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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
Today Paul Pepper chats with LORENZO LAWSON, Youth Empowerment Zone, about the organization's mission and the fundraiser happening next Friday, May 24. Also, Maplewood Barn's latest production is "Hello, Dolly"! DANA NAYLOR and MIKE TULEY joins us with more.
Today Paul Pepper welcomes JEFF MORAN, who returned from his fifth mission trip to Cuba about a month ago. Also, GreenHouse Theatre Project is doing an '80s Brit Punk version of "Romeo and Juliet" in the North Arts District. ELIZABETH BRATTEN PALMIERI and ROB GLAUZ explain.
Today Paul Pepper chats with PAT TWADDLE, Moberly Area Community College, about MACC's Career and Placement Services - all free! Also, May is "Better Hearing and Speech Month" - ALEX BIEN is an Ear, Nose and Throat Surgeon with MU Health.
Today Paul Pepper welcomes back ED HANSON, with Talking Horse Productions, who talks about a one-woman show from "Flower and Bone Productions" centered around the life and times of Georgia O'Keeffe, opening May 10 at Berlin Theatre. Also, RACHEL ELLERSIECK is looking for volunteers for the "Go Girl" half-marathon on May 25, which can benefit Ronald McDonald House Charities.
Today Paul Pepper talks to JIM RIEK, best known as an anchor on KOMU 8 News, but today is appearing as an author. Jim collaborated with colleagues on a book about the May 2011 Joplin tornado, and shares how the book came together.
Today Paul Pepper welcomes four members of the Boonslick Chordbusters, known as "The Boone County Hams". Big show coming up this Saturday, but first they perform three songs for us! "Good Luck Charm", "Heart of My Heart Medley" and "I'm Gonna Live Until I Die".
Today Paul Pepper welcomes REBECCA JOHNSON, who was recently inducted into the National Academies of Practice. Rebecca talks about the benefits of having a pet and/or being with a pet (including less stress), known as "Walk a Hound, Lose a Pound".
Today Paul Pepper welcomes GEORGE JUSTICE, who reflects on "Mizzou Adventures in Education", which occurred throughout April. Also, KRISTIN EIFFERT, Central Missouri Dietetic Association, wants to encourage parents to increase fruit and vegetable consumption in their children.
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!