Thursday at 7:00 pm

Thursday Night Special

You never know what you might hear in this time slot. It could be a new show audition, a timely current events story or a show from our archives.

The first Thursday of the month features Khadijah and the White Guy, a half hour program about race, followed at 7:30pm, by Shots in the Night Radio Theater.

The second Thursday features Mind The Gap, an hour of UK Underground Dance Music hosted by J Zed.

The last two or three Thursdays of the month are dedicated could be anything!

Upcoming episodes

Now THAT’S Funny: Shots in the Night Radio Theatre Joke Show May 4, 2017 | 7:00 pm

Tune in this Thursday, May 4 at 7:30 for Shots in the Night's "You Can Be a Star" show recorded during the St Patrick's Day parade at Aquarius Books. Find out why the chicken crossed the road, how to get a one-armed man out of a tree, and...what you call a steer with no legs. No FCC regulations have been violated by our participants. Hear how funny the man, woman, child on the street can be

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An Evening with Disarmament Activist, Ellen Thomas April 27, 2017 | 7:00 pm

A Very Special Opportunity to hear from (and speak with) a leading disarmament activist in the U.S.! Hear About Local, National & International Efforts to Ban Nuclear Weapons Worldwide. Ellen Thomas of Tryon, NC Co-Chair of the Disarm/End Wars Committee Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom US Section. In the middle of a nationwide tour Ellen will report on International Progress towards Abolishing Nuclear Weapons and the good news about HR1076: “Nuclear Weapons Abolition Economic and Energy Conversion Act.”

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Drug Truth Network April 20, 2017 | 7:00 pm

Two programs from the Drug Truth Network: A Century of Lies, and Cultural Baggage.

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Richard Wolff’s Economic Update: “Capitalism and Democracy” March 23, 2017 | 7:00 pm

Updates on Puerto Rico, slave labor in the cocoa fields, worsening UK inequality, leaders imposing austerity on others, Canada's Girl Guides among tourists to shun US. Major discussions: rising US wage inequality; connection and opposition between capitalism and democracy; key differences between capitalist and worker-coop enterprises.

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Remembering Rachel March 16, 2017 | 7:00 pm

On March 16th, 2003, American Rachel Corrie was killed as she placed her body between Palestinian homes and Israeli-American bulldozers. We remember this champion of human rights on the 14th anniversary of her death.

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Peace Journalism Perspectives March 2, 2017 | 7:00 pm

Peace Journalism Perspectives was produced for KKFI-FM Kansas City (90.1FM) by the Center for Global Peace Journalism at Park University in Parkville, MO. This edition features an interview with Park Prof. John Lofflin about media and the Trump administration, and a segment with Nigerian Prof. Dr. Jacob Udo-Udo Jacob on a peace journalism project in Nigeria.

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The Life of Arthur Ashe February 23, 2017 | 7:00 pm

Tennis great Arthur Ashe first emerged as a world-class athlete with his win over Jimmy Connors at Wimbledon, but his contributions as an activist, author, and humanitarian eventually transcended his sporting success. Whit Sheppard is working on a biography of Arthur Ashe, who died at age 49 of AIDS related pneumonia. And: Philanthropist Doris Buffett, sister of Warren Buffett, has funded a new program that helps first generation college students earn associates degrees in high school. Ann Woolford and Antwan Perry say the initiative is especially helpful for young African American males, who have the lowest national graduation rate.

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Hidden Figures February 16, 2017 | 7:00 pm

-We speak with Margot Lee Shetterly, author of "Hidden Figures", now a major motion picture. Shetterlys book relates the untold story of the black women mathematicians who helped send astronaut John Glenn into space.
-After Mildred and Richard Loving were married in 1958, they spent nine years fighting for their right to be together. Their story of love became a foundational fight for civil rights.
-A conversation about the removal of Confederate battle flags and monuments from public spaces.

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Standing Rock Stories: Part 2
February 9, 2017 | 7:00 pm

MG Salazar returned from Oceti a few days ago and will be telling stories of her adventures, including the unofficial UN hearing she attended and all the latest of the goings on in continuing fight against The Dakota Access Pipeline.

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Voices of Our Future January 26, 2017 | 7:00 pm

Local poets from Paseo Academy of Fine and Performing Arts will share their original poems and discuss their craft and inspiration live on the air. Join them and get deep during the teen poetry hour.

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A Shortcut Through 2016 January 12, 2017 | 7:00 pm

An immersive retrospective of one of the most turbulent years in history, with political upheavals, worldwide economic meltdowns, racist confrontations, terrorist attacks coupled with threats of religious persecution amid the playing out of the incredibly toxic presidential election and an endless parade of those who left big holes in the fabric of our common culture in 2016. Mixed with the music and sounds of the year

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This theater collective performs live during the Local Showcase timeslot on Thursdays.

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