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.
Your donation to public television will secure your spot at this exclusive, fun and educational experience. Taking place at the Powell Observatory in Louisburg Kansas, KCPT has created an event for all our viewers. Whether you are an amateur star gazer or an expert, this will be the perfect night under the stars.
Join KCPT for the upcoming Tommy Emmanuel concert at the Midland by AMC!
Tommy Emmanuel is arguably the greatest living acoustic guitar player and recognized as the elite of the elite. Australia’s “Entertainer of the Year” and two-time Grammy nominee, Tommy Emmanuel delivers a dazzling performance with flair, unforgettable showmanship, flawless guitar skills and a voluminous repertoire that never fails to amaze and engage his fans.
Donate to support the cooking programs you love, and join us for an exceptional dinner at Lidia’s in Kansas City. She’s helped craft your favorite recipes and cookbooks, now join Tanya Bastianich Manuali and KCPT for an unforgettable night. Tanya will join you for dinner, bringing the behind-the-scenes perspective you can’t get anywhere else!
Join us for Community Cinema’s October film 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. This Saturday, October 12 at 11am we’ll watch part two of the documentary, which focuses on Latinas . Watch the film trailer and learn more here.
After the screening we’ll talk with several Latina members of Latinos of Tomorrow, a youth development program of the Greater Kansas City Hispanic Collaborative; 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; and University of Kansas professor and author of “The Latina Advantage: Gender, Race, and Political Success” Christina Bejarano.
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.
The music of The Moody Blues has spanned many generations – touching people’s emotions with songs about life experiences. This enduring quality and the band’s beloved status among fans are truly evident in THE MOODY BLUES AT THE ROYAL ALBERT HALL, a concert taped live in 2000. For this special, The Moody Blues partnered with Musical Director Larry Baird, conductor of the World Festival Orchestra. The band performed many of their classic hits in this iconic London venue such as “Nights in White Satin,” “The Story in Your Eyes” and “Tuesday Afternoon.”
Area middle and high school teachers will learn how to incorporate classroom resources from The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., an unprecedented journey through African-American history—from slavery to freedom, and from the plantation to the White House. Food provided.
Josh Groban announces the next stage in his live career with his ‘In The Round Tour.’ By making a donation to Kansas City Public Television, you can receive the best seats in the house as a “thank you” gift.
Possessing one of the most outstanding and instantly recognizable voices in music, singer, songwriter and actor Josh Groban has entertained fans across the globe with his multi-platinum albums and DVDs (25 million sold worldwide), electrifying live performances and comedic film and television appearances.
Looking for another way to be a part of the fall fun? Don’t forget to watch Curious George: A Halloween Boo Fest on Monday, October 28 at 7am on KCPT: Halloween is almost here and George can’t wait for the festivities to begin: carving pumpkins, costume contests, and especially the Annual Boo Festival! Eager to get started, George and Allie visit Renkins’ Farm to pick out the perfect pumpkin. There, they are told the spooky tale of the Legend of No Noggin. As the story goes, No Noggin is a hat-kicking scarecrow who appears on Halloween to kick people’s hats off. On Halloween night, George and Allie are determined to get a picture of No Noggin and prove he’s real once and for all. Will they be able to get the proof? Only the curious will find out!