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
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.
What about _________? Could you investigate __________? What’s up with ___________? Got a question about Kansas City, the region or the people who live here? Anything you’ve always wondered about, found peculiar or downright confusing? Share your questions with KCPT’s curiousKC. How does it work? After you share a question, KCPT producers and editors ...Continue Reading
The Kansas City Public Library‘s Director of Reader Services and Downton devotee Kaite Stover shares her top five titles to get you ready for the final season of Downton Abbey. It’s 1925 and we’re about to bid a fond farewell to one of our favorite British families. We’ve followed them through more than ten years ...Continue Reading
It’s hard to believe that it’s nearly two months since I landed in Kansas City, amidst a sea of blue. I’ve had some great experiences since then, and some troubling ones, too. But I’m feeling overwhelmingly positive about our project. In our planning, we imagined a tag line, or subtitle, that spoke to the city’s ...Continue Reading