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Mike Murphy speaks with 2012 Green Party Presidential Candidate, Dr. Jill Stein about The Global Climate Convergence for People, Planet and Peace over Profit, an education and direct action campaign beginning this spring with “10 Days to Change Course” running from Earth Day to May Day.

http://globalclimateconvergence.org

Elaine Geisel talks with Julene Bair about her new book, The Ogallala Road: A Memoir of Love and Reckoning.

http://www.julenebair.com/

Joe Spease updates us on Governor Brownback’s panel to explore the connection between fracking and earthquakes in Kansas.

 


On this week’s edition of Arts Magazine, Dr. Terri Teal, the conductor of the Fine Arts Chorale, visits Michael Hogge in the KKFI studios to tell us about their Spring concert Inner Light.

Then, actor/singer Robert Gibby Brand will join us. He will talk about Die Fledermaus, the closing show of the 56th season of the Kansas City Lyric Opera.

All this and another edition of Russ Simmons’ Freeze Frame is on tap for your cultural lunch and brunch, right here on 90.1 FM.


Eleos Coffeehouse and Bessie’s House

How do you help people in need without government money or institutional assistance? Can you and your church or organization start a day center for the homeless or feed the hungry?

On tody’s edition of Jaws of Justice Radio host Keith Brown El talks with Dan Smith of Eleos Ministries and Mike Lowe of Bessie house about how their groups help the homeless in NE KC. Find out how they were able to put their operations into gear with people power and no government money.

Call In with your questions and comments 816-931-5534

Dan Smith
Eleos Ministries Inc
3401 Independence Ave
Kansas City, MO 64124
816.231.3401

Mike Lowe
611 Brighton Ave
Kansas City, Missouri 64124
Phone 816-509-2428
Email mike@bessieshouse.org
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Calendar of Events
The 8th Annual Civil Rights/Fair Housing Summit will Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act. This years event will be Friday, April 25 at the Sheraton Hotel, 2345 McGee, KCMO from 8:30 AM to 2:30 PM. This event is sponsored by the KCMO Civil Rights Division and is open to the public. Please reserve by Thursday, April 24th by calling 816-513-1888 or online at www.kcmo.gov/civilrights
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The Kansas City Chapter of Missouri Association for Social Welfare’s First Friday Forum will be Friday, April 2nd 11:30am – 1:00 pm at the Westport Flea Market, 817 Westport Rd, KCMO. This month’s guest is Joanna Sebelien, Chief Resource Officer, Harvesters Community Food Network. For more information Contact Ann Johnson at 816-520-3377 or email at acjohnson.4550@yahoo.com
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The Missouri Association for Alternatives to the Death Penalty will be holding a vigil Tuesday April 22nd in advance of the scheduled execution of William Rousan, on Wednesday. They will be meeting at the JC Nichols Fountain, 47ty and Main, KCMO from 5 to 6pm. You can bring your own sign or use one of theirs.


Vox Narro Project is a celebration of immigrant communities funded by a Rocket Grant from the Andy Warhol Foundation working with Charlotte Street and the Spencer Museum in Lawrence,KS. THe grant provides funding for seven events. To date six event have been presented including the Vietnamese, Kurdish, Palestinian, Indian, Persian and Bhutanese communities. The project has been extended by a collaboration with the Kansas City MO Public Library to add three more presentations this year.

Vox Narro members Rhiannon Ross, Michelle Pond, Jose Faus, and Sharon Eiker join us in the studio.

Vox Narro and Immigrant Communities
Episode date : April 16, 2014
On Artspeak Radio
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Our speaker this week on All Souls Forum, Charlotte “Mama C” O’Neal will share her journey from growing up in KCKS and membership in the KC Black Panther Party to a life as a community activist, musician, poet, and artist in Tanzania. O’Neal and her husband Pete run UAACC, the United African Alliance Community Center. (Historical note: Pete O’Neal, then leader of the KC Black Panther Party, spoke May 25, 1969  at the All Souls Forum on Why Revolution?)


KKFI’s Susan Sanders and Russ Simmons review Kevin Costner‘s new movie, Draft Day, a manipulative, soap-y story about the front office of an NFL team.

“Draft Day”
Episode date : April 15, 2014
On Take Two
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Host Craig Lubow interviews the Executive Director of the Kansas Coalition Against the Death Penalty, Mary Sloan about the current state of the death penalty in Kansas.

Death Penalty in Kansas
Episode date : April 15, 2014
On Radio Active Magazine
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Kellis Bayless is a coal activist with a Ph.D in Ecology in Evolutionary Biology.  He is an expert on mountaintop removal and its consequences.  We’ll discuss the whole spectrum of coal consumption on the program.

 

www.ilovemountains.org

 

Coal From the Mine to the Power Plant
Episode date : April 14, 2014
On EcoRadio KC
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