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Emily Fisher Mon, 10/03/2022 - 12:41

KPR's holiday jazz concert, Big Band Christmas, is making a return for the first time since 2019!

Emily Fisher Thu, 09/29/2022 - 14:29

Here at KPR we can't wait for Halloween, and we're celebrating with a night of spooky sci-fi epics! Join us during Virtual Cinema a Go-Go on October 28, at 7 p.m., for a screening of The Brain Eaters (1958) and The Brainiac (1962). Sign up for access credentials to our virtual screening at the link here.

Emily Fisher Thu, 09/29/2022 - 13:44

Join Kansas Public Radio on November 4 at 7:30 p.m. at the

Emily Fisher Thu, 09/15/2022 - 00:00

Kansas Public Radio began our first day on the air as KANU on September 15, 1952, and this year we celebrate the 70th anniversary of the station that has brought you the music, news, and entertainment you've known and loved for seven decades. Help us commemorate this special milestone with a year of exciting events! And be sure to check out our new, limited-edition 70th anniversary merchandise in the KPR Online Store at the link here.

KPR Staff Wed, 09/07/2022 - 00:00

This is a big moment for all of us who love public radio: September 15 marked the 70th anniversary of Kansas Public Radio's (KANU) first on-air broadcast.

Emily Fisher Thu, 08/25/2022 - 09:13

Join host Kaye McIntyre for the latest installment of KPR Presents Book Club on Sunday, September 18. This month, Kaye will visit with author Lucas Bessire about

Emily Fisher Mon, 06/20/2022 - 13:25

Unfortunately due to illness, Sky Smeed is unable to perform at this year's KPR Ice Cream Social. Please join us instead as we groove to the sounds of Retro

KPR Staff Mon, 06/20/2022 - 13:01

Written by Bella Koscal, KPR Intern

Your donations will be matched dollar-for-dollar June 21-24!
KPR Staff Tue, 06/14/2022 - 00:00

YOUR support is now more important than ever. KPR is still striving to overcome a $216,571 budget cut from the University of Kansas, made effective last July.

KPR Staff Mon, 04/04/2022 - 00:00

YOUR support is now more important than ever. KPR is still striving to overcome a $216,571 budget cut from the University of Kansas, made effective last July. That is why we come to you, our loyal listeners, for the support we need to keep this station running strong, because your contributions, along with underwriting, now make up more than 84% of our annual budget.

Emily Fisher Thu, 03/31/2022 - 09:35

Kansas Public Radio has received a $100,000 gift from longtime KPR donor and listener Don Marquis that will be used to create an endowed fund for classical music

Emily Fisher Thu, 02/17/2022 - 16:23

Mark your calendars for the next Virtual Cinema a Go-Go, presenting a Dino Double Feature at

Emily Fisher Thu, 02/10/2022 - 14:30

Support Kansas Public Radio and Statehouse News during One Day.

Emily Fisher Fri, 01/28/2022 - 14:21

Grab your tinfoil hat and prepare for an alien invasion during this month's Virtual Cinema a Go-Go! Join us on Feb. 11, at 7 p.m., for a night of When Aliens Attack, featuring Devil Girl from Mars (1954) and Night of the Blood Beast (1959).  Register here for your virtual ticket.

Emily Fisher Mon, 01/03/2022 - 14:03

The KPR Presents Book Club is back for another year of exciting stories and engaging conversations. Join host Kaye McIntyre and author Timothy Schaffert for a conversation about The Perfume Thief on Jan. 30 during KPR Presents.

Emily Fisher Mon, 01/03/2022 - 13:32

It's another treat for lovers of film noir at KPR's next Virtual Cinema a Go-Go! Join us on Jan. 14, at 7 p.m., for a virtual screening of director Phil Karlson's low budget thriller Kansas City Confidential (1952).

Emily Fisher Tue, 12/07/2021 - 14:45

Starting Dec. 16, Kansas Public Radio brings you a full line-up of special programming that is sure to put you in the holiday spirit!

KPR Staff Thu, 12/02/2021 - 00:00

Kansas Public Radio needs your help to finish 2021 in a strong financial position. December 2 & 3 KPR will be on the air asking YOU to help out with a year-end contribution. 

Emily Fisher Mon, 11/29/2021 - 16:11
Virtual Cinema a Go-Go is back with a night of comic book heroes come to life on the big screen!
Emily Fisher Tue, 10/26/2021 - 15:22

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