The main city hospital in Independence, KS shuts its doors in October and the failure of the state to expand Medicaid is cited as a primary reason. In 2014, Missouri lost $2 billion in federal Medicaid funds that could have supported working families. The failure to expand Medicaid has cost Kansas more than $750 million ...Continue Reading
Each year, thousands of people descend on Kansas City for the annual American Royal World Series of Barbecue. Over two days, more than 170 teams tend their low-and-slow fires in the hope of taking home a trophy. Many enter, few win, and the two-day odyssey is an exhausting, exacting ride. In the November episode of ...Continue Reading
Few have captured the magic of the theatre better than Moss Hart, a poor kid from the Bronx who went on to become a lion of Broadway. Moss Hart, the writer of classic comedies with George S. Kaufman and the director of the original production of “My Fair Lady,” has captivated theater lovers for over ...Continue Reading
Saturday, November 14, 2015 at 11am Plaza Branch, 4801 Main St. In Autism in Love, director Matt Fuller examines the everyday realities of autistic adulthood, showing how the members of this often-misunderstood community cope with the challenge of keeping romance alive over the years. Lenny searches for the perfect woman, Lindsey and David consider the ...Continue Reading
From new gadgets to changing social tides, see signs through the seasons that change is coming to Downton Abbey. The Final Season premieres Sunday, January 3, 2016 at 8pm on MASTERPIECE on KCPT.
The place we know as Kansas used to be covered by a sprawling inland sea. Millions of years ago, countless oysters lived and died there. And it was these oysters that helped shape perhaps the most dramatic feature of the Kansas landscape today. How did massive volcanic eruptions, inland seas, and land bridges pave the ...Continue Reading