Podcast/Archive

Russ covers “A Walk in the Woods,” the latest from actor Robert Redford, “Jimmy’s Hall,” a social drama from Ireland and “7 Chinese Brothers,” a wacky indie comedy.


Susan and Russ share their views on “No Escape,” an action thriller starring Owen Wilson and Lake Bell.

TAKE TWO: “No Escape”
Episode date : September 4, 2015
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During the 6am hour, Mike Murphy interviews Denny Laine from the Moody Blues and Wings.  From 7 to 7:30am, Kansas City’s Irishman, Eddie Delahunt performs live.  During the final quarter of the show, Andy Powell of Wishbone Ash checks in.

 

Denny Laine and the Cryers will be at the Voodoo Lounge on Thursday, September 3rd.

Eddie Delahunt will be at O’Dowds Little Dublin on Thursday, September 3rd and The Kansas City Irish Fest September 5th and 6th

Andy Powell and Wishbone Ash will be at Knuckleheads on September 6th.


This week on the Forum, we’ll hear the full speech given by Kansas City native and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Richard Rhodes (How To Make An Atomic Bomb) in Independence at the  “Remembering Nagasaki: Propagating Hope” event co-sponsored by PeaceWorks, which was held at the Community of Christ Temple.


Khadijah & The White Guy are back in the saddle to take your calls on issues affecting race relations in our community, and then stick around for an all-new episode of Shots In The Night, KKFI’s radio theater troupe!


On this edition of Artspeak Radio, Michael Hogge sits in for Maria Vasquez-Boyd. Caleb Bowman will talk about “Art In The Square”, a new project opening on September 10th in Washington Square Park, and later, at 12:30, we will feature the sweet, sweet sounds of Victor & Penny, who will be playing live in the studio.

“Art In The Square” & Victor & Penny
Episode date : September 2, 2015
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Heather Loewenstein, the Artistic Director of the Stone Lion Puppet Company, will talk about their event, “Puppets For The Planet Festival”. Later, author and musician Ron Roberts will join host Michael Hogge to chat about his new book Close Enough For Jazz: My Life On Bass. Tune in for your cultural lunch and brunch, as well as your weekly dose of movie reviews with Russ SimmonsFreeze Frame!


Amy Bell is in the studio with members of the Missouri Home Care Union. This program is part of the Women’s Equality Week events and highlights the struggles of people trying to make a living on so called “women’s work.”

Missouri Home Care Union
Episode date : August 29, 2015
On Every Woman
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