In this clip from Chicago, Hour 1, Alan Fausel appraises a 1961 painting by the surrealist painter Leonora Carrington. The English-born artist and writer spent most of her adult life in Mexico, where she explored themes of magical realism and alchemy. Since her passing in 2011 at the age of 94, her work has become even more valued.
Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman return as Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson in the acclaimed modern retelling of Arthur Conan Doyle’s classic stories. But now, our heroes find themselves in 1890s London. Beloved characters Mary Morstan (played by Amanda Abbington), Inspector Lestrade (Rupert Graves) and Mrs. Hudson (Una Stubbs) also turn up at 221b Baker Street. Sherlock: ...Continue Reading
Tune in for Halloween episodes from your favorites PBS KIDS programs on KCPT October 26 - 30.
Kansas City Mayor Sly James was scheduled to be in London this week, leading a trade mission to the British capital. The tragic deaths of two local firefighters prompted him to cancel the trip. But this week, Britain comes to Kansas City instead. Just before the Chiefs head to London, sacrificing a home game to play ...Continue Reading
We’re proud to be in this great city at this moment. Today, KCPT and The Bridge staff members teamed up for a group shot of everyone sporting their new #ForeverRoyal blue fan T-shirts (that’s one of our Master Control engineers climbing the building!) We’re rooting for our home team! #TakeTheCrown
For the first major Thomas Hart Benton exhibition in more than 25 years, the Nelson-Atkins has curated nearly 100 works for American Epics: Thomas Hart Benton and Hollywood. Arts Upload gets a look at the exhibit and shares some stories from local folks who spent time with the artist. Also on this edition: Logan Black on his play Bond: A Soldier and ...Continue Reading