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It’s taken 13 years, but Pixar has finally delivered a sequel to their wildly popular animated entry, “Finding Nemo.” Susan and Russ give their thoughts on “Finding Dory,” and compare its quality with that of the original aquatic hit.


From 1991 to 2012, the hard drinking, hard partying fashionistas from British TV’s popular sitcom “Absolutely Fabulous” had worldwide audiences laughing at their narcissistic antics. Jennifer Saunders and Joanna Lumley have returned for “Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie,” a breezy farce that has Edina and Patsy fleeing to the South of France when they’re accused of drowning model Kate Moss. Fans of show will be happy to know that the girls are as amusingly clueless as ever as they enter their self-interested senior years. However, those unfamiliar with the original show will undoubtedly wonder what all of the fuss was about.

Sam Neill and newcomer Julian Dennison star in the wacky coming of age comedy from New Zealand, “Hunt for the Wilderpeople.” Dennison plays Ricky, a young delinquent brought up in foster care who is sent to live with an older couple in a rural bush area. When the woman suddenly dies, Ricky and the sixty-something Hec, played by Neill, run into the mountains to evade the authorities that want to remove the boy from the elderly man’s care. Writer/director Taika Waititi, known for his collaborations with the musical comedy group “Flight of the Conchords,” puts the emphasis on offbeat, eccentric humor instead of realism. As a result, the film isn’t as touching as it might have been. Still, “Hunt for the Wilderpeople” is a likable, lighthearted comedy that establishes a certain wacky charm.

Also opening this week, the crew from the rebooted “Star Trek” franchise returns for the third time with “Star Trek Beyond.” This time out, director Justin Lin of the “Fast and Furious” franchise puts his action stamp on the series. The prehistoric cartoon clan returns for their fifth outing, “Ice Age: Collision Course.” “Lights Out” is a horror entry about a homicidal supernatural entity that moves in and out of the shadows.


A roundtable of women from KKFI share what’s going on in their world this week.  The community calls in to be heard on issues of politics and what’s happening in the world today.

What’s Goin’ On?
Episode date : July 23, 2016
On Every Woman
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Beth Byrd of Byrd Productions talks KC Fringe Festival followed by a segment with Marvita Oliver on the future of medical cannabis in Missouri.

KC Fringe & The Future of Cannabis
Episode date : July 16, 2016
On Every Woman
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The Electronic Frontier Foundation is the leading nonprofit organization defending civil liberties in the digital world. Founded in 1990, EFF champions user privacy, free expression, and innovation through impact litigation, policy analysis, grassroots activism, and technology development. We work to ensure that rights and freedoms are enhanced and protected as our use of technology grows. Today, EFF uses the unique expertise of leading technologists, activists, and attorneys in our efforts to defend free speech online, fight illegal surveillance, advocate for users and innovators, and support freedom-enhancing technologies.

Together, we forged a vast network of concerned members and partner organizations spanning the globe. EFF advises policymakers and educates the press and the public through comprehensive analysis, educational guides, activist workshops, and more. EFF empowers hundreds of thousands of individuals through our Action Center and has become a leading voice in online rights debates.

Host Robin Martinez, Attorney and member of the National Lawyer’s Guild talks with Shahib Buttar, Director of Grassroots Advocacy at the Electronic Frontier Foundation about who is spying on your electronic personae. They talk about the intrusion of Government and Corporate actors into your on line communications and how that effects your privacy and our democracy.

Electronic Frontier Foundation
https://www.eff.org/
Electronic Frontier Foundation
815 Eddy Street, San Francisco CA 94109 USA
Phone – 415 436 9333

Shahid Buttar
Director of Grassroots Advocacy
Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF)
[email protected]
415 436 9333 x. 171

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JoJR Calendar of Events July 25, 2016

The Cross Border Network monthly meeting will be Monday, July 25th, their Board Meeting will be at 6:30pm and the Membership Meeting with the public invited at 7:30pm at the KCK South Library in Argentine, 3104 Strong Ave Kansas City, KS. Then on Tuesday July 26th, The Cross Border Network and Progressive Youth Organization are sponsoring a showing of the Movie The True Cost, about the clothes we wear, the people who make them, and the impact the industry is having on our world. This event is open to the public and will be shown at 7:00 PM at the Plaza Library, 4801 Main, KCMO
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Corey’s Network Incorporated will be gathering to recognize the third anniversary of Corey Laykovich’s unsolved murder. They will do so by releasing balloons, praying together, and lighting candles. You can join them Saturday, July 30th starting at 8 PM, about 3 Blocks West of the Independence Mall on the corner of 39th and Crackerneck Rd, Independence, MO.
Two other event’s for Carey’s Network coming up –

Bingo Night at Sinclair’s
Aug 13th 8pm
1402 NW Hwy 7 , Blue Springs
Fundraiser bingo paks sold 10 cards for $10
Great prizes , food, drinks, fun!

Corey’s Network Night at Chuck E. Cheese
Aug 25th 3 to 9 pm
Chuck E Cheese on 39th in Independence
15% of all proceeds go to Corey’s Network to help fund funerals for children 12 and under.
Pizza, ice cream, games, fun!!

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The NAACP Kansas City, Missouri Branch July General Membership Meeting will be Tuesday, July 26th at 6:30 pm, at the Brush Creek Community Center located at Cleveland Ave & Emanuel Cleaver II Blvd, KCMO. This meeting will include a candidate forum beginning at 7pm with candidates for the office of Jackson County Sheriff and at 7:45 pm, the candidates for the 23rd House District and the 27th House District.



Our guest is currently active with youth and families in KCK. Twoana Clark-Sheppard, Licensed Mental Health Professional and founder of Abundant Living Legacy dedicated to supporting individuals, families, and communities toward mental, spiritual and overall wellness through personal and professional development as well as counseling and life coaching. Twoana has presented and trained for many area and national organizations including FEMA, Mid-America Regional Council, and Girls Scouts of America. She has over 22 years in the social service and counseling field.


Join host Craig Lubow on Radio Active Magazine for a preview of some of the shows at the 2016 Fringe Festival in Kansas City, featuring some of the artists from the shows.

Fringe Festival 2016
Episode date : July 19, 2016
On Radio Active Magazine
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March 28, 2016 By KKFI 90.1 FM Comments Off on KKFI Jazz Calendar for March 28 – April 3
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This is the KKFI Jazz Event Calendar for the week of Monday, March 28th to Sunday, April 3rd. This is shared for the benefit of jazz music lovers. Please check with the music venue to confirm details of the event. …

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March 20, 2016 By KKFI 90.1 FM Comments Off on KKFI Jazz Calendar for March 21 – March 27
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This is the KKFI Jazz Event Calendar for the week of Monday, March 21st to Sunday, March 27th. This is shared for the benefit of jazz music lovers. Please check with the music venue to confirm details of the event. …

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March 17, 2016 By KKFI 90.1 FM Comments Off on The Quivers Sugar Tease Release with the Thunderclaps
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Back on the first Friday of March, the Quivers released their long-awaited follow-up to 2014’s “Hot Young Mess” with “Sugar Tease”. The show took place at the midtown swap shop Holy Cow Market.  The Thunderclaps opened with a great set …

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March 3, 2016 By KKFI 90.1 FM Comments Off on Folk Alliance Sights
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Had a bit of a crazy week during the Folk Alliance so unfortunately, I wasn’t able to spend as much time down there as I had hoped.  But I did make it down on Saturday evening and caught a bunch …

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