We’ll hear what happened at yesterday’s Global March for Elephants & Rhinos.
Also, Jill Erickson, of the Heartland Conservation Alliance will update us on the Save Our Neighborhoods issue in Independence. and Maurice Copeland lets us know the latest in the Nuclear Weapons business in our area.

Community Updates
Episode date : October 5, 2015
On EcoRadio KC

Alfredo Lopez, of OFRANEH, The Black Fraternal Organization of Honduras, and Community Radio activist will be in Kansas City on October 4 & 5th to talk about his people, the Garifuna, Afro-Indigenous Hondurans and their inspiring Resistance to the U.S. Drug War, violent displacement and forced migration to the U.S.  He will be on GRR on KKFI Sunday October 4th from 3:00 – 4:00 PM.  He will also speak at the Black Archives of MidAmerica, 1722 E. 17th Terrace, Kansas City, MO 64106 at 5:00 p.m.

In the second hour of the program, Helen Gebre-Amlak brings us more from Ethiopia.

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.

Understanding the impact and relationship of anxiety and chronic illness is crucial for managing both.  Kathleen Riordan, LSCSW and Everett Murphy M.D. will explore what this means for all of us.


Citizens United for Rehabilitation of Errants

CURE is an international movement that seeks to reduce crime through reform of the criminal justice system.

Missouri CURE organizes and unites offenders, their families, and others for education and advocacy in criminal justice issues. Their goals are to ensure that prisons are only used for those who absolutely must be incarcerated and that they are used only for the purposes of rehabilitation and education.

Missouri CURE is having their Annual Conference in St Louis on Saturday October 3rd celebrating their first 25 years. We will bring back some of the audio from the conference and talk with President Heddy Hardin and Vice President Keith Brown El about what is in store moving forward.

Face Book Pagehttps://www.facebook.com/MoCureOrg/timeline
International CURE website – http://www.curenational.org

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