It was big day at the Kansas City Zoo, where around 4,000 visitors took advantage of the cool Saturday morning weather. Curious George celebrated Party For The Planet Day by meeting his PBS fans at the Helzberg Penguin Plaza. Lots of photos were taken at the fun day.
Carrying forth the spirit of Jackie Robinson, Kansas City’s new Urban Youth Baseball Academy aims to make the joys of the game more accessible to inner city kids. In these two videos, representatives from MLB, the Royals, the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum and the Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater KC’s RBI program weigh in ...Continue Reading
Mike Shanin interviews Bob Kendrick, president of the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum, about the new Ken Burns Jackie Robinson documentary and the Kansas City Urban Youth Academy. Then, Mary O’Halloran, Patrick Tuohey, Terry Riley and Steve Glorioso discuss the results of the e-tax renewal, Steve Rose’s concerns for the future of Johnson County, and Donald ...Continue Reading
Friday, April 8th, 2016 at 7:30 pm and the rebroadcast Sunday at 11 am This week most parts of the metro went to the polls to vote in local elections. In Kansas City, Missouri, voters overwhelmingly support renewing the earnings tax. In fact, all over the metro, bond and tax elections in cities and in school ...Continue Reading
KCPT Passport is the new member benefit for eligible members (who donate $5 a month or $60 annually) that provides you with extended access to an on-demand library of quality public television programming. Featuring both PBS and select local programming, KCPT Passport allows you to watch even more episodes of your favorite shows, including full ...Continue Reading
Mike Shanin interviews Mindy Corporon, President of SevenDays, about creating a ripple of positive change after the Jewish Community Center shooting which claimed the lives of her father and son. To commemorate the lives lost, SevenDays has a series of events from April 12-18 open to the public. The events and each day’s theme, from “love” ...Continue Reading