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Vox Narro Project is a celebration of immigrant communities funded by a Rocket Grant from the Andy Warhol Foundation working with Charlotte Street and the Spencer Museum in Lawrence,KS. THe grant provides funding for seven events. To date six event have been presented including the Vietnamese, Kurdish, Palestinian, Indian, Persian and Bhutanese communities. The project has been extended by a collaboration with the Kansas City MO Public Library to add three more presentations this year.

Vox Narro members Rhiannon Ross, Michelle Pond, Jose Faus, and Sharon Eiker join us in the studio.

Vox Narro and Immigrant Communities
Episode date : April 16, 2014
On Artspeak Radio
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Our speaker this week on All Souls Forum, Charlotte “Mama C” O’Neal will share her journey from growing up in KCKS and membership in the KC Black Panther Party to a life as a community activist, musician, poet, and artist in Tanzania. O’Neal and her husband Pete run UAACC, the United African Alliance Community Center. (Historical note: Pete O’Neal, then leader of the KC Black Panther Party, spoke May 25, 1969  at the All Souls Forum on Why Revolution?)


Host Craig Lubow interviews the Executive Director of the Kansas Coalition Against the Death Penalty, Mary Sloan about the current state of the death penalty in Kansas.

Death Penalty in Kansas
Episode date : April 15, 2014
On Radio Active Magazine
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Kellis Bayless is a coal activist with a Ph.D in Ecology in Evolutionary Biology.  He is an expert on mountaintop removal and its consequences.  We’ll discuss the whole spectrum of coal consumption on the program.

 

www.ilovemountains.org

 

Coal From the Mine to the Power Plant
Episode date : April 14, 2014
On EcoRadio KC
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Legislative Update

The Missouri Legislative session has about 5 weeks to go and the debates and haggling are in full swing. There are lobbyist and advocacy groups buttonholing legislators all over the Capitol and of course school children from various parts of the state learning how government works. Last week a the Missouri Association for Social Welfare (MASW), Kansas City Criminal Justice Task Force (KCJTF), Missouri CURE (MOCURE) and others banded together to go to Jefferson City and lobby for a number of bills that they are interested in and coming up this week Crime Victims and Law enforcement will be in the Capitol to lobby for their bills.

On this edition of Jaws of Justice Radio we will talk with 22nd District Representative Brandon Ellington about the bills that are finding traction in committee and those that will probably not make it to the floor for debate or a vote. If you want to find out about a bill you are interested in tune in, we hope to have time to open the phone lines and give you a chance to ask about issues important to you.

Abbey Rowe Medical Cannabis Refugee

Abbey Rowe has genetic disorder that causes her joints to dislocate and is very painful. Her parents tried everything the medical establishment had to offer to no avail. Abbey has now moved to Colorado so she can get the only treatment that seems to help, cannabis.

Host Jessica Thomas will talk with Abbey by phone about medical cannabis and what it has done for her. She will also tell about her upcoming trip to Jefferson City to testify before a legislative committee considering a medical cannabis bill in Missouri.


On this week’s edition of Arts Magazine, Beth Byrd will join us to talk about Byrd Productions and her 15th annual Laidback Fundraiser.

Then, at 12:30, Kirk Nelson and Cathy Murdock will join us to talk about the Weston Community Theatre and their annual Cemetery Stroll.

All this and more on Arts Magazine with Michael Hogge, Mondays at 12 noon on 90.1.FM KKFI!


Simon Head, author of Mindless: Why Smarter Machines Are Making Dumber Humans, says working at Wal-Mart or Amazon is like being on a digital chain gang. This week on the Heartland Labor Forum, we interview Head to find out more. Then, we’ll have an update from the KCMO teachers on the struggle to save public education. All this on Thursday at 6PM, rebroadcast Friday at 5AM.


This week on Tell Somebody, host Tom Klammer speaks to David Cobb, co-founder/spokesperson of Move To Amend about his upcoming event in Kansas City on April 22, a stop on his national “Barnstorming!” tour.

From the MoveToAmend Facebook page–

“In the tradition of the mighty Populist Movement, David Cobb will give a rousing one hour talk–telling the story of the American creation myth and the US Constitution as it pertains to Corporate Personhood.
He will advance a realistic remedy to the overarching power of huge corporations and big money in American politics.

His inspiring talk will be followed by a facilitated discussion / Q & A.
This informative event is presented by the Kansas City affiliate of Move to Amend and the Economics Club of the University of Missouri-Kansas City.”

David Cobb & Move To Amend
Episode date : April 10, 2014
On Tell Somebody
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Recent News

Hug A Web Browser Today: Small Improvements to the KKFI Website

April 5, 2013 By KKFI 90.1 FM Comments Off
Hug A Web Browser Today: Small Improvements to the KKFI Website

KKFI is improving the website to help you connect with the station and the programs you like. Here’s what we delivered today: Better mobile device support – the site should format properly on Android and iPhone devices, among others. Better …

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History of KKFI 90.1 FM – Mid-Coast Radio Founders Inspired by “Sex and Broadcasting”

April 4, 2013 By KKFI 90.1 FM Comments Off
History of KKFI 90.1 FM - Mid-Coast Radio Founders Inspired by "Sex and Broadcasting"

by Tom Crane, host of KKFI’s “World Sound Radio,” Saturdays from 1:00-3:00 pm. Twenty-five years ago, on February 28, 1988 at 10:00 a.m., Kansas City listeners heard something new on the radio on KKFI 90.1 FM – the cry of …

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Susan Sanders Featured on LGBT “The Tenth Voice” and at UMKC

April 3, 2013 By KKFI 90.1 FM Comments Off
Susan Sanders Featured on LGBT "The Tenth Voice" and at UMKC

Recently, Susan Sanders, KKFI board vice-president and volunteer, talked with host Pierce Patterson, a host of The Tenth Voice show about Kansas City’s gay nightclubs in the 1980s and how they were located prior to the advent of the Internet. …

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Media: Brookside St. Patrick’s Day Parade

March 16, 2013 By KKFI 90.1 FM Comments Off
Media: Brookside St. Patrick's Day Parade

KKFI 90.1 FM participated in the 2013 St. Patricks’s Day parade held in the Brookside neighborhood. The photos and video were taken near Meyer Blvd and Wornall Road.  

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Listener Comments on KKFI’s 25th Anniversary

March 3, 2013 By KKFI 90.1 FM Comments Off
Listener Comments on KKFI's 25th Anniversary

KKFI 90.1 FM celebrated its 25th year on-air on February 28, 2013. Here are some supporter’s comments about the impact of KKFI on the lives of listeners. Hawk Jones – What an amazing accomplishment, kiddos, kudos. Davina Anne Gabriel – …

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Photos: KKFI Day at the Roasterie

February 28, 2013 By KKFI 90.1 FM Comments Off
Photos: KKFI Day at the Roasterie

KKFI “Morning Buzz” DJs and crew toured the Roasterie operation and warehouse on February 28, 2013, KKFI’s 25th anniversary on-air.

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