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Susan and Russ consider “The Stanford Prison Experiment,” an unsettling true story about an ill-fated 1970s psychological study.


Russ covers “Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation,” Tom Cruise’s latest, “Vacation,” the re-boot of a classic comedy, “Infinitely Polar Bear,” a Mark Ruffalo drama, and “The Stanford Prison Experiment,” the screen version of a textbook psychology experiment.


The Green Party took time out from their annual meeting in St. Louis to hold a rally in Ferguson across from the police station on Saturday, July 25th.  KKFI was on hand to record this rally which featured Green Party presidential candidates, Jill Stein and Darryl Cherney.

Rally in Ferguson, Missouri
Episode date : July 29, 2015
On All Souls Forum
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Artist Jillian Youngbird discusses her work for Art in the Loop, KCMO. Jillian Youngbird is a multi-media artist living and working in Kansas City. Using mostly recycled or found materials, she creates works dealing with her concerns and curiosity of nature, American history, folklore, and Native American culture. By working in this public format she hopes to bring Native American thought to our Downtown KC community.
Lear more about Youngbird’s work at:
https://www.facebook.com/youngbirdart
http://youngbirdblog.blogspot.com/
https://twitter.com/epicthreadkc
The mission of the Art in the Loop Foundation (AILF) is to contribute to the visual identity, enrichment, and revitalization of Downtown Kansas City, create new opportunities for artistic development, and expand public interaction with new art of excellence. AILF is 501(c)3 nonprofit organization dedicated to commissioning public art for Downtown.
AILF seeks to play a proactive role in bringing further attention to Kansas City as a place where exciting and accomplished contemporary art is not just happening but is, in fact, helping to define the city’s identity.
www.downtownkc.org/art-in-the-loop

Cassandra Mundt, Community Development Coordinator for The National Toy and Miniature Museum discusses the re-opening of the museum on Saturday August 1, 2015.

The National Museum of Toys and Miniatures educates, inspires, and delights adults and children through the museum’s collection and preservation of toys and miniatures.
HISTORY
The National Museum of Toys and Miniatures opened in 1982 as the Toy and Miniature Museum of Kansas City featuring the collections of Mary Harris Francis and Barbara Marshall. Operating in a building on the corner of 52nd and Oak on the University of Missouri – Kansas City campus, the 7,000-square-foot museum had two full-time staff members.
Over the next thirty years with expansions in 1985 and 2004, the museum grew to 33,000 square feet. During that same period, the collection increased to over 72,000 objects. In 2012, the museum embarked on its first public capital campaign to support building and exhibit improvements.
On August 1, 2015, the museum will reopen as The National Museum of Toys and Miniatures with the world’s largest fine-scale miniature collection and one of the nation’s largest antique toy collections on public display.
5235 Oak St. KCMO 64112
816.235.8000
www.toyandminiaturemuseum.org

Dave Dalton/Hammerspace Workshop is home to Kansas City’s awesome community of makers, crafters and inventors. It’s where you go to exercise your creativity. It’s where you bulk up your knowledge, and work out your designs. Rip a board, sandblast a rusty tool, etch a circuit board, 3D-print a missing piece, or build a robot lawnmower. Wood and metal working, silver and black smithing, welding, molding, casting, soldering, electronics, robotics, rocketry, air brushing, or just fixing a broken doohickey. You can learn to do it all yourself.

440 E 63rd St Kansas City MO 64110
Telephone: (913) 686-6562
Laser Shop: (913) 636-9885
Office Hours: 11am – 7pm Closed Mondays
Member Hours: 6am -11pm 7 Days a Week
www.hammerspacehobby.com


Every week since late May, thousands of Hondurans take to the streets in torch marches to protest the theft of millions of dollars of their health care funds by government officials, including the President. The U.S. media barely mentions it. Tune in to the Heartland Labor Forum this week for Honduras: Laboratory of Privatization. We’ll report on the recent trip by The Cross Border Network to investigate. Thursday at 6pm, rebroadcast Friday at 5am.


Native Spirit radio host Rhonda LeValdo interviews Karin Eagle, Oglala Lakota, on the Lakota 57 trial that ended this week in Rapid City, South Dakota.showpromokarin


Special episode with interviews from UNITY Youth conference in DC include: Adam Beach, Supaman, Layha Spoonhunter, Emcee One


The tragic life of singer Amy Winehouse is profiled in “Amy,” a heartbreaking documentary.

TAKE TWO: Film Review of “Amy”
Episode date : July 24, 2015
On Take Two
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Katy Guillen and the Girls at Westport Saloon

October 16, 2014 By KKFI 90.1 FM Comments Off on Katy Guillen and the Girls at Westport Saloon
Katy Guillen and the Girls at Westport Saloon

  A little while back we caught a fantastic rockin’ bluesy set from Katy Guillen and the Girls at Westport Saloon.  Here’s some of what we saw: Click image to start slideshow   Head over to to KC Live Music …

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Award-winning ‘American Routes’ Program Joins KKFI Lineup

October 13, 2014 By KKFI 90.1 FM Comments Off on Award-winning ‘American Routes’ Program Joins KKFI Lineup
Award-winning 'American Routes' Program Joins KKFI Lineup

Beginning Wednesday, October 15th, the award winning music program American Routes, returns to KC radio as 90.1 FM KKFI will begin running the show from 7:30 to 9:30 every Wednesday night. Hosted by Nick Spitzer, American Routes has been broadcast nationally for over 16 years. It seeks to educate and entertain it’s audiences with weekly explorations of the various kinds of American roots music as well as interviews and documentary features to outline the history of a performer or a musical genre. It is currently broadcast on over 195 radio stations across the country with over 400,000 listeners.

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Jazz Calendar for October 13 – 19

October 13, 2014 By KKFI 90.1 FM Comments Off on Jazz Calendar for October 13 – 19
Jazz Calendar for October 13 - 19

This is the KKFI Jazz Event Calendar for the week of Monday, October 13 to Sunday, October 19. This is shared for the benefit of jazz music lovers. Please check with the music venue to confirm details of the event. All …

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Jazz Calendar for October 6 – 12

October 10, 2014 By KKFI 90.1 FM Comments Off on Jazz Calendar for October 6 – 12
Jazz Calendar for October 6 - 12

This is the KKFI Jazz Event Calendar for the week of Monday, September 29 to Sunday, October 5. This is shared for the benefit of jazz music lovers. Please check with the music venue to confirm details of the event. All …

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Dr. John at the Crossroads

October 6, 2014 By KKFI 90.1 FM Comments Off on Dr. John at the Crossroads
Dr. John at the Crossroads

Back on Friday, September 26, Mac Rebennack aka Dr. John filled the Crossroads air with the sounds of New Orleans soul.  Conjuring up the ghosts of Professor Longhair, Louis Armstrong and others, Dr. John drew from his extensive catalog of …

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October 3-12 – Community Radio “By the People, For the People”‏

October 2, 2014 By KKFI 90.1 FM Comments Off on October 3-12 – Community Radio “By the People, For the People”‏
October 3-12 - Community Radio "By the People, For the People"‏

A Message from KKFI’s President By the people, for the people… That’s how Abraham Lincoln described government, and I think it rings true when we talk about community radio and KKFI in particular. About 100 volunteer DJs and program hosts …

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