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).
celebrating mother tongues and mothers, in activism and music! May 14, 2017 | 3:00 p.m.
Mother's day celebrated in music and by honoring the activism from mothers all around the world!
Bird Ellington Fleming and the Traditional Music Society! April 30, 2017 | 3:00 p.m.
Bird Fleming and drummers join us to share music live on the air and talk about the upcoming World Music and Dance Showcase in Kansas City!
Mid-America Asian Cultural Festival, in music and more! April 23, 2017 | 3:00 p.m.
Festival president and performers share music and stories from the many Asian countries featured in this year's Mid-America Asian Festival!
Geometry in Music April 9, 2017 | 3:00 p.m.
It has long been known that there is a deep connection between mathematics and music. In this talk and performance, David and Purnaprajna show how modern geometry sheds light on the connection between different genres of music. They develop a meta-geometric framework for a new music that integrates elements of Indian and western classical music, Jazz and the Blues. Parts of a composition illustrating the principles will be illustrated during the show.
Where Refugee Organizations are Today and How to Help. March 12, 2017 | 3:00 p.m.
Dr. Sofia Khan of KC for Refugees check in with Nilufar.
international folk music from this year’s Folk Alliance Conference and reports on locally held vigil for shooting victims in Olathe. February 26, 2017 | 3:00 p.m.
Music from Gerald Trimble, Ayllu, Ramy Essam and Sondargo in the first hour and snippets of talks by Asghar Farhadi, Leymah Gbowe and a live report from the peace vigil and march held for the victim of Olathe shooting, two hospitalized men.