Segment 1: Why and when high school athletes should be getting physicals
Instead of every year, high school athletes in Missouri are now required to get physical exams every other. It's a rule change that has some pediatricians worried, but may come as a relief for parents and student-athletes who are ultimately on the hook for paying for the exam.
- Dr. Natasha Burgert, pediatrician, Pediatric Associates on the Plaza
- Dr. Greg Canty, pediatric orthopaedic surgeon, Sports Medicine, Children's Mercy
Segment 2, beginning at 23:35: From humble beginnings to world fame
What began as a loose collection of stories about Paris' Latin Quarter in the 1840s has evolved into a beloved American musical, a Spanish zarzuela, and, of course, an operatic masterpiece that's soon to hit a Kansas City stage. We trace the surprising history of Pucchini's "La Boheme."
- David Charles Abell, "La Boheme" guest conductor, Lyric Opera of Kansas City
Lyric Opera of Kansas City will present four performances of 'La Boheme' in November at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts, 1601 Broadway Blvd., Kansas City, Missouri 64108. For exact dates and times, visit KCOpera.org.