Enroll today and expand your knowledge! PBS TeacherLine’s high-quality, graduate-level courses offer PreK-12 educators online professional development in convenient, collaborative, and flexible online format. Choose from a variety of courses to help sharpen your skills and accelerate your career. Spring courses start on Wednesday, March 28 so don’t delay.
Saturday, May 5, KCPT partcipated in Teacher Appreciation Day at the Kansas City Zoo. The Zoo, in partnership with the Kansas City Environmental Educators Network (KCEEN), hosted this special day to honor teachers. Teachers were treated to a complimentary day at the zoo with unlimited train, tram and carousel rides. Booths were set up around the zoo providing information and giveaways. KCPT enjoyed visiting with all the teachers that stopped by.
KCPT filmed TEDxKC at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts on August 28, 2012. This sold-out event featured ten diverse presenters focusing on the theme “The Long View.” The program airs as part of SCREENtime: TV By, For, and About the Heartland, and is a two-part hour-long, condensed, TV-friendly version designed to stimulate even more of what TED organizers call “conversations that matter.”
Nationally, TED (Technology, Entertainment and Design) is an annual event where some of the world’s leading thinkers and doers share what they are most passionate about. TED has created TEDx, a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together. At TEDxKC, video and live speakers will combine to spark deep iscussion and connection.
Julián Zugazagoitia – “The Taste of Art” – The director of The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art discusses how museums can be rediscovered as an oasis of authenticity where we explore the world’s complexity and our own identities.
Samuel Arbeson – “The Half-Facts of Life” – Knowledge in most fields evolves systematically
and predictably, and this evolution unfolds in a fascinating way that can have a powerful impact
on our lives.
Jeff Carter – “Extreme Identity” - Explore a radical view of privacy, transparency and digital
John Gerzema – “The Athena Doctrine” – Learn how the most innovative people are deploying feminine strengths and values to recover from economic and social crisis and create a more
John Jantsch – “Rethinking Commitment” – Jantsch suggests the foundation for a more potent
entrepreneur success model.
Janine Shepherd – “You Are Not Your Body” – What would it mean to have your life dramatically altered and your body irrevocably damaged? Who would you be then?
Friday, November 9, 09:00 pm on 19.1 HD
Friday, November 9, 10:00 pm on 19.1 HD
Wednesday, November 14, 03:00 pm on 19.2
Wednesday, November 14, 09:00 pm on 19.2
Thursday, November 15, 01:00 pm on 19.2
Thursday, November 15, 02:00 pm on 19.2
Thursday, November 15, 07:00 pm on 19.2
Thursday, November 15, 08:00 pm on 19.2
Friday, November 16, 01:00 am on 19.2
Friday, November 16, 02:00 am on 19.2
In a week where our nation pays tribute to Dr. King and his accomplishments in the struggle for civil rights, preparations are also underway for an annual event which tackles similar issues in a most unusual and dramatic way.
It’s the Störling Dance Theater’s production of Underground, inspired by activities along the Underground Railroad. The company’s artistic director, Mona Störling-Enna may come from Finland, but working with a team based out of the Culture House in Olathe, Underground emerges to tell a very American tale.
Canada’s multi-platinum vocal group The Tenors, featuring Clifton Murray, Fraser Walters, Remigio Pereira and Victor Micallef, are back with their highly anticipated second studio album, Lead With Your Heart. This 12-track studio album includes a bonus track “Nessun Dorma” for 13 tracks in all. The recording stretches the boundaries of classical crossover by combining classic songs, modern tunes and Spanish and French world music. From cover features such as Bob Dylan’s “Forever Young” to the inspirational anthem, “Amazing Grace” and one of the most recognizable and heroic Tenor arias, “Nessun Dorma,” the diverse track list features an eclectic mix of pop favorites and classical staples along with new compositions written and co-written by The Tenors.
Friday May 10, 2013 The Midland by AMC 1228 Main St. Kansas City, MO 64105 8:00 pm Show
GLOBAL HEALTH FRONTIERS: FOUL WATER, FIERY SERPENT, the first in a series of public television specials chronicling the devastating illnesses affecting the world’s poor, follows a cast of engaging, passionate characters as they confront the disabling parasitic infection known as guinea worm disease. The film, narrated by Academy Award®-winner Sigourney Weaver, documents the efforts of American health workers and community partners over the course of three years as they track and treat the last-known cases of guinea worm in Ghana and Sudan.
Watch Global Health Frontiers Friday, April 20, 2012 at 10pm.
Testing Milton Friedman revisits some of the basic ideas championed by economist and Nobel laureate Milton Friedman in his 1980 PBS series and bestselling book Free To Choose. This new three-part series, hosted by veteran journalist Emily Rooney with a distinguished panel of two Friedman advocates and two challengers, presents a lively discussion and debate on Friedman’s still-provocative ideas in each of these hour-long programs. In this, the 100th anniversary of Friedman’s birth, special emphasis is placed on the relevance of his ideas in view of the current world economic situation.
Watch all three parts beginning at 1 & 7pm on KCPT2.
MediaShift recently published an article covering the cord-cutting trend and basics on how viewers are watching television using over the air broadcast and the internet.
If you already get your television signal off air, you know that KCPT offers three great channels: KCPT HD (19.1), KCPT2 (Standard Definition regional programming and best of PBS signature series, as well as eclectic independent programming) and KCPT Create® (Standard Definition 24 hour cooking, gardening, travel and arts channel). But did you also know that KCPT’s local programs like Kansas City Week in Review and Check, PLease! Kansas City and PBS full length programs are available to watch online any time?
This three-part series explores improving our social relationships, learning to cope with depression and anxiety and becoming more positive, resilient individuals. Pictured: Bob Shumaker
In these difficult times, we are all struggling to live happier, more fulfilled lives. Happiness can seem elusive with today‘s common personal challenges, ranging from everyday stresses and difficulties at home, at work or at school, to more clinical conditions including depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress or other conditions. It‘s often difficult to find the information and support we need. This Emotional Life examines 24 topics, offering videos, articles and blogs, and the opportunity to find local support.
This Emotional Life
Watch Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday Aug. 29-31, 2011 at 8pm on KCPT2.