Kids On Farms09/01/15
As the agriculture industry changes, what it means to grow up on a farm is changing, too. Our panel talks chores, the cycle of life, the dangers of...
Zines are like small magazines, except that they're drawn, written, photocopied, bound and distributed entirely by hand. These scrappy missives were...
ScreenTime: Straight Outta Compton
A tale of betrayal, brother vs. brother and rags-to-riches ... the spirit of Shakespeare lives on in Straight Outta Compton. We invite a film critic, a...
What Kansas Citians Say The Song Of The Summer Is
Summer breezes may make you feel fine, but for many, summertime is all about the music. We wanted to build a summer 2015 playlist, so we asked, “What’s...
Recently, a local author wrote a blog post, "Onward, Christian Gentry," which questioned how Christians — mainly white, evangelical Christians —...
Due to technical difficulties, the audio for this show is from a backup recording and of lower quality. We meet a proponent from the Tiny House...
Kansas City And Katrina
Ten years after Hurricane Katrina, Kansas Citians who responded to the storm share memories and perspectives. We also retrace the musical pipeline from...
Murders Cast Spotlight On Transgender Safety In Kansas City
“She was a young person, out there, struggling to survive on her own.” That’s how Kris Wade remembers 33-year-old Jasmine Collins. Wade had known...
With Kansas City's transgender community reeling from news of the violent death of Tamara Dominguez, a 36-year-old woman who was both transgender and...
Summer is winding down, and the garden is flourishing. We learn how to make a sponge corn cake in the microwave at Affäre (and we got the recipe, too),...
Charlie Parker's birthday is coming up, and Kansas City is all a-twitter. Hear a visiting jazz scholar's take on the history of Bebop, and Kansas City...
Two sisters, both Blues singers, talk about being creative siblings, and what drives them to make music. Guests: Samantha Fish, musician, new album:...
This weekend, the Ethnic Enrichment Festival sets up shop in Swope Park. How do we think about ethnicity in America today? We invite a professor who...
With the recent passing of Jesse Hope, the founder and curator of the Old Quindaro Museum and one of the historic township's most dedicated champions,...
Humans and squirrels live side by side in urban and suburban neighborhoods. When humans observe and document these smaller animals in their yards and on...
Conflict On Camera (R)
Recent calls for police body cameras raise questions about documenting truth. An art curator, a war historian and a police major discuss. Guests: Claire...
Meet And Greet
Where do you go to interact with your neighbors? Whether it's a soccer field, outdoor movie screening or a gathering of food trucks in a public park —...
What is the role of the library in the 21st century? The Deputy Director of the Kansas City Public Library discusses her efforts to bridge the digital...
Two local music venues, recordBar and Take 5 Coffee + Bar, recently announced that they looking for new homes. In light of this news, we explore what...
A Johnson County journalism professor is obsessed with cacti. And a Los Angeles-based artist is obsessed with the journalism professor's obsession with...
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