Thanks to all the KCPT members who joined Chris Isaak at KCPT’s exclusive meet and greet on August 22, 2014. Your support helps bring artists like this to Kansas City. Find your photo below to download, print and share!
“Forever Young” is a celebration of objects for the young and the young at heart. As the show’s lovingly preserved appraisals prove, it’s not only toys and teddy bears that capture the spirit of youth. Highlights include original art for a Dr. Seuss lunchbox; a child’s shoe autographed by Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig; and ...Continue Reading
POV: Big Men VIDEO
Over five years, director Rachel Boynton and her cinematographer film the quest for oil in Ghana by Dallas-based Kosmos. The company develops the country’s first commercial oil field, yet its success is quickly compromised by political intrigue and accusations of corruption. As Ghanaians wait to reap the benefits of oil, the filmmakers discover violent resistance ...Continue Reading
TOPEKA — Experts say powerful antipsychotic drugs — sometimes given in combination — are used too much and often inappropriately as “chemical restraints” or sedatives to control the behavior of Kansas nursing home residents suffering from Alzheimer’s or other dementias, and that efforts to curb the practice so far are showing weak results compared with other ...Continue Reading
Video by Lindsey Foat, story by Caitlin Cress The national high school dropout rate is around 6 percent, according to the National Center for Education Statistics. When it comes to the children of migrant agricultural workers, that number is closer to 43 percent, according to a study published on the Education Resources Information Center website. ...Continue Reading
After a summer spent working with preschool and early elementary literacy programs like Super Why! Summer Reading Camp and The Electric Company Summer Reading Program, we’re ready for a new school year with new opportunities for teaching and learning. Developed to accompany the Martha Speaks television series, Martha Speaks Reading Buddies will be helping students in 14 area elementary schools to ...Continue Reading