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Family Fridays on WDCQ Kids

Tune in Fridays at 8 pm and 11 pm for programs the whole family can watch together.

Nov. 1 - My Neighborhood: Pilsen

This engaging documentary is an intimate street-level look at what community engagement and activism has done for one Chicago neighborhood: Pilsen. Playing like a street mural come to life, six Pilsen residents share their personal stories to illustrate how the residents of this predominantly Mexican-American working class community have organized to address the societal issues facing their community, ranging from housing to health care to education and citizenship.

Nov. 8 - Art of Home: A Wind River Story

From modern art to beading and leather work to drumming and music, we'll follow Native American artists with a connection to the Wind River Reservation in Wyoming through their creative process. These artists explain how their art connects them to their tribal past, present, and future.

Nov. 15 - Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum Premiere

Inspired by the best-selling kids book series, Ordinary People Change the World, by New York Times bestselling author Brad Meltzer and illustrator Christopher Eliopoulos, Xavier Riddle and Secret Museum follows the adventures of Xavier, Yadina, and Brad as they tackle everyday problems by doing something extraordinary: traveling back in time to learn from real-life inspirational figures like Marie Curie, Harriet Tubman, and Jackie Robinson when they were kids. Each adventure will help young viewers make the connection between the skills that made these historical figures heroes and those same qualities within themselves, helping them discover that they, too, can change the world.

Nov. 22 - Me, Dorothy... and This Road to Oz

Me, Dorothy... and This Road to Oz is an unprecedented immersive trip down the Yellow Brick Road with the Kansas City Ballet as the cast and crew prepare for the world premiere of The Wizard of Oz. Follow composers, choreographers, costume builders, set designers, and dancers from first read through the final bow and beyond.

Nov. 29 - Anne of Green Gables

Savor a new adaptation of the classic novel about the orphaned Anne, placed in the care of uptight Marilla and her brother Matthew, played by Martin Sheen. Neither Anne nor Marilla could predict the profound effect they'd have on each other's lives.

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