OSAWATOMIE — One day last month, Osawatomie State Hospital had 254 patients in its care — almost 50 more than its optimal capacity. The overcrowded conditions forced a few dozen patients, all of them coping with a serious mental illness and likely a danger to themselves or others, to be triple-bunked in rooms meant for two. ...Continue Reading
As part of the national American Graduate initiative, KCPT is highlighting several community leaders and educators who are making significant, scalable changes to prepare students for success in K–12 and beyond.These stories of local education champions will air on KCPT in the weeks leading up to American Graduate Day on Sept. 27, a live, multi-platform ...Continue Reading
KCPT and Black & Veatch kicked off year four of the mentoring program for area students at an August 5 luncheon attended by Black & Veatch’s Global Learning & Development Leader, Mike Kelly; KCPT’ Director of Education Gary Brock; and 38 Black & Veatch engineers. The mentoring program places engineers in classrooms to connect students with Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) ...Continue Reading
AUSTIN CITY LIMITS presents the best in contemporary indie rock with Portugal. The Man and Local Natives. Portugal. The Man performs tracks from its latest record Evil Friends, while Local Natives plays tunes from its LP Hummingbird.
With the addition of the tipis on the south lawn of the The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in preparation for the opening of Plains Indians: Artists of Earth and Sky, take a look at a story done earlier this year for KCPT’s The Local Show: A number of local folks have been in Paris attending the opening ...Continue Reading
Filmed at a September 19 sold-out concert in a stunning outdoor venue in Salt Lake City, Utah, THEPIANOGUYS: LIVE FROM RED BUTTE GARDEN is the television concert premiere of a musical group on a meteoric rise. YouTube sensation ThePianoGuys, featuring Steven Sharp Nelson on cello and Jon Schmidt on piano, offer new songs and fan ...Continue Reading