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KCUR-FM is a high quality, news, information and entertainment service in a non-commercial environment. KCUR-FM is "Your Station For NPR News" and is a source for diverse local programming.


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12th Street Jump Series - Subscribe Now Public Radio's weekly Jazz, Blues, and Comedy Jam, recorded live from 12th Street in Kansas City, where Basie tickled the ivories and Big Joe Turner shouted the blues. Each week we celebrate the birthday of a jazz or blues great with sketch comedy, improv and great live music. "An urban/jazz PHC."

  • From: KCUR
  • Updated: Jan 05, 2021
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KC Currents, a new program covering news and culture in Kansas City’s diverse communities.

  • From: KCUR
  • Updated: May 12, 2015

Latest Pieces

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The Story of La Llarona

Bought by KZYX, KDNK, WXLV-FM, and PRX Administrator

  • Added: Oct 30, 2005
  • Length: 05:38
  • Purchases: 4
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The importance of hip hop (and Kanye West) in the reaction to Katrina.

Bought by WMPG

  • Added: Sep 26, 2005
  • Length: :33
  • Purchases: 1
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Vietnamese American family in Kansas City welcomes relatives from New Orleans, and connects to larger community.

  • Added: Sep 26, 2005
  • Length: 02:45
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Interview with Kansas City Star Columnist Lewis Diuguid

  • Added: Sep 13, 2005
  • Length: 08:01
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An audio postcard of the memorial service and an interview with niece Rebecca de Mabior.

  • Added: Aug 26, 2005
  • Length: 11:20
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Practice with the Gateway High Steppers, a drill team in Kansas City, Kansas.

Bought by NPR Station Showcase with PRX

  • Added: Aug 12, 2005
  • Length: 05:33
  • Purchases: 1
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An interview with KCUR's Chuck Haddix on his recent book chronicling the history of Kansas City Jazz in the 1920s and 30s.

  • Added: Jul 07, 2005
  • Length: 09:13
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An informal delivery service from New York City to Honduras using old yellow school buses.

Bought by WBEZ, KZSC, and KFAI Minneapolis

  • Added: Jun 23, 2004
  • Length: 09:41
  • Purchases: 3
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KCUR's Frank Morris will contrast the vigorous political culture in a small Iowa town with that of a similar-sized town in Kansas.

  • Added: Sep 18, 2003
  • Length: 06:56