Central Standard

Monday - Friday at 10 a.m.

You might notice something a little bit different about Central Standard this week. We re-launched the show Tuesday with a new sound and a new format.

Going forward, Gina Kaufmann will host the show five days a week, and there will be more produced feature elements. The talk show format will be enriched by excursions outside the studio, taking listeners all over Kansas City – and even a little bit beyond. Together, we’ll get to know the fascinating people and under-explored places that make our area unique. We’ll also highlight the local relevance of national conversations, shining a spotlights on art and ideas.

The Central Standard team (including producers Sylvia Maria Gross and Matthew Long-Middleton) aims to keep the 10 o’clock hour authentic and inspired.

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THIS WEEK:

Monday: Labor Day Special

Tuesday: Changing Trends In Teaching Empathy / Having "The Talk" About Race

  • Dr. Susan Wilson, Vice Chancellor of Diversity and Inclusion, UMKC
  • Kirk P. Perucca, President, Project Equality
  • Precious Porres, Associate Director of Diversity Education, KU's Office of Multicultural Affairs

Wednesday: Cuddles For Sale In Kansas City

  • Anne Graham, Professional Kansas City Cuddler
  • Jason O'Brien, film director, Cuddle

Thursday: The Mysterious Link Between Music And Memory / Photographer Paul Andrews And The Portrait-A-Day Challenge

  • Matthew Schulkind, Professor of Psychology, Amherst College
  • Meish Goldish, children's book author
  • Paul Andrews, photographer, paulandrewsphotography.com

Friday: Yolanda Commack, AKA Lonnie Bush, Pumps Up Raytown With A Workout And A Wrench

  • Lonnie Bush, owner and personal trainer, Lonnie Bush Fitness

LAST WEEK:

Monday: Encore: Does Our City Bring Strangers Together, Or Keep Them Apart?

Tuesday: Encore: The Shuttlecocks 20 Years Later: From Controversy To Icon

Wednesday: Encore: KU Linguist Transforms How The Kazakh Language Is Written National Geographic Photographer Captures Hidden Worlds

Thursday: Encore: Kick It Like A Habit: Giving Up Old Behaviors And Developing New Ones

Friday: Food Critics: The Best Desserts In Kansas City

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Central Standard
12:00 pm
Wed May 25, 2011

Residential Composting

Brooke Salvaggio and Dan Heryer of BADSEED Market

Dan Heryer and Brooke Salvaggio from BADSEED Farms visit the studio to talk about ways to compost at home and their new residential composting program starting next month. 

Brooke says that 75% of our household waste is compostable.  Residential composting can be done using any natural materials. 

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Central Standard
12:00 pm
Thu May 19, 2011

It's "Air" Time, Baby!

When you work on a radio talk show and you’re waiting for your guests, who have names such as Romeo DanceCheetah (That’s one word: DanceCheetah) and Björn Türoque (Pronounced Born to rock), and they are renowned air guitarists in town for a regional air guitar contest, you discover 10 things:

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Central Standard
12:00 pm
Wed May 18, 2011

The Troubadours Poetry Club

The Troubadours Poetry Club Year Book Photo. (2011)

Kansas City’s own Turner High School is carrying on the tradition of the Troubadours of old.  Teachers Marlee Stempleman and Jessica Kendall have fashioned a poetry project called the Troubadours Poetry Club where students express themselves by writing and reading their own works.  This morning on Central Standard, Marlee Stempleman and two club members stop in to share their craft.

Here are a few poems written by young Turner Troubadours:

I Remember
By Anna Stark

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Central Standard
12:00 pm
Thu May 12, 2011

Virtual Desktop Computers

David Shaughnessy

Today’s show includes a segment on how Boulevard Brewing Company deployed virtual desktop computers throughout its brewhouses.

A virtual desktop computer is like a conventional computer, with a monitor, keyboard, and other peripherals. But the computer unit itself (the part that stores files and runs programs) isn’t located near the peripherals. Instead, it’s housed in a data center. This allows computer hardware to be used more efficiently, because one server computer in a data center can function as several “virtual machines.”

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Central Standard
12:00 pm
Thu May 12, 2011

Virtual Desktop Computers

David Shaughnessy

Today’s show includes a segment on how Boulevard Brewing Company deployed virtual desktop computers throughout its brewhouses.

A virtual desktop computer is like a conventional computer, with a monitor, keyboard, and other peripherals. But the computer unit itself (the part that stores files and runs programs) isn’t located near the peripherals. Instead, it’s housed in a data center. This allows computer hardware to be used more efficiently, because one server computer in a data center can function as several “virtual machines.”

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Education
9:00 am
Wed May 11, 2011

Revitalizing Eastern KC's Urban Core

Urban Studies and Design UMKC

In this episode of Central Standard, a plan for the future of East Kansas City from UMKC Urban Planning and Design students , who have been collecting data about abandoned and demolished homes. Hear how senior Andrew Clark has been working with community leaders like Teola Powell to create a plan for neighborhoods like Key Coalition, including plans for Urban Agriculture.

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Central Standard
12:00 pm
Wed April 20, 2011

Whoop De Doo Does Radio

Did you ever as a child sit down in front of the TV and laugh or sing along to those variety shows aired on public access television? 

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Central Standard
12:00 pm
Mon March 21, 2011

Remembering Nate Dogg

Wikipedia

From Homer to Shakespeare, bards have always used verse tell to tell the story of their times. One of hip hop artists best known for this is Nate Dogg – though, instead of stories about Trojan horses, vats of wine, and family feuds, his verses talk about fathers in prison, enjoying malt liquor, and drive by shootings.

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KCUR News
2:51 pm
Mon January 24, 2011

Choosing a Long Term Care Facility

Central Standard
11:00 am
Wed December 8, 2010

Poverty on the Rise in Johnson County

The Johnson County Christmas Bureau, has opened its doors to their annual Holiday Shop at the Great Mall of the Great Plains in Olathe, KS. This is their 50th year creating a shopping experience for low income families around the holidays.

Director Barb McNeil says that “Poverty” and “Johnson County” aren’t words often heard in the same sentence, they should be. Though the population in Johnson County grew by 2% last year, the number of families below the poverty line grew by 64%.

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KCUR News
1:19 pm
Thu November 18, 2010

The Wizards Sport a New Name

Sporting has a new logo that will appear on the team's T-shirts and bumper stickers.

Kansas City, MO – The wizards soccer team has waved a marketer's special re-branding wand and done away with their name. Instead of the wizards, they will now be called Sporting Kansas City.

Sporting Club COO Greg Cotton explains that the nickname for Sporting Kansas City will be "Sporting."

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12:00 am
Sat October 4, 2008

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