Thursday Night Special: Arts & Culture • Local • News & Public Affairs
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About the Show
Thursday Night Special
Thursday nights are special!
First Thursday: Jasmine Jones hosts Next Step Forward, a spotlight on millennials of Kansas City who are within a marginalized group, but are using their talents, business, activism etc. to help bring positivity within their communities. This program exists to be a place that is inclusive, safe, fun, inspirational and educational not only for the listeners but for the guest as well.
Second Thursday: Shots in the Night radio theatre; hosted and produced by various members of Shots In The Night. In 2021 SITN has received two awards for podcast productions in the 9th Annual Hear Now Audio Fiction and Arts Festival produced by the National Audio Theatre Festivals, Inc.
SITN placed in two categories: Lover’s Red script won first place in the GOLD category; Bank Note in 5 Acts took second place in the SILVER category.
Third Thursday: Joseph Jackson hosts Cowtown Conversations, a public affairs show where we discuss various social, political and everyday topics that impact our lives as residents of the Metropolitan Kansas City Area.
Fourth Thursday: Ebony's Bones, a kitchen table conversation that explores the souls of black folk, as we decolonize and question everything that we've been told to believe. Host Ebony M. Johnson and Historian and Professor AJ Lowe, discuss and question the plight of black folk with various guests.
Fifth Thursday: beginning July 31, 2021: The provocative "From Ark to Microchip", produced by Dwight Frizzell, mixes commentary, dramatic re-enactment, original music, historic voices, audio art and sound effects in a pan-historical, pan-cultural milieu. Programs in the program series have received several awards.
Note: These programs may be preempted by special presentations.