Upcoming Episodes

Bro-Grass August 29, 2015 | 7:00 am
On Music City Roots – Live From the Loveless Cafe

Music City Roots welcomes the Gibson Brothers, the Travelin' McCourys, Sierra Hull and Chris Jones & the Night Drivers

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Appropriate Bi-havior+global LGBT news+more! August 29, 2015 | 2:00 pm
On This Way Out (LGBT)

A bisexual Iranian-American filmmaker ponders "Appropriate Behavior ; delightful memoirs travel "Out of Orange" and into "Bettyville"; smoke bombs scatter Ukrainian activists in Odessa, and much more.

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Dividing Korea – A Hidden Holocaust August 29, 2015 | 2:30 pm
On WINGS

Since 1999, Koreans have begun exposing what they remember of the Korean War, which killed 5 million Koreans, half of them women and children. In effect the war has not ended.

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Home Care Workers’ Wage Struggle August 29, 2015 | 3:00 pm
On Every Woman

Sharon Lockhart and Amy Bell chat with Susan Barkulis of the Missouri Home Care Union about health workers and their battle for just wages.

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Ethiopian New Year August 30, 2015 | 3:00 p.m.
On Global Roots Radio

Ethiopian New Year with Helen Gebre-Amlak

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Signal To Noise #547 “Twin Titans” August 30, 2015 | 8:00 pm
On Signal to Noise

Creators of the legendary KC record label Titan Records, Tom Sorrells and Mark Prellberg join us for an evening of pop obscurities and Titan tunes. And yes, there will be vinyl.

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Jackson County Youth Court – What’s That? and Kansas Appleseed – Working To Make A More Just Kansas August 31, 2015 | 9:00 am
On Jaws of Justice Radio

Young people are sitting in judgement of their peers and learning about careers in the justice field as well. Kansas Appleseed is and organization that works on behalf of vulnerable and excluded Kansans in court and in the legislature to make Kansas a more just state.

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A Course in Miracles: A Spiritual Touchstone with D. Patrick Miller (ENCORE) September 1, 2015 | 5:00 am
On New Dimensions

This dialogue explores the message of A Course in Miracles, a spiritual touchstone for millions around the world. Miller explains, “There are many places where the Course says there are only two emotions to choose from, love or fear, and one of them is false. It also says there [are] only two voices to hear, the ego or the Holy Spirit, and one of them is not real.”

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Indeterminate Moments with John Cage September 2, 2015 | 11:30 pm
On From Ark to Microchip

The life of John Cage produced in the style of his radio work, complete with bifurcating timeline. With performance artists Ellen Zweig and Tony Allard. Written by Dwight Frizzell and Jay Mandeville.

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“Thirsty Thurs” edition of the Morning Buzz 6am – 8am September 3, 2015 |
On “Thirsty Thurs” edition of the Morning Buzz 6am – 8am

Join host Beth Pike as she welcomes special guest Lauren Anderson to the studio performing live from 7:00 - 7:30 a.m.

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Good Chemistry: Survival of the Most Compatible JOHN WARNER September 4, 2015 | 9:30 am
On Bioneers

Nontoxic hair color from the recipes of beetles, and a potential Alzheimer’s cure derived from applying nature’s operating instructions. The world-renowned “co-father of green chemistry,” John Warner, says: “We’re learning to do everything we want to do without poisoning people or planet.” He’s showing how we can follow nature’s lead to create good chemistry with nature and our own health. The results are jaw-dropping.

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More Giant Stadium September 4, 2015 | 9:00 pm
On Grateful Dead Hour

More from 6/5/93 plus selection from the latest Dave's Pick

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Highlights From the 2015 Ethnic Enrichment Festival September 6, 2015 | 3:00 p.m.
On Global Roots Radio

The 36th Annual Ethnic Enrichment Festival took place in Swope Park in August. KKFI was on hand to capture some of it.

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What Really Matters with Robert Augustus Masters, Ph.D. September 8, 2015 | 5:00 am
On New Dimensions

Masters illustrates what he means by spiritual bypassing and the addiction to being positive. He describes how our resistance to pain makes the pain worse and suggests we soften around the pain, which can begin to remove the drama around our suffering. He clarifies how we can develop the skill to create some room around pain.

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John Cage 2nd Century September 9, 2015 | 11:30 pm
On From Ark to Microchip

From Ark To Microchip playfully eavesdrops on the chance-taking sonic excursions of six present-day dream-questers in the Cagean tradition of the unexpected and the indeterminate—Pat Clancy, Ellen Zweig, Cliff Baldwin, Jeffrey Ruckman, Ed Herrmann & Dwight Frizzell.

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Archetypes in Every Woman: Renaissance of the Feminine JEAN SHINODA BOLEN, LUISAH TEISH, and SRI SWAMINI SVATMAVIDYANANDA September 11, 2015 | 9:30 am
On Bioneers

Archetypal stories guide our lives in profound and largely unconscious ways. Through reframing classic mythologies, we explore the resurgence of the archetypal feminine and its relationship to nature through a multi-cultural lens, with Jean Shinoda Bolen, author and Jungian therapist; Luisah Teish, author and priestess in the Ifa Orisha tradition; Sri Swamini Svatmavidyananda, teacher of Hindu Vedanta philosophy.

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The Challenges Of Becoming A Father with Bruce Linton, Ph.D. September 15, 2015 | 5:00 am
On New Dimensions

In this interview, Bruce Linton talks about what it means to be a father. He describes the developmental phases of fatherhood and how to share the experience with others in a meaningful way. Being open, reflecting on the past, and remaining mindful are a few secrets he shares. Men are having to develop a new identity, learning about and healing themselves in the process.

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Three Ghosts: Erik, Marcel and John September 16, 2015 | 11:30 pm
On From Ark to Microchip

John Cage, in his own stand‐up comic performance recorded in Lawrence, Kansas in 1980, conjures the ghosts of Erik Satie, Marcel Duchamp and himself.

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Circles of Concern: The Secret Sauce of Social Movements September 18, 2015 | 9:30 am
On Bioneers

From nature’s viewpoint, people are one species. Categories such as race, class,
nation, religion and even many gender roles are human constructs. Yet the world
is riven by exploitation and violence driven by these perceived divisions at an epicmoment of demographic change toward the U.S. becoming a majority minority
nation.

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Awake-ism: The Heartmind Of Buddhism with Ethan Nichtern September 22, 2015 | 5:00 am
On New Dimensions

“Awake-ism,” in Ethan Nichtern’s view, means to be aware, open, and compassionate. He looks at Buddhist thought as a psychological, philosophical, and ethical system that can be useful for anyone. His advice for living in these times is to maintain our awareness as we move between very personal spaces and collective spaces.

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Building the Earth September 23, 2015 | 11:30 pm
On From Ark to Microchip

Featuring Bruce Prince-Joseph as Pierre Teilhard (and on organ) with the newEar chamber ensemble.

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The Direct Route To Abiding Peace with Gail Brenner, Ph.D. September 29, 2015 | 5:00 am
On New Dimensions

Gail Brenner says we are not limited, damaged or inadequate. She critiques the self-help movement as perpetuating the idea that we are in need of fixing, and holds the provocative view that nothing needs to be changed or fixed to be happy. She posits that we have the capacity to spontaneously find inner peace and shed the stories and negative emotions that cause us pain.

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Out of Time September 30, 2015 | 11:30 pm
On From Ark to Microchip

Performed by newEar featuring soprano Patricia Johnson as Our Subject and Bruce Prince-Joseph in a dual role as the voice of Cocteau’s Shadow and organ.

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Personal Life Contracts – Being Accountable To Yourself with Joel Fotinos October 6, 2015 | 5:00 am
On New Dimensions

Contracts are used to lay out expectations and responsibilities of the parties involved. We take them very seriously in business and law. Joel Fotinos says that we should take our own goals just as seriously and create personal contracts to hold ourselves accountable in our pursuit of excellence. He shares methods and ideas for committing to a Personal Life Contract.

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Electric Dialect October 7, 2015 | 11:30 pm
On From Ark to Microchip

Electricity, that invisible, inner, sexual and mysterious fire transferred between bodies, transports us to a time when old technologies were new.

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Postmodern Prometheus October 21, 2015 | 11:30 pm
On From Ark to Microchip

"…disembodied voices intoned excerpts from Mary Shelley's Frankenstein …a whole crew of assistants produced sound effects‐‐ the effect was perfect...a real ear‐cleanser.." ‐‐ KC Star

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Apocalypse Untold October 28, 2015 | 11:30 pm
On From Ark to Microchip

The Apocalypse is revealed—upbeat and tunefully danceable in songs such as “Headed Toward Extinction,” and “Dinosaur Breakfast".

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Laika or Not? November 4, 2015 | 11:30 pm
On From Ark to Microchip

The space dog Laika, of humble origin, blessed with only a Christian name, bred and housebroken on the amber steppes of Mother Russia, was a simple unpretentious canine that would soon be world famous for her daring exploits and globe‐spanning heartbeat telecasts.

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Inaudible Postscript November 11, 2015 | 11:30 pm
On From Ark to Microchip

A coda on radio’s disembodied voices and the subsequent unwriting of history. Official Listening Selection at Hear Now Festival 2015!

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Phenomenological Telephone November 18, 2015 | 11:30 pm
On From Ark to Microchip

The tantalizing social history of the telephone with special guest Tantrika Patricia Johnson.

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Truman Thanksgiving November 25, 2015 | 11:30 pm
On From Ark to Microchip

Truman re-enactor Raymond Starzmann returns to the future with Dwight Frizzell and Francis Ford Coppola, who introduces Truman’s 1957 speech at the ground-breaking ceremony for Truman Corners Shopping Center.

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Counterclock Worlds of Philip K. Dick, Part 1 December 2, 2015 | 11:30 pm
On From Ark to Microchip

The seminal sci‐fi author (“Bladerunner”) and pataphysician Philip K. Dick’s explorations of alternative worlds and techno‐dilemmas.

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Counterclock Worlds of Philip K. Dick, Part 2 December 9, 2015 | 11:30 pm
On From Ark to Microchip

With Arnold Young as Philip K. Dick.

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Divine Sparks: Gnostic Voices from Nag Hammadi to Berkeley December 16, 2015 | 11:30 pm
On From Ark to Microchip

Voices released from ancient hidden texts…Voices of living information that slumbered in the buried codices at Nag Hammadi for centuries…Ancient voices of a Plasmate living through us as information.

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Creation Untold December 23, 2015 | 11:30 pm
On From Ark to Microchip

Which earth are we on? This alternative earth history of our own Cosmo-Genesis narrated by Jay Mandeville and orchestrated by the BCR Ensemble.

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Elaine Lee’s TRANSMARS TANGO December 30, 2015 | 11:30 pm
On From Ark to Microchip

The Ark presents an off-world, gender-bending sci-fi adventure by cyber-sex fashionista Elaine Lee (Starstruck, Vamps, Honey West)

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