Program Episodes

ARTSPEAK RADIO with Torres, Garcia, Van Tuyl, and Ward-Bopp

Wednesday July 17. 2019 noon - 1pm CST, 90.1fm KKFI Kansas City Community Radio www.kkfi.org Producer/host Maria Vasquez Boyd invites Bernadette Esperanza Torres, Israel Alejandro Garcia Garcia, Sandra Van Tuyl, and Nick Ward-Bopp into the studio to discuss their work. NICK WARD-BOPP, Maker Village-We are a community wood + metal workshop [...]

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Hockney’s Life + Global LGBT News!

This week on This Way Out: It's Fearless Frank versus The Lavender Scare; a new bio gets fictional to paint David Hockney's life; a youth activist assesses his bi battles; Britain's Parliament advances Northern Ireland marriage equality, Botswana's government appeals queer sex decriminalization, Pride comes to Tblisi in a defiant [...]

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Woodyfest 2019 Recap on The Tasty Brew

Diana Linn's fourth Woody Guthrie Folk Festival is in the books.  She can't get all the music and stories in on one show, but she'll give it a go over the next few weeks.  The weather was hot;  the musical talent thermonuclear!  This time no lightning, tornado warnings or [...]

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Lights for Liberty

Over five hundred people gathered at Washington Square Park on Friday night in Kansas City's edition of the Lights for Liberty. Actions of this sort were replicated throughout the country. Here in Kansas City, the evening was emceed by spoken word artist and Charlotte Street Foundation write [...]

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The Decline And Fall Of The American Empire; Autonomous Weapons Systems And Laws of War; and Supreme Court On Partisan Gerrymandering And The Census Question

The Decline And Fall Of The American EmpireIf a modern day Gibbons were to write about the decline and fall of the American empire she would surely feature Trumps bringing road crushing Abrams tanks and F15 fighter planes into Washington DC. Gibbons wrote about Julius Caesar who brought his [...]

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Mary Fahl

Our guest this week on Art of the Song is Mary Fahl. She’s known for her work as lead singer of the chamber-pop group October Project in the mid-1990s, and more recently for her solo singing and acting career. As a solo artist, Mary has released several compelling albums, [...]

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Beyond Borders: Redefining Sanctuary in the American Southwest

This week on Interfaith Voices:   For an old monastery, a second life Sick, tired, and hopeful, Central American migrants are bused daily from a detention center to a former Benedictine monastery in Tucson, Ariz., where a small army of volunteers offers showers, fresh clothes and medical treatment. It serves as a [...]

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