Rosanne Cash, Edie Brickell, Paul Simon, Alison Krauss, Raul Malo, Neil Young and more pay tribute to singer and songwriter Willie Nelson, the 2015 recipient of the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song. Nelson’s lyrics give voice to America’s heartland and his music pushes genre boundaries. If you’re hoping to catch Willie Nelson ...Continue Reading
Acknowledging that Kansas City is still divided along racial lines, Our Divided City takes the audience into the story of the high rates of violent crime in the segregated black community east of Troost Avenue and asks whether enough is being done to make its neighborhoods safe. A spotlight is shone on a new alliance that includes law enforcement ...Continue Reading
President Barack Obama delivered his final State of the Union address Tuesday, looking ahead to America’s future. Visit the PBS NewsHour web site for complete coverage of last night’s address.
“If it’s wearing a pink hat and a red nose, and it plays a guitar upside down, I will go and look at it.” Longtime record executive and the author of Off The Record Joe Smith interviews David Bowie on Ziggy Stardust in this animated archive from Blank on Blank:
KCPT brings you an hour of the best of in-studios and interviews heard on The Bridge —and Kansas City’s new local music show, Eight One Sixty with Chris Haghirian — alongside works from local filmmakers and features on arts and culture in Kansas City. Bridge TV is a new way to discover and enjoy live ...Continue Reading
KCPT, The Center for Investigative Reporting (CIR) and Kansas City’s The Living Room Theater present “StoryWorks KC,” a project that will explore and bring to the stage the story of the 1988 explosion in south Kansas City that caused the tragic deaths of six Kansas City firefighters. The production is inspired by the Kansas City ...Continue Reading