PBS Digital Studios examines the sight of the famous painter who was half-honeybee. Claude Monet had a very unique eye, and it can teach us a bit about the science of vision.
Ruckus: April 24, 2014 VIDEO
This week, Mike Shanin and the Ruckettes discuss how recent violence in the metro impacts the city's image, the Kansas Board of Regents' social media policy, Rex Sinquefield's influence on Missouri politics and Michael Bloomberg's Everytown for Gun Safety program. Related Articles: Kansas City is living down to its high-crime reputation Kansas regents stick with social media policy for universities Kansas City officials: Missouri investor trying to rekindle business border war Voters, not big-money donors, still have the final say in politics NRA members need to step up on ending gun violence
Thanks to all the KCPT members who joined us at special concerts and events this spring. Find your photos below to download, print and share. Visit KCPT's events calendar for more opportunities to enjoy world class arts and entertainment from the best seats in the house.
The pale white walls and beige cloth desk chair pretty much sum up the decor of the medical director’s office at the Shared Care Free Clinic of Jackson County in Independence. Yet just inside the doorway, underneath a seat for visitors, sit two bundles of fluorescently colored socks. The director, Dr. Bridget McCandless, keeps the ankle-highs there because some people come in sockless. For patients like Andrea Squires, 44, of Grandview, McCandless epitomizes the type of care provided at the clinic, which is scheduled to close in July after nearly a decade and a half of caring for uninsured adults…
Are you more of a tycoon or a trendsetter? Do you prefer perfume or profit margins? Take the Mr. Selfridge personality quiz and find out which of the series' beloved characters you're most like. Then share your results with friends and fans! Mr. Selfridge Season 2 airs Sundays, March 30-May 18, 2014 on MASTERPIECE.
Choreographer Matthew Bourne’s Sleeping Beauty marks the choreographer’s return to the music of Tchaikovsky to complete his acclaimed reinterpretations of the composer’s trio of masterworks that began in 1992 with Nutcracker! and followed in 1995 with Swan Lake. This timeless fairy tale about a princess cursed to sleep for a hundred years was adapted into a ballet by Tchaikovsky and choreographer Marius Petipa in 1890. In a highly theatrical production, Bourne takes this date as his starting point, setting the story at the height of the fin de siècle epoch when fairies, vampires and decadent opulence fed the gothic imagination.…