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Postcards from Abroad

Randi Hacker drops by the KPR studios about every eight weeks to record Postcards from Abroad. (Photo by Joanna Fewins/KPR)
By David Gernon / KPR Intern
 
Randi Hacker doesn’t often come into KPR’s studios, but when she does, she has the whole world in her handbag.
 
Hacker, the Outreach Director for the Center for East Asian Studies, is the voice for Postcards from Abroad, a short radio show that gives KU’s international studies centers a chance to showcase compelling stories and funny quirks about their areas of expertise.
 

Ruel Joyce Recitals July 2015

The Ruel Joyce Recitals feature Kansas City's best classical musicians. Direct from their performance venue of Johnson County Community College's Recital Hall in the Carlsen Center for the Performing Arts. KPR was there to record them. Enjoy these concerts Thursday evenings at 7. Darrell Brogdon is your host for the broadcasts, produced by Cordelia Brown.

Thursday, July 2: Chun and Choi

In Case You Missed It, June 2015

FROM KPR

17-Year Cicada Emerges with a Roar in Kansas

Something may soon be bugging you. Or at least bugging your ears. We've waited 17 years to tell you about it, but now we will. There's a new cicada in town and it's beginning to make a lot of racket. As a professor of biology with an interest in insects, Commentator John "Richard' Schrock never met a bug he didn't like. And he finds this critter absolutely fascinating.

Meet Our New Underwriters, June 2015

The annual Symphony at Sunset D-Day Commemoration Concert will be held Saturday, June 6 – the 71st Anniversary of D-Day – on the steps of the Eisenhower Presidential Library in Abilene. The 35th Infantry Division Band (Kansas National Guard) will open the concert at 7 p.m. followed by the Salina Symphony headlining at 8:30 p.m. This patriotic concert pays tribute to all veterans. Those attending the concert are invited to bring lawn chairs or blankets and to picnic on the grounds. Food and beverages will be available from area vendors beginning at 5:30 p.m.

Ruel Joyce Recitals June 2015

The Ruel Joyce Recitals feature Kansas City's best classical musicians direct from their performance venue of Johnson County Community College's Recital Hall in the Carlsen Center for the Performing Arts. KPR was there to record them. Enjoy these concerts Thursday evenings at 7. Darrell Brogdon is your host for the broadcasts, produced by Cordelia Brown.
 
June 4: Chaeyoung Park, piano

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