Podcast/Archive

Host Bill Clause discusses jobs, labor unions, minimum wage, and Missouri State government with guests Justin Stein and Bob Minor of Jobs For Justice.


-Emerald Ash Borer – spread, detection, options

-Wood movement issues and firewood issues associated with EAB

-What other new or invasive pest are on the move?  What can we expect in the coming years?

-Winter Watering – if it stays dry and no snowfall (Mae)

-Composting – jump starting the compost pile in spring (Mae)       

-Tree and Shrub Pruning (Dennis and Mae)

-Growing Transplants Under Lights (Dennis and Mae)

-Vegetable Gardening – spring schedule

Guests: Dennis Patton –Johnson County K-State Research and Extension Horticulture Agent &
Mae Christenson — Master Gardener

“Preparing for Spring Gardening!”
Episode date : January 26, 2015
On EcoRadio KC
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Today on Arts Magazine, actor Kyle Hatley will once again join host Michael Hogge to speak about the new show at the Kansas City Repertory Theatre, An Iliad, a re-telling of Homer’s epic poem.

Later, the director and actors from the Unicorn Theatre will be with us to talk about their latest adult comedy, Lasso Of Truth. Join us for all this, plus the latest reviews from Russ Simmons on Freeze Frame!

“An Iliad” & “Lasso Of Truth”
Episode date : January 26, 2015
On Arts Magazine
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This week on the Thursday Night Special, please join us for an inspiring community panel, “An Edifice Which Produces Beggars Needs Restructuring: Changing Systems of Racism, Poverty, & Militarism”. This panel was taped on January 19th at the Metropolitan Missionary Baptist Church, and featured these venerated community leaders:

  •  Dr. Vernon Howard, Jr. — Executive Vice President for Social Justice, SCLC-GKC
  • Irene Caudillo — President/CEO, El Centro
  • Clyde R. McQueen — President/CEO, Full Employment Council
  • Melissa Robinson — President, Black Healthcare Coalition
  • Dr. Rex Archer — Director, KCMO Health Department

Learn what they and their organizations are doing to change the systemic roots of injustice and to revive a Poor People’s campaign. Find out about ways we can work together to reduce poverty and create greater economic justice.

 


This week on Tell Somebody, Tom Klammer will be speaking with Chris Mitchell about proposed legislation to block municipal broadband in Missouri, and an Obama proposal to promote municipal broadband. Mitchell is the Director of the Telecommunications as Commons Initiative with the New Rules Project of the Institute for Local Self-Reliance.


What’s Obama’s Executive Action for immigrants all about? Can the anti-immigrant politicians block them? This week on the Heartland Labor Forum, we’ll explore these questions and ask how unions and workers can benefit as millions of undocumented immigrants gain permission to work. Thursday at 6pm, rebroadcast Friday at 5am.


Bill Raney, member of All Souls and of the Missouri Board of Directors for the ACLU, and Jeff Mittman, executive director of the ACLU of Missouri, will discuss what people need to know when stopped by law enforcement.  Video and print clips from recent events will demonstrate when and how to invoke Constitutional protections.


Jane Gotch, Leo Gayden, Juliet Remmers discuss “Let It Fall” a collaborative dance performance in the first segment of ARTSPEAK RADIO. In our second half, Cory Imig, co-curator of Plug Projects joins us in the studio.

Choreography: Jane Gotch in collaboration with the dancers. Dancers: Leo Gayden and Juliet RemmersVocalist: Juliet Remmers Music: “Terry Riley: In C” by Bang on A Can All-Stars, and “O del mio dolce ardor” by Gluck

“Let it Fall” will be performed in NYC on January 26th, 2015 at Movement Research at Judson Church and at Roulette on February 13th, 2015.

Cory Imig is a Lecturer at the Kansas City Art Institute, Program Coordinator at Artist, INC and Co-curator at PLUG Projects.PLUG Projects is an artist-run curatorial collaborative based in Kansas City, MO

 

 


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January 29, 2015 By KKFI 90.1 FM No Comments »
Merit Badge, Sapwoods, Drew Black and Dirty Electric at Record Bar

A couple weeks back we caught a great show down at Record Bar. The lineup featured: Merit Badge, the Sapwoods, and Drew Black and Dirty Electric.  The band Merit Badge made their debut.  Billed as “Instrumental boy scout rock” they …

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January 25, 2015 By KKFI 90.1 FM No Comments »
KKFI Jazz Calendar for January 26 - February 1

    This is the KKFI Jazz Event Calendar for the week of Monday, January 26th to Sunday, February 1st. This is shared for the benefit of jazz music lovers. Please check with the music venue to confirm details of the …

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KKFI Jazz Calendar for January 19 – 25

January 22, 2015 By KKFI 90.1 FM No Comments »
KKFI Jazz Calendar for January 19 - 25

 This is the KKFI Jazz Event Calendar for the week of Monday, January 19th to Sunday, January 25th. This is shared for the benefit of jazz music lovers. Please check with the music venue to confirm details of the event.  …

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New Year, the Friday After with: Me Like Bees, Electric Lungs and The Westerners

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Your gift today will help KKFI get that much closer to the goal of finishing the drive successfully and generating the resources required to maintain your trust in KKFI’s local and vocal public-affairs and music programming. Once we reach the goal of $70,000, it will be back to regular programming. If you agree with me that we need to hear local and vocal radio, please take a moment to show your support. Make a secure, on-line donation at KKFI.org today.

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