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 …
Mar 30 @ 7:30 pm Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts
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 …
Apr 3 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm University of Kansas Medical Center, Health Education Building, Rm B102
Set against the backdrop of the physician shortage and opioid epidemic in rural America, The Providers follows three healthcare providers in northern New Mexico. They work at El Centro, a small group of safety-net clinics …
Apr 6 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Mr. & Mrs. F. L. Schlagle Library and Environmental Learning Center
KCPT and the Kansas City, Kansas Public Library invite you to “Explore the Outdoors” this April! Get a sneak peek at new episodes of Wild Kratts (10:30 a.m.) and Nature Cat (11:30 a.m.), go on …
Apr 6 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Plaza Branch - Kansas City Public Library
Nightly news cameras trained on the flames, the looting, and the chaos that gripped Baltimore in the wake of the death of Freddie Gray in April 2015. Filmmaker Marilyn Ness sought, and found, more. Her …
Apr 11 – Apr 19 all-day
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. …
Apr 13 @ 8:30 am – 4:00 pm El Torreon
Inspired by the incredible stories and results seen on “Antiques Roadshow,” KCPT revives its antique and fine art appraisal fair after a four-year hiatus to help you uncover the hidden treasures and dearest heirlooms in …
Apr 13 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Kansas City Zoo
Meet PBS Kids’ lovable 4-year-old, Daniel Tiger. Bring a camera to capture the ugga muggas and then enjoy a spring day at the zoo with your little ones. Register to win a PBS Kids Playtime …
Apr 14 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Kansas City Zoo
Meet PBS Kids’ lovable 4-year-old, Daniel Tiger. Bring a camera to capture the ugga muggas and then enjoy a spring day at the zoo with your little ones. Register to win a PBS Kids Playtime …
Apr 27 @ 8:00 pm Folly Theater
A protégé and friend of the legendary jazz master Dizzy Gillespie, 10-time Grammy Award winner Arturo Sandoval has evolved into one of the world’s most acknowledged jazz trumpeters, as well as a renowned classical artist, …
May 4 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Plaza Branch - Kansas City Public Library
For 15 weeks, from the start of their season to the 2016 Alabama state tournament, the wrestlers at Huntsville’s J.O. Johnson High School endured both the demands of their sport and the trials of life …
May 9 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm KCPT
We all know and expect that each child will be a unique individual and we design our classrooms and our teaching to support and embrace all children. Yet, when it comes to adults, one of …
May 9 @ 8:00 pm Arvest Bank Theatre at The Midland
In “Now You See Them, Soon You Won’t,” comedy legends Steve Martin and Martin Short present new material in a variety of musical sketches and conversations about their iconic careers, most memorable encounters, and of …
May 17 @ 6:30 pm Smoke 'N' Fire
Steven Raichlen, host of the PBS show Steven Raichlen’s Project Smoke, returns to Kansas City with new insight on a cult favorite in the culinary world: brisket. “The Brisket Chronicles” is the definitive handbook to …
May 26 @ 3:00 pm – 10:00 pm Union Station
Celebrate Memorial Day at Union Station with KCPT and the Kansas City Symphony on Sunday, May 26 during the annual Bank of America Celebration at the Station. Make sure to visit KCPT KIDS in the Bayer …