It’s hard to believe that it’s nearly two months since I landed in Kansas City, amidst a sea of blue. I’ve had some great experiences since then, and some troubling ones, too. But I’m feeling overwhelmingly positive about our project. In our planning, we imagined a tag line, or subtitle, that spoke to the city’s ...Continue Reading
In this Next Avenue column, find out why your parents’ advice on solo travel doesn’t apply anymore.
This month, Feast explores the pleasures of handmade confections and gets into the kitchen with four outstanding pastry chefs to uncover the secrets of making perfect peppermint meringue cookies, orange-pistachio torrone, rich brigadeiro and chocolate-dipped marshmallows with toasted coconut. The December episode features Russell’s on Macklind, Brigabon Candy Co., Pastaria by Niche and Natasha’s Mulberry ...Continue Reading
Congress passed legislation on December 18 retroactively extending the charitable IRA rollover for 2015 and makes this provision permanent for future years. If you are 70 ½ or older, you have until December 31st to make a TAX-FREE gift directly to KCPT from your Individual Retirement Account (IRA). It’s a smart way to enjoy tax savings ...Continue Reading
Did you know that KCPT’s K-12 Digital Media services serves more than 75,000 students and 6,500 teachers with classroom interactive content from Learn360 and PBS LearningMedia? We also work in the community on special projects like the Black & Veatch mentoring program and the Martha Speaks Reading Buddies, which pairs area students with resources to help them learn and ...Continue Reading
For celebrity chef Lidia Bastianich there is no place like home – especially at Christmas. In this intimate special, Lidia celebrates her native Italian holiday traditions along with the traditions of six celebrity guests. They share a deliciously diverse dinner, and tell personal stories of hardship and triumphs in America. The melting pot of flavors ...Continue Reading