Radio Friends with Paul Pepper

Weekdays at 8:50
Paul Pepper

Longtime TV host Paul Pepper brings you his deep connections with the people in the arts and civic life who make this area a great place to live. Hear "Radio Friends with Paul Pepper" weekday mornings at 8:50 on KBIA ... and, watch and listen to the show in a download or a stream any time here.

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Radio Friends
8:50 am
Thu January 10, 2013

Jenifer Flink, Boone County Museum and Galleries

Today Paul Pepper chats with JENIFER FLINK, Boone County Museum and Galleries, about reopening today(!) after the holiday, and about what's on display, including a Civil War exhibit.

Radio Friends
8:50 am
Wed January 9, 2013

Central Missouri Stop Human Trafficking

 Today Paul Pepper welcomes NANETTE WARD, Central Missouri Stop Human Trafficking Coalition, who shares a sneak peek of their latest billboard, as well as tips to spot trafficking, possibly in your own neighborhood. 
Radio Friends
8:50 am
Tue January 8, 2013

Voluntary Action Center & Capital City Players

Today Paul Pepper chats with NICK FOSTER, from Columbia's Voluntary Action Center, who gives a recap of the holiday season and what's ahead for 2013. Also, director BRANDEN BISE and actress ASHTON BOTTS talk about Capital City Players production of "Spring Awakening", opening January 10.

Radio Friends
8:50 am
Mon January 7, 2013

Osher Lifelong Learning & 4-H

Today Paul Pepper welcomes LUCILLE SALERNO, who talks about upcoming classes at Osher Lifelong Learning, including climate change and the art of landscaping. Also, if you're interested in 4-H, STEVE HENNESS, University of Missouri Extension, has several big events coming up that you won't want to miss.

Radio Friends
8:50 am
Fri January 4, 2013

Adult Day Connections & Author Joe Dillard

Today Paul Pepper talks to WANDA HOFFMAN about Adult Day Connection, located at the University of Missouri. Find out about their fundraiser with Ruby Tuesday. Also, author JOE DILLARD stops by with stories from his book, "A Full Cup of Joe".

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Radio Friends
8:50 am
Thu January 3, 2013

Heather Harlan, Phoenix Programs, Inc.

Today Paul Pepper chats with HEATHER HARLAN, Phoenix Programs, Inc., about an 8-week program on how to quit smoking.

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Radio Friends
8:50 am
Wed January 2, 2013

Howard B. Lang, Jr. Award & Mizzou Plant Fashion Show

Today Paul Pepper welcomes JOHN BAKER, who explains the Howard B. Lang, Jr. Award for Outstanding Volunteer Service to the City of Columbia. Nomination form is available online until January 18! Also, KARLAN SEVILLE, Mizzou Botanic Garden, stops by to promote the "plant fashion show". Learn more!

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Radio Friends
8:50 am
Tue January 1, 2013

Singer Larry Brown

Happy New Year! Today Paul Pepper welcomes local favorite LARRY BROWN, who sings "Auld Lang Syne" - including verses not often heard!

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Radio Friends
8:50 am
Mon December 31, 2012

Sutu Forte and the Beethovens

Today Paul Pepper welcomes back SUTU FORTE and The Rockin' Beethovens to perform. They'll be a featured performer this evening at First Night Columbia.


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Radio Friends
8:50 am
Fri December 28, 2012

First Night Columbia Performance

Today Paul Pepper welcomes JANE ACCURSO and DAN MILLER. They perform "Red Wing", and talk about Monday night's First Night Celebration in Downtown Columbia.

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Radio Friends
8:50 am
Thu December 27, 2012

Missouri Cures & Columbia Values Diversity Celebration

Today Paul Pepper talks to MARGARET TOLLERTON, Missouri Cures, about the 2012 World Stem Cell Report. Also, NEGAR RAZVANI shares details about the upcoming 20th Columbia Values Diversity Celebration. Keynote speaker is Martin Luther King III. 

Poinsettias provided by Tiger Garden: 573-884-1191 or www.mutigergarden.com

Radio Friends
8:50 am
Wed December 26, 2012

Consumer Expert Mel Zelenak

Today Paul Pepper welcomes retired economics professor and consumer expert MEL ZELENAK, who looks ahead to 2013 and ways to curb bad spending habits. 

Poinsettias provided by Tiger Garden: 573-884-1191 or www.mutigergarden.com

Radio Friends
8:50 am
Tue December 25, 2012

Sympatico Performs

Merry Christmas! Today Paul Pepper invites local all-female barbershop quartet SYMPATICO to perform holiday favorites like, "I Want A Hippopotamus For Christmas" and "White Christmas". December 25, 2012

Poinsettias provided by Tiger Garden: 573-884-1191 or www.mutigergarden.com

Radio Friends
8:50 am
Mon December 24, 2012

Cathy and Dave

Today Paul Pepper welcomes back CATHY BARTON and DAVE PARA, local folk musician favorites who've been a Christmas Eve staple dating back many years. Today they perform "Make My Present Small". December 24, 2012

Poinsettias provided by Tiger Garden: 573-884-1191 or www.mutigergarden.com

Radio Friends
8:50 am
Fri December 21, 2012

Pet Health Tips & Salvation Army

Today Paul Pepper welcomes CB CHASTAIN, MU College of Veterinary Medicine, who talks about keeping pets safe during the holidays - what plants are poisonous and what not to eat. Also, CYNDY CHAPMAN, Salvation Army, stops by with a kettle campaign update and ways to help others during the season.

Radio Friends
8:50 am
Thu December 20, 2012

Boone Hospital Center Palliative Care

Today Paul Pepper talks to JENNIFER BAGGETT, RN, Boone Hospital Center, about Palliative care and experiences Jennifer's had as a dying person's nurse.

Radio Friends
8:50 am
Wed December 19, 2012

Healthy Holiday Eating

Today Paul Pepper welcomes ASHLEY RITZO, Clinical Dietician with MU Health, about eating healthy and staying fit during the holidays.

Radio Friends
8:50 am
Tue December 18, 2012

Val Germann, CMAA

Today Paul Pepper chats with VAL GERMANN, Central Missouri Astronomical Association, about the Mayan calendar and the end of the world, scheduled for this Friday!

Radio Friends
8:50 am
Mon December 17, 2012

City of Columbia Recycling Program

Today Paul Pepper welcomes ANDREA SHELTON, with the City of Columbia's Recycling Program, who discusses ways to recycle around the holidays and keep the trash to a minimum.

Radio Friends
8:50 am
Fri December 14, 2012

Dr. David Newman, RoseHeart Hypnotherapy Success Centers

Today Paul Pepper is joined once again by Dr. DAVID NEWMAN, from RoseHeart Hypnotherapy Success Centers in Jefferson, City. Dr. Newman talks about staying stress-free during the holidays using the "Five-Minute Miracle."

Radio Friends
8:50 am
Thu December 13, 2012

League of Women Voters & Hazel Kinder's Lighthouse Theater

Today Paul Pepper talks about the "Founders Day Luncheon" with LIZ SCHMIDT, League of Women Voters. Also, HAZEL KINDER, with Hazel Kinder's Lighthouse Theater, shares the lineup in her upcoming holiday show.

Radio Friends
8:50 am
Wed December 12, 2012

First Night Columbia and D&H Drugstore

Today Paul Pepper welcomes LISA ROHMILLER, with the City of Columbia's Volunteer Program, who puts out the request for volunteers for First Night Columbia. Also, Gene Forrester, D&H Drugstore, shares tips to help you fight the cold and flu season.

Radio Friends
8:50 am
Tue December 11, 2012

Columbia Cultural Affairs & Access Arts

Today Paul Pepper chats with the City of Columbia's CHRIS STEVENS about buying local and all the seasonal happenings taking place this holiday season. DENNIS WRIGHT and SHAWNA JOHNSON also join us to talk about Shawna becoming Executive Director of Access Arts. Give the gift of the arts this Christmas!

Radio Friends
8:50 am
Mon December 10, 2012

Salvation Army & Ellis Fischel Cancer Center

Today Paul Pepper is joined by MAJOR RICHARD TRIMMEL, with the Salvation Army, to talk about the holiday campaign that's well under way, and how you can help. Also, DEB DEEKEN and SUSAN ZORCH, with Ellis Fischel Cancer Center, talk about the "Comprehensive Breast Program."

Radio Friends
8:50 am
Fri December 7, 2012

UFO Enthusiast Bill Wickersham

Today Paul Pepper chats with columnist BILL WICKERSHAM about all things extra-terrestrial. Are you a believer?

Radio Friends
8:50 am
Thu December 6, 2012

Dancearts & Columbia Fire Department

Today Paul Pepper welcomes MARIE ROBERTSON from Dancearts. Marie talks about an upcoming show featuring 3-6 year old dancers happening Sunday, December 9 at Stephens Warehouse. Also, DEBBIE SORRELL, Columbia Fire Department, "Fire Safety During the Holidays". Did you know people still put lighted candles on Christmas trees?

Radio Friends
8:50 am
Wed December 5, 2012

Lynn Rossy, Healthy For Life

Today Paul Pepper chats with DR. LYNN ROSSY, Healthy For Life, about "Tasting Mindfulness". Lynn shares tricks to know when to eat, when to stop and when to pass, especially during the holidays.

Radio Friends
8:50 am
Tue December 4, 2012

Independent Actors Theatre & Columbia Art League

Today Paul Pepper welcomes EMILY ROLLIE, from Independent Actors Theatre, who talks about their production of "Santaland Diaries", written by David Sedaris and opening Thursday at The Blue Fugue, this weekend only! Also, DIANA MOXON, Columbia Art League, shares works of art from local artists which would make the perfect gift for the holidays!

Radio Friends
8:50 am
Mon December 3, 2012

Bradford Farm & GreenHouse Theatre Project

Today Paul Pepper and TIM REINBOTT think Spring. Tim is the superintendent at MU's Bradford Farm Research Center. Learn all about sweet corn and a variety of tomatoes. Also, ELIZABETH BRAATEN PALMIERI and EMILY ADAMS talk about Greenhouse Theatre Project's own spin on "The Nutcracker", which opens this Friday at the Columbia Access Television studio. Find out more! 

Radio Friends
8:50 am
Fri November 30, 2012

Calvary Episcopal Church Bazaar & Elan Singers Holiday Concert

Today Paul Pepper talks to TRENT RASH about the Elan Singers Holiday Concert, happening next Thursday, December 6. Learn more about the group and where to see them perform. Also, LIZ SCHMIDT and ELLIE DOCKWHILER show and tell about the Calvary Episcopal Church Bazaar, which takes place all day Saturday. Check out the mice! 

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