Centropolis is an ongoing conversation about ideas, books, characters, and the absorbing issues of our times. Crosby Kemper III hosts with guests Mike Allen, Candice Millard, David Von Drehle and Whitney Terrell.
Discover how the prolific creator of “All in the Family,” “The Jeffersons” and “Good Times” effected social change through his groundbreaking sitcoms and activism. Featuring George Clooney, Amy Poehler, Jon Stewart, Russell Simmons and others, watch Norman Lear — Just Another Version of You on Tuesday, October 25 at 8 p.m.
Hamilton’s America, the documentary film that brings history to vivid life through the lens of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s pop culture Broadway phenomenon Hamilton – winner of 11 Tony Awards® and the Pulitzer Prize – explodes onto THIRTEEN’s Great Performances, as the season premiere of the PBS Arts Fall Festival. The PBS Arts Fall Festival returns Friday ...Continue Reading
When Ryan Green, a video game programmer, learns that his young son Joel has cancer, he and his wife document their emotional journey with a video game, “That Dragon, Cancer.” It evolves from a cathartic exercise into an acclaimed work of art. Watch Monday, October 24 at 9 p.m. and online.
As we head into fall, the farmers markets are starting to transition from late summer produce — like corn, tomatoes, and eggplants — to fall squashes and pumpkins. This presents a special window of opportunity to create a cross-seasonal dish like this delicious Spaghetti Squash al Pomodoro by Marc Matsumoto, PBS Food blog contributor.
While a large percentage of Kansas City homes were transfixed on the final presidential debate this week, there have been virtually no local candidate debates. They’ve all but vanished. We track why debates are going the way of the dodo bird. Kansas makes national and international news this week as three members of a Kansas ...Continue Reading