An eye for the storm VIDEO
Since the moment Stephen Locke photographed a thunderstorm rolling across the Flint Hills in 1989, he’s been obsessed with capturing the power and beauty of weather systems. More than twenty-five years later, Locke spends six to nine months of the year racing from storm to storm creating timelapse videos of the super-cell thunderstorms that are ...Continue Reading
This week, we take you to the Kansas School of Classical Ballet where Juan Trujillo and Stefani Schrimpf develop young dancers and condition them for the demands of the art. Producer Julie Denesha introduces us to a photographer with an eye for the storm. The Stowers Institute is the spot for our next installment of ...Continue Reading
Over the past few years, great strides have been made in understanding how to rescue and rehabilitate orphaned wildlife. But as this documentary from Nature shows, success often comes down to the efforts of individuals at animal rescue centers around the world who devote their lives to saving these vulnerable creatures, getting them back on their ...Continue Reading
Kansas City-area voters could be in for a confusing run of ballot issues in the second half of 2016 – all of which have the potential to hit them in the pocketbook. Three separate plans would raise taxes to pay for youth-related services. Learning Curve outlines these plans and talks with organizers about the difficulties of differentiating these plans for voters and the challenge presented by a crowed ballot full of tax-hike proposals.
Set in a subtropical paradise during the twilight era of the British Empire, Indian Summers explores the collision of the ruling class English with their Indian subjects, and the intricate game of power, politics, and passion that ensues. Julie Walters (Harry Potter, Oscar® nominee for Billy Elliot and Educating Rita) stars as Cynthia Coffin, the ...Continue Reading
Join moderator Gwen Ifill for a town hall meeting that explores the many issues propelled into public discourse after a white gunman shot and killed nine African-America parishioners in Charleston’s Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in June 2015. Engage with other viewers and learn more about the town hall at PBS’s interactive home for the special.