ANTIQUES ROADSHOW’s first visit to Phoenix was in 1997, when Arizona’s biggest story was a UFO sighting dubbed the “Phoenix Lights.” Flash forward 15 years for these believe-it-or-not ROADSHOW moments: “Yes Virginia, there is a Santa Claus,” the original 1897 letter to the New York Sun, was appraised at $20,000 to $30,000 and gets a nice current value of $30,000 to $50,000; on the other hand, a circa 1890 mechanical bank, then worth $3,700, gets a lump of coal and a current value of $1,000 to $1,500.
Special Meet and Greet and best seats in the house tickets for Straight No Chaser live in Kansas City on October 22 at Arvest Bank Theatre at the Midland when you support KCPT. If the phrase “male a cappella group” conjures up an image of students in blue blazers, ties and khakis singing traditional college songs on ivied campuses … think again. Straight No Chaser (SNC) is neither strait-laced nor straight-faced, but neither are they vaudeville-style kitsch. As original member Randy Stine comments, “We take the music very seriously; we just don’t take ourselves too seriously.” In the process, they…
Filmed at a September 19 sold-out concert in a stunning outdoor venue in Salt Lake City, Utah, THEPIANOGUYS: LIVE FROM RED BUTTE GARDEN is the television concert premiere of a musical group on a meteoric rise. YouTube sensation ThePianoGuys, featuring Steven Sharp Nelson on cello and Jon Schmidt on piano, offer new songs and fan favorites — all showcasing the “wow factor” that sets their performances apart. Tune in at 7pm tonight. When you support KCPT, see ThePianoGuys live in Kansas City on September 26 at Arvest Bank Theatre at the Midland.
Celtic Thunder: Heritage VIDEO
HERITAGE focuses entirely on Celtic and Irish roots and feature traditional standards as well as a few beautiful love songs and fan favorites. Filmed in Poughkeepsie, NY in front of a live audience, Celtic Thunder's singers bring their musical talent and passion to the performances in this show. The performances range from solo numbers, to enchanting duets and powerful ensembles. The show is a celebration of Celtic Music and the Celts Heritage, a joy for all the family, performed as ever with Celtic Thunder magic. See Celtic Thunder live in Kansas City on February 20 at 7:30 pm at the…
A Blank on Blank animated interview with Gene Wilder by Letty Cottin Pogrebin, recorded live at the 92nd Street Y on March 25, 2007 on what gave him the confidence to make people laugh, Willy Wonka and the truth.
Tonight at 10:30 pm, tune in for this special filmed in October 1980 in Radio City Music Hall. These luminous performances captured the band at a moment of transformation. The culmination of a month-long musical odyssey in San Francisco and New York City during which the band stretched the boundaries of more than 100 songs, from “Lost Sailor” to jug-band tunes, such as “Monkey and the Engineer,” played in coffeehouses. Performances include “Fire on the Mountain,” “Ripple,” “Bird Song” and “On the Road Again.”