Podcast/Archive
“Unfriended,” a unique and original new horror entry gets a few “likes” from Russ.

Susan and Russ weigh in on “Merchants of Doubt,” an insightful documentary about climate change spin doctors.


Wednesday marks the one year anniversary of local fiddle wizard, Rebecca Pringle.  We’ll hear some her music, plus we’ll chat with The Guess Who’s Burton Cummings in anticipation of his show at Knuckleheads tonight, and we’ll hear a collective poems by some high school kids from Grandview recorded at Saturday’s If I Could Change the World spoken word event sponsored by The American Friends Service Committee and the Writers’ Place.


Rachel Vaughn and Melissa Freiburger discuss the Sunrise Project and the work that they’re doing in Douglas County, Kansas.

www.sunriseprojectks.org

Sunrise Project
Episode date : April 13, 2015
On EcoRadio KC
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The attack on public education has become an onslaught starting from the heights of the American Legislative Exchange Council and subverting institutions from Kindergarten through higher education with the myth that public is bad and a failure. Hear about the corporate takeover of our schools this week on the Heartland Labor Forum, Thursday at 6pm, rebroadcast Friday at 5am.


Trauma and adversity exposure disrupts most urban school systems. Trauma Sensitive Schooling prepares an entire school to counter the disruption. Beth Sarver, who coordinates Truman Medical Center’s Resilience Incubator, describes the trauma spectrum and how mindful teaching and learning harness the native resilience in all of us.


Russ scrutinizes “Merchants of Doubt,” a frightening but important documentary about professional spin doctors who create confusion about the concept of climate change.


In the aftermath of a racial stereotyping controversy surrounding the film “Get Hard,” Susan and Russ take a look back at the recent civil rights flick, “Selma.”

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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
Live Music Performances at the 2014 Folk Alliance International Conference

In a continuing effort to bring listeners quality music and media innovation, KKFI will be streaming several live musical performances from the 2014 Folk Alliance International Conference, February 19-20. The performances will air on the radio station, as well as over a separate video stream on the station’s YouTube Live Channel.

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“Stained Glass & the Dark Cathedral”- Merriweather

February 13, 2014 By KKFI 90.1 FM Comments Off
"Stained Glass & the Dark Cathedral"- Merriweather

There’s little to no information about lo-fi/experimental Kansas City band Merriweather and that mysteriousness makes all the difference.
By Jared McNett

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KKFI Announces Job Opening for Special Events and Volunteer Manager

February 11, 2014 By KKFI 90.1 FM Comments Off
KKFI Job Opening

KKFI has a job opening for a full-time, experienced Special Events and Volunteer Manager. Among other duties, the Special Events and Volunteer Manager plans and executes current fundraising and awareness events, including the station’s signature Band Auction and Holiday On-line Auction.

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Winter Fund Drive Update: Thanks to KKFI Supporters — wherever you are!

February 7, 2014 By KKFI 90.1 FM Comments Off
Winter Fund Drive Update: Thanks to KKFI Supporters -- wherever you are!

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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KKFI Makes Its Kickstarter Project Goal

February 7, 2014 By KKFI 90.1 FM Comments Off
KKFI Makes Its Kickstarter Project Goal

With the contributions from 60 area supporters KKFI reached it’s Kickstarter goal of $10,000 for purchasing equipment for broadcasting audio from live music and public events.

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Advertising Signs: In Defense of Bob Dylan’s Super Bowl Spot

February 4, 2014 By KKFI 90.1 FM Comments Off
Advertising Signs: In Defense of Bob Dylan's Super Bowl Spot

Bob Dylan’s Super Bowl spot was met with cries of “selling out”, but the chameleon-like artist has been “selling out” since the beginning.
By Jared McNett

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