On August 19, TEDxKC drew capacity crowds to the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. The annual celebration of ideas worth sharing brought together artists, scientists, innovators and entrepreneurs exploring the theme “question everything.” From the night’s talks and performances, KCPT has created two one-hour programs. Included in Part 1 are inventor James Hobson, computer artist ...Continue Reading
Michael Gambon stars as Winston Churchill in this dramatization of Churchill’s life-threatening stroke. Set during the summer months of 1953 Churchill—now Prime Minister for the second time and in his late 70’s—suffers a life-threatening stroke, which is kept secret from the world. Told from the viewpoint of his young Nurse, Millie Appleyard, the drama follows ...Continue Reading
Black Ballerina VIDEO
Black Ballerina is a story of passion, opportunity, heartbreak and triumph of the human spirit. Set in the overwhelmingly white world of classical dance, it tells the stories of several black women from different generations who fell in love with ballet. Sixty years ago, while pursuing their dreams of careers in classical dance, Joan Myers Brown, ...Continue Reading
PBS KIDS has some great resources to help make back-to-school a smooth and enjoyable transition for both kids and parents. Get a BTS checklist and help with school lunches from PBS Parents, plus watch a week of new BTS-themed episodes from Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood on KCPT.
Families with kids of all ages stepped inside KCPT’s production trailer at the 2016 Touch-A-Truck event at the Overland Park Convention Center. PBS KIDS’ Arthur made an appearance to an excited crowd. A “swag” table was stocked with Flatland colored pencils, KCPT crayons, PBS Kids program schedules for KCPT viewers, The Bridge magnets, The Cat in ...Continue Reading
In this cultural mecca we call Kansas City, few things are as satisfying as having the opportunity to tell the stories of the creators, storytellers and craftsmen that make this such an exceptional place to live. In the 36 episodes so far, we’ve brought stories ranging from the Kansas City Ballet’s new Nutcracker to storm ...Continue Reading