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Original programming produced in Tucson Arizona for KXCI Community Radio

    Climate Crisis: Why are Women & Children the Most Impacted?

    Climate Crisis: Why are Women & Children the Most Impacted?

    Mrs. Green talks with Liane Hernandez, Director of Leadership, Empowerment & Wellness Center at the YWCA of Southern Arizona who shares with us why the current climate crisis has a much more severe impact on women and children.
    Recorded and produced by Amanda Shauger.
    To hear more information about sustainable, healthy, and socially just living – listen to our podcasts at www.mrsgreensworld.com.

    • 3 min
    Nick Mortimore

    Nick Mortimore

    Hello! My name is Nick Mortimore and I am a rising Junior at the University of Arizona majoring in biochemistry and minoring in statistics and data science. I enjoy doing research on human illness and I am currently studying amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) in the Zarnescu Lab using a fruit fly model of the disease. After graduating from the University of Arizona I plan to go to graduate school to pursue a career in research and higher education, as teaching is another one of my passions. Outside of the lab I love to go on hikes around Tucson, play improvisational or classical piano, and explore local places to eat.

    • 4 min
    Ep. 17: Counting The Native Vote

    Ep. 17: Counting The Native Vote

    Stephanie Homewytewa is the Tohono O'odham Nation Outreach Coordinator for the Pima County Recorder's Office. In this episode she shared her goals of reaching into the Tohono O'odham community to encourage, educate, and get individuals registered to vote. History shows that Native  Americans were given citizenship in 1924 with the signing of the Indian Citizenship Act, but in many cases weren't guaranteed the right to vote in all states until 1964. Voting barriers have existed and still exist in Native communities today, a few examples such as, in most tribal communities there are no physical addresses, and most tribal IDs cannot be used as identification for voting. For the most part the fight to have equal access to the ballot box for Native Americans is still a struggle. During the episode Stephanie touches on calling attention to the concerns of Native issues and how they can get involved in the voting process.

     

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    • 23 min
    The North Bass Trail Part 2

    The North Bass Trail Part 2

    There is plenty to see along the North Bass Trail



    Artifacts at Bass Camp.

    Southwestern Trails on KXCI on Facebook. https:///www.facebook.com/SouthwesternTrailsonKXCI

    • 4 min
    Coronavirus PSA

    Coronavirus PSA

    As a public service, Monica and Bridgitte have a conversation about coronavirus and covid-19.

    For More information here are some reputable sources of information.

    Arizona Department of Health Services

    and The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

    • 5 min
    Cassandra Bendickson -- LuftBassoons

    Cassandra Bendickson -- LuftBassoons

      [caption id="attachment_62793" align="alignnone" width="413"] Cassandra Bendickson. Photo by Mindi Acosta of Fluteloop Photography.[/caption]   [caption id="attachment_62794" align="alignnone" width="413"] LuftBassoons. Photo by Mindi Acosta of Fluteloop Photography.[/caption]   [caption id="attachment_62795" align="alignnone" width="620"] LuftBassoons. Photo by Mindi Acosta of Fluteloop Photography.[/caption]   In this episode we hear from Cassandra Bendickson of LuftBassoons, a Tucson based band of bassoons on a mission to bring the magic of the bassoon everywhere and anywhere. Cassandra describes the variety of genres the quartet enjoys performing, and their grant-funded project aimed at bringing locally-composed music to their stage.  She describes new works composed by Jay Vosk, Russell Ronnebaum of Rogue Theater, Samantha Bounkeua of Rogue Violin, Dante Rosano of Two-Door Hatchback, and Marco Rosano of Orkesta Mendoza. Cassandra talks about this particular instrument and what drew her to it. We also have a conversation about impostor syndrome, (feelings of inadequacy that persist--despite success), and how she learned to take on challenges, even when (especially when) they scare her. Cassandra also talks about her artistic trajectory and her advice for emergent musicians today. Upcoming performances include:

    March 12 at 6:30 - New Works Grantee Showcase at Brings Coworking Space
    March 14 at 4pm - LBQ plays at Canyon Stage at Tucson Festival of Books at UA
    March 15 at 3pm - LBQ plays at the Sahuarita Creative Arts Festival in Sahuarita
    April 13 at 8pm - LBQ plays on KXCI Local's Only
    April 18 at 7pm - World Premiere of New Tucson Works for Bassoon Quartet at Sea of Glass Performing Arts Center on 4th Avenue

    June 23 at 1:30pm - LBQ plays in Iowa City, IA at the 2020 International Double Reed Society Convention


    Exit Music: Cassandra Bendickson playing from a Bassoon Concerto by Vivaldi, Second Movement Listen to the full-length podcast by hitting play above (link to the mini below)!
     
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    • 18 min

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