From returning favorites like Call the Midwife and Masterpiece “Mr. Selfridge” to exciting new shows like Wolf Hall, Poldark and The Crimson Field, discover not-to-be-missed stories and characters.
In Topeka this week, the way schools have been funded for decades was totally turned on its head. In a bill now awaiting Governor Brownback’s signature, lawmakers replaced the Kansas school finance formula with block grants. It changes a funding system that had been in place since 1992. Also on this edition of Kansas City ...Continue Reading
Country superstar Tim McGraw takes the ACL stage with his greatest hits and brand new material.
Councilman Ed Ford Ford, one of the sponsors of the measure, joined Mike Shanin for an interview earlier this week on KCPT’s Ruckus. “After Tom Schweich’s unfortunate death, I was really moved by Senator Danforth’s eulogy, and one of the sentences was “words can kill.” With the city council elections coming up, I thought it ...Continue Reading
Watch Jimi Hendrix perform “Foxey Lady” with the Jimi Hendrix Experience at the first Miami Pop Festival in 1968. American Masters Jimi Hendrix: Hear My Train A Comin’ unveils previously unseen performance footage – such as the 1968 Miami Pop Festival -and home movies while sourcing an extensive archive of photographs, drawings, family letters and ...Continue Reading
Orange-and-black wings fill the sky as NOVA charts one of nature’s most remarkable phenomena: the epic migration of monarch butterflies across North America. To capture a butterfly’s point of view, NOVA’s filmmakers used a helicopter, ultralight, and hot-air balloon for aerial views along the transcontinental route. This wondrous annual migration, which scientists are just beginning ...Continue Reading