Upcoming Episodes

RGL, Acid Mondays, Anja Schneider, Etherwood, & DISC 2 w/Fabich & Lane 8! February 24, 2018 | 10:00 pm
On Mind The Gap

Get your weekend madness started with J Zed and all-new tracks by RGL, Acid Mondays, new material from Hessle Audio's Batu (UK) and label owner of Sous Music, Anja Schneider, drum n bass from Etherwood and S.P.Y., and a DISC 2 from Fabich & Jafunk, and something ambient by Lane 8.

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Grant Peeples February 25, 2018 | 7:00 am
On Art of the Song

Folk/Roots artist Grant Peeples is known for his axe-sharp socio-political tunes as well as Roger Miller type humor and heart gigging ballads.

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Mothers On Mentoring; and Update on Medical Marijuana and Hemp Bill In MO Legislature February 26, 2018 | 9:00 am
On Jaws of Justice Radio

Kay Johnson of the group Mothers On Mentoring talks about Mothers mentoring girls to help them create positive life choices. Eapen Thampy of Americans For Forfeiture Reform updates us on the prospects for the Medical Marijuana and hemp bills in the MO legislature.

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“Rigoletto” & “Sex With Strangers” February 26, 2018 | 12:00 pm
On Arts Magazine

Guests from the Lyric Opera will join us for a chat about their opera "Rigoletto", and members of the Kansas City Repertory Theatre will tell us all about "Sex With Strangers".

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Strengthening Your Ability To Pay Attention with Winifred Gallagher (ENCORE) February 27, 2018 | 5:00 am
On New Dimensions

How may we focus on what is important to us? How can we avoid technology overload? Why do certain things grab our attention and not others? With so many things now demanding our attention – emails, cell phones, text messages – many of us are overwhelmed by a plethora of distractions. Our lives may be described as the sum of what we focus on.

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Moms Demand Action: Sensible Gun Control February 27, 2018 |
On Moms Demand Action: Sensible Gun Control

RadioActive host Sharon Gibson interviews Erin Gingrich-Gaylord of Moms Demand Action, a citizen's non-profit advocacy group that supports sensible gun laws. The "moms" name notwithstanding, this organization is comprised of moms, dads and childless adults, plus guns owners and non-gun owners. Their goal is to be a counterweight to the NRA.

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Lee Drutman on Gun Control Politics, Pat Elder on School Militarization February 27, 2018 | 6:30pm
On Counterspin

If Americans really want to stop being “the only country where this happens,” which keeps officially claiming there’s “no way to prevent” it, it will require not just deep examination of the multiple roots of mass violence of this sort, but also an approach to political processes that keeps its eye on the prize of real change.

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W.E.B. Dubois: 100 Years of The Souls of Black Folk (Part Two) February 28, 2018 | 5:00 am
On Pacifica Radio Archives’ “From the Vault”

We continue our celebration of 2018 Black History Month by featuring rare recordings of one of America’s greatest intellectuals, W.E.B. DuBois.

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Happy 30th Birthday, KKFI February 28, 2018 | 6:00 am
On Your Morning Buzz: Wednesday

It was thirty years ago to the day, that KKFI first went on the air. We celebrate all morning with music and stories about KKFI (Including yours- call 816 931 5534.

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Crime and Punishment in Black America February 28, 2018 | 9:00 am
On Alternative Radio

James Forman Jr. is a Professor of Law at Yale Law School. and was a law clerk for Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor. After clerking, he joined the Public Defender Service in Washington, D.C., where for six years he represented both juveniles and adults charged with crimes. During his time as a public defender, he became frustrated with the lack of education and job training opportunities for his clients. He co-founded the Maya Angelou Public Charter School, an alternative school for school dropouts and youth who had previously been arrested. His articles appear in The New York Times, The Atlantic and other publications. He is the author of Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America.

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“Artistic Excellence Threatened by Death of Professional Criticism” with Paul Horsley February 28, 2018 | 6:00 pm
On All Souls Forum

The marketplace corrodes artistic performance–live theater, music, dance–into a marketable commodity. Media’s role in holding it accountable for something more is in decline.

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Star Seed February 28, 2018 | 11:30 pm
On From Ark to Microchip

A Stella Music Box (courtesy the Marr Sound Archives) playing a star-field disk (created by Daniel Warneke), time-stretching technology, cosmo-minded newEar musicians and an Hathorian priestess make cosmic music.

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Conversation with Kansas City Community Garden March 1, 2018 | 9:00 am
On Cowtown Conversations

The mission of Kansas City Community Gardens is to assist low-income households and community groups in the Kansas City metropolitan area to produce vegetables and fruit from garden plots located in backyards, vacant lots, and at community sites.

KCCG supports Kansas City’s gardeners as they work to transform the food system, along with their nutritional habits, in backyard and community garden spaces throughout the metropolitan area.

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You Can’t Deport A Movement March 1, 2018 | 12:00 pm
On Sprouts

We follow the story of the growing immigration rights movement, specifically the story of Ravi Ragbir, a New York based immigrants rights activist who is facing deportation.

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I Am Not Your Negro: James Baldwin (ENCORE) March 1, 2018 | 12:30 pm
On Making Contact

I Am Not Your Negro is a journey into black history that connects the past of the Civil Rights movement to the present of #BlackLivesMatter. It is a film that questions black representation in Hollywood and beyond.

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