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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Paul Pepper: Storyteller Larry Brown, "Gallimimus"

Sep 25, 2014

  Today Paul Pepper invites back local storyteller LARRY BROWN to finish his story of the Gallimimus. Find 'part one' in our performance archives titled: Storyteller Larry Brown, "Labor Day." September 25, 2014

  Today Paul Pepper and consumer expert MEL ZELENAK break down the science behind getting the best possible airfare, and why prices change so frequently! September 24, 2014

  Today Paul Pepper visits with ANN BICKEL about getting older, living longer and the mission behind the Missouri Coalition for Quality Care, which is there for those who are receiving long-term care. September 23, 2014

  Today Paul Pepper and the Columbia Art League's DIANA MOXON talk about the annual Betty Brown Afternoon Tea fundraiser happening this Thursday. RSVP today! At [3:59] MEG LADD, ParentLink, and MEGAN HERNANDEZ, Jose Jalapeños, tell us about the Tigers on the Prowl silent auction event October 3rd at The Crossing. September 22, 2014

Today Paul Pepper visits with NICK FOSTER, Voluntary Action Center, about "Warm Up Columbia," a program entirely dependent on donations! At [4:48] NADIA NAVARRETE-TINDALL tells us about Lincoln University's field day titled, "In Touch with Nature," happening tomorrow in Jefferson City! September 19, 2014

Paul Pepper: Osher Book Talks & CROP Walk and 5K

Sep 18, 2014

Today Paul Pepper visits with CATHY SALTER about the next Osher Book Talk, which will feature author Nina Furstenau, happening October 4th! At [4:54] EDITH PRINCE and STEVE KEITHAN tell us about this Sunday's CROP Walk and this Saturday's CROP Run, which raises money to feed the hungry in Central Missouri. September 18, 2014

Today Paul Pepper invites back Col. MIKE FAYETTE and his service dog, WHISKEY, to find out how it's been going since Mike and Whiskey were paired about a month ago. ReCHAI Director REBECCA JOHNSON also joins the interview. September 17, 2014

Today Paul Pepper welcomes back MARGARET TOLLERTON with Missouri Cures. Margaret is joined by DR. ADAM WHALEY-CONNELL from the VA Hospital and also the featured speaker at next week's breakfast event. Open to the public! September 16, 2014

Today Paul Pepper visits with LIZ SCHMIDT, from the League of Women Voters, about events celebrating Constitution Day in which you're invited! At [4:36] STEVE SHELTMIRE and SCOTT DEAN tell us all about the Citizens Police Review Board. September 15, 2014

Today Paul Pepper and ED HANSON, Talking Horse Productions, talk about "Paper Daddy," which was written for THP and takes place in Columbia. Opens tomorrow! At [4:32] CHARLES RILEY tells us all about this Sunday's bluegrass and BBQ festival, which benefits Fulton State Hospital! September 11, 2014

Paul Pepper: Maria Trevor, Harp Music (Performance)

Sep 12, 2014

Today Paul Pepper welcomes back harpist MARIA TREVOR. She performs, but first tells us about "Harp and Healing," which takes place every first Tuesday at Broadway Christian Church in Columbia. September 12, 2014

Today Paul Pepper talks to MELANIE KNOCKE about this Saturday's show, "Wonders of the Night Sky," at the CPS Planetarium. If you have youngsters (3/4 years-old), you won't want to miss this show! September 10, 2014

Today Paul Pepper and VERA MASSEY, University of Missouri Extension, talk about "mindful living," which is living our lives with a little more awareness. Are you living life on autopilot? Watch! September 8, 2014

Paul Pepper: The Boone County Hams (Performance)

Sep 9, 2014

Today Paul Pepper welcomes back local barbershop quartet, The Boone County Hams! They perform "Chordbuster March" and "It Is Well." September 9, 2014

Today Paul Pepper and JOAN STACK talk about the Missouri State Historical Society's latest exhibit, titled "Thomas Hart Benton's American Mythologies." We've got a sneak preview! September 5, 2014

Today Paul Pepper asks DR. DAVID NEWMAN, RoseHeart Hypnotherapy Success Centers, Inc., about his recent trip to Los Angeles as an advisor on a Bravo TV reality show. September 4, 2014

Today Paul Pepper chats with ANNA DRAKE, Heart of Missouri CASA, about a fundraiser 'roast' of Rep. Chris Kelly! Tickets are on sale now. At [5:00] JENNIFER DAMPF stresses the importance of breakfast for school-aged kids, and talks about Dollars For Dairy! September 3, 2014

Paul Pepper: Storyteller Larry Brown, "Labor Day"

Sep 1, 2014

Today Paul Pepper sits back while LARRY BROWN attempts to weave today's holiday (Labor Day) into his story. Can he do it? Watch! September 1, 2014

Today Paul Pepper and HEATHER HARLAN, Phoenix Programs, Inc., talk about teenage angst - how can you tell? August 29, 2014

Today Paul Pepper welcomes back JACK SCHULTZ, Director of MU's Bond Life Sciences Center, to talk about everyday science information; for instance, did you know caffeine is an insecticide? August 28, 2014

Today Paul Pepper visits with CONNIE SHAY about a "step back in time," the 12th Annual Boonslick Folk Festival! At [4:24] assistant director DANA NAYLOR and actress KRISTINA GRANT talk about "Something's Afoot," the latest production from Maplewood Barn Theatre, opening tomorrow! August 27, 2014

Paul Pepper: Rod Gelatt, Osher at Mizzou

Aug 26, 2014

Today Paul Pepper chats with ROD GELATT about all the classes and programs offered (for those over 50) at Osher at Mizzou! August 26, 2014

Today Paul Pepper visits with JERRY RICKER from the Jefferson City Art Club. They're about to kick-off their 2014-2015 season with a potluck dinner, and you're invited! At [3:38] KRISTEN EIFFERT, Central Missouri Academy of Fitness and Nutrition, talks about packing healthy school lunches! August 25, 2014

Today Paul Pepper chats with the Columbia Art League's DIANA MOXON, who attempts to explain the latest show, titled "Interpretations". (Fascinating, to say the least.) August 22, 2014

Today Paul Pepper chats with JEANNE LAMBSON, who is - once again - recruiting new members to be a part of the RTO, or "Really Terrible Orchestra." At [4:39] LIZ SCHIMDT runs down a list of events hosted by the League of Women Voters; the first of which is tomorrow at the Columbia Public Library! August 21, 2014

Today Paul Pepper welcomes back local folk musicians CATHY BARTON and DAVE PARA. They perform Charles Converse's "Lone Rock By The Sea" on guitar and autoharp. August 20, 2014

Today Paul Pepper and ED HANSON talk about "Bingo! The Winning Musical," on stage at Talking Horse Productions starting August 22! At [4:28] LESLIE CLAY is looking for reading and writing tutors at Literacy Action Corp. Training starts in a month! August 19, 2014

Today Paul Pepper visits with NADIA NAVARRETE-TINDALL, from Lincoln University, about "Dining Wild" - a dinner prepared from native plants! At [4:11] NICK FOSTER talks about December 25th. Yes, Christmas. Family sponsorship sign-up will start in early September! August 18, 2014

Today Paul Pepper is joined by VAL GERMANN, Central Missouri Astronomical Association, who has brought more stunning photos from outer space! Take a look at the Mars Rover, the Milky Way and more. August 15, 2014

Today Paul Pepper talks to DR. MARCUS WADE about MU Health Care's free lung cancer screening offer: how it works, who's eligible and more! August 14, 2014