After watching the taping of the show, we’ll have an opportunity to meet and mingle with the panelists. We will have lunch at the station before we are off to our next stop.
This event is open to current or new Ambassador Club Members. For information or to become a part of the event, please contact Connie Kerdolff at 816-751-9396.