The death of four students at Kent State symbolized the state of the nation. In the aftermath of the events at Kent State, strikes and protests increased on college campuses across the country. The Day the ’60s Died chronicles the chaotic month of May 1970 when it seemed America was at war with itself. The young against ...Continue Reading
LaToya Caldwell, with Stand Up KC, talks with Mike Shanin about the fight for wage increases and the right to organize for fast food workers on this week’s Ruckus. Other topics on this week’s program: Bishop Finn’s resignation, tighter regulations on welfare recipients and concerns about the KC streetcar as other cities abandon streetcar projects.
As Call the Midwife moves from the 1950s to the 1960s, makeup and hair designer Stella O’Farrell discusses the Call the Midwife characters’ evolving beauty looks.
The series kicks off with the American Smooth and American Rhythm divisions. Finalists in each style compete first as a group, with all the dancers on the floor at once, as judges gauge their mastery of the required dances. Then each couple has a chance to shine: a showdance solo with all eyes on them ...Continue Reading
The ‘antique pop’ duo Victor & Penny have been seen and heard around town a lot lately, including the recent State of the City Address and as artists in residence at Missouri Bank in the Crossroads, as well as regular airplay on The Bridge. They were recently guests on The Bridge’s Eight One Sixty with Chris ...Continue Reading
The Bridge recorded sessions with local bands Not A Planet, Josh Berwanger, Westerners and She’s A Keeper covering songs by some of this year’s Middle of the Map Festival’s headliners, including OK Go and Joy Division. Middle of the Map features 120+ bands, including lots of local artists, playing in Westport April 22 – 25. Check out bridge909.org ...Continue Reading