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
9:00 am
Wed December 25, 2013

Folk Musicians Cathy & Dave

Merry Christmas! Today Paul Pepper welcomes back local folk musicians CATHY BARTON and DAVE PARA, who brought LESLIE and DAVID OSWALD to help perform "Christ Was Born on Christmas Morn'". 

Featured Artist is Maren Schenewark http://www.columbiaartleague.org

Radio Friends
9:00 am
Tue December 24, 2013

Singer Larry Brown

Paul Pepper and LARRY BROWN talk about the once-controversial Christmas carol, "It Came Upon the Midnight Clear". Larry performs.  

Radio Friends
9:00 am
Mon December 23, 2013

Mel Zelenak, Consumer News

Paul Pepper and MEL ZELENAK talk New Year's resolutions that you can make that will save you money; tips like: pay yourself first and pay your bills last. December 23, 2013 Featured Artist is Maren Schenewarkhttp://www.columbiaartleague.org 

Radio Friends
9:00 am
Fri December 20, 2013

Vera Massey, University Extension

Paul Pepper welcomes back VERA MASSEY, University Extension, who shares insights into how to have peace during the holidays.

Radio Friends
9:00 am
Thu December 19, 2013

Major Richard Trimmel, Salvation Army

Paul Pepper chats with MAJOR RICHARD TRIMMEL about how the Salvation Army Kettle Campaign is coming along this season. December 19, 2013 Featured Artist is Maren Schenewarkhttp://www.columbiaartleague.org 

Radio Friends
9:00 am
Wed December 18, 2013

Truman Leadership Project & Honoring Irene Haskins

Paul Pepper talks to ADAM SCHMID about the Truman Leadership Project, a student-run, non-profit organization that promotes leadership skills - all kids in middle/high school are welcome! Also, SUTU FORTE is here; she's looking for humor writers and singers to help honor the late IRENE HASKINS.

 Featured Artist is Maren Schenewarkhttp://www.columbiaartleague.org

Radio Friends
9:00 am
Tue December 17, 2013

UFO Enthusiast Bill Wickersham

Paul Pepper and BILL WICKERSHAM talk about all things UFO, including how we'll be addressing this issue in 10 years. Featured Artist is Maren Schenewarkhttp://www.columbiaartleague.org

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Radio Friends
9:00 am
Mon December 16, 2013

GreenHouse Theatre Project & Nina Furstenau

Paul Pepper welcomes back ELIZABETH BRAATEN PALMIERI, GreenHouse Theatre Project; their latest production, "C'tait la Nuit" (Twas the Night), opens Wednesday at Orr Street Studios! Also, author NINA FURSTENAU has written a food memoir, "Biting Through the Skin: An Indian Kitchen in America's Heartland".  Featured Artist is Maren Schenewarkhttp://www.columbiaartleague.org 

 

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8:50 am
Fri December 13, 2013

Singer Kyle Kennedy, "Home for Christmas" (Performance)

Today Paul Pepper welcomes WYN RILEY and KYLE KENNEDY. "Home for Christmas" is next weekend at the Miller Performing Arts Center; tickets on sale now! Today, Kyle performs "Santa Claus is Coming to Town".

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8:50 am
Thu December 12, 2013

Recycling News & Fairview United Methodist Church

Today Paul Pepper and ANDREA SHELTON review familiar and not-so-familiar - but always important(!) - tips to use less stuff this holiday season; for instance, give an experience as a gift! Also, Fairview United Methodist Church presents "Little Bethlehem" - ANDY UPHAM joins us to talk about the interactive presentation happening this weekend!

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8:50 am
Wed December 11, 2013

Dr. David Newman, RoseHeart Hypnotherapy Success Center, Inc.

Today Paul Pepper and DR. DAVID NEWMAN, RoseHeart Hypnotherapy Success Center, Inc. in Jefferson City, talk about stress and depression during the holiday season. Watch for the paper-crumpling demonstration...

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8:50 am
Tue December 10, 2013

Phoenix Programs, Inc. & The Food Bank

Today Paul Pepper and HEATHER HARLAN, Phoenix Programs, Inc., talk about 'change' being less of an event and more of a process. SCOTT GORDON is also here to plug the One-for-One Holiday Food Drive December 18th. Watch for the location!

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8:50 am
Mon December 9, 2013

Missouri Orthopedic Institute & River City Habitat for Humanity

Today Paul Pepper talks with Missouri Orthopedic Institute surgeon AJAY AGGARWAL about ways to delay arthritis; most importantly: stay active! Also, KELLY SMITH, River City Habitat for Humanity, is back to discuss the misconceptions about Habitat for Humanity. 

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8:50 am
Fri December 6, 2013

Columbia Civic Orchestra & Wilkes Blvd. United Methodist Church Bazaar

Today Paul Pepper and ANITA PARMER talk about about this Saturday's Wilkes Boulevard United Methodist Church Bazaar and Cafe; but up first, EMILY EDGINGTON ANDREWS and STEFAN FREUND: the Columbia Civic Orchestra and Columbia Chorale present "On a Winter's Eve: A Holiday Concert" this Sunday at Missouri United Methodist Church. 

radio friends
8:50 am
Thu December 5, 2013

Capital City Players & Calvary Episcopal Church Bazaar

Today Paul Pepper welcomes back ROB CROUSE, Capital City Players, who talks about an original, one-weekend-only, holiday show opening December 19th. Also, don't miss the Calvary Episcopal Church Bazaar this Saturday! LIZ SCHMIDT and LEEANN BALL are here with the church mice and more information.

radio friends
8:50 am
Wed December 4, 2013

Dave Mars, Columbia Water and Light

Today Paul Pepper chats with DAVE MARS, Columbia Water and Light, about efficiency with your clothes dryer. Did you know each dry-cycle costs roughly $.65?

radio friends
8:50 am
Tue December 3, 2013

Columbia Public Schools & Chordbusters Concert

Today Paul Pepper and JONATHAN SESSIONS talk about a new school opening...in Rock Bridge State Park. Also, Chuck Bay is here promoting the Boonslick Chordbusters Christmas Concert on December 7th - watch for details! 

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8:50 am
Mon December 2, 2013

Lions Eye Bank & Tiger Trolley

Today Paul Pepper visits with RONALD WALKENBACH, Lions Eye Bank, about the Cornea Donation and Transplant program. Also, Tiger Trolley is offering holiday lights tours - two days only! CINDY MUSTARD joins us with details. 

radio friends
8:50 am
Fri November 29, 2013

Joan Stack, State Historical Society

Today Paul Pepper welcomes back JOAN STACK, Missouri State Historical Society, who talks about a Native American exhibit that opened earlier this month. Watch for the lithograph of the infamous Black Hawk. 

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8:50 am
Thu November 28, 2013

Salvation Army

Happy Thanksgiving! Today Paul Pepper is joined by the Salvation Army's RICHARD TRIMMELL, KATIE HARRIS-SMITH and CINDY CHAPMAN. Among the topics: tomorrow's Red Kettle Campaign. 

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8:50 am
Wed November 27, 2013

Pet Magazine & Talking Horse Productions

Today Paul Pepper chats with MELODY WHITWORTH, Dogs Deserve Better, about a new magazine called The Pet Project, which focuses on bettering the lives of pets with community involvement. Also, Talking Horse Productions presents "Almost, Maine"; ED HANSON and MARK KELTY are here with details! 

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8:50 am
Tue November 26, 2013

Author Richard Stickann & Comb Language Preschool

Today Paul Pepper welcomes RICHARD STICKANN, author of the book, "Hobbledehoy Boy", which is about a boy's journey to manhood. Also, GRETA HULL, Combs Language Preschool, is back to talk about a new toddler group, starting in January. 

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8:50 am
Mon November 25, 2013

Central MO Academy of Dietetics and Nutrition & Nat'l Federation of the Blind

Today Paul Pepper talks good holiday eating tips with AFTAN BRYANT, from the (newly named) Central Missouri Academy of Dietetics and Nutrition. Also, DEBBIE WUNDER (who is legally blind), shares her thoughts about the National Federation of the Blind, as well as her experiences with the organization. 

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8:50 am
Fri November 22, 2013

Val Germann, Central Missouri Astronomical Association

Today Paul Pepper and VAL GERMANN take a tour of the stars with more photos taken from right here in Missouri! Find out where you can see a comet tomorrow morning. 

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8:50 am
Thu November 21, 2013

Hickman High School, "Thoroughly Modern Millie" (Performance)

Today Paul Pepper is joined by two crew members and two cast members of "Thoroughly Modern Millie", opening tonight! NORA HENNESSY performs "Gimme Gimme". 

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8:50 am
Wed November 20, 2013

Maples Rep Theatre & Puppies with Purpose

Today Paul Pepper welcomes back TODD DAVISON, Maples Rep Theatre, to talk about "Away in the Basement", a Church Basement Ladies prequel, opening Friday! Also, TERRI WARHOVER and KRISTI MILLAM join us to talk about Puppies with Purpose and the fundraiser this Saturday. Check out the adorable puppy! 

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8:50 am
Tue November 19, 2013

Consumer Expert Mel Zelenak

Today Paul Pepper is joined once again by consumer and money-saving guru MEL ZELENAK, who this time focuses on the difference between fee-only and fee-based financial planners. 

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8:50 am
Mon November 18, 2013

Community Foundation of Central MO & Diabetes Awareness

Today Paul Pepper is joined by JOHN BAKER, Community Foundation of Central Missouri, who talks about the "COMO Gives Giving Guide", a charitable project in which you can participate! Also, November is Diabetes Awareness Month, and DR. MICHAEL GARDNER, MU Health, is here to talk symptoms, statistics and risk factors. 

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8:50 am
Fri November 15, 2013

Voluntary Action Center & City of Columbia

Today Paul Pepper chats with LESLIE PITCHFORD, Voluntary Action Center, about their annual Adopt-A-Family program for the holidays. Find out how to get involved! Also, the City of Columbia's ANDREA SHELTON is back with information about America Recycles Day, happening this Sunday! 

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8:50 am
Thu November 14, 2013

Missouri Contemporary Ballet & Fall Into Art

Today Paul Pepper chats with KAREN GRUNDY, Missouri Contemporary Ballet, about "Crave" - a modern show, including hip-hop ballet, taking place at the Missouri Theatre. Also, Fall Into Art is back this weekend at Parkade Center. MELYNDA LOTVEN is here with details! 

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