When Ryan Green, a video game programmer, learns that his young son Joel has cancer, he and his wife document their emotional journey with a video game, “That Dragon, Cancer.” It evolves from a cathartic exercise into an acclaimed work of art. Watch Monday, October 24 at 9 p.m. and online.
As we head into fall, the farmers markets are starting to transition from late summer produce — like corn, tomatoes, and eggplants — to fall squashes and pumpkins. This presents a special window of opportunity to create a cross-seasonal dish like this delicious Spaghetti Squash al Pomodoro by Marc Matsumoto, PBS Food blog contributor.
While a large percentage of Kansas City homes were transfixed on the final presidential debate this week, there have been virtually no local candidate debates. They’ve all but vanished. We track why debates are going the way of the dodo bird. Kansas makes national and international news this week as three members of a Kansas ...Continue Reading
Mike Shanin interviews Matt Condon, Vice Chair of the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce’s Board, about a recent leadership exchange trip to examine how Dallas has addressed infrastructure issues relating to transportation, downtown and riverfront development, the sports economy and community partnerships. Then Lisa Johnston, Steve Rose, Terry Riley and Danedri Herbert discuss the third and ...Continue Reading
Ashley Anderson was going to college. She just didn’t know how. From an early age, her mother kept her in programs and activities to stay on the right track — she wasn’t even allowed to play at the nearby park because it wasn’t safe enough. Through floods, moves and other trials, Anderson saw resilience in ...Continue Reading
It’s the Midsomer Malham Orchid Society’s Annual Show, and the competition is fierce. Bitterly disappointed at coming in third, Henry Plummer consoles himself in secret with his real prize – a priceless, one-of-a-kind yellow Roth orchid, illegally smuggled out of Borneo. Then a classics scholar is poisoned, and her journal, written in Latin and detailing ...Continue Reading