Segment 1: A Kansas City musician's self-proclaimed 'nerdy rap.'
Kadesh Flow is a trombonist with The Phantastics. He released "Room Service," a solo hip-hop album, which he recorded in a hotel room during a gamer convention. Hear more of his story, from leaving his job at Cerner to pursue music to being part of the Nerdy People of Color Collective.
- Kadesh Flow, musician
Segment 2, beginning at 18:24: Soccer wasn't always popular in Kansas City.
KCUR's Suzanne Hogan tells the story of how immigrant families helped popularize the sport back in the 1950s.
Segment 3, beginning at 22:56: A look back at the fight for gay rights in Kansas.
KCUR's C.J. Janovy shares stories of activists who both struggled and found solidarity in an inhospitable state.
- C.J. Janovy, KCUR Digital Content Editor and author of No Place Like Home: Lessons in Activism from LGBT Kansas
C.J. Janovy's next event will be at the Delta Athenaeum, entitled How to Win Hearts and Minds by Losing.