"The Rocket" winds through the mountains of northern Laos, the contemporary drama carrying a touch of fable and a powerful sense of place.
Astronomer Carl Sagan become Mr. Science for a generation after his 1980 series, "Cosmos," took audiences on a groundbreaking TV journey through the universe.
She will take the helm of the program that replaced Walt Bodine's long-running show on the public station at 89.3 FM. Kaufmann worked alongside Bodine from 2008 to 2010.
We give you the highlights and the lowlights of Juan Pablo's escapades as he wooed Ferrell and the rest of the women.
British author Tessa Hadley uses intimate narration to bring fresh insight to everyday moments of a woman who grows youth to middle age.
International DJ-producer Steve Angello is giving away his record label's entire catalog with the help of Google Play.
Even if "Top Chef" cooking shows are on your DVR ignore list, Joseph Levy's touching documentary "Spinning Plates" is worth your while.
Despite the sunshine, gentle breezes and placid waters, something wicked this way comes in "Stranger by the Lake," French filmmaker Alain Guiraudie's tantalizingly erotic fable of love, passion and death.
"Jayhawkers" is not a biography of Wilt Chamberlain. He's not so much a character as a lens through which local filmmaker Kevin Willmott offers a creative and intriguing look at Lawrence in the 1950s.
Police video of Justin Bieber giving a urine sample for a drug test after his arrest on driving under the influence and other charges was released by prosecutors Thursday, with sensitive portions blacked out as ordered by a judge.
The Kansas City Symphony presented a robust program of nationalistic flavor in Helzberg Hall on Friday night, conducted by music director Michael Stern. Virtuosic performances ranged through the ensemble, along with a passionate presence from guest soloist Joshua Bell.
Ke$ha is out of rehab for an eating disorder.
In the world of children's literature, not everything ends happily ever after. After 18 years of hosting the DNA LitFest, a popular children's literature festival at Rockhurst University and the Plaza Library, the Reading Reptile in Brookside has canceled this year's event.
Story of unexpected Christmas truce leads Kansas City Lyric's new season.
Watch college athletes compete in the MIAA Basketball Tournament, revel at the cars in the KC Auto Show or listen to the Kansas City Chorale this weekend in Kansas City.
"True Detective," the runaway HBO hit about two Louisiana cops chasing an elusive evil for two decades, wraps up its first season Sunday. Rustin Cohle (Matthew McConaughey) and his old partner Marty Hart (Woody Harrelson) are all set to nail down at least one part of whatever awfulness is coming.
Did someone say "Kansas Day at the White House?" Because that's kind of what it looked like Thursday when Melissa Etheridge and Janelle Monae appeared with first lady Michelle Obama.
In the tradition of thrillers about unassuming acquaintances who turn out to be deadly ("Misery," "Fatal Attraction") comes "Repentance," a movie of modest means that nevertheless offers a fairly cohesive story and at least one standout performance.
Queen will embark on a summer tour with Adam Lambert as its frontman.
Police in suburban Atlanta have apprehended a woman they say was found sleeping in a bedroom at a home rented by pop star Justin Bieber.
Director Steven Eubank and a young, vibrant cast serve up a lively production of a vintage rock musical with "Godspell."
Sheila MacRae , a veteran stage, film and TV performer best known for playing Alice Kramden in the 1960s re-creation of "The Honeymooners", has died. She was 92.
They're baa-aack. Again.
Lindsey Martin-Bowen finds inspiration in many places, from past literature to the name of a local car repair shop.
Rust Belt essays explore quest for identity and the delight of doing things the 'hard way' in Akron, Ohio.
With its cartoonish digital presentation matched only by its ultra-violence, "Empire" proves that no decapitation can be too slow and no disemboweling too implied.
Spring marks the annual arrival of new books on America's pastime, and this year's crop comes in many flavors, and several feature players with Kansas City ties.
It's not any more clever than the TV series (which holds up quite well -- thank you, YouTube); it is, however, way slicker.
We loved the job that he and Tara Lapinksi did at the Olympics in Sochi. But apparently Johnny Weir was embroiled in a domestic violence issue at the time.
Rapper Lil' Boosie has been released from the Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola, where he had been serving an eight-year sentence on drug charges.