Podcast/Archive

Host Bill Clause discusses jobs, labor unions, minimum wage, and Missouri State government with guests Justin Stein and Bob Minor of Jobs For Justice.


-Emerald Ash Borer – spread, detection, options

-Wood movement issues and firewood issues associated with EAB

-What other new or invasive pest are on the move?  What can we expect in the coming years?

-Winter Watering – if it stays dry and no snowfall (Mae)

-Composting – jump starting the compost pile in spring (Mae)       

-Tree and Shrub Pruning (Dennis and Mae)

-Growing Transplants Under Lights (Dennis and Mae)

-Vegetable Gardening – spring schedule

Guests: Dennis Patton –Johnson County K-State Research and Extension Horticulture Agent &
Mae Christenson — Master Gardener

“Preparing for Spring Gardening!”
Episode date : January 26, 2015
On EcoRadio KC
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Today on Arts Magazine, actor Kyle Hatley will once again join host Michael Hogge to speak about the new show at the Kansas City Repertory Theatre, An Iliad, a re-telling of Homer’s epic poem.

Later, the director and actors from the Unicorn Theatre will be with us to talk about their latest adult comedy, Lasso Of Truth. Join us for all this, plus the latest reviews from Russ Simmons on Freeze Frame!

“An Iliad” & “Lasso Of Truth”
Episode date : January 26, 2015
On Arts Magazine
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This week on the Thursday Night Special, please join us for an inspiring community panel, “An Edifice Which Produces Beggars Needs Restructuring: Changing Systems of Racism, Poverty, & Militarism”. This panel was taped on January 19th at the Metropolitan Missionary Baptist Church, and featured these venerated community leaders:

  •  Dr. Vernon Howard, Jr. — Executive Vice President for Social Justice, SCLC-GKC
  • Irene Caudillo — President/CEO, El Centro
  • Clyde R. McQueen — President/CEO, Full Employment Council
  • Melissa Robinson — President, Black Healthcare Coalition
  • Dr. Rex Archer — Director, KCMO Health Department

Learn what they and their organizations are doing to change the systemic roots of injustice and to revive a Poor People’s campaign. Find out about ways we can work together to reduce poverty and create greater economic justice.

 


This week on Tell Somebody, Tom Klammer will be speaking with Chris Mitchell about proposed legislation to block municipal broadband in Missouri, and an Obama proposal to promote municipal broadband. Mitchell is the Director of the Telecommunications as Commons Initiative with the New Rules Project of the Institute for Local Self-Reliance.


What’s Obama’s Executive Action for immigrants all about? Can the anti-immigrant politicians block them? This week on the Heartland Labor Forum, we’ll explore these questions and ask how unions and workers can benefit as millions of undocumented immigrants gain permission to work. Thursday at 6pm, rebroadcast Friday at 5am.


Bill Raney, member of All Souls and of the Missouri Board of Directors for the ACLU, and Jeff Mittman, executive director of the ACLU of Missouri, will discuss what people need to know when stopped by law enforcement.  Video and print clips from recent events will demonstrate when and how to invoke Constitutional protections.


Jane Gotch, Leo Gayden, Juliet Remmers discuss “Let It Fall” a collaborative dance performance in the first segment of ARTSPEAK RADIO. In our second half, Cory Imig, co-curator of Plug Projects joins us in the studio.

Choreography: Jane Gotch in collaboration with the dancers. Dancers: Leo Gayden and Juliet RemmersVocalist: Juliet Remmers Music: “Terry Riley: In C” by Bang on A Can All-Stars, and “O del mio dolce ardor” by Gluck

“Let it Fall” will be performed in NYC on January 26th, 2015 at Movement Research at Judson Church and at Roulette on February 13th, 2015.

Cory Imig is a Lecturer at the Kansas City Art Institute, Program Coordinator at Artist, INC and Co-curator at PLUG Projects.PLUG Projects is an artist-run curatorial collaborative based in Kansas City, MO

 

 


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‘Burn Your Fire for No Witness’- Angel Olsen

February 24, 2014 By KKFI 90.1 FM Comments Off
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Indie-folk singer Angel Olsen’s sophomore LP ‘Burn Your Fire for No Witness’ finds tenderness in dire circumstances and proves time is the ultimate opportunity creator.
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February 19, 2014 By KKFI 90.1 FM Comments Off
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KKFI 90.1 FM is proud to be airing a portion of the Homelessness Marathon, which will once again bring the voices of homeless people into America’s homes. “I wish we could get their bodies inside, too,” comments Jeremy Weir Alderson, the …

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Tune into Live Music Performances from the 2014 Folk Alliance International Conference

February 13, 2014 By KKFI 90.1 FM Comments Off
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February 11, 2014 By KKFI 90.1 FM Comments Off
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Winter Fund Drive Update: Thanks to KKFI Supporters — wherever you are!

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Many thanks to the hundreds of supporters of KKFI 90.1 FM, Kansas City Community Radio who donated during the Winter Fund Drive. The drive runs through Sunday, February 9, so there’s still time for you to call in your pledge …

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