This production of Porgy and Bess from San Francisco Opera stars bass-baritone Eric Owens as Porgy and soprano Laquita Mitchell as Bess in the turbulent story of a disabled man, the headstrong woman he loves and the community that sustains them both. John DeMain conducts the San Francisco Opera Orchestra and Chorus in this American ...Continue Reading
Meet the Repass family, the first of six families featured in Your Fellow Americans, a new documentary web series exploring race, immigration and “the American Dream.” All three women identify as African-American women, but Ariel, whose dad is white, feels that identity is mostly pushed on her by the outside world. KCPT’s Hale Center for Journalism presents Your ...Continue Reading
Dick Humes squinted and sweat as he moved down a row of corn. He sliced through the husk with a metal hook in his right hand, snapped the ear from its stalk with his left and threw it over his shoulder into a wagon rolling alongside him. Every other second, the corn hit the floor ...Continue Reading
There have been rumors and concerns, front page stories and team coverage on radio and TV stations over Ebola in the metro. Yet, there are no confirmed cases of the deadly disease in Kansas City and a man being treated at KU Hospital was actually suffering from a different medical condition. The alarm has not ...Continue Reading
Pick up the phone this Saturday night beginning at 6:30 and call KCPT (or go online!) to support the British programs you love. This year’s “BritCom Marathon” features As Time Goes By, Keeping Up Appearances, Midsomer Murders and back to back episodes of Doctor Who; but you’ll find much more quality British programming on KCPT and KCPT2, like Father Brown, BBC ...Continue Reading
One in five Americans will be age 65 or older by the year 2030, according to the Census Bureau. As the baby boomers age, the question arises: How will we deal with this aging population? A group of students and faculty at UMKC is taking a look at this question.