Carrying forth the spirit of Jackie Robinson, Kansas City’s new Urban Youth Baseball Academy aims to make the joys of the game more accessible to inner city kids. In these two videos, representatives from MLB, the Royals, the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum and the Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater KC’s RBI program weigh in ...Continue Reading
Mike Shanin interviews Bob Kendrick, president of the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum, about the new Ken Burns Jackie Robinson documentary and the Kansas City Urban Youth Academy. Then, Mary O’Halloran, Patrick Tuohey, Terry Riley and Steve Glorioso discuss the results of the e-tax renewal, Steve Rose’s concerns for the future of Johnson County, and Donald ...Continue Reading
Friday, April 8th, 2016 at 7:30 pm and the rebroadcast Sunday at 11 am This week most parts of the metro went to the polls to vote in local elections. In Kansas City, Missouri, voters overwhelmingly support renewing the earnings tax. In fact, all over the metro, bond and tax elections in cities and in school ...Continue Reading
What are the physical properties of wine that turns a liquid into a complex variety of aromas and flavors? How does a winemaker influence the creation and development of these chemical compounds? Wine consultant & writer Doug Frost holds both Master Sommelier and Master of Wine titles. He demystifies wine and explores its creation in ...Continue Reading
Ahead of the broadcast premiere of Ken Burns’ new four-hour documentary about Jackie Robinson, KCPT and the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum hosted a special sneak peek of the film at the Gem Theater on April 1. Sarah Burns and David McMahon, who wrote, co-produced and co-directed Jackie Robinson, Skyped in from Brooklyn, New York for ...Continue Reading
PBS KIDS Explore the Outdoors begins 4/11 with new episodes of Ready Jet Go!, Wild Kratts, and Nature Cat; plus find games and activities to engage the entire family in outdoor exploration at pbskids.org/outdoors.