Polynesians are 28 times more likely to reach the NFL than any other ethnic group. That’s according to “In Football We Trust,” a new documentary that airs tonight on Independent Lens. The documentary follows four Polynesian high school football players in Utah who hope football will be their ticket to overcoming poverty and other obstacles. ...Continue Reading
As part of KCPT’s special sneak peek of the PBS drama “Mercy Street,” Mason Lumpkins and his fellow reenactors demonstrated a flap amputation for an equally eager and concerned audience at The Wornall House on January 14, 2016.
Could a new terminal be built at KCI for a third of the cost? As the city remains polarized over either spending nearly a billion dollars on a new single terminal or even more money on modernizing one of the existing ones, a team of architects — on the urging of City Councilwoman Teresa Loar ...Continue Reading
In June 2014, Costume Designer Holly Hynes began a significant undertaking — designing all new costumes for the Kansas City Ballet’s Nutcracker. By spring 2015, Holly had shops across the country crafting attire and accessories, tutus, and tiaras. Here are some stats that tell the tale of what it takes to outfit a classic:
Lidia Bastianich hosted a media luncheon at her Freight House restaurant on Wednesday for her latest cookbook: “Lidia’s Mastering the Art of Italian Cuisine: Everything You Need to Know to Be a Great Italian Cook.” The restaurateur and cooking show host talked about Restaurant Week and what she sinks her teeth into when she comes to town with ...Continue Reading
Discover the true story of the most famous outlaw couple in US history. Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow both grew up in the suburbs of Dallas, yearning to escape the poverty they were born into. Though their exploits were romanticized, the Barrow gang was believed responsible for at least 13 murders, including two policemen, as ...Continue Reading