Olympics http://kmuw.org en Into It: Olympic Medals For Art? http://kmuw.org/post/it-olympic-medals-art <p>A lot has changed for the Olympics over the last century, including the focus on an entire discipline.&nbsp;<br><br>The Olympics from 1912 to 1952 weren’t just about sports, but art. Medals were given out for painting, sculpture, literature, music and architecture. The only caveat being that the pieces must be inspired by sport.<br> Tue, 18 Jun 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Andrew Bales 19021 at http://kmuw.org Into It: Olympic Medals For Art? New Documentary Tells Story Of McPherson Basketball Stars http://kmuw.org/post/new-documentary-tells-story-mcpherson-basketball-stars <p><span style="font-size: 11.818181991577148px; line-height: 14.545454025268555px; ">Against the backdrop of the 2012 summer Olympics a small Kansas town is working to spread the word about their 1936 Olympic gold medal winning basketball stars with a new documentary.</span></p><p style="padding: 0px; margin-bottom: 16px; border: 0px; outline: 0px; font-size: 11.818181991577148px; vertical-align: baseline; line-height: 14.545454025268555px; ">The McPherson Globe Refiners aren&rsquo;t a well-known basketball team.</p> Wed, 01 Aug 2012 14:22:37 +0000 Briana O’Higgins 3265 at http://kmuw.org New Documentary Tells Story Of McPherson Basketball Stars Wichita Area Ties To 1936 Olympics Featured In New Exhibit http://kmuw.org/post/wichita-area-ties-1936-olympics-featured-new-exhibit <p>A exhibit that highlights Wichita’s ties to the 1936 Olympics opens Monday.</p><p> Fri, 06 Jul 2012 15:07:24 +0000 Briana O’Higgins 1938 at http://kmuw.org