American ballet companies can depend on performances of The Nutcracker to generate up to 40 percent of their annual ticket revenues, so the pressure is on for the Kansas City Ballet. This week, we check the progress of the new sets, costumes and choreography for the Kansas City Ballet’s all new production of the holiday ...Continue Reading
For weeks, the world’s eyes have been fixed on the tens of thousands of refugees fleeing war-torn Syria for Europe. But what is life like for those left behind? FRONTLINE correspondent Martin Smith goes “Inside Assad’s Syria” to report from government-controlled areas as war rages, with on-the-ground reporting and firsthand accounts from Syrians caught in ...Continue Reading
Follow scientists in as they uncover “deviant” burials dating back to medieval England, pointing to a belief that the dead could rise from their graves. Predating Eastern European legend, these discoveries force a re-examination of modern vampire lore. Secrets of the Dead: Vampire Legend
Composer and performer Danny Elfman descends on Lincoln Center with a symphony orchestra and choir, led by conductor John Mauceri, as well as a colorful assortment of Tim Burton fans. This unique episode arrives just in time for Halloween and captures all the excitement of this cultural invasion, climaxing in wildly entertaining performances of Elfman’s ...Continue Reading
Phil searches for the city’s best tapas and gets a lesson in the art of slicing jamon, one of Spain’s most prized culinary exports in the latest episode of I’ll Have What Phil’s Having.
Thanks to all the KCPT members who joined us at special concerts and events this month, including great performances from Jesse Cook and Celtic Woman. Find your photos below to download, print, and share, and visit KCPT’s events calendar for more opportunities to enjoy world class arts and entertainment from the best seats in the house.