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11:13 am
Wed September 7, 2005

Kansas City Latin American Film Festival

Kansas City Latin American Film Festival

Kansas City, MO – UMKC professor Louis Imperiale talks about the Argentine film Wild Horses. Imperiale will be presenting the 1995 film at the Latin American Cinema Festival of Kansas City, which begins this month at the Rio Theater in Overland Park. Films from Argentina, Mexico, Colombia and Peru will be presented every Saturday until October 1.

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Film
8:19 am
Wed September 7, 2005

Latin American Cinema Festival of Kansas City

The Latin American Film Festival begins in Kansas City this month.

Latin American Cinema Festival of Kansas City

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Headlines
11:30 am
Tue September 6, 2005

Top Stories

Kansas City, MO – Texas Governor Rick Perry asks Kansas Governor Kathleen Sebelius for help taking care of hurricane victims. Missouri legislators head to the capitol today to kick off a special legislative session to debate a controversial abortion bill. The Lawrence City Commission to look at changing the city's marijuana law.

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10:34 am
Tue September 6, 2005

KC CURRENTS 09-04-05

Kansas City, MO 09-04-05 – A look at the local impact of Hurricane Katrina, Latino USA's Maria Hinojosa provides snapshot about Hurricane Katrina affect on Spanish-speaking communities, Kansas City Star columnist Lewis Duiguid provides his reaction to news coverage of crisis, UMKC professor Louis Imperiale previews Argentine film "Wild Horses," and Ollie Gates of Gates Barbeque explores the new "Goin to Kansas City Plaza" at 12th and Vine.

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KCUR News
9:48 am
Tue September 6, 2005

Kansas City Unveils Plan to House Hurricane Evacuees

Kansas City Unveils Plan to House Hurricane Evacuees

Kansas City, Missouri – The city of Kansas City, Missouri is opening up housing for families displaced by Hurricane Katrina.

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People
4:13 pm
Sun September 4, 2005

Kansas Citian Angela Cozart's Evacuation

Kansas Citian Angela Cozart's Evacuation

Kansas City, MO – Recent Dillard University graduate Angela Cozart fled New Orleans just before Hurricane Katrina hit. She tells the story to KCUR's Delores Jones.

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KCUR News
3:49 pm
Sun September 4, 2005

Media Coverage of Katrina - Interview with Lewis Diuguid

Media Coverage of Katrina - Interview with Lewis Diuguid

Kansas City, MO – With all the images of destruction in the wake of Hurricane Katrina, especially from New Orleans, some people are concerned that race and class issues are being ignored. KCUR's Sylvia Maria Gross spoke to columnist Lewis Duiguid of the Kansas City Star about his reaction to the news coverage of the crisis.

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KCUR Arts
1:04 pm
Fri September 2, 2005

Arts Roundup, September 2

This week, two artists return to Kansas City for exhibits of new works at the Dolphin in the Crossroads and the Fahrenheit Gallery the West Bottoms...and the ensemble called
Marimba Sol de Chiapas
kicks off a celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month.

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Headlines
11:27 am
Fri September 2, 2005

Top Stories

Kansas City, MO – Hurricane Katrina victims in Kansas now eligible for SRS assistance. Attorney General Phill Kline sends staff to assist with consumer fraud cases in the South. Kansas and Missouri National Guard troops gear up to deploy to areas devastated by Katrina. FBI rewards Precious Doe tipster $15,000.

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KCUR News
9:49 am
Fri September 2, 2005

Kowtown Custom Greaserama

Kowtown Custom Greaserama

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11:38 am
Thu September 1, 2005

Painter Eric Sall on Teeth and Tentacles

Teeth & Tentacles, 2005 Oil on canvas, 96 X 78 inches
Eric Sall

Teeth and Tentacles is the title of a new painting on display at Dolphin Gallery. It's part of the new body of work in Eric Sall's first solo exhibition at the space. Here, Eric Sall talks about Teeth and Tentacles.

Painter Eric Sall on Teeth and Tentacles

Kansas City,MO – DOLPHIN

1901 BALTIMORE KANSAS CITY M0 64108

ERIC SALL

THE STATE I AM IN

Sept 2 ? Oct 1, 2005

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9:42 am
Thu September 1, 2005

Marimba Sol de Chiapas

In this excerpt,
Marimba Sol de Chiapas
performs Celia Cruz's Life is a Carnival during a rehearsal. Director John Currey introduces the piece.

Marimba Sol de Chiapas

In this excerpt,

Marimba Sol de Chiapas
performs Celia Cruz's Life is a Carnival during a rehearsal. Director John Currey introduces the piece.

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Financial Planning
10:05 am
Tue August 30, 2005

Intro to Financial Planning

Intro to Financial Planning

Kansas City, MO – Host Delores Jones talk to David Jackson, a Certified Financial Planner with Waddell & Reed and a columnist with The Kansas City Call. Jackson defined financial independence in the first of a series on KC Currents.

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Business & Tech
9:45 am
Tue August 30, 2005

Minority Construction Jobs and the building of the Sprint Center

Kansas City, MO – A little over a week ago, city officials approved the final design for the 250 million dollar Sprint Center - the mayor says it looks like a crystal bowl. Construction begins soon on the city-financed site . . . but some black and Latino contractors and construction workers are concerned that they won't be included on the site.

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KCUR Arts
1:14 pm
Mon August 29, 2005

The Aging Audience of Orchestras

A recent article in The New York Times described how orchestras around the country are trying to draw more people, especially younger ones, to the concert hall. Some of the enticements include speed dating, salsa lessons, 20 minutes concerts, and free buffets.
Kansas City Symphony
Executive Director Frank Byrne responds.

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KCUR News
12:47 pm
Sun August 28, 2005

Latino leaders meet with Congressmen

Latino leaders meet with Congressmen

Kansas City, MO – A recent study by the Pew Hispanic Center reveals a significant difference between the concerns of US Latinos and Latino immigrants. Kansas City is no different - the Coalition of Hispanic Organizations recently called a meeting with area congressmen to discuss a range of legislative priorities.

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People
12:39 pm
Sun August 28, 2005

Excerpt from Imam Hassan Al-Qazwini

Excerpt from Imam Hassan Al-Qazwini

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12:05 pm
Sun August 28, 2005

KC CURRENTS 8-28-05

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KCUR Arts
12:01 pm
Wed August 24, 2005

Arts Roundup, August 26

This week, an artists collective called Art Chat hosts its first public show, and teenagers from the Hmong community of Kansas City, Kansas unveil a mammoth
mural
celebrating their culture. KCUR's Laura Spencer and Steve Walker report.

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KCUR News
3:23 pm
Tue August 23, 2005

Georgian Folksongs

Boris Varatzkhelia and Fattah Kriner at the Hen House in Fairway.
Linda Sher

Georgian Folksongs

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KCUR News
3:07 pm
Tue August 23, 2005

UMKC's Institute for Urban Education

UMKC's Institute for Urban Education

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12:13 pm
Tue August 23, 2005

KC CURRENTS 8-21-05

KANSAS CITY, MO – UMKC launches the new Institute for Urban Education. A third installment in Memory Brown's audio diary about her experience at Alvin Ailey dance camp. Alaadeen talks about his new album "New Africa Suite." Georgian folksongs at the Hen House in Fairway. From Latino USA, a profile of Mexican presidential candidate Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador.

6:33 pm
Mon August 22, 2005

Sprint Arena Design / Kansas City Missouri Mayor Kay Barnes

Kansas City, MO – A Crystal Bowl' Arena

That's how the Kansas City Missouri Mayor Kay Barnes described the design for our city's new downtown arena after architects unveiled their final plans for the Sprint Center. The curving building - a combination of transparent glass and steel - will allow patrons to see Kansas City's skyline from the inside, and reflections of it from the outside.

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KCUR Arts
3:29 pm
Mon August 22, 2005

An Interview with Karen Brichoux

Lawrence based author Karen Brichoux's latest novel is called The Girl She Left Behind. This marks the third novel for Brichoux who says although her books have been characterized as chick lit, she doesn't really like the term.

An Interview with Karen Brichoux

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11:12 am
Mon August 22, 2005

An Excerpt from The Girl She Left Behind

Here, Lawrence novelist Karen Brichoux reads from her most recent novel called The Girl She Left Behind. This excerpt is from the beginning of the book when main character Katherine Earle is first introduced.

An Excerpt from The Girl She Left Behind

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Jazz/Blues
1:43 pm
Sun August 21, 2005

New CD Release by KC Jazz Artist, Alaadeen

Saxophonist and composer Ahmad Shahid Alaadeen, talks about his new album "New Africa Suite." He spoke with KCUR's Lee Ingalls.

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People
9:44 am
Sun August 21, 2005

Georgian Folksongs

Boris Varatzkhelia and Fattah Kriner at the Hen House in Fairway.
Linda Sher

Fattah Kriner dances and sings as part of Shining Heart Community, a local Sufi group. Boris Varatzkhelia was an engineer in the former Soviet Republic of Georgia, and works at the Hen House to keep busy in his retirement.

Georgian Folksongs

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Headlines
6:03 pm
Fri August 19, 2005

Top Stories

Kansas City, MO – University of Missouri at Columbia has tightened athletics director Mike Alden's control of its men's basketball program. The report to the NCAA, obtained by AP through Missouri's public records law, cites numerous changes since the school was placed on probation for recruiting violations including mandatory approval of all expenses by Alden, written records of all telephone calls to prospective players and biweekly coaches meetings on compliance issues.

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KCUR News
3:09 pm
Fri August 19, 2005

Memory Brown Final Audio Diary

Kansas City, Missouri – Alvin Ailey Camp is over now, and the young people who participated in the intensive six week dance program are waiting out the hot days of August for school to begin.

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Performance
1:59 pm
Fri August 19, 2005

Ailey Camper: Memory Brown Final Audio Diary

Ailey Camp is over now, and the young people who participated in the intensive six week dance program are waiting out the hot days of August for school to begin. This is the final audio diary in our series with Ailey Camper Memory Brown.

Memory Brown Final Audio Diary

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