Engaging in dialogue with those who are different than us is becoming more and more common and in a world where language continues to evolve, navigating the social landscape is becoming more challenging. Participants will engage in an identity mapping exercise designed to explore the different ways our socialization leads us to view the world and influences how we interact with those similar and different from us. Understanding how we think about and discuss our identities and how our unconscious biases manifest is the first step towards mindfulness and self-awareness.
Presenter: Tabari A. Coleman, MPA
Education Director, ADL Heartland
Have a beautiful day with your friends Daniel Tiger and Katerina Kittycat—from Daytime Emmy® Award-winning PBS Kids program Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood —at Paradise Park. Join us for fun, neighborly activities, giveaways and a Daniel Tiger story time. Register for the chance to win a PBS Kids Playtime Pad. Remember your camera to capture the memories of a special day.
Arrive early to get your time ticket. We have 50 spots per 30-minute time periods on a first-come, first-served basis. Then stay and play or come back at your time to meet Daniel & Katerina!
The Meet & Greet is a FREE. All Paradise Park Attractions are available at regular prices.
In “Supernatural Now,” the three-month concert celebration will commemorate two essential milestones in Rock and Roll Hall of Fame guitarist’s Carlos Santana’s career: the 20th anniversary of the 9-time Grammy Award-winning album, Supernatural and the 50th anniversary of Santana’s famed performance at Woodstock. The setlist will include performances of new tracks from Santana’s newly released EP, In Search of Mona Lisa, as well as tracks from an upcoming full-length album. Santana shares the stage with The Doobie Brothers, known for their roots-based, harmony-laden, guitar-driven rock and roll set, for this event.
Call 1-888-203-1747 or complete the form below to make your contribution for your tickets in support of Kansas City PBS. You can also make a contribution for Santana’s live recording at the House of Blues Las Vegas in 2016, Santana IV, in CD and DVD formats.
View our seating chart for KCPT ticket offer locations. Tickets provided in partnership with Live Nation.
Join your Sesame Street friends for a fun, interactive family festival and stage show, a giant maze, a treasure dig, photo opportunities, sweepstakes, a cookies-and-milk snack station, and more!
Register at Eventbrite for this free event.
Campers will learn about Asimov’s “Laws of Robotics” and applications of robotic technology and make their own “Puppet Robot” to take home in this fun-filled program for students in grades 1-5.
Kansas City PBS and Mid-Continent Public Library, with support from KFKF, will present a sneak peek of the new Ken Burns’ documentary series, Country Music, on Thursday, Aug. 29, at 6:30 p.m. at the Midwest Genealogy Center Community Hall. In addition to the screening, the free event will include a discussion of country music’s greatest songs with author David Cantwell (Merle Haggard: The Running Kind, Heartaches by the Number: Country Music’s 500 Greatest Singles) and musician Scott “Rex” Hobart (Rex Hobart and the Misery Boys) who will also provide musical accompaniment.
Join KCPT, the American Jazz Museum and the Mutual Musicians Foundation for a preview of Ken Burns’ Country Music and a demonstration of country music’s shared roots with blues and jazz by D Black (drums) and Sean Ewbank (banjo). After the program, cross the street to the Mutual Musicians Foundation for a performance by the Mutual Musicians Foundation Quartet led by James Hathaway.
From the Carter Family to Bill Monroe, from Hank Williams, Patsy Cline, and Johnny Cash to Garth Brooks today, a succession of 20th-century performers – stars and lesser-knowns – have laid down the rich, uniquely American soundtrack known as country music. It gets the inimitable Ken Burns treatment in the filmmaker’s new documentary series Country Music, which premieres September 15 on PBS outlets including Kansas City’s KCPT. The Library and KCPT offer a preview screening, plus three short videos exploring Kansas City’s connections to the genre’s history and style. A subsequent discussion is led by local music connoisseur Chuck Haddix, director of the University of Missouri-Kansas City’s Marr Sound Archives and radio host of KCUR’s signature show The Fish Fry, and longtime KFKF radio host and contributor Joy Peterson.