Sunday at 3:00 p.m.
Global Roots Radio
The mission of Global Roots Radio is to showcase the various ethnic, immigrant and hyphenate communities in the greater Kansas City area. Global Roots is a bi-lingual magazine show
featuring the music and public affairs, language and culture of various ethnic
communities, in their own voice.
Global Roots aims to provide a venue for the many immigrant and second generation communities in the Kansas City metropolitan area to showcase their culture, music and language, in their own
The program invites guests, to air music from their own collections, and speak about their communities in KC and back home. (Engineering and technical expertise provided by KKFI/Global Roots Crew).
We celebrate the holidays and end of the year with KC for Refugees!! December 25, 2016 | 3:00 p.m.
KC for Refugees founder Dr. Sofia Khan and board member Mandy McKinney join us to talk about the organization helping Refugees in Kansas City! We are happy to celebrate the end of 2016 by sharing their efforts and mission on Global Roots Radio! Hope you'll listen-in with us <3
snowed in! happy winter festivities! December 18, 2016 | 3:00 p.m.
in the cold snowy Kansas City day, my feet transported me to the radio station with a backpack full of collected sounds in times of cold. We look forward to thawing out our eyelash icicles and toes with you by the warm crackles of the selected music with Piper Harrow today! <3
“We are the Landscape” in person and theory! December 4, 2016 | 3:00 p.m.
Creators of We are the Landscape, a unique theatrical journey through the lands of our ancestors, join us in an exploration of all that it inspires in movement, culture and music!
.....AND Transfinity KC Singing for Peace.
Giving Thanks to Global Friends November 27, 2016 | 3:00 p.m.
Join Gerald and Serdar in the spirit of Thanksgiving as we profile respected friends many lands who are doing admirable work in making World Music available. These dedicated entrepreneurs have all created individual labels and companies producing music they believe in.
Geometry and Indian classical and western music with Professor Purna Bangere! November 6, 2016 | 3:00 p.m.
Violinist and KU professor of mathematics, Purna Bangere joins us to discuss Indian music and its relationship with mathematics!
Professor Bangere will introduce Indian classical music, play some of his most recent and never before heard recordings and conclude with a collaborative project with David Balakrishnan (multi Grammy award winning direcor of the Turtle Island String Quartet) of Indian classical and Western music with its theoretical foundation rooted in geometry!