This week, we go behind the scenes of Justice in the Embers, a theatrical depiction of the events that followed the 1988 explosion that killed six firefighters. The play examines the lingering questions about those convicted of the crime. The Storyworks KC project is a collaboration with the Center for Investigative Reporting. In a galaxy ...Continue Reading
Airing Sundays at 9pm through February 21, Mercy Street takes viewers beyond the battlefield and into the lives of Americans on the Civil War home front as they face the unprecedented challenges of one of the most turbulent times in our nation’s history. Inspired by real people and events, the series is set in the chaotic world of ...Continue Reading
The way Kansas funds its schools through block grants to districts has just been declared unconstitutional. This week, the Kansas Supreme Court rules if state lawmakers don’t fix it by June 30, schools in Kansas “will be unable to operate.” So what does this ruling actually mean? Does it mean that if lawmakers can’t find ...Continue Reading
It’s not just love in the air this weekend. There’s also the sound of amazing music television programming coming your way: Tomorrow night On Friday evening, kick back with two legends from two different genres. At 9pm on KCPT, American Masters presents “BB King: The Life of Riley,” which delves into the blues legend’s life and career through candid interviews ...Continue Reading
We’re loving the latest — and last, sniff — season of “Downton Abbey.” As the Abbey and its inhabitants move toward modern thinking, we asked Caitlin Corcoran, the General Manager of Westport’s Ça Va and 2014 winner of the Paris of the Plains Bartending Competition, to create a cocktail for us. She drew inspiration from Maggie Smith’s ...Continue Reading
Over 200 people joined KCPT at Union Station for a special sneak peek of "NOVA: Icemen Reborn" with paleo-sculptor Gary Staab.