KCPT, The Center for Investigative Reporting (CIR) and Kansas City’s The Living Room Theater present “StoryWorks KC,” a project that will explore and bring to the stage the story of the 1988 explosion in south Kansas City that caused the tragic deaths of six Kansas City firefighters. The production is inspired by the Kansas City ...Continue Reading
The ‘Help Wanted’ sign goes out in Jackson County for a new leader. That after Mike Sanders abruptly calls it quits after serving nine years as county executive. Also on this Friday, Jan. 8 edition of Kansas City Week in Review at 7:30pm and the rebroadcast Sunday at 11am: One is too many. But 109? We ...Continue Reading
As part of a collaboration between KCPT, The Center for Investigative Reporting (CIR) and Kansas City’s The Living Room Theater, playwright Michelle T. Johnson and KCPT’s Hale Center for Journalism Pulitzer-prize winning journalist Mike McGraw teamed up to create StoryWorks KC: Justice in the Embers, an exploration of the 1988 explosion in south Kansas City that caused the tragic ...Continue Reading
Finding love can be hard enough for anyone, but for those with an autism spectrum disorder, the challenges may seem overwhelming. The disorder can jeopardize the core characteristics of a successful relationship — communication and social interaction. Filmed in a highly personal style, Matt Fuller’s Autism in Love offers a warm and stereotype-shattering look at ...Continue Reading
In time for New Year’s parties — and the Downton Abbey premiere of the sixth and final season this coming Sunday — Doug Frost, a KC-based wine consultant and writer, has outlined for us the whys and hows of proper decanting. Because Downton Abbey takes great pains to reflect a truthful portrayal and the lives and times of its characters, ...Continue Reading
Hear gripping, first-hand accounts of women who escaped the brutal reign of ISIS. This hard-hitting film from FRONTLINE explores the lives of women who were held as sex slaves, the people who saved them and women who endured—and also enforced—ISIS’ harsh rules.