Beth Lipoff

Intern, Up To Date

Beth Lipoff grew up in Overland Park, Kan. and has a bachelor's degree in journalism from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University and a master's degree in public history from Royal Holloway, University of London.

Her work has appeared in the Kansas City Star, Sunset Magazine, the Johnson County Sun, the Kansas City Jewish Chronicle, Spirit Magazine, Northwestern Magazine, the Lawrence Journal-World and the Independence Examiner.

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Up to Date
12:10 pm
Fri March 29, 2013

KCK Mayoral Debate

Candidates Mark Holland and Ann Murguia

Join Up to Date at 11 a.m. on Monday, April 1, at the Kansas City, Kan., Main Library, 625 Minnesota Ave., for the final debate of the Kansas City, Kan., mayoral race. Candidates Mark Holland and Ann Murguia will discuss the hot issues of the campaign in a debate moderated by Steve Kraske.

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Up to Date
6:00 pm
Thu March 28, 2013

An Art & Theater Fusion

A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grand Jatte buy Georges Seurat

Take a stroll through an art gallery, and you just might find yourself humming a Sondheim tune.

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Up to Date
11:45 am
Thu March 28, 2013

The Weekend To-Do List: March 28-31, 2013

Konza Swamp Band

Looking forward to welcoming spring (and hoping there's no more snow) the weekend of March 28-31, 2013? Brian McTavish returns with the Weekend To-Do List.

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Up to Date
6:00 pm
Wed March 27, 2013

Living With Alzheimer's: Former Congressman Dennis Moore

Former U.S. Rep Dennis Moore served six terms representing Kansas. He went public with his early-onset Alzheimer's diagnosis last year.
Laura Ziegler

Alzheimer’s affects so many people these days that many senior living facilities have dedicated wings for sufferers of the disease.

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Up to Date
6:00 pm
Tue March 26, 2013

Troubleshooting Your Travels

Rudy Maxa in Florence, Italy.
rudymaxa.com

Ever had one of those vacations where nothing seems to go right? Your luggage gets lost, the reservation’s for the wrong day, and you accidentally asked for a sub-compact car for your family of five?

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Up to Date
6:00 pm
Mon March 25, 2013

Preventing A DIY Dust-Up

Mayor James tears down a vacant house. Was the resulting dust a health hazard?
Laura Spencer KCUR

Everyone knows you should wear a hard hat during construction, but are your lungs in just as much danger as your head?

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Up to Date
6:00 pm
Mon March 25, 2013

Jazzing It Up In KC

Joe Sample

Musician Joe Sample has made his life about all that jazz.

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Up to Date
10:49 am
Mon March 25, 2013

Remembering Walt Bodine

Walt Bodine (right)
Courtesy of the Walt Bodine Family

Today, we're talking about memories of KCUR's Walt Bodine.

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Up to Date
10:06 am
Mon March 25, 2013

Two Women, One World & 80 Days

Eighty Days by Matthew Goodman
Jessica Hills

In 1889, it wasn't a woman's world, but that didn't dampen the enthusiasm of reporters Nellie Bly and Elizabeth Bisland when they embarked on a journey to beat Phileas Fogg's fictional travels.

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Up to Date
11:45 am
Fri March 22, 2013

A Fan's Notes: Happy Together

Basketball

 

For the 29th time, the annual NCAA Division I Basketball Championship -- that is, "the tournament" -- has arrived in Kansas City. With thousands upon thousands of fans expected, the March Madness is spilling out of the Sprint Center and clogging the downtown streets. Commentator Victor Wishna tries to make sense of the maddening crowd in this month's edition of A Fan's Notes.

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Up to Date
6:00 pm
Thu March 21, 2013

Spicing Up Your Passover

Joan Nathan on Passover
joannathan.com/rbarenblat

When you take bread off the table, what goes on yours? Award-winning cookbook author Joan Nathan has a few ideas.

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Up to Date
6:00 pm
Thu March 21, 2013

Google Fiber & KC: A Complicated Pair

Google Fiber

What began as a lofty goal to increase access to high-speed Internet has become a reality with Google Fiber. However, questions about the methods behind implementing this service still remain.

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Up to Date
6:00 pm
Wed March 20, 2013

Using Hope As An Educational Tool

Shane Lopez

Are you holding out hope for the future? You’re not alone.

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Up to Date
6:00 pm
Tue March 19, 2013

New Houses Shrinking By Request

Sarah Susanka
susanka.com

As the economy drags, the size of homes is diminishing… and it’s by consumer demand.

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Up to Date
6:00 pm
Tue March 19, 2013

Where Botany And Alcohol Mix

Amy Stewart
drunkenbotanist.com

Your backyard garden can be a great place to grow vegetables, but the Drunken Botanist has something else in mind for the space.

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Up to Date
6:00 pm
Mon March 18, 2013

Is Anti-Union Rhetoric Full Of Myths?

They're Bankrupting Us by Bill Fletcher

Anti-union rhetoric has been trumpeting out of of recent debates in Wisconsin and Michigan, but one labor activist says much of it is a myth.

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Up to Date
6:00 pm
Mon March 18, 2013

Around The World With A Camera

Ride the rails through Vietnam
Catherine Karnow

From the Australian Outback to Bollywood, Albanian farmland to Vietnam, National Geographic travel photographer Catherine Karnow has been around the world to capture its images with her camera.

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Up to Date
10:02 am
Mon March 18, 2013

Encore Broadcast: Former Hiroshima Mayor & Harry Truman's Grandson On Nuclear Disarmament

The Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park

You’d have a hard time finding someone who feels more strongly about nuclear disarmament than the former mayor of Hiroshima, Japan.

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Up to Date
6:00 pm
Thu March 14, 2013

Parents, Teens & Break-ups

Nevit Dilmen

Paul Simon might know 50 ways to leave your lover, but psychologist Wes Crenshaw has his own list.

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Up to Date
11:45 am
Thu March 14, 2013

The Weekend To-Do List: March 14-17, 2013

Basketball

Looking for some fun (and the luck of the Irish) the weekend of March 14-17, 2013? Brian McTavish returns with the Weekend To-Do List.

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Up to Date
6:00 pm
Wed March 13, 2013

Accepting A Twin's Death

Her by Christa Parravani

After the untimely death of a loved one, people often find themselves with more questions than answers.

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Up to Date
6:00 pm
Tue March 12, 2013

What A Country For Yakov Smirnoff

Yakov Smirnoff
yakov.com

When he came to America in 1977, Yakov Smirnoff was already a comedian, but it was his fresh off the boat Cold War comedy style that got him noticed by the entertainment industry.

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Up to Date
12:06 pm
Tue March 12, 2013

Adventuring In The Dark

Tom Sullivan

Tom Sullivan can hear is the sound of snowflakes falling, even though he can't see the white blanket they form over the land.

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Up to Date
6:00 pm
Mon March 4, 2013

Fixing The Food Waste Problem

Leftovers
bcmom

Your mother said the leftovers you threw out in your house could feed a small country… but was she really close to the truth?

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Up to Date
6:00 pm
Fri March 1, 2013

Good Samaritans Found In A War Zone

The Gospel of Rutba: War, Peace, and the Good Samaritan Story in Iraq

When three Americans found themselves caught up in the 2003 invasion of Iraq, they found sanctuary with the local Muslim community of Rutba, which sheltered them, despite their religious differences.

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Up to Date
6:00 pm
Fri March 1, 2013

New Regulations Change Access To Research

Scientific lab
Goldmund100

Due to a new White House directive, results from federally-funded research will be easier to access publicly.

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Up to Date
6:00 pm
Thu February 28, 2013

Local Music Critics Pick KC's Best

Eddie Moore and the Outer Circle
facebook.com

Do you like to rock it out with an indie band… or sit back and absorb some Turkish jazz?

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Up to Date
11:45 am
Thu February 28, 2013

The Weekend To-Do List: February 28-March 3, 2013

Bettye LaVette

Getting cabin fever after all those snow days? Up To Date's Brian McTavish has just the thing.

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Up to Date
6:00 pm
Wed February 27, 2013

Looking Back At The March On Washington

March on Washington
U.S. Information Agency Press and Publications Service

One of the most iconic moments of the Civil Rights Movement was Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech, which took place during the 1963 March on Washington.

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Up to Date
6:00 pm
Tue February 26, 2013

DVD Gurus: When The Oscars Got It Wrong

Around the World in 80 Days

Did the film Fargo receive the cold shoulder at Oscar time?? Did Forrest Gump deserve a smaller box of chocolates from the Academy?


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