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KKFI Urban Connections How to buy a Home Session #3:  The Home Inspection with Richard Scroggins, Certified by ASHI.

Richard Scroggins is an ASHI Inspector who has met the rigorous requirements to be a provider of The ASHI Experience, a professional home inspection that combines the highest technical skills with superior customer service.

A home inspection is a limited, non-invasive examination of the condition of a home, often in connection with the sale of that home. This is carried out by a home inspector, who usually has the training and certifications to carry out such inspections.

Kansas City MO 64118
816-420-0130

Additional services offered :

  • Electrical Systems
  • Plumbing Systems
  • Structural Systems

 


Maria talks with Robin Prosini Chair of the Kansas City FIlm Festival, Cassie Pikarsky Community Development Coordinator with the National Museum of Toys/Miniature, and poets Iris Appelquist, Crista Siglin, and Steph French.

Robin Prosini, Chair of the Kansas City Jewish Film Festival talks about the festival and special events.
Location: The White Theatre, 5801 West 115th Street, Overland Park, Kansas 66211
Single Tickets: $10
Festival Pass: $50 (one movie FREE!)
Website: kcjff.org
Dates: January 8-22
2017 FILMS:
Wunderkinder | Thursday, January 12th
Partnership with Midwest Center for Holocaust Education.

Mr. Predictable | Saturday, January 14th

Magic Men | Sunday, January 15th

To Life | Thursday, January 19th

Hummus: The Movie | January 22nd
In partnership with the Jewish Federation of Greater Kansas City and the Sisterhood of Salaam Shalom, a special talkback session and dinner will follow the film. Additional dinner ticket $10.

Melting Away | TBD – May, 2017
Tivoli Theatre, 4050 Pennsylvania Avenue, Kansas City, Missouri 64111

Mr. Gaga | TBD- August , 2017
Rooftop event space in the Crossroads District

For more information visit www.kcjff.org

Cassie Pikarsky, Community Development Coordinator with The National Museum of Toys/Miniatures discusses The Wizard of Oz exhibit, Over the Rainbow: Toys from the Land of Oz opening at The National Museum of Toys/Miniatures Saturday, January 14.
Published in 1900, L. Frank Baum’s Wizard of Oz is considered America’s first fairy tale. Since then, the story of Dorothy’s fantastical journey through the land of Oz has captivated generations. From January 14 – August 20, 2017, at The National Museum of Toys and Miniatures, Over the Rainbow: Toys from the Land of Oz highlights the books, toys, and games that resulted from Baum’s fourteen Oz books, the MGM film version starring Judy Garland, and mid- century film, television, and musical retellings.
View a first edition copy of the book that started it all, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.

See the most comprehensive collection of early 19th-century Wizard of Oz toys ever exhibited
together.

Discover curious characters from Baum’s thirteen other Oz books in a hands-on interactive.

Relive the technicolor classic with original costumes from the film and reproduction ruby red
slippers, including several prototypes.

Stop to take a picture just outside the Emerald City with an Oz-some photo opportunity.

Explore the story’s adaptations through toys and original costumes from The Wiz: The Super
Soulful Musical “Wonderful Wizard of Oz,” Return to Oz, and Muppets’ Wizard of Oz.

Examine copies of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz in seven different languages from Italian to Latvian.

WHAT Over the Rainbow: Toys from the Land of Oz
WHERE The National Museum of Toys and Miniatures 5235 Oak Street KCMO 64112
WHEN January 14, 2017 – August 20, 2017 Open Daily 10am – 4pm
Closed Tuesdays and major holidays
COST $5 for ages 5 and up
Free for ages 4 and under
Free for members
Free for UMKC faculty, staff, and students
Free for active duty service members and their families
MEMBERSHIP Start at $25 for free admission for a year for two people.
Visit toyandminiaturemuseum.org/membership to learn more or call (816) 235-8010.

The National Museum of Toy and Miniatures educates, inspires, and delights adults and children through the museum’s collection and preservation of toys and miniatures. Located on the University of Missouri – Kansas City campus, the museum exhibits the world’s largest collection of fine-scale miniatures and one of the nation’s largest collections of antique toys. For more information, call (816) 235-8000 or visit www.toyandminiaturemuseum.org.

Writers/poets Iris Appelquist, Steph French, and Crista Siglin read and discuss their work and talk about upcoming events.
Iris Appelquist is a 33 year old native and resident of Kansas City, Missouri. Her endeavor to carve out a niche for herself has been rewarded with publication of two full-length volumes of poetry, Blunt Trauma (Co-authored by Jason Ryberg, 2009, Spartan Press, KCMO), BRIAR (2012, Spartan Press, KCMO), and a chapbook entitled WHERE WE WERE WE WERE THERE (Spartan Press, 2015) — not to mention appearing to read and discuss poetry on her local NPR affiliate, in the local Kansas City Star, and several independent online and print magazines and journals. Her forthcoming full-length volume, NICE FEELINGS, details the mystifying process of personal growth through the confessional style and surrealist conjecture.”

“Steph French resides in Kansas City. She’s a graduate of Drake University and holds a BA in English and psychology. Her first book, DELUGE was recently published by Spartan Press as part of Prospero’s Pop Poetry series.”

“Crista Siglin graduated with a BFA in Painting and Creative Writing from the Kansas City Art Institute in 2015. She has been published in Sprung Formal, KCAI’s Compendium, Not Sorry Zine, and Retrograde Craft. Siglin released her first book of poetry, Fleeting, Sacred on Spartan Press in 2015.”

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ARTSPEAK RADIO Live!!
Episode date : January 11, 2017
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On November 28th at the Uptown Arts Bar, Monique Gabrielle Salazar and Keith Wilson spoke about their recent experiences at Standing Rock. KKFI was on hand to record.

Stories from Standing Rock
Episode date : January 11, 2017
On All Souls Forum
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Urban Connections Session on How to Buy a Home Session #2 with Toni Choate

Toni Choate is a resident of Kansas City, her education and licensure credentials: Career Education Systems – Real Estate Education licensing for the State of Missouri, The University of Missouri Kansas City, BA in Psychology with a minor in film studies, MCC Penn Valley Campus, A.A. Liberal Arts, graduating high school from Bishop Hogan High School.

She is currently a member of National Association of Real Estate Brokers (NAREB) Realtist, Greater Kansas City Association of Real Estate Brokers (GKCAREB) Secretary of organization, National Association of Realtors (NAR) Realtor, Missouri Realtors, and Kansas City Regional Association of Realtors (KCRAR) were for the past 4 years she has served on Missouri advocacy committee where she has served on advisory committees on the boards behalf.

At present Toni is a sales consultant with Keller Williams Realty Partners, Inc. licensed and serving Missouri.

Toni is a strong advocate for homeownership for those that want to own; and a passionate believer that everyone should take it upon themselves to be well informed about the process to be able to make real choice. As a Real Estate consultant, she believes in the Win-Win. If clients/customers are educated about the process and is realistic about their capabilities. They will achieve the outcome that they desire and have a good home buying experience.

 

How to Buy a Home Week #2
Episode date : January 7, 2017
On Urban Connections
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The Lakeside Nature Center’s Kimberly Hess drops by and she’s bringing a bird1

Lakeside Nature Center
Episode date : January 9, 2017
On EcoRadio KC
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RadioActive host David Mitchell and guest Missouri State Representative Deb Lavender, D-90, have an in-depth discussion on the future of the Affordable Care Act (aka, Obamacare) on both the state and federal levels.


Families For Justice As Healing

At Families for Justice as Healing, they organize formerly incarcerated women to join the movement toward creating community wellness alternatives to incarceration that heals and rebuilds families and communities.
Their membership advocates for community wellness, public health alternatives to the current U.S. drug policies and legislation that focus on criminalization, the war on drugs and mass incarceration.

Host Keith Brown El talks with Andrea James of the Massachusetts based Families For Justice As Healing about their work with formerly incarcerated women to heal themselves and their community. Ms James also talks about the National Council of Incarcerated and Formerly Incarcerated Women and Girls with their efforts to keep women in contact with their children.

Andrea James
Email – [email protected] ashealing.org
Phone – 617-905-2026
website – http://justiceashealing.org/
website – http://thecouncil.us/

The Criminal Appeals Process With Attorney Kent Gipson
(Rebroadcast from August 2016)

For the past 30 years, Kent Gipson has focused his practice exclusively on representing citizens that have been accused or convicted of crimes at both trial and on appeal. Over the years, he has represented dozens of criminal defendants at trial before a jury. In recent years, the bulk of his practice has been devoted to appellate and post-conviction litigation in both state and federal courts in Missouri and in a few other states. Many observers and commentators have described the post-conviction process in state and federal court as a procedural minefield that lays traps for the uninformed or inexperienced prisoner or counsel. If a mistake is made or a deadline missed early on in the process, this could result in procedural bars in later post-conviction proceedings.

On this edition of Jaws of Justice Radio host Latahra Smith talks with local Appellate Lawyer, Kent Gipson about the criminal appeals process and the appellate system on the federal and state level. He will give us a basic understanding of the appellate system and why it is necessary. We hope to learn how it works and why sometimes it doesn’t work.

KENT E. GIPSON, LLC
121 East Gregory Blvd, Kansas City, MO 64114
Telephone number 816-363-4400, Fax number 816-363-4300
Website: http://kentgipsonlaw.com/


This week on Arts Magazine, The Barn Players join Michael to talk about their new show, Big, and later, the Kansas City Actors Theatre chat about their show, My Old Lady.

“Big” & “My Old Lady”
Episode date : January 9, 2017
On Arts Magazine
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