Kansas City won’t be increasing its minimum wage anytime soon. Missouri legislators voted this week to override Governor Jay Nixon’s veto of a bill forbidding local cities from raising the minimum wage above the statewide rate of $7.65 an hour. The Kansas City, Missouri City Council had already approved an ordinance boosting pay for it’s ...Continue Reading
90 on the Clock Flatland, KCPT’s digital magazine, teams up with Startland News to highlight Kansas City’s innovators and entrepreneurs, all in 90 seconds. Catch the series premiere on Wednesday, September 23 with Callie England, creator of Rawxies, an East Bottoms business making raw, vegan, and gluten- and soy-free cookies. The five-part series continues each Wednesday online at ...Continue Reading
Every Tuesday during her lunch hour, Lynn Carlton has a standing appointment with a first-grader at Wendell Phillips Elementary in Kansas City. In addition to her job as an urban planner at HOK, Carlton is a volunteer with the Lead to Read program. On each visit, Carlton takes 30 minutes to work with her reading ...Continue Reading
Thank you to all the KCPT members who joined us at special concerts and events this month, including a great performance from Justin Hayward on September 13 at the Uptown. 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 ...Continue Reading
Due to recent interruptions during American Experience: Walt Disney, we will be re-airing Part 1 next Wednesday, September 23 at 9pm and Part 2 on Thursday, September 24 at 9pm. We apologize that problems with our transmission have affected your ability to enjoy KCPT’s programming. We have identified the problem and we’re working to resolve the issue ...Continue Reading
Costume Designer Holly Hynes and Costume Maker Coco Dupont came to town late in August for a rendezvous with Kansas City Ballet’s Artistic Director Devon Carney and the ballet’s costume shop team. We joined the group as they went to work fitting the in-progress costumes that have been created for Kansas City Ballet's new NUTCRACKER.