Joan Rivers was unapologetic in her comedy, often using her wit and wisdom to highlight injustices in society. Track the rise of women in the world of comedy, from the “dangerous” comedy of 70s sitcoms like “Maude” to the groundbreaking women of the 1980s American comedy club boom to today’s multifaceted landscape: MAKERS: Women in ...Continue Reading
The Hale Center for Journalism special projects reporter, Mike McGraw, looked deeply into the issue of meat inspection and shares the full story with co-hosts Nick Haines and Janet Saidi in this special. The program will also feature a segment on the resurgence of gleaning, the process of taking advantage of the leftover food in ...Continue Reading
Thanks to all the KCPT members who joined us at special concerts and events this month. Find your photos below to download, print and share. Visit KCPT’s events calendar for more opportunities to enjoy world class arts and entertainment from the best seats in the house.
For the first time in Dr. Steve Green’s tenure as the superintendent of the Kansas City Public Schools, his State of the Schools address was not about what he called the “shackles of un-accreditation.” During the address at Paseo Fine and Performing Arts Academy today, Green celebrated the district’s Aug. 6, 2014 attainment of provisional ...Continue Reading
The state of Kansas City’s mental health care services is dire, according to a forthcoming new documentary. Journalist and documentary filmmaker Michael Price’s Lost Minds: KC’s Mental Health Crisis focuses on the growing number of fraught confrontations between severely mentally ill people and police on Kansas City’s streets. The locally produced documentary airs Wednesday, Oct. 1, at ...Continue Reading
“Lost Minds: KC’s Mental Health Crisis” exposes the mental health crisis that grips Kansas City as seen through the eyes of the KCMO police and the Missouri health care professionals, namely community mental health liaisons, who work alongside them. The film premieres Wednesday, Oct. 1 at 8 p.m. on KCPT with additional airings Thursday, Oct. 2 at ...Continue Reading