With the hit revival of Gypsy airing tonight on PBS as part of the 2016 Arts Fall Festival, we’re highlighting the local ties of burlesque’s history in Kansas City. Did you know Gypsy Rose Lee, whose life is portrayed in the 1959 musical, performed her first burlesque show right here in Kansas City? In 1929, June Louise Hovick arrived ...Continue Reading
Jonathan Kent’s award-winning production of the classic musicalGypsy– a record-breaking sellout during its acclaimed London run – comes to THIRTEEN’s Great Performances. The first London production to be seen for 40 years, the musical opened at England’s Chichester Festival Theatre before moving to the West End’s Savoy Theatre. This critically acclaimed West End production features Imelda ...Continue Reading
Kansas City, Missouri, City Councilwoman Heather Hall joins Mike Shanin to talk about KCI, public safety, entrepreneurship and election results for the Clay Chastain light rail plan. Then Mike moderates this week’s panel —Theresa Garza, Steve Glorioso, Patrick Tuohey and Steve Mirakian — as they provide analysis on local and national election results. Meet the ...Continue Reading
The enduring luster of gold, the conductivity of copper, the strength of steel – the special properties of metals have reshaped societies and defined eras; their role in human history is so important that entire ages have been named after them. But what gives metals their astounding characteristics? From the perfect ring of a bronze ...Continue Reading
After nearly 18 years in the U.S. Army, Maj. David Vodarick is looking forward to calling his own shots as he nears retirement. When he and his family began to look at the path ahead, they were leery of jumping into full-time entrepreneurship, so he started Leavenworth Ice Company in in 2014 as a small ...Continue Reading
PBS NewsHour brings you continued election coverage with poll results, online video and analysis of the 2016 elections, including a live address from Hilary Clinton at 9:30 a.m. EST.