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Month: November 2013

P Buckley Moss: The Lady Behind the Brush

The facets of her art and the seasons of her life are captured in this special documentary P. BUCKLEY MOSS: THE LADY BEHIND THE BRUSH, which follows Pat’s life story with archival photos and video, along with interviews with her family, close associates, and P. Buckley Moss Society and Foundation officers. P BUCKLEY MOSS will air on Monday, December 2 at 7 p.m. on KTWU-HD, Digital Channel 11.1. P. Buckley Moss is one of America’s most prized living artists. An alumna of New York’s prestigious Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art, Pat Moss is a formally educated and accomplished artist, highly regarded by academics and collectors alike. Her art is represented in over 200 galleries worldwide. Having achieved success, she devotes a great deal of her time and effort to helping others. Donations of P. Buckley Moss art have raised over four million dollars for worthy charities. The P. Buckley Moss Foundation for Children’s Education is devoted to promoting the use of art in the classroom, especially as a means to teach children with learning...

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HARVEY GIRLS: Opportunity Bound!

America’s tales of taming the Wild West rarely include women. But in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, more than 100,000 pioneering young women left their homes to work in the restaurants of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe depots. See this exploration of the lives, experiences and contributions of these women who were the face of the Fred Harvey Restaurant empire. HARVEY GIRLS: OPPORTUNITY BOUND airs on KTWU-HD, Digital Channel 11.1, on  Sunday, November 24, at 7...

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CAROL BURNETT: The Mark Twain Prize for American Humor

Carol Burnett — comedic icon and all-around performing legend — is the guest of honor when the comedy world convenes to toast this year’s recipient of the Kennedy Center’s Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. The all-star cast includes Julie Andrews, Lucie Arnaz, Tony Bennett, Tim Conway, Tina Fey, Rashida Jones, Vicki Lawrence, Amy Poehler, Maya Rudolph, Martin Short and Rosemary Watson. The program features comedic highlights from Burnett’s half-century in show business. The program airs on Sunday, November 24, 7 PM, on KTWU-HD, Digital Channel...

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CONDUCTING HOPE Prison Choir Doc Has National TV Premiere on KTWU

CONDUCTING HOPE is a documentary film that tells the story of the inmates at Lansing Correctional Facility who make up the “East Hill Singers”, the only secular prison choir in the country allowed to perform outside prison walls. Through the power of music, can we reduce the nation’s shockingly high rate of recidivism by building inmates’ self-esteem and giving them hope? CONDUCTING HOPE premieres on KTWU on  Thursday, November 7, at 7 PM on Digital Channel 11.1. KTWU has distributed this program nationwide and it will air on PBS stations during the month of...

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Bid Dollar Donations Highlight This Year’s KTWU LIGHTS, CAMERA, AUCTION 2013

Donations to KTWU Lights, Camera, Auction 2013! with values of $1000 or more are again a highlight of the upcoming  broadcast. This weekend, November 8 – 10, hundreds of items donated by local merchants and national sponsors will be auctioned off in support of local public television. Lights, Camera, Auction 2013! will be broadcast on KTWU-HD, Digital Channel 11.1. On the final night, Sunday, November 10, beginning at 7 p.m., Lights, Camera, Auction 2013! offers up the most expensive donor valued items that have been collected. Many items from far and wide will again take center stage for what has come to be regarded as the most fun evening of the entire auction. This year’s major donor items include: Gary Clarke Safari Party, DeBacker’s Gift Certificates, Sk8away, Skating Event, Gage Bowl — Cyber Bowl Party, Robuck Jewelers, Diamond Bracelet, Ace Computers — Complete Custom Built Computer, Ball Custom Kitchens — $1000 Certificate, Supersonic Music Package, WIBW TV Advertising Package, Ramada Convention Center Package Prairie Band Casino $1000 Package, Faith Roofing – Gasparilla Island Vacation Package, Judith Mackey Oil Painting, Joan Parker Oil Painting, Topeka Antique Dealers Association Shopping Certificates, Topeka Sod Farm, BA Designs – KU Stadium Seats, Machudo Cahones Drum Set, Shawnee Country Club Golfing Experience, American Solutions — “Oklahoma TIme” Brent Learned Painting, Havilland China Collection, Nobility Construction Gift Certificate, 3D – KU Photo Montage Set,...

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