Artist/gallery owner & preservationist, Bruce Burstert talks about his gallery, Museum of The West located at 1323 Union Ave. KCMO with guest host/producer Mark Manning.

Members of Kansas City Zine Con, Marc Saviano and Adam Davidson discuss an upcoming zine fest in KC this weekend. Kansas City Zine Con will feature more than 80 local and regional artists exhibiting zines, chapbooks, mini­comics and other hand­crafted works created in the spirit of do­-it­-yourself publishing. The event is scheduled for Saturday, August 29, 2015 from 11 AM to 7 PM in the Valentine Room at the historic Uptown Theater on 3700 Broadway in Kansas City, MO. Highlighting Midwestern zine artists, the exhibition features hands ­on activities, lectures, panels, and films. Featured artists include zine makers Julia Eff, Jonas Cannon, Vice Versa Press, and locals Charlie Mylie, Luke Rocha, Chuck Munson, Hector Casanova and Kelsey Wroten. Lectures and panels will raise questions about the ethics and mechanics of student zine making, the cultural work that zines perform, and how zines act as counter public. Family friendly activities will showcase a variety of examples of how to bind, fold, and make unique zine covers. The LaBudde Special Collections will accept zine donations to be preserved for a local history archive.


KCAI Interim President, Tony Jones discusses the impact of the recent $25 million gift to the Kansas City Art Institute.
Tony Jones CBE joined KCAI in December 2014 as interim president. Jones is an internationally known arts administrator, broadcaster, educator, exhibition curator and historian of art, architecture and design and a consultant on higher education and the arts. A citizen of both Britain and the United States, he was educated at Goldsmith’s College in London and the Newport College of Art in Wales as a sculptor, painter and art historian. He came to the United States for postgraduate study as a Fulbright Scholar. He was appointed president of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 1986, serving in that capacity until 1991, when he took a position as director of the Royal College of Art in London. He returned to SAIC in 1996 and served as president until 2012, when he was named chancellor and president-emeritus. From 1996 to 2012 he also was co-CEO of the Corporation of the Art Institute of Chicago. Among other leadership appointments, he was chairman of the department of art and art history at Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, Texas, and director of the Glasgow School of Art in the U.K.

Kansas City Art Institute 4415 Warwick Blvd. KCMO 64111

Craig Lubow talks with Dr. Lynn Ringenberg, National President of Physicians for Social Responsibility.  Natural E talks to Elizabeth Bejan of Revolve KC.

Susan and Russ get a grip on “The Everest,” a mountain climbing epic.

TAKE TWO: “Everest” Film Review
Episode date : October 2, 2015
On Take Two

Russ reviews a wide range of films this week, including “The Martian,” focusing on an otherworldly Matt Damon, “Sicario,” about a hitman and “The Walk,” on a high wire act.

Capitalism is relocating to new centers in China, India, Brazil.  In its old centers like the U.S., economic prospects darken.  Worker incomes stagnate.  Multinational businesses force governments to lower their taxes and then either raise personal taxes, cut public services or both.  Decline results, but alternatives exist.  Changing the organization of our enterprises offers a way to a better future.

Our Walmart is relaunching for the holiday season. Find out how this union buster could be affected this week on the Heartland Labor Forum. Then, some union members are asking: Should police unions be in the House of Labor? Thursday at 6pm, rebroadcast Friday at 5am.

It’s the first Thursday of the month, everyone, and that means Khadijah and The White Guy are back on the airwaves with yet another lively discussion on racial issues which are endemic to the KC metro area, including a call-in portion of the show. Then, at 7:30, the Shots In The Night crew are back with another hilarious satire for your listening pleasure. All this for your Thursday night, right here on 90.1 FM, KKFI!

On this edition of Arts Magazine, Michael Hogge has a conversation with theatre critic Alan Portner about the theatre scene here in Kansas City and comparing it to other cities he has worked in.

Alan Portner on the KC Theatre Scene
Episode date : September 28, 2015
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