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Native Spirit radio show with host Rhonda LeValdo, includes music and news


Sound from Saturday’s March Against Monsanto, and Monday’s Memorial Day walk from the old Kansas City Weapons Plant to the new one, culminating in a die-in at the new facility.

 

Featuring

Julian Carrier, Moses Brings Plenty, Maurice Copeland.


Dozens of peace activists gathered at Whiteman Air Force Base on May 17th to bear witness against drones, two of whom had been arrested at that spot before – Brian Terrell & Ron Faust.  Hear what they had to say along with Jeff Stack, Vicke Kepling, Jane Stoever, Henry Stoever, Charles Carney and more.

Witness at Whiteman
Episode date : May 27, 2015
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Hosts Amy Bell and Sharon Lockhart interview Missouri Representative Brandon Ellington from Kansas City’s East-side (District 022) and Mrs E on their Voices of the People initiative, an effort to educate urban citizens’ on their rights.


New Food Pantry Helps Those With Food Allergies

The Seventh Day Adventist have long been one of the best sources of information on vegetarian cooking and food preparation. Now the New Haven Seventh-day Adventist Church in Overland Park, KS is helping low income folks with food allergies afford the food they need to survive and be healthy. Their new food pantry is called Renewed Health, they are open on Wednesdays 9:30 AM till Noon and they serve anyone that has a doctors note, that says they need special food. The pantry is open to people in MO and KS.

Host Richard Tripp will be talking with founders of the pantry, Amy Goode and Emily Brown about this effort to help those in need of good food that will sustain them and the types of conditions people have that require a special diet.

New Haven Seventh-day Adventist church, 8714 Antioch Rd, Shawnee Mission, KS.
Phone Number 913-642-5617
The Renewed Health Pantry is open – Wednesdays 9:30 AM till noon

Memorial Day Activities

We will have a conversation with Sargent Major Phillip Hoafler about the activities and ceremony to be held at the Kansas City Vietnam Veterans Memorial. We will let you know some of the other activities you can participate in to thank the men and women that have given their lives to protect the freedoms we all enjoy.


“Tomorrowland,” Disney’s big budget sci-fi extravaganza and two art house flicks — “Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter,” “The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared” — are on Russ’ agenda this week.


Susan and Russ cover “Far from the Madding Crowd,” a lushly produced romance adapted from Thomas Hardy’s classic 1874 novel.

Does the World Bank Work for Working People? Not according to a new study about how poor people are chased off their land to make way for shiny new projects and on Pioneer Women, Susan interviews a woman welder. All this on the Heartland Labor Forum. Thursday at 6pm, rebroadcast Friday at 5am.


Recent News

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

February 7, 2014 By KKFI 90.1 FM Comments Off on Winter Fund Drive Update: Thanks to KKFI Supporters — wherever you are!
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 on KKFI Makes Its Kickstarter Project Goal
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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 on Advertising Signs: In Defense of Bob Dylan’s Super Bowl Spot
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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.
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January 25, 2014 By KKFI 90.1 FM Comments Off on “Passing Out Pieces”- Mac Demarco
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Mac Demarco’s “Passing Out Pieces” masks honest emotion with sedate guitar riffs and slacker aphorisms.
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What’s Local & Vocal & Heard All Over? Tune in during KKFI’s Winter Fund Drive for the answer

January 24, 2014 By KKFI 90.1 FM Comments Off on What’s Local & Vocal & Heard All Over? Tune in during KKFI’s Winter Fund Drive for the answer
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A Message from KKFI’s President   Among the myriad adjectives I could use to describe KKFI are local and vocal — two words that rhyme for a reason. KKFI is a homegrown product, volunteer-driven and nurtured locally by donors like you who give generously …

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