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Forward Radio is listener-sponsored, volunteer-powered, community radio WFMP-LP Louisville, Kentucky, broadcasting at 106.5fm and live-streaming at We launched in April 9, 2017 as a grassroots media project of the Louisville chapter of the Fellowship of Reconciliation (FOR). Enjoy this selection of our archived local programs, and if you like what you hear, please donate to keep us on-air at It costs $20/day to keep this programming coming your way.
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Erica Allen is the director of Chicago's Urban Growers Collective. She was invited to speak at Louisville's Sowers of Justice October 5th, 2019 Conference. Chicago's Urban Growers Collective teaches urban youth how to grow organic gardens in urban settings.
Tony Dingman is an actor, historical educator, playwright, and creator of the Frazier History Museum’s annual event An Evening with Poe, which is a celebration of everything dark and macabre about this great American author. For 10 years he and the other actors at the Frazier have been adapting and creatively performing such classics as The Raven, The Bells, and the Tell-Tale Heart but they also include the lesser known works of Edgar Allan Poe each Halloween season.Tony tells us how long it takes to research and write scripts for the historical figures he plays, which Poe story literally made a school student scream , and why it’s ok to fail at something before you actually succeed, regardless of whether you are Edgar Allen Poe or someone not famous at all.You can find us on FB, instagram (@perksofbeingabookloverpod) and on our blog site at www.perksofbeingabooklover.comPerks airs on Forward Radio 106.5 FM and every Wednesday at 6 pm, Thursdays at 6 am and 12 pm. We have purchased the rights to the theme music used.
Rep. Yarmuth joins the show to discuss journalism, education, and ... impeachment?
On this week’s edition of Sustainability Now!, your host, Justin Mog, brings you a preview of the 2019 Louisville Sustainability Summit with two representatives from the Louisville Sustainability Council, Ellen Trahan (Chair of the Planning Committee) and Alicia Hullinger (Chair of the Board of Directors). This year’s Louisville Sustainability Summit will take place:FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 1st, 3:00-7:30 PMAt the Louisville Zoo (1100 Trevillian Way, Louisville, KY 40213)THEME: MAKING THE CUT: ACTING LOCALLY TO REDUCE GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS Plan to join the Louisville Sustainability Council, Metro Office of Advanced Planning & Sustainability, and the Louisville Zoo for the 6th Annual Sustainability Summit! This year we will be celebrating wins, reflecting on changes, and tackling greenhouse gas emissions. This year the hope is that the Summit will foster connections, engage the Louisville community, inspire action, and recharge our members for continuing the push for change in the city we love!KEYNOTE SPEAKER Dr. Robert Brinkmann, Vice Provost for Scholarship and Research and Dean of Graduate Studies at Hofstra University, on “Seven Ways to Advance Your Sustainability Agenda in a Time of Change”The last few years have seen some great progress on a number of sustainability fronts. At the same time, we have had some major setbacks. This talk will review seven ways to advance your organization’s sustainability agenda in a time of change. Around the world, individuals and groups are doing amazing things regardless of their political and economic environment. As organizations around the country are preparing their sustainability goals for the coming year or coming decade, it is important to focus on what we can learn from those who have achieved great success in the areas of environmental sustainability, green economic development, and environmental justice.OTHER HIGHLIGHTS:Mighty Shades of EbonyMayor’s AddressLocal PanelZoo AmbassadorsLocal Low-Carbon Menu & CocktailsNetworking & Exhibitors – Always a popular part of the SummitSilent Auction – NEW for 2019!Register for the 2019 Summit at you have any questions about registration or ticket sales, contact programs@louisvillesustainabilitycouncil.orgAs always, our interview is followed by your community action calendar for the week, so get your calendars out and get ready to take action for sustainability NOW!Sustainability Now! airs on FORward Radio, 106.5fm, WFMP-LP Louisville, every Monday at 6pm and repeats Tuesdays at 12am and 10am. Find us at http://forwardradio.orgThe music in this podcast is used by permission from the fantastic Louisville band, Appalatin. Explore their inspiring music at
Shamika Parrish-Wright and Lyndon Pryor were part of a panel discussion held at the Sowers of Justice Conference held at the Louisville Hotel on October 5, 2019. Toward the end of this presentation is Wendell Berry reading one of his short stories, "The Great Interruption, A Story of a Famous Story of Old Fort William and How it Ceased to Be Told."
Karina Barillas, co-founder and executive director of La Casita Center and Katherine Hogg, immigration attorney for KY Refugee Ministries, were featured speakers at the Louisville League of Women Voters Dinner and Democracy Forum, held September 23, 2019.
Alex and Hart talk about "food policy." What should be our public policies surrounding food and why?
Alex and Hart talk about "the commons," and what it means for our life today and the challenges we face.
It’s October, it finally feels like fall, and it’s time for everything creepy, scary, spooky, and things that go bump in the night. And if you are local, it means it’s time to book your theater tickets for Dracula which is performed every fall season by the Actor’s Theater of Louisville.Actors Theater is one of the top regional theater companies in the nation. It’s won Tony Awards and many notable performers have graced its stage including Julianne Moore, John Turturro, Kevin Bacon, and Kathy Bates to name just a few. It’s Humana Festival of New American plays which takes place every Spring is internationally known and Newsweek once called it, “a miniature Cannes film festival for theater”. Crowd favorites like Dracula and A Christmas Carol make this theater company beloved in the city.Today’s guest, Hannah Rae Montgomery, is Actor’s theater’s dramaturg. Don’t know what a dramaturg is? Neither did we until we talked with Hannah Rae. A dramaturg is basically a literary editor on the staff of a theater who helps the directors interpret and research texts for their productions. She tells us what is new and fresh about the roles for women in this year’s Dracula, why people come to see it year after year, and how Bram Stoker’s book differs from the play adaptation. It’s close to Halloween and time to talk literature’s favorite vampire.You can find us on FB, instagram (@perksofbeingabookloverpod) and on our blog site at www.perksofbeingabooklover.comPerks airs on Forward Radio 106.5 FM and every Wednesday at 6 pm, Thursdays at 6 am and 12 pm. We have purchased the rights to the theme music used.
On this week’s edition of the Access Hour, we bring you highlights from the main stage at 6th & Jefferson during Louisville's Global Climate Strike on Sept. 20, 2019. More info: Access Hour airs on FORward Radio, 106.5fm, WFMP-LP Louisville, every Wednesday at 2pm and repeats Thursdays at 11am and Fridays at 1pm. Find us at http://forwardradio.orgIf you’ve got something you’d like to share on community radio through the Access Hour, whether it’s a recording you made or a show you’d like to do on a particular topic, community, artistic creation, or program that is under-represented in Louisville’s media landscape, just go to, click on Participate and pitch us your idea. The Access Hour is your opportunity to take over the air waves to share your passion.
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