This week at the Crossroads we wrap up the June feature looking back at the last half decade of Blues Music Award winners with artists who took home awards in 2010 and 2011 – including Buddy Guy, Joe Louis Walker, Irma Thomas, Dr. John and Pinetop Perkins. Plus music from artists with concerts in the coming week and new music from Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Eden Brent, Damon Fowler, and Janiva Magness.
Senator Jerry Moran wants to know whether Department of Justice protocols have changed since a white supremacist now accused of killing three people in Kansas was given leniency a quarter-century ago.
Moran sent a letter to Attorney General Eric Holder on Friday urging a review of relevant DOJ policies that led to a five-year sentence for Frazier Glenn Miller in 1987 for possessing stolen military weapons and declaring war on the country.
SUMMER SPECIAL: Global Village welcomes in the new season with songs of summer from Bob Marley & the Wailers, Desmond Dekker, Ray Barretto, Bill Withers, Antonio Carlos Jobim, Michael Franti & Spearhead and more.
In a special edition of the show, Night Train pays tribute to legendary jazz pianist and composer Horace Silver, who passed away last week at the age of 85. In hour one of the show, music from throughout Horace Silver’s long career and covers of some of his classic songs.
This is the final week to see Misty Maynard’s X’TICHA: Spider-God of the Amazon at the Kechi Playhouse. A spoof of the old horror movies of the 50’s and 60’s complete with restless natives, an erupting volcano and a giant spider. The show will close on the 29th with the final run of performances beginning this Thursday.
Starting a small business is hard, and keeping it going is even harder. It’s estimated that only one in three make it to the 10-year mark. But an organization in Wichita is helping both new and existing businesses keep their dreams alive.
On a hot, blacktop parking lot, Summer Guerrero greets one of her regulars. She’s owned After Hours Auto Repair in Southwest Wichita with her husband Mark for seven years.
Inside, the couple pulls together some chairs in the waiting room, right next to the car manuals and vending machines.