Upcoming Episodes

Bucket Brigade Follow-up, Silver-Haired Legislators and Turnaround Tuesdays October 20, 2014 | 6:00 pm
On EcoRadio KC

Host Richard Mabion welcomes back Laticia to discuss what's going on with the Bucket Brigade, local folks taking air pollution readings in their own neighborhoods. Richard also speaks with Tom Gordon about Silver Haired Legislators, and Mary Akerstrom about Turnaround Tuesdays at the Capitol in Topeka.

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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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America’s Favorite Pastimes – Baseball and Music October 21, 2014 | 6:00 am
On Your Morning Buzz: Tuesday

Baseball has long been heralded as this country's favorite pastime so Diana Linn will share American Roots based songs of baseball, perseverance, redemption and victory on this week's Tasty Brew Edition of Your Tuesday Morning Buzz.

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Michael Smith Book Tour, Ferguson Weekend of Resistance, and Chicago Torturer Jon Burge Is Released October 21, 2014 | 9:00 am
On Law and Disorder

Ferguson Weekend of Resistance to the militarized suppression of peaceful demonstrations and Chicago police commander Jon Burge convicted of torturing more than 100 African-American men will be released after 4 years.

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Howard Scott October 21, 2014 | 10:00 am
On Tuesday MidDay Medley

Guitarist Howard Scott of the Lowriders (formerly of War), checks in withYour Fusion Funkmeister.

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Hate Crimes in Amish Country, A Buddhist Solution to Drug Addiction, and More October 21, 2014 | 12:00 pm
On Interfaith Voices

Inside a series of strange nights in 2011, when a radical group of Amish men and women forcibly shaved the beards of their fathers and friends.

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Author & Activist Jeff Clements: Corporations are Not People October 21, 2014 | 06:00 pm
On Radio Active Magazine

Mike Dean of the the Kansas City Chapter of Move To Amend interviews author and activist Jeff Clements. Immediately, after the 2010 Citizens United ruling, author Jeff Clements published a series of predications about the decision's impact. Four year later, his projections have undeniably come true. Clements will discuss the updates to his book, Corporations Are Not People, and the current state of the opposition to corporate personhood.

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Richard Wolff on the State of the Economy October 21, 2014 | 6:30pm
On Counterspin

Today we'll feature a special extended interview with economic professor Richard Wolff on how to reconcile mixed messages about the health of the economy.

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Sorry, Wrong Number October 22, 2014 | 5:00 am
On Pacifica Radio Archives’ “From the Vault”

Radio Drama is on the verge of becoming nothing but a nostalgic memory in the US collective conscience.

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Take Me Out to the Ball Game October 22, 2014 | 6:00 am
On Your Morning Buzz: Wednesday

Art McDonnell joins Mike Murphy for music about baseball. Baseball Fever: Catch It!

Listen for Bob Dylan, John McCutcheon, The Baseball Project, & more.

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Richard Wolff – The Market: A Paragon of Virtue October 22, 2014 | 9:00 am
On Alternative Radio

Richard Wolff is Professor of Economics Emeritus at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst and currently a visiting professor at the New School in New York. The New York Times called him “America’s most prominent Marxist economist.” He is the author of numerous books including Capitalism Hits the Fan, Democracy at Work and Occupy the Economy: Challenging Capitalism with David Barsamian.

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Wednesday MidDay Medley presents Calvin Arsenia LIVE! October 22, 2014 | 10:00 am
On Wednesday MidDay Medley

Mark plays MidCoastal & New Releases from: Chris Hazelton's Boogaloo 7, Calvin Arsenia, John Velghe & The Prodigal Sons, The Quivers, Til Willis, Jorge Arana Trio, Blonde Redhead, Courtney Barnett, Loose Cannon Brass Band, Iris DeMent, Calexico, The Flaming Lips, Talking Heads, Pixies, Superchunk, and David Bowie. At 10:00 we remember our dear friend Anne Winter, with six songs and a few words from three friends. Anne's tremendous contributions to our lives and our community will live on in all of us who loved her and have committed to keep her spirit alive! At 10:30 musician & composer Calvin Arsenia will play live in our 90.1 FM studios. At 11:15 Barry Lee - Station Manager at 90.1 FM, will drop by to talk about "It Came Out of the Garage" - An All Hallows Eve Garage Rock Dance Party benefit for KKFI, Thursday, October 30, at 8:00 pm, at Knuckleheads Saloon, 2715 Rochester St, KCMO. It's a garage stomp evening and a benefit for KKFI. Music by The Quivers, Til Willis & Erratic Cowboy, and Alan Murphy & The Frequent Flyers.

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“Rails Risky Business” with Mike Hendricks October 22, 2014 | 12:00 pm
On All Souls Forum

Mike Hendricks of the Kansas City Star will update his extensive reporting on the dangers of lightly regulated railroad traffic through Kansas City.

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Kingpins of the Gulf Coast: Rodney Crowell & Dr. John, 10/22/2014 October 22, 2014 | 7:30 pm
On American Routes

The Houston-born singer/songwriter Rodney Crowell talks about growing up on the rough side of town with the ghost of Hank Williams as a "family member," as well as writing songs for his recent duet partner Emmylou Harris. He also wrote for many of the country heavyweights from Jerry Reed to Guy Clark and Bob Seeger, and was the antagonist in Rosanne Cash's signature tune "Seven Year Ache." Then we'll sit down live in a rare visit to Nashville with the Crescent City's Nite Tripper himself Dr. John, who reminisces about and demonstrates his early days at the piano and on a music industry "spying mission" that could only happen in New Orleans.

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Elaine Lee’s “Trans Mars Tango” October 22, 2014 | 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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Celebrating Audre Lorde: Interviews with Alexis Pauline Gumbs and Dagmar Shultz. October 23, 2014 | 5:00 am
On World Possibilities

Pragya Esh speaks with Alexis Pauline Gumbs and Dagmar Shultz about the impact of Audre Lorde s work today, their own work, and the politics of representation.

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Jeffrey D. Clements: “Corporations Are Not People” October 23, 2014 | 9:00 am
On Tell Somebody

More than four years after Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission eased restrictions on political and campaign spending by corporations and labor unions, arguments over the Supreme Court’s ruling rage on. Jeff Clements is among the opponents who see a ruinously unfair advantage for candidates who can cultivate the wealthiest donors.

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Wildcat Turned Vegetarian October 23, 2014 | 12:00 pm
On Sprouts

This program looks at the history and legacy of President Jose' "Pepe'" Mujica of Uruguay.

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Thwarting Democracy, the Battle for Voting Rights October 23, 2014 | 12:30 pm
On Making Contact

On this week's show, we'll hear about hard fought battles for voting rights and the implications of new laws.

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Brainjam Poetry Hour October 23, 2014 | 7:00 pm
On Thursday Night Special

BrainJam poetry hour will feature talented Kansas City poetic voices as their share their original works as well as dialogue about their craft, purpose, and process. The student poets, all of them High School students, will take center stage in kkf'i's studio on October 23 at 7 pm on the Thursday night special.

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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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Phil & Bobby speak, Europe 72 October 24, 2014 | 9:00 pm
On Grateful Dead Hour

David interview Phil and Bobby, plus selections from Europe '72: The Complete Recordings.

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2014 Americana Fest October 25, 2014 | 7:00 am
On Music City Roots – Live From the Loveless Cafe

2014 Americana Fest showcase with BR549, Ruthie Foster, Chris Smither and The Duhks

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Justice in the Home October 25, 2014 | 2:30 pm

Progress is being made by the domestic workers rights movement in the US. The organizer largely credited with spearheading its recent success speaks to WINGS.

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Loreena McKennitt October 26, 2014 | 7:00 am
On Art of the Song

Loreena McKennitt’s recording career began in 1985 with the album Elemental. She has since released total of 17 albums. An active member of her community, she has founded and oversees charitable undertakings in the fields of water safety and family/childhood support services. We spoke with Loreena after the release of The Journey So Far - The Best of Loreena McKennitt, a celebration of 30 years as an independent artist.

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It’s Saphira’s Last Show! October 26, 2014 | 8:00 am
On Psychic Talk

We bid farewell to the retiring Saphira Rain, and with it, Psychic Talk, an important part of our Sunday morning line-up since the station's inception in 1988, making it the longest-running show of its type in the region.

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It’s a Spooktacular Halloween Special! October 26, 2014 | 11:00 am
On Foolkiller Folk

Bob and Diana Suckiel host a fun (and not-so-scary!) Halloween music special. We promise treats, not tricks!

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The African Diaspora October 26, 2014 | 3:00 p.m.
On Global Roots Radio

Bird Fleming returns for further exploration of the music that has emanated out from the African continent.

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Charles Seife on the Future of Fusion and Neil Shubin on Our Evolution From Fish October 27, 2014 | 5:00 am
On Exploration

Guest 1: Charles Seife, the future of fusion power
Guest 2: Neil Shubin, our evolution from a fish

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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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James Bopp & David Cobb – Citizens United Debate October 29, 2014 | 9:00 am
On Alternative Radio

James Bopp is a campaign finance attorney. He has served as legal counsel to Bush v. Gore, the National Right to Life, and the historic Citizens United v. FEC.
David Cobb, a lawyer and activist, was the Green Party presidential candidate in 2004. He is a leading voice in the Move to Amend the Constitution to repeal corporate rights.

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“Violence Seen as an Infectious Disease” with Rex Archer N.D, MP H October 29, 2014 | 12:00 pm
On All Souls Forum

Should violence be viewed as a contagious disease? This is the contention of some experts in the field.

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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

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Modesto ’69 October 31, 2014 | 9:00 pm
On Grateful Dead Hour

The Boys at Modesto Junior College in 1969 including a 20 minutes Dark Star.

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History of the Mind & Reversing the Aging Process November 2, 2014 | 5:00 am
On Exploration

Today we will discuss the history of the mind and answer the question, "Can aging be reversed?"

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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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“Media, Capitalism and the Environment” with David Barsamian November 5, 2014 | 12:00 pm
On All Souls Forum

As global warming accelerates and carbon-fueled capitalism shows itself incapable of making necessary changes to protect the planet, we need to think about a different economic system.

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