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
Thu June 27, 2013

CMDA & Greenhouse Theatre Project

  Today Paul Pepper welcomes back GINGER MEYER, Central Missouri Dietetic Association, who talks about two events for kids at the Daniel Boone Regional Library - the first happening July 13. Also, ELIZABETH BRAATEN PALMIERI and EMILY ADAMS are back to invite kids, ages 10-14, that are interested in all aspects of theater to join a one-week summer camp at Greenhouse Theatre Project.
Radio Friends
8:50 am
Wed June 26, 2013

Dave Mars, Columbia Water and Light

  Today Paul Pepper chats with the City of Columbia's DAVE MARS about how to make your air conditioning run as efficient as possible this summer. 
Radio Friends
8:50 am
Mon June 24, 2013

Tiger Academy of Gymnastics & Salvation Army

  Today Paul Pepper talks to AMY BUTLER, Tiger Academy of Gymnastics, about several upcoming fundraisers to help the academy move from its current home in the Tiger Performance Complex. Also, ROBERT WELLS, Salvation Army, stops by to talk about the Thrift Stores - the "life blood" for those in need in Central Missouri.
Radio Friends
8:50 am
Mon June 24, 2013

League of Women Voters & Ellis Fischel Cancer Center

  Today Paul Pepper welcomes back LIZ SCHMIDT, who shares the latest rundown of events put on by the League of Women Voters. The first event is coming up at the Daniel Boone Regional Library. Also, STACEY MILLER, Genetic Counselor with Ellis Fischel Cancer Center, talks about genetic testing and if it's right for you. 

Radio Friends
8:50 am
Fri June 21, 2013

Columbia's Recycling Department & Maplewood Barn Theatre

  Today Paul Pepper welcomes the City of Columbia's ANDREA SHELTON, who's looking to recruit volunteers for the summer! We're also joined by a couple of 'kitchen witches', MARGARET POST and TERESA SECREASE, from Maplewood Barn Theatre's latest production of the same name. 

Radio Friends
8:50 am
Wed June 19, 2013

Maples Rep Theatre, A Performance From "Chicago"

  Today Paul Pepper welcomes TODD DAVISON from Maples Rep Theatre in Macon. "Chicago" opens today, and we've got a sneak preview from the actor playing "Billy Flynn"! Don't miss it!

Radio Friends
8:50 am
Tue June 18, 2013

D&H Drugstore & Missouri River Communities Network

  Today Paul Pepper is joined by DARRAN ALBERTY, D&H Drugstore, who shares ways to treat all sorts of summer insect bites. Also, STEVE JOHNSON, Missouri River Communities Network, talks about "local food", including this weekend's "Taste of Local Missouri" in California, Missouri.

Radio Friends
8:50 am
Mon June 17, 2013

Scott Gordon, The Foodbank for Central and Northeast Missouri

  Today Paul Pepper chats with SCOTT GORDON, The Foodbank for Central and Northeast Missouri, about an upcoming fundraiser that partners with the Arrow Rock Lyceum Theatre, whereas proceeds from the June 29th performance of Fiddler on the Roof. Watch for more details.

Radio Friends
4:21 pm
Fri June 14, 2013

Phoenix Programs & Capital City Players

Today Paul Pepper talks to HEATHER HARLAN, with Phoenix Programs Inc., about a free, weekly workshop about how to talk to people. Also, ROB CROUSE and SARAH CULP are with Capital City Players. Their latest production is "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat" and opens this Thursday! 

Radio Friends
8:50 am
Fri June 14, 2013

Violet Li, Qigong and Tai Chi

  Today Paul Pepper welcomes St. Louis resident VIOLET LI. Violet is a master at the Chinese ancient art of Tai Chi and Qigong. 

Radio Friends
8:50 am
Fri June 14, 2013

Violet Li, Qigong and Tai Chi

  Today Paul Pepper welcomes St. Louis resident VIOLET LI. Violet is a master at the Chinese ancient art of Tai Chi and Qigong. 

Radio Friends
8:50 am
Thu June 13, 2013

Voluntary Action Center & No Kill Columbia

Today Paul Pepper welcomes back NICK FOSTER, Voluntary Action Center, who shares pages from VAC's soon-to-be-released calendar featuring prominent locals, and you can vote for who appears on the cover! Also, LIZ BURKS talks about raising awareness and educating the public on No Kill Columbia.

Radio Friends
8:50 am
Wed June 12, 2013

Consumer Expert Mel Zelenak

  Today Paul Pepper welcomes back MEL ZELENAK, who has a list of tips to make your summer vacation a financially smart one!

Radio Friends
8:50 am
Tue June 11, 2013

MU Health Orthopedic Institute & Bradford Farm

Today Paul Pepper welcomes BRETT HAYES, who talks about the Orthopedic Institute's new DARI motion-capture system. Find your pain today! Also, TIM REINBOTT, shares the latest at Bradford Farm, and what you can do for your own garden!

Radio Friends
8:50 am
Fri June 7, 2013

Storyteller Larry Brown

  Today Paul Pepper welcomes back local storyteller LARRY BROWN. Larry's story is about lighting a candle. 

Radio Friends
8:50 am
Thu June 6, 2013

Missouri River Relief & Missouri Symphony Society

Today Paul Pepper welcomes STEVE SCHNARR, with Missouri River Relief. Steve wants you to get to know the river and help keep it clean. Also, KIRK TREVOR and LILI VIANELLO stop by to talk about Hot Summer Nights, which opens tonight at Stephens Lake Park! 

Radio Friends
8:50 am
Wed June 5, 2013

Ed Hanson, Talking Horse Productions

  Today Paul Pepper talks with ED HANSON, Artistic Director of Talking Horse Productions, about "Sweet Truth", an original show opening tomorrow, June 6! Ed also has an exciting announcement! 

Radio Friends
8:50 am
Tue June 4, 2013

Vera Massey, University Extension

  Today Paul Pepper chats with VERA MASSEY, University Extension, about how to prevent falls.

Radio Friends
8:50 am
Mon June 3, 2013

Joe Dillard, "A Full Cup of Joe"

  Today Paul Pepper welcomes back the author of "A Full Cup of Joe", JOE DILLARD, who shares more humorous stories from his book.

Radio Friends
8:50 am
Fri May 31, 2013

Diana Moxon, Art in the Park

  Today Paul Pepper welcomes back the ever-lovely DIANA MOXON, Columbia Art League's mastermind behind Art in the Park. Find out all about this weekend's festivities happening at Stephens Lake Park.

Radio Friends
8:50 am
Thu May 30, 2013

Ellis Fischel 'Mammathon' & Missouri Contemporary Ballet

Today Paul Pepper chats with KRISTEN FRITSCHIE, Ellis Fischel Cancer Center, about their upcoming "Mammathon", which hopes to raise awareness about early detection. Get the date, time and place! Also, KAREN GRUNDY, Missouri Contemporary Ballet, talks about "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland", an original production featuring the music of Tom Andes! Opens this weekend at Jesse Auditorium.

Radio Friends
8:50 am
Wed May 29, 2013

Mark Palmer, Woodhaven & Cooking Class for Kids

  Today Paul Pepper discovers why Woodhaven is so important to the Columbia community. Did you know it is one of the largest employers in town? MARK PALMER has more, and invites you to a red carpet gala at Stephens College. Also, BECKY MARTIN and MORGAN ASHER, Central Missouri Dietetic Association, invites just the kids (as young as five!) to a cooking class. 

Radio Friends
8:50 am
Tue May 28, 2013

Illusionist Jeff Copeland, Art in the Park

Today Paul Pepper says goodbye to local magician JEFF COPELAND, but not before talking about his appearance this weekend at Columbia's "Art in the Park". 

Radio Friends
8:50 am
Mon May 27, 2013

Lucille Salerno, Osher Lifelong Learning

  Happy Memorial Day! Today Paul Pepper welcomes LUCILLE SALERNO, Osher Lifelong Learning (a.k.a. Osher at Mizzou), who shares a handful of courses that you're welcome to attend! Subjects include the Civil War and UFO's. Lucille also talks about the Blind Boone Ragtime and Early Jazz Festival, happening in two weeks. 

Radio Friends
8:50 am
Fri May 24, 2013

People to People Student Ambassadors

  Today Paul Pepper is joined by MEL MERCER, KATELIN BLAND and CAMERON PETERSON, who are just over a month away from joining 40-45 other kids as Student Ambassadors in Europe for 18 days.

Radio Friends
8:50 am
Thu May 23, 2013

Hazel Kinder's Lighthouse Theater & League of Women Voters

  Today Paul Pepper welcomes JOE FEDL, with Hazel Kinder's Lighthouse Theatre, who talks about "Spring Festival 2013", happening next week at Missouri Theater. Also, LIZ SCHMIDT, League of Women Voters, is back with more events for you to attend - starting tonight! 

Radio Friends
8:50 am
Wed May 22, 2013

Boone County Museum feat. Sutu Forte

  Today Paul Pepper is joined by Jenifer Flink, Boone County Museum and Galleries, as well as SUTU FORTE, for an "Afternoon of Hot Piano" - a fundraiser centered around restoring a recently discovered piano of 'Blind' Boone's. Sutu performs.

Arts and Culture
8:50 am
Tue May 21, 2013

Dancearts & Missouri Cures

  Today Paul Pepper is joined by MARIE ROBERTSON, who is promoting Dancearts' annual "Spring Dance" recital this weekend at Jesse Hall. In our second interview, MARGARET TOLLERTON talks about what's happening with Missouri Cures, a non-profit organization that promotes and protects medical research. 

Arts and Culture
8:50 am
Mon May 20, 2013

Daniel Boone Regional Library & Missouri Symphony Society

  Today Paul Pepper welcomes back SARAH HOWARD, Daniel Boone Regional Library, who wants you to "Dig Into Reading" this summer! And when you're not reading, attend the Missouri Symphony Society's 'Hot Summer Nights' program! CHRIS CAMPBELL joins us with more. 

Arts and Culture
8:50 am
Fri May 17, 2013

Central Missouri Stop Human Trafficking

Today Paul Pepper welcomes back NANETTE WARD, who is joined by AMANDA COSGROVE, Central Missouri Stop Human Trafficking, and they talk about Missouri's risk-of-sex-trafficking profile.

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