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Retro Cocktail Hour

Schedule
88.5-3
Saturday
5:00 pm

Featuring Space Age Pop, bachelor pad music, lounge music, and cocktail jazz, this music program from Kansas Public Radio will get your Saturday evening started with its fascinating mix of instrumental pop, electronic gadgetry, big band swing, movie music, and garden variety elevator music.


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How Tinseltown Got Tipsy: A Boozy Taste Of Hollywood History

Mark Bailey, who detailed old Hollywood's legendary love affair with liquor in his book Of All the Gin Joints, shares stories from a bygone era over cocktails at a legendary Hollywood bar.
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Want To Enhance The Flavor Of Your Food? Put On The Right Music

Researchers at the University of Oxford have discovered a link between what you taste and what you hear.
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North Korea Has An Interesting Offer. And Another Threat

The secretive regime denies any involvement with the Sony Pictures hack and says the U.S. must allow it to help find the real culprit. Or else.
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Hollywood Pros Fear A Chilling Effect After Sony Bows To Hackers

Some in the entertainment industry are wondering if they'll have to be careful now about the stories they tell or the jokes they make in the wake of Sony's withdrawal of The Interview.