Upcoming Episodes

Park Slope Food Coop October 2, 2014 | 12:00 pm
On Sprouts

the story of the Park Slope Food Coop, one of the last remaining member-run food cooperatives in the United States. Christine Black, independent producer in New York City, explores the reasons for its success.

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The Power of Poetry October 2, 2014 | 12:30 pm
On Making Contact

Making Contact partnered with the 2014 National Poetry Slam to produce this special open mic highlighting the power of thoughtful, truth telling, community focused poetry.

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Denied Unemployment? Help Is on the Way and Assessing the Fast Food Campaign, Its Triumphs and Future October 2, 2014 | 6:00 pm
On Heartland Labor Forum

Denied unemployment? UMKC has a clinic to help people appeal the denial of claims, and what has the fast food movement achieved so far, and what’s the game plan for the future?

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Khadijah and The White Guy & Shots In The Night October 2, 2014 | 7:00 pm
On Thursday Night Special

We have yet another hour of quality, LIVE radio with another compelling segment from call-in, local racial issues show Khadijah and The White Guy, and then, at 7:30, another episode of local radio theatre with the Shots In The Night crew.

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The Local Showcase presents, Making Movies Carnaval October 2, 2014 | 8:00 pm
On Local Showcase

Thursday evening, the Local Showcase is being taken over by Diego Chi of Making Movies to present a preview of the group's upcoming festival at Knuckleheads. The radio show will feature live performances from Kansas City Latino artist Abel Ullon (www.abel-ullon.com), MUSICA Project students Humberto Garcia and Regina del Carmen, and Making Movies (www.mkngmvs.com).

The Making Movies Carnaval is a cultural arts and music block party, bringing Kansas City residents and their families together to share an appreciation for alternative Latino arts. This year the festival will be headlined by GRAMMY winning artist, Ozomatli from Los Angeles. The event will take place on Sunday, October 5 at Knuckleheads Saloon.

Tickets are on sale now: http://mkngmvs.com/#!http://mkngmvs.com/carnaval

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Denied Unemployment? Help Is on the Way and Assessing the Fast Food Campaign, Its Triumphs and Future October 3, 2014 | 5:00 am
On Heartland Labor Forum (Repeat)

Denied unemployment? UMKC has a clinic to help people appeal the denial of claims, and what has the fast food movement achieved so far, and what’s the game plan for the future?

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Cosmomimicry: We’re The Universe Mattering October 3, 2014 | 9:30 am
On Bioneers

“If success or failure of this planet and of human beings depended on how I am and what I do, then how would I be and what would I do?” asked visionary designer Buckminster Fuller. Buckminster Fuller Institute Board President David McConville says our view of the universe profoundly shapes our future as a species, and it’s changing radically.

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Joe Russo’s Almost Dead + Spring 1990 October 3, 2014 | 9:00 pm
On Grateful Dead Hour

Joe Russo's Almost Dead from August's Gathering of the Vibes in Bridgeport, Ct. plus Spring 1990 (The Other One) and more 12/27/89

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“Queer” Marriage Questions + “Doogie’s” Wedding + More! October 4, 2014 | 2:00 pm
On This Way Out (LGBT)

"Straight" answers to queer marriage questions; the "Orange Boy" sweetens "Doogie's" wedding; commentator Abby Dees salutes California's Big Sur; the U.N. Human Rights Council blasts anti-LGBT bias, and much more.

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India dismantles the practice of giving daughters to temples October 4, 2014 | 2:30 pm
On WINGS

In 1988, the government of India outlawed the so-called Devadasi system, a practice in which young girls were dedicated to the service of a deity. In today's WINGS program, Indu Ramesh and her team cover the history and distortions of this southern India tradition, up to the present when according to the government it has disappeared.

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Laurie Lewis October 5, 2014 | 7:00 am
On Art of the Song

This Sunday morning edition of Art of the Song features acclaimed musician Laurie Lewis. Laurie Lewis is one of the most acclaimed and accomplished performers on the acoustic-music scene today. A stirring vocalist, gifted songwriter, champion fiddler, and topnotch bandleader, she has won a Grammy and twice been named Female Vocalist of the Year by the International Bluegrass Music Association.

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Music of Japan October 5, 2014 | 3:00 p.m.
On Global Roots Radio

Dianne Daugherty returns to host another fascinating radio show about the music of Japan, in which she'll provide insights and information about the performers and music that will be featured at the Japan Festival hosted at Johnson County Community College on Oct 11. Through this musical journey, listeners will hear a wide variety of musical styles and learn about their cultural significance. Other points of interest featured during the show will include the popularity of Okinawan music and performers; the history and longevity of Enka songs along with Min'yo and other folk music of Japan. ) Keiko Okada-Brown and Naoko Nadtochiy will once again join Dianne as her guests to provide their interesting perspectives. There may be an opportunity to call in during the show and share your own thoughts, impressions or questions, too.

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Religion and the Brain October 6, 2014 | 5:00 am
On Exploration

Guest 1: Dr. Dan Dennet, is religion a byproduct of evolution?
Guest 2: Dr. Steve Pinker of Harvard, can we understand the brain?

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October Is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and This Week Is KKFI’s Pledge Drive October 6, 2014 | 9:00 am
On Jaws of Justice Radio

Our guests today are Ms E of Give Yourself Real Love and Lora McDonald of Metro Organization for Racial and Economic Equity....and of course the KKFI Pledge Drive.

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Calling On The Spirit of Artemis with Jean Shinoda Bolen, M.D. October 7, 2014 | 5:00 am
On New Dimensions

The Greeks have given us a wealth of complex folklore and myths that are full of meaning for our lives. Among them are the stories of the Goddess Artemis and her human counterpart, Atlanta. They give us clues as to how to navigate the zig-zags of life. While demonstrating that life never unfolds in a straight line, the Greek myths give us inspiration to live into our fullness.

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Calling On The Spirit of Artemis with Jean Shinoda Bolen, M.D. October 7, 2014 | 5:00 am
On New Dimensions

The Greeks have given us a wealth of folklore and myths that are full of meaning for our lives. Among them are stories of the Goddess Artemis and her human counterpart, Atlanta. Their myths are rich with complexity, just like life itself. They give us clues as to how to navigate the zig-zags of our life path

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Counterclock Worlds of Philip K. Dick–Part Two October 8, 2014 | 11:30 pm
On From Ark to Microchip

The seminal sci-fi author (Blade Runner) and pataphysician Philip K. Dick's explorations of alternative worlds and techno-dilemmas. With Arnold Young as Philip K. Dick. Part 2 of 2.

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Sharkskin, Hippo Sweat and the Wood-Wide Web: From Flat Earth to Whole Earth Thinking October 10, 2014 | 9:30 am
On Bioneers

The genius of nature’s design, recipes and principles is serving as the inspiration for redesigning human civilization. This Biomimicry revolution is spawning a next industrial revolution. Biomimicry masters Janine Benyus and Jay Harman illuminate the forefront of nature-inspired design, including human organization and the power of networks.

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Marty Raybon, Blue Ridge Entertainers and more! October 11, 2014 | 7:00 am
On Music City Roots – Live From the Loveless Cafe

Recorded live in Nashville, this edition of Music City Routes features artists Marty Raybon, Blue Ridge Entertainers, Corbin Hayslett, and Ed Snodderly.

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Replacing Automatic Habits With Creative Possibilities with Arjuna Ardagh October 14, 2014 | 5:00 am
On New Dimensions

Arjuna Ardagh describes enlightenment as an on-going process rather than an arrival at some fixed point. He prefers talking about awakening which suggests motion and an on-going unfoldment.

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The Marriage of the Sun and Moon: The Truth and Recon – ciliation of Gender October 17, 2014 | 9:30 am
On Bioneers

Today gender reconciliation is a burgeoning new movement for transformational healing. Gender reconciliation visionaries Pat McCabe, Cynthia Brix, Will Keepin and Pele Rouge share powerful stories of transformation from the personal to the societal, including the nation of South Africa.

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Discovering The Place Where You Live with Gary Kamiya October 21, 2014 | 5:00 am
On New Dimensions

Greg Kamiya regales us with fascinating stories that inspired his urban exploration of San Francisco, such as the origins of William Richardson’s original general store on Grant Avenue in the heart of Chinatown, the most densely packed part of San Francisco.

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Art As Social Change: Birthing the Dawn Of A New Day October 24, 2014 | 9:30 am
On Bioneers

John Densmore, legendary drummer of the Doors, joins visionary spoken word duo Climbing PoeTree in an exploration of creativity and social change. This episode of Bioneers Radio features exclusive interviews with the artists and a special Bioneers performance of Jim Morrison's poem, "American Prayer".

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Surviving And Thriving When Times Are Tough with Joan Borysenko, Ph.D. October 28, 2014 | 5:00 am
On New Dimensions

In this conversation with beloved teacher and healer Joan Borysenko, she turns her wise attention to how we can develop the resilience to stay on course no matter what life throws your way.

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Is Nothing Sacred? A Spiritual Response to the Ecological Crisis October 31, 2014 | 9:30 am
On Bioneers

Religion is the oldest, most compelling moral framework for social action. As director of World Wildlife Fund’s Sacred Earth Program, Buddhist Dekila Chungyalpa shows how religion and spiritual consciousness are emerging globally as powerful forces for restoring our relationship with nature and each
other.

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Igniting And Sustaining Your Genius with Michael Gelb, Ph.D. November 3, 2014 | 5:00 am
On New Dimensions

“Some people had that energy when they were younger but the pilot light has gone…I’ve put together the most essential, most powerful, most useful things I’ve learned in my life about how you can develop a creative mind set, and how you can supercharge these most powerful, creative tools [by raising your] Qi.”

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