Apr 1 – Nov 1 all-day Midwest Genealogy Center
Inspired by the popular series Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates Jr., Kansas City PBS has partnered with the Midwest Genealogy Center to offer an exclusive opportunity to help you explore incomplete and unknown …
Oct 18 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm Sprint Center
For more than 50 years, the enduring spirit of Fleetwood Mac — and its incredible body of great music — has connected with generations of people all over the world. Fleetwood Mac has sold more …
Oct 20 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm National WWI Museum and Memorial
As part of Veterans Coming Home, KCPT is partnering with Charlie Mike Theatre Company and the National WWI Museum and Memorial on two performances of the play “Women and War” on October 20 and 21. …
Oct 21 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm National WWI Museum and Memorial
As part of Veterans Coming Home, KCPT is partnering with Charlie Mike Theatre Company and the National WWI Museum and Memorial on two performances of the play “Women and War” on October 20 and 21. …
Oct 23 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Lawrence Public Library
The votes are in and it’s time to celebrate The Great American Read! Join Kansas City PBS, Lawrence Public Library and KU Libraries for a grand finale watch party on Tuesday October 23rd at 7pm. …
Oct 24 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm Abe and Jake's Landing
Join us on the dark side of literature, history, classics, theater, and more! The Hall Center for the Humanities presents a one-of-a-kind “science fair for the humanities” Halloween-themed celebration at Abe & Jakes landing in …
Oct 27 @ 7:45 am – 11:45 am Kauffman Conference Center
The care and support of early childhood providers can make a huge difference in the life of a young child. Sesame Street in Communities has developed activities and tips to help children overcome adversity and …
Nov 1 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm Plexpod Westport Commons
Join us for our first of six Facebook Live events as part of Flatland’s new Facebook Live series, “Depth of Field.” Local filmmaker Morgan Cooper moderates a 45-minute conversation with creative Kansas Citians who are …
Nov 3 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Plaza Branch - Kansas City Public Library
The marginalization of Native Americans wasn’t simply a crime of our country’s distant, unenlightened past. The documentary Dawnland chronicles the effort in one state, Maine, to come to terms with a practice that endured through …
Nov 4 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm JCCC Carlsen Center
The Emmy-winning Fab Four is elevated far above every other Beatles tribute band because of its precise attention to detail. With uncanny, note-for-note live renditions of Beatles’ classics, such as “Can’t Buy Me Love,” “Yesterday,” …
Nov 17 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts
It’s off “To the Creature Rescue!” as the Kratt brothers, Martin and Chris, come to life in a classical Wild Kratts story. Through hilarious pratfalls and fantastic animal “wow facts,” the Wild Kratts team rescue …
Nov 18 @ 7:00 pm The Carlsen Center
Celebrating ten years as The Priests, Fathers Eugene O’Hagan, Martin O’Hagan, and David Delargy will again bring together people of all faiths in an uplifting concert this fall. The trio hail from Northern Ireland, where …
Nov 25 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Arvest Bank Theatre at The Midland
NOTE: This concert has been canceled as of 9:30 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 25 due to inclement weather conditions affecting our area with no plans to reschedule at this time. Celtic Thunder returns to Kansas …
Nov 30 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts
Having performed more than 1000 concerts around the world, The Texas Tenors return to the Kansas City stage with new music from their first studio album in four years, RISE. This album has gathered multiple …
Dec 8 @ 2:00 pm The Carlsen Center
Let’s get Hip to the Holidays, as Under the Streetlamp celebrates with a joyous performance of your favorite holiday tunes plus songs from the American Radio Songbook. Oh, what fun it is to dance in the aisles …
Dec 26 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm Sprint Center
Trans-Siberian Orchestra (TSO) returns to Kansas City with its highly-anticipated 2018 winter tour, marking the band’s 20th consecutive year of touring. TSO’s annual winter multi-sensory extravaganza, which sells out venues year after year, has cemented …
Dec 26 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm Sprint Center
Trans-Siberian Orchestra (TSO) returns to Kansas City with its highly-anticipated 2018 winter tour, marking the band’s 20th consecutive year of touring. TSO’s annual winter multi-sensory extravaganza, which sells out venues year after year, has cemented …
Jan 10 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Plaza Branch - Kansas City Public Library
Efforts to marginalize Native Americans and their culture could not diminish their transformational impact on popular music, from the Delta blues and jazz to present-day hip-hop. Native artists such as electric guitar pioneer Link Wray, …
Jan 10 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm KCPT
S.T.E.M-based curriculum brings forth creativity in the child. Adding the A helps build the foundation of science-related knowledge, using the arts to encourage children to express their ideas in a wide variety of creative ways. …
Jan 23 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm Arvest Bank Theatre at The Midland
“…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 …
Feb 9 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm 1900 Building
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 …
Feb 9 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm Strange Days Brewing Company
Join Kansas City PBS and Strange Days Brewing Company for a watch party of the acclaimed documentary about PBS pioneer Fred Rogers, “Won’t You Be My Neighbor?” on Saturday, Feb. 9 from 6:30 to 9 …
Feb 11 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm 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 …
Feb 28 @ 8:00 am – 3:30 pm 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 …
Mar 13 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm Plaza Branch - Kansas City Public Library
For over 30 years, Fred Rogers was beamed daily into homes across America where he and his cast of puppets and friends spoke simply and directly to young children about some of life’s weightiest issues. …
Mar 14 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm Bruce R. Watkins Center & Museum
Join Kansas City PBS, the Midwest Genealogy Center and the Bruce R. Watkins Cultural Center and Museum for special screening and discussion of the groundbreaking series Finding Your Roots. Local experts will talk about resources, …
Mar 14 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm KCPT
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 …
Mar 20 @ 6:00 pm Kansas City Public Library Plaza Branch
A sprawling field of mayoral candidates. Less than two weeks to sort them out. Nearing Kansas City’s April 2 primary, the leading candidates to succeed outgoing Mayor Sly James gather for a public forum soliciting …
Mar 20 @ 8:00 pm Sprint Center
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 …
Mar 23 @ 2:00 pm Musical Theater Heritage at Crown Center
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 …