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Foolkiller events July 13 and 20

Bill Clause, leading Foolkiller
Bill Clause, long-time leading Foolkiller and supporter of PeaceWorks Kansas City

July 13, 2024 

1:00 pm

- 2:30 pm

July 13: All Souls UU Church; July 20: Oasis 

Kansas City Foolkillers, aka CrossCurrents Culture, are organizing events for July 13 and 20, two Saturdays in a row:

  • July 13, 1-10 PM, All Souls Unitarian Universalist Church, 4501 Walnut, KCMO, will feature a full day of music, theater, storytelling, and progressive political discussion. 1-5 PM will feature an open mike. 5 PM a Mediterranean buffet. 7-10 concert. The open mike is free. $20 for the buffet and $25 for the concert, plus a 10-16% service fee. More information from Brown Paper Tickets. 
  • July 20, 1:30 – 2:30 PM at Kansas City Oasis, 1717 W 41st, KCMO, the 35th Anniversary of FOOLKILLER FOLK RADIO will be celebrated with an audience singalong of songs of celebration, inspiration and agitation. Net proceeds will support the Missouri Peace Foundation, a 501(c)(3) associated with PeaceWorks Kansas City. This is part of the Kansas City Fringe festival. Tickets are available on the Fringe website. (NOTE: You may need to purchase a Foolkiller Button for $5 in addition to the ticket Singalong. This was communicated verbally by someone who thinks they know. It was NOT documented in the web page for ticket sales when checked.) This spectacular singalong will also feature Adrianna Schoonover’s presentation of “To Do Anything, You Need Power,” the poem she wrote and presented at the DC Days lobbying this spring.

Since 1970, Foolkiller, later known as Cross Currents,  has been a major force for creative community, cultural activity in the Kansas City area. Over the years hundreds of people have participated in plays, discussion groups, songwriting circles, kkfi radio programs and other cultural activities designed to create a better world by encouraging folks to become involved in creating their own culture rather than being a cultural consumer. These activities have been directed towards a variety of community activities, including agitating for social justice issues and supporting the Mid Coast Radio Project during its 11 year struggle to create a new community radio station, which became KKFI.

Kansas City Foolkillers were planning a 50th anniversary for 2020. It did not happen then due to circumstances beyond their control, but the Foolkillers continued and are now inviting you to help them celebrate their 54th anniversary, July 13 and 20. 

Copyright 2024 Bill Clause and Spencer Graves, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 international license.

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