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
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! 

Radio Friends
8:50 am
Thu November 29, 2012

Boone County Museum & Holiday Homes Tour

Today Paul Pepper chats with JENNIFER FLINK, Boone County Museum, about their upcoming "Maplewood By Candlelight" event happening December 5-8. Take a trip back in time to Christmas at the Maplewood home thanks to actors from Maplewood Barn Theatre. Also, JOYCE HULLETT, Women's Symphony League, "Holiday Homes Tour" is December 1 and includes four homes. Tickets on sale now.

Radio Friends
8:50 am
Wed November 28, 2012

Staff for Life Helicopter & Talking Horse Productions

Today Paul Pepper welcomes LEEANN JOHNSON, Chief Flight Nurse, MU Staff for Life Helicopter Service, celebrating 30 years! It has the distinction of being the 3rd helicopter service in the state. Also, ED HANSON and BARBARA SALVADORI HERITAGE, Talking Horse Productions, "The Dining Room" opens tomorrow night!

Radio Friends
8:50 am
Tue November 27, 2012

Folk Musicians Cathy and Dave

Today Paul Pepper welcomes local folk music favorites CATHY BARTON and DAVE PARA. They perform "The Peace Carol", written by Bob Beers.

Radio Friends
8:50 am
Mon November 26, 2012

Missouri Cures & MO Dietetic Association

Today Paul Pepper welcomes MARGARET TOLLERTON, Missouri Cures, "The World Stem Cell Summit" is coming up. Also, ELIZABETH FREEMAN, MU Health Care, discusses the difference between type 1 and type 2 diabetes, and how you can keep it in check during the holidays.

Radio Friends
8:50 am
Fri November 23, 2012

Connie Shay & Christmas Bazaar

Today Paul Pepper chats with CONNIE SHAY about "barn blocks" and the Barns of the Boonslick. Find out more - your barn could take part. Also, EMILY CARROL and DIANE BURRE discuss all the one-of-a-kind items to be had at the Court Street United Methodist Church Christmas Bazaar.

Radio Friends
8:50 am
Thu November 22, 2012

Storyteller Larry Brown

Happy Thanksgiving! Today Paul Pepper welcomes local storyteller LARRY BROWN. Today Larry tells several Thanksgiving-related vignettes.

Radio Friends
8:50 am
Wed November 21, 2012

Columbia Second Chance & Maples Rep Theatre

Today Paul Pepper talks to VALERIE CHAFFIN, Columbia Second Chance, about the name change to simply 'Second Chance', and about the organization in general. Also, TODD DAVISON, with Maples Rep Theatre, plugs their upcoming holiday show, "Burglars Holiday", which opens Friday.

Radio Friends
8:50 am
Tue November 20, 2012

Dave Mars, Columbia Water and Light

Today Paul Pepper talks to DAVE MARS, Columbia Water and Light Department, about saving money when heating your home. 9 out of 10 homes have leakage problems. Is yours one of them?

Radio Friends
8:50 am
Mon November 19, 2012

Consumer Expert Mel Zelenak

Today Paul Pepper chats with retired MU economics professor and overall money-saving expert MEL ZELENAK. Today, Mel delves into buying an automobile - buying, selling, trade-in.

Radio Friends
8:50 am
Fri November 16, 2012

Alternative to Violence Project & Voluntary Action Center

Today Paul Pepper welcomes RANDY FLETCHER, who is with the Alternative to Violence Project, which centers on non-violent communication with inmates. Also, NICK FOSTER, Voluntary Action Center, talks about adopting a family for the holidays.

Radio Friends
8:50 am
Thu November 15, 2012

The Food Bank for Central and Northeast Missouri

Today Paul Pepper welcomes RACHEL ELLESIECK from The Food Bank for Central and Northeast Missouri. Now through December 31st, the goal is to collect enough funds for 15 million meals.

Radio Friends
8:50 am
Wed November 14, 2012

Desire to Aspire & Central Missouri Humane Society

Today Paul Pepper talks to 19-year-old STACEY STEWART, the creator of Desire to Aspire, which is a mentoring program for middle-school girls with low self-esteem. Also, COLIN LaVAUTE, with the Central Missouri Humane Society, talks about their annual "Home for the Holidays."

Radio Friends
8:50 am
Tue November 13, 2012

Hickman High School Musical

Today Paul Pepper welcomes a portion of the cast of Hickman High School's "Once On This Island", and director SARAH GERLING. They perform the song "Waiting For Life". The show opens this Thursday!

Radio Friends
8:50 am
Mon November 12, 2012

Scale Modelers & Phoenix Programs

Today Paul Pepper chats with COLIN SMIALEK, Central Missouri Scale Modelers, about the upcoming "TigerCon". Colin also plays show and tell with a couple of models. HEATHER HARLAN, Phoenix Programs, Inc., is our second interview. An online (www.phoenixprogramsinc.org) auction ends TODAY at noon. Don't miss out! Heather also talks about a concert happening this Thursday.

Radio Friends
8:50 am
Fri November 9, 2012

Habitat For Humanity & Capital Arts

Today Paul Pepper welcomes JESSICA DULLE, Capital Arts, who promotes the "Gift of Giving" classes and workshops happening in Jefferson City - the list is online, but call to register! Also, River City Habitat For Humanity just dedicated their 70th local house. Kelly Smith explains how volunteers make it happen and how you can get involved.

Radio Friends
8:50 am
Thu November 8, 2012

Geography Awareness Week

Today Paul Pepper chats with KIT SALTER, former geography professor, about Geography Awareness Week, which is November 11-17.

Radio Friends
8:50 am
Wed November 7, 2012

Columbia Art League & MU School of Music

Today Paul Pepper welcomes DIANA MOXON, with the Columbia Art League, to discuss an adult watercolor class, "Art of the Greeting Card", happening this Friday! Also, MU School of Music has a FREE, two-night program at the Missouri Theatre. Opera fans won't want to miss it. CHRISTINE SEITZ has more.

Radio Friends
8:50 am
Tue November 6, 2012

King's Daughters Holiday Festival

Today Paul Pepper welcomes CINDY MUSTARD and JOLENE SCHULZ. The King's Daughters Holiday Festival is this weekend. Find out all about the festival and just how King's Daughters benefit the community.

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