Nature: Outback Pelicans VIDEO
The Australian outback is the driest place on the driest inhabited continent on the planet. Yet once every 10 years, rains flood into dried-up river beds and head inland to create the largest lake in Australia, and 100,000 pelicans — a third of all the pelicans in Australia — arrive for the event. Leaving their homes on coasts and harbors, they come to feed on fish washed in on the floods and on billions of brine shrimp and other crustaceans that hatch and grow to adulthood in a few days in water twice as salty as the Dead Sea. NATURE…
When you support KCPT, see Chris Isaak live in Kansas City on August 22 at The Uptown Theater. Isaak recaptures the spirit of the original songs with his own brilliant band of stellar musicians, while revealing the heart and soul of his own deeply rooted musical identity. Taped before a live audience of music fans on the soundstage of Austin City Limits, the three-act program begins with some of Isaak’s most popular hits, moves on to his tribute to Sun Records and then wraps up with a combination of both. Joining Isaak for this special evening is Rock and Roll…
Photographer Rhea Pappas VIDEO
With summer vacation and the swimming pool season upon us, here's a very cool look at a Twin Cities photographer whose work often revolves around water and women. From Twin Cities Public Television.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Rebecca Johnson Senior Account Manager Corporate Partnerships 816.398.4228 [email protected] KANSAS CITY, MO, June 4, 2014 The Bridge, Kansas City’s newest NPR Music station at 90.9 FM, has joined in partnership with Sporting KC. As a Principal Partner of The Bridge, Sporting KC acknowledges the importance of a thriving local music scene in Kansas City and is eager to be a part of launching the The Bridge in Kansas City. "Partnering with community organizations is a big part of our mission. The Bridge has a strong focus on connecting Kansas City with local music as well as…
Objects and Memory VIDEO
Ordinary things in homes and museums take on new meaning through association with people and experiences. OBJECTS AND MEMORY examines items recovered after, or offered in response to, 9/11, the Oklahoma City bombing and the Vietnam War, along with the stories of people who find these items important. With narration by Frank Langella and music by Philip Glass, the program reveals how, in times of stress, we come together in community and see otherwise ordinary objects as symbols of identity, memory and aspiration.
Hallowed Grounds VIDEO
HALLOWED GROUNDS provides a rare visit to America's extraordinary overseas military cemeteries. There are 23 World War I and World War II American military cemeteries in England, France, the Netherlands, Luxembourg, Belgium, Italy, Tunisia and the Philippines. Visit these places and listen to powerful stories, from historians and witnesses to the wars and the creation of the cemeteries, about the men and women who are buried in them.