Radio Friends with Paul Pepper

Weekdays at 8:50
  • Hosted by 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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Sutu Forte & School of Metaphysics

Apr 26, 2013

Today Paul Pepper welcomes CHRISTINE MADAR and WALTER HRYCAJ, with the School of Metaphysics, who give details about "Dream Awareness Weekend". Also, SUTU FORTE talks about tomorrow's, "A Call for the Wild", and shares the "theme song" as only Sutu can!

Vera Massey, MU Extension

Apr 25, 2013

Today Paul Pepper welcomes back VERA MASSEY, MU Extension, who shares tips about gardening - it's that time of year!

UFO Enthusiast Bill Wickersham

Apr 24, 2013

Today Paul Pepper welcomes back local columnist and UFO enthusiast BILL WICKERSHAM for more insight into life in outer-space and what that means for us here on Earth.

Claire Lea, MU Peace Corps.

Apr 23, 2013

Today Paul Pepper welcomes CLAIRE LEA; Claire shares her story of 2 years in the Peace Corps. stationed in New Guinea, West Africa.

Montessori School & League of Women Voters

Apr 22, 2013

Today Paul Pepper welcomes LORIE STEELE, Jefferson City Montessori School, 30th Annual Silent Auction fundraiser this Saturday, April 27. Also, LIZ SCHMIDT, League of Women Voters, runs down the busy list of activities in which you're invited - starting tomorrow!

Fun City Youth Academy & Float Your Boat

Apr 19, 2013

Today Paul Pepper welcomes PAULETTE ORR, Fun City Youth Academy, who invites you  to the 2nd Annual Community Champions Award Dinner, honoring outstanding Columbia citizens. Also, MICHELLE HALL and KRISTEN SMARR, volunteers with the Foodbank, further explain tomorrow's Float Your Boat fundraiser.

CFAV & Empire Artistic Skate Team

Apr 18, 2013

Today Paul Pepper welcomes KELLIE KOTRABA, Columbia Faith and Values, "Church Walking Tour" in downtown Columbia, Saturday, April 20. Find out which five churches! Also, meet 64-year-old skater GEORGIA FERGUSON, Empire Roller Rink Skate Team, and LISA TRENT. Fundraiser craft show this Saturday. Send the skate team around the state!

DBRL One Read Program & Independent Actors Theatre

Apr 17, 2013

Today Paul Pepper welcomes DOYNE MCKENZIE, Daniel Boone Regional Library, who wants your vote for this year's One Read program. Learn what books and a little bit about each. Also, EMILY ROLLIE, Independent Actors Theatre, "Distant Music" is their latest production, and it's being performed at Columbia's Eastside Tavern starting tomorrow.

Habitat For Humanity & Capital City Players

Apr 16, 2013

Today Paul Pepper welcomes KELLY SMITH; River City Habitat For Humanity is dedicating their 80th house (located on Stadium Blvd. in Jefferson City). Find out more. Also, DUSTIN ALLISON and JON SHELTMIRE talk about Capital City Players' latest production of "Moon Over Buffalo", opening this Friday.

Kit Salter, Ashland Out Loud

Apr 15, 2013

Today Paul Pepper welcomes back KIT SALTER; "Ashland Out Loud" is back - food, festivities, a fun run and more - and you're invited! Get the details.

Central Missouri Stop Human Trafficking, Part 2

Apr 12, 2013

Today Paul Pepper is joined by NANETTE WARD, Central Missouri Stop Human Trafficking Coalition, and SULA SKILES, a survivor of sex trafficking. Sula shares her story. Part 2.

Central Missouri Stop Human Trafficking, Part 1

Apr 11, 2013

Today Paul Pepper is joined by NANETTE WARD, Central Missouri Stop Human Trafficking Coalition, and SULA SKILES, a survivor of sex trafficking. Sula shares her story. Part 1.

Performance from Show-Me Opera

Apr 10, 2013

Today Paul Pepper welcomes CHRISTINE SEITZ and three singers from Show-Me Opera. They perform "Sweet Be The Winds", from the opera Cosi Fan Tutte by Mozart.

Talking Horse Productions & Diabetes Symposium

Apr 9, 2013

Today Paul Pepper talks to ED HANSON, Talking Horse Productions, about their latest production, the romantic comedy "The Last Romance", opening April 25 at Berlin Theatre. Also, NANCY REBECCA PALMER and CAROLE WEEKS, MU Health Care, talk about a free diabetes symposium happening April 20. Registration required!

Heart of Missouri United Way & Comedy Night

Apr 8, 2013

Today Paul Pepper talks to TIM RICH, Heart of Missouri United Way, about how United Way is improving impact in people's lives. Also, the Assistance League and Job Point is holding their annual comedy night fundraiser. DORIS ROSS has the lineup!

Jenifer Flink, Boone County Historical Museum

Apr 5, 2013

Today Paul Pepper chats with JENIFER FLINK, Boone County Historical Museum, about trivia night happening tonight! Free refreshments, silent auction and, of course, trivia. Find out more - it's not too late to take part.

Cathy & Dave, Big Muddy Folk Festival

Apr 4, 2013

Today Paul Pepper chats with local folk musicians CATHY BARTON and DAVE PARA about this weekend's Big Muddy Folk Festival in Boonville. Cathy and Dave also perform "The Singer's Request" by Nick Jones.

Cathy Salter, Saturday Morning Book Talk

Apr 3, 2013

Today Paul Pepper welcomes back CATHY SALTER, Boone County Museum and Galleries, to talk about the upcoming authors taking part in the Saturday Morning Book Talk series held at the museum. This Saturday's author is William Least-Heat Moon.

Columbia Cultural Affairs & True North

Apr 2, 2013

Today Paul Pepper welcomes back the "Minister of Culture" CHRIS STEVENS, who shares a wealth of arts and entertainment coming up - including a plug for MCB's trip to South Korea. Also, BARBARA HODGES, True North, talks about the Little Black Dress fundraiser event happening April 26.

Voluntary Action Center & Cleanup Columbia

Apr 1, 2013

Today Paul Pepper chats with NICK FOSTER, Voluntary Action Center, about the Hero Awards and "Spring Into Action - The Reveal". Also, LISA ROHMILLER and SI YOL YI, City of Columbia, talk about Cleanup Columbia - happening next weekend.

Mary Hussmann, GRO

Mar 29, 2013

Today Paul Pepper chats with GRO's MARY HUSSMANN about all things Medicare/Medicaid. GRO stands for Grass Roots Organizing.

Vera Massey, University of Missouri Extension

Mar 28, 2013

Today Paul Pepper welcomes back VERA MASSEY, University of Missouri Extension, who shares more body, mind and spirit practices for a healthy you!

MU Health Care & Bradford Farm

Mar 27, 2013

Today Paul Pepper talks to JAMES STOWE, MU Health Care Trauma Services, about the planning for the "eventuality of seniors not driving." Also, TIM REINBOTT, Bradford Farm, about the forecast for this year's summer season.

Today Paul Pepper talks to MARIE PASLEY, Boone County Extension, about a garage sale fundraiser April 20. Also, KAREN GRUNDY, Missouri Contemporary Ballet, about "Kickstarter", a fundraiser to send MCB to South Korea.

Pet Health Tips & Neighborhood Programs

Mar 25, 2013

Today Paul Pepper talks to C.B. CHASTAIN, MU College of Veterinary Medicine, about keeping your pets healthy with physical examinations. Also, BILL CANTIN explains the mini-grants for which your neighborhood association can apply.

TEDxCoMo & Tax Tips

Mar 22, 2013

Today Paul Pepper welcomes back KEITH POLITTE; the local version of TED, TEDxCoMo, is back April 6. Find out who's speaking! Also, ANDREW ZUMWALT wants to prepare your taxes for free!

Gluten-Free Diet & D&H Drugstore, Poison Prevention

Mar 21, 2013

Today Paul Pepper chats with CASSIE MCCLELLAN, Central Missouri Dietetic Association, about what to eat if you're gluten intolerant. Also, it's Poison Prevention Week, and GENE FORRESTER, D&H Drugstore, wants you to be aware of the at-home poisons kids and pets can get in to.

Valley View Community Church

Mar 20, 2013

Today Paul Pepper welcomes RUBEN BOLTON, Valley View Community Church, who talks about "The Lamb - A Passover Perspective of The Last Supper", opening tonight at 7:00! Donations accepted.

Habitat for Humanity & Light It Up Blue for Autism

Mar 19, 2013

Today Paul Pepper talks with DIXIE FISHER about the 25th Habitat for Humanity Garage Sale, sponsored by Broadway Christian Church. Also, MEGAN GILL explains the "Light It Up Blue" campaign for autism.

Missouri 4-H

Mar 18, 2013

Today Paul Pepper chats with ORIN POGUE about the history of 4-H in Missouri, as well as everything the club has to offer - it's not just about livestock!

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