Archive for August, 2012

KTWU Kids Love Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood

Wednesday, August 29th, 2012
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Fred Rogers’ original Neighborhood of Make Believe is beautifully recreated in vibrant color and texture with his signature puppet Daniel Striped Tiger transformed into an animated curious and playful 4-year-old joined by his friends. DANIEL TIGER’S NEIGHBORHOOD airs weekdays at 10 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. and on Sundays at 7:30 a.m. on KTWU-HD, Digital Channel 11.1. The series curriculum is school-readiness and social-emotional learning, and each preschool themed episode offers a musical strategy for children and parents to use together. Photo courtesy of Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood © 2011 The Fred Rogers Company

Republican Convention Coverage Delayed by Hurricane Until Tuesday

Friday, August 17th, 2012
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Veteran journalists Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff (left to right in photo) anchor complete live coverage of the Republican national political convention, from the opening gavel to its official close. The convention airs on KTWU-HD, Digital Channel 11.1, Tuesday-Thursday, August 28-30, 2012, 7 p.m. each evening. Between speeches and events on the convention floor, Ifill and Woodruff interview political newsmakers and solicit analysis and perspective from NEWSHOUR regulars Shields and Brooks, presidential historians and others.

Live Concert Celebrates 25 Years of KTWU’s SUNFLOWER JOURNEYS

Friday, August 17th, 2012
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Twenty-five years of KTWU’s SUNFLOWER JOURNEYS will be celebrated in a musical concert live at the Topeka Performing Arts Center. The Diamond W Wranglers (pictured), Judy Coder and Cowgirl Swing, Ann Zimmerman, Kelly Werts and Thomas Fox Averill will join together to present an evening of music, video and fun.

The celebration concert will take place on Saturday, September 8, 2012 at 7:30 p.m. at the Topeka Performing Arts Center, 214 SE 8th Street in Topeka, Kansas. Tickets are available through KTWU at ktwu.org or by calling 800-866-5898. Tickets are also available at the TPAC box office.

The KTWU SUNFLOWER JOURNEYS 25th Anniversary Concert is sponsored by the Ramada Convention Center, Downtown Topeka, and Wendling, Noe, Nelson & Johnson LLC, Certified Public Accountants and Management Consultants.

For special SUNFLOWER JOURNEYS Concert room rates, contact the Ramada Convention Center, Downtown Topeka, at 785-234-5400.

ED SULLIVAN’S TOP PERFORMERS 1966-1969 on KTWU

Thursday, August 9th, 2012
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“The Ed Sullivan Show” brought the greatest musical acts in the world into America’s living rooms every Sunday night. On Friday, August 17, at 8 p.m. on KTWU-HD, Digital Channel 11.1, a new special features many of these musicians. On the program both the Beatles and the Doors will be shown in classic performances. Also appearing are memorable performances from others including the Mamas & the Papas, the Rolling Stones, Johnny Rivers, the Beach Boys, Tom Jones and Creedence Clearwater Revival (pictured).