As a partner in the national project, Veterans Coming Home, KCPT has created dynamic stories about Kansas City veterans in the community. This collaborative, multi-platform public media project works to tell complex stories about veterans, and bridge the military-civilian divide. A Higher Purpose: KC Veteran Opens Rock Climbing Gym with a Mission When Andrew Potter left the Army in 2014 he ...Continue Reading
Dancing on the Edge VIDEO
Follow a drama about a black jazz band’s experiences in London in the 1930s. Composed of talented musicians, the band achieves success and secures record deals. But tragedy strikes, setting off a chain of events that threatens the band’s survival.
Join 12 amateur bakers in the tent for their first competition. Madeira cake is the Signature challenge. For the Technical, they must duplicate Mary Berry’s frosted walnut cake. Finally, they tackle black forest gateau for the Showstopper. Get recipes, watch clips and full episodes and keep up with the latest challenges at the program web ...Continue Reading
Joshua Oppenheimer’s Oscar®-nominated The Look of Silence tells the incredible story of a man who confronts his brother’s killers and demands they accept responsibility for their part in the Indonesian Suharto regime’s 1965 genocide, which claimed 1 million lives. The film premieres on Monday, June 27 at 9 pm on KCPT. A companion piece to Oppenheimer’s 2013 ...Continue Reading
Leave or remain? That is not one of the questions we’ll be answering on this week’s program. But we’ll be answering so many more, and closer to home. Schools are one of the biggest local headlines as lawmakers return to Topeka to try and fix the school funding issue. But are they any closer to a ...Continue Reading
Dancing on the Edge follows a successful black jazz band, The Louis Lester Band, in 1930s London as they perform for London’s elite class. The group of rising stars, who often perform for the royal family and aristocrats, face social injustices like racism and classism. Tragedy also follows the group’s leader, Louis Lester, as he finds himself to ...Continue Reading