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Susan and Russ fill us in on a poke in the eye to old Hollywood that features an all-star cast.

 


Russ covers the latest farce from the Coen Brothers as well as an Oscar-nominated British drama.

 


Jenny Mendez, Latino Cultural Arts Director for the Mattie Rhodes Center for over fourteen years, joins Maria live in the studio to encourage our diverse and loyal listeners to call 888-931-0901 to support 90.1 FM KKFI- Kansas City Community Radio.

Rocket Grants Program Coordinator, Julia Cole joins us to talk about Traces and Trajectories, an exhibition celebrating six years of the Rocket Grants Program. Charlotte Street’s La Esquina Gallery (1000 W 25th Street) will host Traces and Trajectories, an exhibition examining the six-year history of the Rocket Grants program in Kansas City. Traces and Trajectories, curated by Melaney Ann Mitchell and Blair Schulman, will open Friday, February 5th with a reception from 6-9PM, and will be on display through March 4th.
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Paul Richardson, Generator at The KC Wordshop and Lead Organizer at Louder Than a Bomb – KC, joins us live in the studio.The WordShop is a space devoted to creativity based in the written word, community building through sharing of stories, and a renaissance in language arts.

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In the second half of the program, singer/songwriter/musician Rick Malsick performs live music from his new CD release, Philodendron.


Craig Volland is Agriculture Chair of the Kansas Sierra Club. He will discuss how the Post WWII “Feed the World” political and economic paradigm transformed America’s food system from diversified & high quality to high tech & low quality.


Borders separate us, but they also define us. Creating your identity means defining what you are in relation to what you are not. This episode is about an artist who walked the border of Kansas City to discover himself and what lies at our boundaries. This story takes us on a journey at the fringes of the Paris of the Plains to uncover what Kansas City is like at it’s furthest edge. This is Charlie Mylie walking on the border…journalist Esther Honig brings us the story…

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On this week’s edition of Arts Magazine, guests from the Störling Dance Company will chat about their annual production of Underground, and City-In-Motion Dance Theatre will talk with us about their production, A Modern Night At The Folly: A Choreographer’s Showcase. All this and more during your cultural lunch and brunch, right here on 90.1 FM KKFI!


“Anomalisa,” the Oscar-nominated animated offering from Charlie Kaufman, gets very different reactions from Susan and Russ.

 

TAKE TWO: “Anomalisa”
Episode date : January 29, 2016
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The true story of a daring rescue at sea is the focus for Russ this week.

 

FREEZE FRAME: “The Finest Hours”
Episode date : January 29, 2016
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