Austin City Limits presents Austin’s Gary Clark Jr. as he plays songs from his album The Story of Sonny Boy Slim. Rocking Australian singer/songwriter Courtney Barnett performs tunes from her LP Sometimes I Sit and Think, and Sometimes I Just Sit.
On the next SciTech Now: A wearable device and app, created in Overland Park, tracks basketball shot attempts while giving real-time results. We sit down with George Guastello at Union Station regarding their recent Edgie Award…. And can plants grow in space? Thanks to a recent experiment performed in the international space station, there may ...Continue Reading
Kansas City may be all about the Royals right now, but our area arts and cultural institutions are getting in on the act with the Kansas City Symphony and the KC Library finding creative ways to make themselves relevant when everyone in this town is focused on one thing: baseball! As city leaders proclaim the ...Continue Reading
Following the close of the first Board meeting of FY 2016, Paula Kerger, PBS President and Chief Executive Officer, announced the results of the recent PBS Board elections. “PBS is tremendously fortunate to have such a dedicated and talented group of professionals to guide our enterprise,” said Ms. Kerger. “As the PBS system builds on ...Continue Reading
American ballet companies can depend on performances of The Nutcracker to generate up to 40 percent of their annual ticket revenues, so the pressure is on for the Kansas City Ballet. This week, we check the progress of the new sets, costumes and choreography for the Kansas City Ballet’s all new production of the holiday ...Continue Reading
For weeks, the world’s eyes have been fixed on the tens of thousands of refugees fleeing war-torn Syria for Europe. But what is life like for those left behind? FRONTLINE correspondent Martin Smith goes “Inside Assad’s Syria” to report from government-controlled areas as war rages, with on-the-ground reporting and firsthand accounts from Syrians caught in ...Continue Reading