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, …
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 …
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 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 …
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 @ 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 …
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 @ 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 …
Jun 8 @ 2:00 pm – 5:30 pm Plexpod
Join the Emmy-winning producer and host of tasteMAKERS, Cat Neville, for a live culinary experience celebrating the flavor of Kansas City’s culinary scene. The live show will screen segments from the Kansas City episode and …
Jun 29 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Union Station Extreme Screen
Get a sneak peek of the three-part PBS American Experience series Chasing the Moon with KCPT and Union Station. Science City educators will facilitate science experiments for kids at heart.
Sep 5 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm Gem Theater
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) …
Sep 9 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm Knuckleheads
  Gear up for Ken Burns new documentary series, Country Music, with Kansas City PBS and 90.9 The Bridge at Knuckleheads’ honky-tonk jam session featuring local musicians Dave & Jimmy Nace, Carl Butler and Bobby DeMoss. …
Sep 15 @ 2:00 pm – 5:30 pm Alamo Drafthouse Cinema
We cordially invite you to return to Downton Abbey! Reunite with some of your favorite characters in your favorite castle at KCPT’s exclusive, advance screening of the Downton Abbey movie including an opening reception with a complimentary drink …
Oct 18 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Join KCPT and the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art for a preview of a new American Masters featuring artist Mark Rothko on Friday, Oct. 18 at 6:30 p.m. in the T. Atkins Auditorium. Rothko: Pictures Must Be Miraculous explores the life …
Nov 20 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Arrowhead Stadium
KCPT and Leopold Gallery presents an exploration of regional art at Arrowhead Stadium. The Kansas City Chiefs are excited to share the Arrowhead Art Collection and look forward to celebrating regional art at this exclusive …
Nov 20 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Kansas City Public Library
This is “The Land of Opportunity.”  But many people feel “priced out” of the American Dream. Nearly two years after the Library and KCPT-Kansas City PBS launched an examination of affordable housing in the city, …
Jan 25 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm Don Bosco Senior Center
No Passport Required explores other cultures through the cuisine of America’s thriving immigrant communities. Watch selected scenes from the new season at this special screening. Danielle Lehman of Open Belly podcast will moderate a panel …
Feb 10 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Gem Theater
Celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Negro National League. Join KCPT for a sneak peek screening of “A Century of Change: The Negro Leagues Centennial” in the historic 18th & Vine District where it all …
Feb 23 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm Gem Theater
Join KCPT Kansas City PBS for a special advance preview screening of AMERICAN MASTERS: Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool, which premieres Feb. 25 on Kansas City PBS. Discover the man behind the legend. With full …
Mar 24 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Plexpod Westport Commons | Medallion Theater
The safety of our staff and our community is our top priority. In order to minimize the spread of COVID-19 we have reviewed our upcoming events schedule and in light of the recent ban, by …
Mar 31 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm Kansas City University | Academic Center
The safety of our staff and our community is our top priority. In order to minimize the spread of COVID-19 we have reviewed our upcoming events schedule and in light of the recent ban, by …
May 29 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm Union Station Kansas City
KCPT firmly believes that it is paramount for everyone in our community to pull together and support each other during this challenging time. For the health and safety of our supporters, we have made the …