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Remembering “Matt” + “Tightroping” GOP Prez-Wannabes + LGBT News! April 25, 2015 | 2:00 pm
On This Way Out (LGBT)

Matt Shepard's friend and dad remember the young college man they knew in a new documentary; U.S. Republican presidential wannabes run rings around "religious freedom"; Mexico's top court equalizes Sinaloa marriages, and much more.

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Gender Based Violence in Myanmar April 25, 2015 | 2:30 pm

A Canadian living in Yangon, Myanmar [formerly Burma] probes deeply into what people say, think, and do about Gender Based Violence in a country that has a mythology of equality and a reality of subordination.

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JANITA April 26, 2015 | 7:00 am
On Art of the Song

The buzz and anticipation surrounding Brooklyn-based artist Janita (pronounced YA-nee-tuh) is as unsurprising as it is palpable. Standing room only concerts and sold out festivals have cemented her reputation as an electrifying singer-songwriter and an artist who’s breakthrough moment has arrived.

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Guest DJ’s Mike Kelly, Kim Rausch McLaws & Joe Frogge! April 26, 2015 | 9:00 am
On River Trade Radio

Real! Live! Guest DJs Mike Kelly, Kim Rausch McLaws and Joe Frogge share ukulele inspired music. They are all a part of the Ukulele Fight Club of Kansas City and gather regularly to bask in all things ukulele!

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Turkish National Sovereignty & Children’s Day April 26, 2015 | 3:00 p.m.
On Global Roots Radio

April 23rd is a Children's Holiday in Turkey. We will have children's songs from Turkey

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The Big Bang & Women In Science April 27, 2015 | 5:00 am
On Exploration

Michael Lemonick of Time Magazine talks about the Big Bang, and George Johnson discusses women in science.

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Stanley Comes Alive! April 27, 2015 | 6:00 am
On Your Morning Buzz: Monday

Bassist STANLEY SHELDON will be Stormin' Norman's in-studio guest on MONDAY's PROGRAM. Stan is the original bassist on the album FRAMPTON COMES ALIVE!!! He is touring with Frampton and will be playing at Starlight Theatre on June 18th....Stan was also bassist with TOMMY BOLIN and played on the album "Teaser".

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Move The Money Listening Project – What Should Metro Cities Be Spending On? April 27, 2015 | 9:00 am
On Jaws of Justice Radio

The Move the Money Listening Project, identified community leaders with insights into the lives of residents of the Kansas City metro and held 43 Listening Sessions to learn what they thought about community needs.

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“Circles, Cycles, & Seasons” & KC Burlesque Festival! April 27, 2015 | 12:00 pm
On Arts Magazine

Andrea Skowronek & Stephanie Whittler, the Artistic Co-Directors of City In Motion Dance Theatre, will talk with us about their annual company concert, "Circles, Cycles, & Seasons", and guests will tell us about the upcoming Kansas City Burlesque Festival.

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On EcoRadio KC

Biagio Pagano, M.S.P.H.; Adjunct Faculty Professor of Health and Environmental Sciences at Baker University, Kansas City Art Institute, and Park University joins Craig Lubow to make some connections.

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Matter And Consciousness: Shifting the Metaparadigm with Peter Russell, D.C.S. April 28, 2015 | 5:00 am
On New Dimensions

Peter Russell asserts that science is able to measure phenomena such as energy, time, and space, yet has not found a way to prove or measure consciousness.

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Stan Freberg, Satire Legend April 29, 2015 | 5:00 am
On Pacifica Radio Archives’ “From the Vault”

This week on From the Vault we pay homage to comedic legend Stan Freberg, who passed away on April 7th, 2015. From humble beginnings in Pasadena, California, Freberg went to Hollywood at the age of eighteen, and quickly made a name for himself as a master satirist, animation voice actor, and radio personality.

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Goodnight Saigon April 29, 2015 | 6:00 am
On Your Morning Buzz: Wednesday

This week marks the 40th anniversary of the end of the Viet Nam War. Mike Murphy commemorate this milestone with music of or about Viet Nam and the war.

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Guitar Heroes April 29, 2015 | 7:00 pm
On American Routes

Join us this week for an exploration of the guitar in jazz, blues and country music. We'll visit with modern jazz guitarist Pat Martino at his home in Philadelphia and find out more about his formulas for playing jazz solos. Then it's a conversation with up and coming thumbpicking guitarist Ben Hall, who walks us through the Merle Travis songbook.

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The Other Side of Orson April 29, 2015 | 11:30 pm
On From Ark to Microchip

Orson Welles’s lesser known projects such as It’s All True, Othello and The Other Side of the Wind are re-staged in radiophonic space. With Bill Dye as Orson Welles.

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Stand Up KC Rally Retrospect April 30, 2015 | 9:00 am
On Tell Somebody

Tom Klammer takes a look (and listen!) back at last week's historic Fight For $15 and Good Jobs For All rally, the largest one in Kansas City yet, which was attended by nearly 2,000 and included speeches from Mayor Sly James in support of $15 and a union.

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The Golden Rule: Restoring the Earth by Restoring Human Dignity May 1, 2015 | 9:30 am
On Bioneers

"There is an environmental movement and there is a social justice movement. If they could truly become one movement the transformation would be unimaginable. When a black child in Oakland winces at the thought of an ancient tree being cut down in northern California, and when an ex logger in northern California winces at the thought of a teenager, a black teenager in Oakland, being cut down on those streets, then we’ll know that day has arrived."-PAUL HAWKEN

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More from Ventura ’87 May 1, 2015 | 9:00 pm
On Grateful Dead Hour

More from The County Fairgrounds, including a Playing~Terrapin, plus some previously unreleased '93 Rehearsal.

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For The Love Of Poetry And Sacred Texts with Willis Barnstone May 5, 2015 | 5:00 am
On New Dimensions

Willis Barnstone describes one of the oldest poems from the Bible, “Let there be Light,” and says that reading is like having a conversation with men and women of other centuries.

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“American Routes Live!“ The Meters, Drive-By Truckers, Baton Rouge Blues Fest, May 6, 2015 | 7:00 pm
On American Routes

Time for some “Fire on the Bayou” at a rare reunion of New Orleans’ funk jam band and studio wizards, The Meters -- Art Neville, keyboards; Leo Nocentelli, guitar; Zigaboo Modeliste, drums; and George Porter Jr., bass -- on stage at the Howlin' Wolf club. Then Drive-By Truckers, fronted by songmen/guitarists Mike Cooley and Patterson Hood, bring their poetic and critical style of Southern rock a la Muscle Shoals, Alabama to New Orleans' historic Civic Theatre. Finally we roll 80 miles upriver to the Baton Rouge Blues Festival, featuring dapper Mississippian Little Freddie King; Louisiana swamp blues guitarist Lil Buck Sinegal; Creole zydeco accordionist Jeffery Broussard; and Naomi Shelton & the Gospel Queens from New York. Turn on, tune in and chill out!

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Hidden Touch: Orson Welles Birthday Special May 6, 2015 | 11:30 pm
On From Ark to Microchip

The Hall of Mirrors shatters and Orson Welles multiples through his own alternative endings to Citizen Kane, and the dark recesses in Touch of Evil.

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Khadijah and the White Guy + Shots in the Night May 7, 2015 | 7:00 pm
On Thursday Night Special

Khadijah and the White Guy look at Sunday morning segregation. Their guest is Pastor Dennis Solis, whose Cross Point Church has been deliberate about integration.

Then, at 7:30, Shots in the Night brings us another installment of their live sketch comedy

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Becoming Fully Human: The Covenant of the Original Instructions May 8, 2015 | 9:30 am
On Bioneers


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The Golden Road to Ventura May 8, 2015 | 9:00 pm
On Grateful Dead Hour

More from the County Fairgrounds '87 show in Ventura, the show that does Not Fade Away.

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Harry’s Shadow May 13, 2015 | 11:30 pm
On From Ark to Microchip

“…a bittersweet goodbye by a famous man to his boyhood home.”‐‐Francis Ford Coppola. Received Peabody Award as part of Lost & Found Sound.

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The Seaweed Rebellion: Saving the Earth by Saving the Oceans May 15, 2015 | 9:30 am
On Bioneers


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Academy of Music 3 22 72 May 15, 2015 | 9:00 pm
On Grateful Dead Hour

The Grateful Dead in New York warming up for their legendary European tour.

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Thus Spake Ra May 20, 2015 | 11:30 pm
On From Ark to Microchip

Narrated by cosmo‐jazz master Sun Ra himself as assembled from rare interviews from 1979‐1992. Music, songs and space‐chants are provided by Sun Ra and his Astro‐Infinity Arkestra with June Tyson, John Gilmore & Marshall Allen.

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Astro Blackness May 27, 2015 |
On Astro Blackness

“It’s after the end of the world. Don’t you know that yet?” Sun Ra with June Tyson and the Cosmo‐Myth Arkestra visit a post‐Apocalypse Earth.

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