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Where Is KC Jazz?, Tuskegee Airmen, Veggie Revolt


The show for January 22, 2012.  Click "Listen" to hear the entire show, see below for individual stories.

Where is KC Jazz?

With the future of Jardine's up in the air and the closing of other local clubs, we ask local jazz insiders (including Bobby Watson, Hermon Mehari, Mark Lowrey, Bill Brownlee, Tim Whitmer and more) about where the future of the genre will be in Kansas City.

Tuskegee Airman Charles McGee

Red Tails, George Lucas’ World War II film about the first African American Air Force pilots, or the Tuskagee Airmen, opens this weekend. Former Kansas City resident Colonel Charles McGee shares his stories about being a part of this pioneering group.

New Office Space for Small-Time Contractors on Prospect

Learn about a small business incubator opening on Prospect Boulevard that will help small contractors grow in their industry.

Midwest Veggies Respond to The New York Times

From Harvest Public Media, reporter and vegetarian Jessica Naudziunas explores the options for eating vegetables in the nation's breadbasket. It's a response to New York Times KC bureau chief AG Sulzberger's recent piece, Meatless in the Midwest

Wilbur Niewald: Painting What He Sees

Artist Wilbur Niewald, professor emeritus of painting at the Kansas City Art Institute, draws and paints from direct observation – what he sees around him. 

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