Ken Burns’s seven-part documentary weaves the stories of Theodore, Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, three members of one of the most prominent and influential families in American politics. The 14-hour series marks the first time their individual stories have been woven into a single narrative. The series will air for seven consecutive nights beginning Sunday, September ...Continue Reading
This week, Kansas Governor Sam Brownback and his Democratic opponent Paul Davis shared the stage for the first time in a debate at the Kansas State Fair in Hutchinson. It was a lively, contentious exchange. But how many of the candidates claims were true? Working feverishly behind the scenes this week to check the facts: Prof. Bob ...Continue Reading
A bonus clip from James McNeill Whistler: A Case for Beauty.
The Broadmoor Bistro serves a gourmet dinner on Wednesday nights. Four courses, selected by diners from a small, carefully constructed menu of locally sourced dishes, can be purchased for only $30. Menu items like duck liver, heirloom tomato gazpacho, crawfish and sweet potato tempura would not be out of place at any fine dining restaurant ...Continue Reading
Remember a world without cars, trains, or buses? It may seem like a bygone era, but for some it is a modern reality. Islands Without Cars is a series of half-hour programs exploring remote islands that have kept a well-worn foot in the past by restricting or altogether forbidding the use of motorized vehicles. This series ...Continue Reading
The 2014-2015 season of Community Cinema kicks off this Saturday with “MAKERS: Women in Hollywood.” As part of the MAKERS series, which celebrates trailblazing women, “Women in Hollywood” spotlights the roles ladies have played in front of and behind the camera. Kansas City Women in Film and Television is co-sponsoring the screening, and some its ...Continue Reading