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
Wed September 25, 2013

Mel Zelenak, Consumer and Travel Tips

[Encore Presentation] Today Paul Pepper and consumer and travel expert MEL ZELENAK, talk about all things travel! Find out about deal versus value, and how to avoid "emotional buying". 

Radio Friends
8:50 am
Tue September 24, 2013

Citizen Jane Film Festival at Stephens College

Today Paul Pepper is joined by PAULA ELIAS, who talks about October's annual Citizen Jane Film Festival, which raises awareness of women filmmakers. JANESE SILVEY is also here; Janese is the former higher education reporter for the Columbia Daily Tribune, now a "Story Specialist and Strategist" at Stephens College. Janese plugs a One Read panel tomorrow night! 

Radio Friends
8:50 am
Mon September 23, 2013

Walk Back in Time & Greenhouse Theatre Project

Today Paul Pepper welcomes PAUL BAUM, a.k.a. "Pablo", who talks about "Walk Back in Time", a living history event that tries to "cover about as many periods of American history as we can" - this weekend in Mexico! Also, ELIZABETH BRAATEN PALMIERI is back to share Greenhouse Theatre Project's upcoming season!

Radio Friends
8:50 am
Fri September 20, 2013

Columbia Center for Urban Agriculture & Slow Food Katy Trail

Today Paul Pepper and ADAM SAUNDERS talk about the Harvest Hootenanny October 5th, and you're invited to come by and play "Drop Drop Chicken Plop"! Speaking of food, BERNADETTE DRYDEN and DAN KUEBLER, stop by to explain "Slow Food Katy Trail" and plug their fundraiser next Sunday at Happy Hollow Farms. 

Radio Friends
8:50 am
Thu September 19, 2013

Food Bank for Central and Northeast Missouri & Maples Rep Theatre

Today Paul Pepper welcomes SCOTT GORDON, Food Bank for Central and Northeast Missouri, who shares some "didyaknows". Do YOU know? Also, TODD DAVISON, Maples Rep Theatre, talks about a concert celebrating their 10th Season and their upcoming fall schedule!

Radio Friends
8:50 am
Wed September 18, 2013

Missouri Cures & Original Oddities Productions

Today Paul Pepper and MARGARET TOLLERTON, Missouri Cures, talk about all the special events coming up, including the spinal cord injury awareness event in St. Louis next Thursday. Also, Original Oddities Productions presents "The List" - meet director MELISSA ALPERS-SPRINGER and playwright/actor JASON CAVALLONE. 

Radio Friends
8:50 am
Tue September 17, 2013

Sickle Cell Awareness & Art of Food

Today Paul Pepper is joined by ELIZABETH GUNIER, MU Health Care, who talks about Sickle Cell awareness, a genetic blood disorder that's inherited. Also, DANIEL PLISKA, Executive Chef at the University Club, invites you to the "Art of Food", a festival featuring all things food this Friday! 

Radio Friends
8:50 am
Mon September 16, 2013

Columbia Art League & Salvation Army

Today Paul Pepper welcomes back DIANA MOXON, Columbia Art League, to talk about the annual Betty Brown Afternoon Tea fundraiser at University Club. Watch for details! Also, MAJOR RICHARD TRIMMEL, Salvation Army, talks about the 32nd Annual Toy Run at the Grindstone Walmart in Columbia. 

Radio Friends
8:50 am
Fri September 13, 2013

Folk Singers Cathy and Dave

Today Paul Pepper welcomes back our favorite local folk singing duo CATHY and DAVE. They perform "Wild Rose of the Mountain" on the banjo and guitar. 

Radio Friends
8:50 am
Thu September 12, 2013

League of Women Voters & Boys and Girls Club of Columbia

Today Paul Pepper and MARCIA WALKER run down all the upcoming events with the League of Women Voters - starting next Tuesday with Constitution Day! Also, JOE MILLER and AMY HAY talk about the Boys and Girls Club of Columbia fundraiser, "Hoops for a Cause"! Tickets are still on sale! 

Radio Friends
8:50 am
Wed September 11, 2013

Dave Mars, Columbia Water and Light

  Today Paul Pepper chats with DAVE MARS, Columbia Water and Light, about proper upkeep for your air conditioning, filters and vents - it could save you money! 

Radio Friends
8:50 am
Tue September 10, 2013

Val Germann, Central Missouri Astronomical Association

Today Paul Pepper and VAL GERMANN, Central Missouri Astronomical Association, take a look at more stunning photos from outer space. Think you know what a blue moon is? Val may make you rethink your definition! 

Radio Friends
8:50 am
Mon September 9, 2013

UFO Enthusiast Bill Wickersham

Today Paul Pepper welcomes back former University of Missouri professor and UFO enthusiast BILL WICKERSHAM. Topics include the recent government acknowledgment of Area 51.

Radio Friends
8:50 am
Fri September 6, 2013

Hank Waters, Columbia Daily Tribune

Today Paul Pepper chats with "Publisher Emeritus" HANK WATERS, Columbia Daily Tribune, about life, liberty and the pursuit of journalism. 

Radio Friends
8:50 am
Thu September 5, 2013

Paul Pepper: Saturday Morning Book Talk

Today Paul Pepper welcomes back KIT and CATHY SALTER! Saturday Morning Book Talk is an ongoing series at the Boone County Historical Museum. Find out who will be the next author this Saturday!

Radio Friends
8:50 am
Wed September 4, 2013

Second Chance & Capital City Players

  Today Paul Pepper talks to VALERIE CHAFFIN, Second Chance, about the 10th Annual "Paws in the Park", happening September 14. Also, Capital City Players is putting on "The MOMologues", a play about the joys and frustrations of motherhood. KATHLEEN LAVERY and SARAH CULP explain.

Radio Friends
8:50 am
Tue September 3, 2013

Vera Massey, University of Missouri Extension

Today Paul Pepper chats with VERA MASSEY, University of Missouri Extension, about the brain! "Health habits make for a healthy brain!"

Radio Friends
8:50 am
Mon September 2, 2013

Singer Larry Brown

Happy Labor Day! Today, LARRY BROWN sings "Dreams", a song about one man's efforts  to tear down a barn, and the man who built it. 

Radio Friends
8:50 am
Fri August 30, 2013

Diana Moxon, Columbia Art League

  Today Paul Pepper and DIANA MOXON talk all things Columbia Art League. There's a brand new show at the Art League titled "Interpretations" - stop by, check it out and buy! Featured Artist is Jan L. Coffman.

Radio Friends
8:50 am
Thu August 29, 2013

Bradford Farm & Missouri Mycological Society

  Today Paul Pepper talks about tomatoes and mushrooms! First up, TIM REINBOTT, with Bradford Farm's 9th Annual Tomato Festival Sept. 5th! Then, check out the basket of mushrooms DANA DRAKE and STAN HUDSON brought with them. The Missouri Mycological Society has plenty of events to keep your fungi interests busy!

Radio Friends
8:50 am
Wed August 28, 2013

Joan Stack, Missouri State Historical Society

  Today Paul Pepper is joined by JOAN STACK, Missouri State Historical Society, who talks about a significant event that happened 150 years ago! It's now an exhibit that will run thru the end of the year. You'll have to watch to find out what we're talking about! 

Radio Friends
8:50 am
Tue August 27, 2013

Adoption Triad Connection of Mid-Missouri

  Today Paul Pepper welcomes JUDY BOCK and NANCY BENNETT, with Adoption Triad Connection of Mid-Missouri, which is a group that supports all levels of adoption and the adoption process.

Radio Friends
8:50 am
Mon August 26, 2013

Central Missouri Stop Human Trafficking Coalition

  Today Paul Pepper welcomes back NANETTE WARD, with the Central Missouri Stop Human Trafficking Coalition, who shares the signs of trafficking. Nanette is joined by CRYSTAL MIDKIFF from Columbia's Mustard Seed Fair Trade store. 

Radio Friends
8:50 am
Fri August 23, 2013

Tim Rich & Chris Belcher, Heart of Missouri United Way

  Today Paul Pepper is joined by TIM RICH, Heart of Missouri United Way, and CHRIS BELCHER, Superintendent of Columbia Public Schools. A four million-dollar campaign, "Believe and Achieve 4.0", is under way to help children is Central Missouri.

Radio Friends
8:50 am
Thu August 22, 2013

Steve Johnson, Missouri River Bluffs Association

  Today Paul Pepper is joined once again by STEVE JOHNSON, with Missouri River Bluffs Association, a non-profit organization that supports the five-county area along the Missouri River. Steve talks about that and the on-going Taste of Local Missouri Food Festival; next up is Jefferson City this Saturday! 

Radio Friends
8:50 am
Wed August 21, 2013

Boonslick Tourism Festival & Central Missouri Dietetic Association

  Today Paul Pepper talks to KATIE FOSTER and JENNI NORDSTROM about an ice cream-making class for kids this Saturday at the Columbia Public Library. Also, CONNIE SHAY shares details about the 11th Annual Boonslick Folk Festival. The theme this year is 'Step Back in Time'.

Radio Friends
8:50 am
Tue August 20, 2013

Missouri River Festival of the Arts & Breastfeeding Awareness Month

  Today Paul Pepper chats with FRANK THATCHER, Friends of Historic Boonville, about the Missouri River Festival of the Arts - starting this Thursday for three nights! Also, August is National Breastfeeding Awareness Month. Joining us to talk about that is COURTNEY BARNES and LORI LAMPE, MU Women's and Children's Hospital. 

Radio Friends
8:50 am
Mon August 19, 2013

Mel Zelenak, Travel Tips

  Today Paul Pepper and Mel Zelenak talk about the value of a vacation. Mel shares his tips on travel, including how to be flexible and to not accept the first rate you see. Good stuff! 

Radio Friends
8:50 am
Fri August 16, 2013

Greg Judy, Sustainable Ranching

GREG JUDY / Sustainable Ranching

Radio Friends
8:50 am
Thu August 15, 2013

Missouri Cures & Maplewood Barn

Margaret Tollerton, Missouri Cures, "Fall Events"Russ Scott, Maplewood Barn, Director, "On Golden Pond"Aaron Krawitz, Maplewood Barn, Actor, "On Golden Pond" Featured Artist is Jan L. Coffmanhttp://www.columbiaartleague.org/village/coffman/index.html

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