Examine the Latino experience during a war that placed its heaviest burden on working-class youth and their communities. Framing the documentary are memoirs of two siblings, Everett and Delia Alvarez, who stood on opposite sides of the Vietnam War, one as a POW and the other protesting at home. Visit the film’s website for more ...Continue Reading
Every Tuesday during her lunch hour, Lynn Carlton has a standing appointment with a first-grader at Wendell Phillips Elementary in Kansas City. In addition to her job as an urban planner at HOK, Carlton is a volunteer with the Lead to Read program. On each visit, Carlton takes 30 minutes to work with her reading ...Continue Reading
Thank you to all the KCPT members who joined us at special concerts and events this month, including a great performance from Justin Hayward on September 13 at the Uptown. Find your photos below to download, print, and share. Visit KCPT’s events calendar for more opportunities to enjoy world class arts and entertainment from the best seats in the ...Continue Reading
Due to recent interruptions during American Experience: Walt Disney, we will be re-airing Part 1 next Wednesday, September 23 at 9pm and Part 2 on Thursday, September 24 at 9pm. We apologize that problems with our transmission have affected your ability to enjoy KCPT’s programming. We have identified the problem and we’re working to resolve the issue ...Continue Reading
Costume Designer Holly Hynes and Costume Maker Coco Dupont came to town late in August for a rendezvous with Kansas City Ballet’s Artistic Director Devon Carney and the ballet’s costume shop team. We joined the group as they went to work fitting the in-progress costumes that have been created for Kansas City Ballet's new NUTCRACKER.
One of Kansas City’s most iconic brands is ditching the metro. America’s favorite neighbor, Applebee’s is moving its headquarters to Glendale, California. After a two-week trial in Johnson County, a jury says the anti-Semite who gunned-down three people outside the Jewish Community Center and the Village Shalom retirement facility in Overland Park should be put to ...Continue Reading