Jan
23
Wed
2019
Jesse Cook @ Arvest Bank Theatre at The Midland
Jan 23 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Jesse Cook @ Arvest Bank Theatre at The Midland | Kansas City | Missouri | United States

“…lightning fast and bright flamenco guitarist…Jesse Cook…is about as seductive, percussive and danceable as this kind of music gets… He sets spirits on high…combines his love for pure pop hooks with artful finger-stylings.” – Jazziz (USA)

We couldn’t agree more about the powerful effect of Jesse Cook’s music and live performance on stage! Cook returns to Kansas City in January 2019 to deliver another energetic performance from his eclectic catalog of music–earning him 11 Juno nominations and one win for the album Free Fall. Known as `that flamenco guy’ to many, Cook notes his guitar styling is much more wide-ranging, as reflected in his 13 albums. Notice of Cook’s particular styling has led to invitations to open for such legends as B.B. King, Ray Charles, and Diana Krall.

Join Kansas City PBS for an evening with Jesse Cook and an opportunity to meet him in person after the show. Call 1-888-203-1747 or complete the form below to make your contribution for your tickets in support of Kansas City PBS! Alternatively, make your donation for Cook’s latest album release, Beyond Borders.

View our seating chart for ticket offer locations.

Feb
9
Sat
2019
The Great British Brunch @ 1900 Building
Feb 9 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
The Great British Brunch @ 1900 Building | Mission Woods | Kansas | United States

Fancy a cuppa? Join us for our annual celebration of British programmes, tea, and trivia at the Great British Brunch!

We’ll recognize the comedies that make us laugh and make room for the dramas and mysteries that we admire—all made possible by donors like you. Bring your best character impressions, don your finest accessories and get in the competitive spirit for this special occasion. A rich variety of tea and brunch fare, both sweet and savory, awaits your presence!

Call 1-888-203-1747 or complete the form below for your ticket to an afternoon of lighthearted fun and fellowship hosted by Nick Haines, KCPT Executive Producer-Public Affairs. Or, make a contribution to KCPT to own the newest season of Doc Martin before it’s premiere on Jan. 5!

KCPT has organized this event in partnership with the 1900 Building.

Feb
11
Mon
2019
The Jazz Ambassadors | Free Screening @ Jenkin and Barbara David Theater, Park University
Feb 11 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
The Jazz Ambassadors | Free Screening @ Jenkin and Barbara David Theater, Park University

In 1956, America announced a new Cold War weapon to combat the U.S.S.R. Jazz musicians like Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, Dizzy Gillespie and Dave Brubeck, along with their racially-integrated bands, would cross the globe to counter negative Soviet propaganda about racial inequality in America. But the unfolding Civil Rights movement back home forced these cultural ambassadors into a moral bind — How could they promote a tolerant image of America abroad when equality remained an unrealized dream? The PBS documentary The Jazz Ambassadors is the untold story of America’s coolest weapon in the Cold War and how jazz musicians fought back, winning Civil Rights a voice on the world stage when it needed one most.

Join Park University, the National Archives at Kansas City and Kansas City PBS for a special free screening of the film in the Jenkin and Barbara David Theater within Alumni Hall on the Park University Parkville Campus at 6 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 11.

Admission is free, but attendees are requested to RSVP here or call (816) 584-6214.

Feb
28
Thu
2019
2019 K-12 Technology Conference: Innovate, Integrate, Motivate Your Classroom @ Kauffman Foundation Conference Center
Feb 28 @ 8:00 am – 3:30 pm
2019 K-12 Technology Conference: Innovate, Integrate, Motivate Your Classroom @ Kauffman Foundation Conference Center

KCPT’s annual K-12 Technology Conference is for teachers, administrators, computer teachers, media specialists, technology coordinators, curriculum directors and anyone interested in the world of education and engaging students. This daylong professional opportunity includes speakers and hands-on learning with more than 20 sessions designed to empower educators with knowledge and strategies for effectively integrating technology in today’s classrooms.

View the Session Listings.

Mar
14
Thu
2019
Making Math an Integral Part of Early Language and Literacy in Your Classroom for Early Childhood Providers @ KCPT
Mar 14 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Making Math an Integral Part of Early Language and Literacy in Your Classroom for Early Childhood Providers @ KCPT | Kansas City | Missouri | United States
Young children’s successful development of early math skills is directly linked to daily opportunities and experiences with language and concepts of math.
Join us to discover strategies to enhance children’s development of skills related to number concepts, number operations, geometry and spatial sense, comparison, measurement and patterns integrated with ongoing early language and literacy development.
Presenter:  Terrell Mann, Pre-K Master Coach
The Literacy Lab

 

Mar
20
Wed
2019
Michael Bublé @ Sprint Center
Mar 20 @ 8:00 pm
Michael Bublé @ Sprint Center | Kansas City | Missouri | United States

After a lengthy absence from the stage, Michael Bublé returns to perform a 27-city U.S. concert tour, including one stop in Kansas City. The four-time Grammy winner recently released his eighth studio album, “love,” which is described as a testament to the healing power of music. With 60 million records sold, five sold-out world tours and a recent star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, Bublé is an extraordinary talent.

Don’t miss the chance to hear Bublé perform renditions of timeless classics with dazzling new arrangements as well as songs from the Great American Songbook. 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 your contribution for Bublé’s newest album, “love,” in CD format.

View our seating chart for KCPT ticket offer locations.

Mar
23
Sat
2019
Nelly Don: The Musical @ Musical Theater Heritage at Crown Center
Mar 23 @ 2:00 pm
Nelly Don: The Musical @ Musical Theater Heritage at Crown Center | Kansas City | Missouri | United States

Nelly Don’s creative genius and personal travails form the musical narrative of the story behind the woman who started the largest garment design and manufacturing company in the world. The musical spans Don’s life from young girl to successful business executive and finally as the “Grande Dame” of daytime fashion. There’s fashion, glamour, and humor all against the backdrop of gorgeous fashions with all new musical compositions.

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 your contribution for the story of Nelly Don in “Nelly Don: A Stitch In Time” in DVD and softcover book formats. View our seating chart for KCPT ticket offer locations.

Tickets provided in partnership with Nelly Don Theatrical, LLC.

Mar
30
Sat
2019
The Manhattan Transfer Meets Take 6 (The Summit) @ Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts
Mar 30 @ 7:30 pm
The Manhattan Transfer Meets Take 6 (The Summit) @ Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts | Kansas City | Missouri | United States

THE SUMMIT: The Manhattan Transfer Meets Take 6 is one of the most unique and thrilling musical collaborations ever assembled. With 20 GRAMMY Awards between them, these two musically iconic groups have joined forces to perform together. Unlike other music co-bills or meetings, The Manhattan Transfer and Take 6 were not content to sing a set and simply join each other for a finale. They have created musical moments on-stage – singing and performing nearly a dozen songs together – during this show. You will experience the creativity, excitement, and renowned performances that only two phenomenal groups can bring to one stage, in-the-moment.

Join KCPT for an exciting night of vocal versatility, style, and genius. Call 1-888-203-1747 or complete the form below to make your contribution for your tickets to witness this much-anticipated collaboration! Alternatively, make a contribution to KCPT for these newly released albums, The Junction by The Manhattan Transfer and Iconic by Take 6.

View our seating chart for KCPT ticket offer locations. Tickets provided in partnership with the Kauffman Center of Performing Arts.


The Manhattan Transfer: Celebrating their 45th anniversary in 2017, The Manhattan Transfer continues to set the standard as one of the world’s greatest and most innovative vocal groups. The four-part harmony group founded by Tim Hauser now consists of Janis Siegel (alto), Alan Paul (tenor), Cheryl Bentyne (soprano), and newcomer Trist Cureless (bass) who replaced Hauser following his passing on October 16, 2014.

Take 6: Recognized as the pre-eminent a cappella group, these six virtuosic voices unite in crystal clear harmony, against a backdrop of syncopated rhythms, innovative arrangements, and funky grooves that bubble into an intoxicating brew of gospel, jazz, R&B, and pop. Currently consisting of Claude McKnight, Mark Kibble, Joel Kibble, Dave Thomas, Alvin Chea and Khristian Dentley.

Apr
11
Thu
2019
Explore Ireland with Kansas City PBS
Apr 11 – Apr 19 all-day
Explore Ireland with Kansas City PBS

Join fellow Kansas City PBS viewers and travelers for the trip of a lifetime to beautiful Ireland in support of KCPT. We’re partnering again with Collette Vacations to explore Ireland’s emerald landscapes in Spring 2019. Spend nine (9) days touring the best of Ireland, including Dublin, Blarney Castle, Killarney, the Cliffs of Moher and more.

Cultivate your curiosity for culture when you hear traditional Irish music and storytelling, visit a famous distillery, kiss the Blarney Stone, drive along the Ring of Kerry, sip an Irish coffee where it was invented and much more! Enjoy your stay at Castlemartyr Resort, a grand manor house, and be treated royally during your stay at Ireland’s iconic Dromoland Castle.

“Elegant Ireland” Tour
April 11 — April 19, 2019

Tour Highlights:

  • Blarney Castle
  • Castlemartyr Resort
  • Cliffs of Moher
  • Dromoland Castle
  • Dublin
  • “Irish Night”
  • Kilkenny farm visit
  • Killarney

Find additional trip details and itinerary for KCPT Elegant Ireland. Don’t miss out. Call Collette at 1-800-581-8942 and reference booking number 892137 for your reservation today.

Apr
13
Sat
2019
KCPT Antiques Appraisal Fair @ El Torreon
Apr 13 @ 8:30 am – 4:00 pm
KCPT Antiques Appraisal Fair @ El Torreon

Inspired by the incredible stories and results seen on “Antiques Roadshow,” KCPT revives its antique appraisal fair after a four-year hiatus to help you uncover the hidden treasures and dearest heirlooms in your home. Our partnership with KC Auction Company has assembled more than 15 appraisers to evaluate items that fall into these categories: Furniture, Fine art, Jewelry, Dolls, Quilts, Sterling silver, and more.

Please note: stamp and coin collections are not permitted.

Choose from our three (3) ticket offers to attend this event in support of Kansas City PBS: 

    • Early Entry Appraisal | 8:30 to 10:30 a.m.
      Three (3) guests allowed to attend with two (2) items per person
    • Morning Appraisal Session | 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
      Two (2) guests allowed to attend with two (2) items per person
    • Afternoon Appraisal Session | 2 to 4 p.m.
      Two (2) guests allowed to attend with two (2) items per person

Call 1-888-203-1747 or complete the form below to make your contribution for your tickets to this highly anticipated event. You can also make a contribution for “Antiques Roadshow” related gifts below.

Event organized in partnership with: KC Auction Company and El Torreon KC, Inc.


About KC Auction Company
The KC Auction & Appraisal staff has a passion for history and a real curiosity in the value of heirlooms and other possessions. When it comes to assessing the value of unique items or a wide-ranging collection, the staff brings close to 50 years of expertise and professional experience necessary to establish a verifiable value for every item in your collection. Services include auctions and appraisals of fine art, antiques, jewelry, complete estates, and large collections.

About El Torreon KC
Affectionately known as Home of the Cowtown Ballroom, the El Torreon building is a stunning part of Kansas City’s history since its opening in 1927. It’s also on the forefront of the revitalization of Midtown Kansas City. This premier event space is the perfect backdrop for weddings, music shows, business gatherings, and open houses.