Seg. 1: Kadesh Flow. Seg. 2: Soccer in Kansas City. Seg. 3: 'No Place Like Home.' | KCUR

Seg. 1: Kadesh Flow. Seg. 2: Soccer in Kansas City. Seg. 3: 'No Place Like Home.'

Oct 19, 2018

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.

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's next event will be at the Delta Athenaeum, entitled How to Win Hearts and Minds by Losing.