Spring 2021 Fund Drive – Special Programming

Our team of News & Public Affairs producers has put together a slate of special programs that will leave you glued to your dial.

KGNU Radio’s Spring Fund Drive is March 6th through the 14th, with an invitation to Spring Forward with KGNU! Tune in for special music and news programs, thank you gifts, and more! Donate now and support the vital service KGNU provides in our community.

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Jia Gottlieb author of Ahh Pleasure

Tributaries – Sun Mar 07 at 12:00 p.m. with Robin Claire

In this challenging time of contagion and social distancing, Jia Gottlieb author of Ahh Pleasure offers a vital message of hope and resiliency as we rediscover the power of connecting within and holding together as a community. Our immunity extends to the information we consume. Health, kindness, and generosity are also contagious.


Sue Brightman author of A Call to Further Becoming

A Public Affair – Mon Mar 08 at 8:35 a.m. with Roz Brown and Sam Fuqua

Roz Brown interviews Boulder author Sue Brightman about her new book A Call to Further Becoming, The New Declaration from Women Over 50. The book is based on 100 interviews with women ages 50 to 70 and beyond about becoming more of who they really are and what they’re called to do.


The Alchemy of Us: How Humans and Matter Transformed One Another

How on Earth – Tue Mar 09 at 8:35 a.m. with How on Earth Collective

Scientist and science writer Ainissa Ramirez examines eight inventions—clocks, steel rails, copper communication cables, photographic film, light bulbs, hard disks, scientific labware, and silicon chips—and reveals how they shaped the human experience.


Alan Watts Musical Mashup

Alan Watts – Tue Mar 09 at 9:00 a.m. with Alan Watts

A selection of Alan Watts musings that have been combined with music for an extra special listening experience.


Extended Live Edition of Naturally

A Public Affair – Wed Mar 10 at 8:35 a.m. with Brigitte Mars

An extended live edition of Naturally. Brigette offers tips for building and maintaining a healthy immune system.


Jim Davies author of Being the Person Your Dog Thinks You Are

A Public Affair – Wed Mar 10 at 8:45 a.m. with Roz Brown and Sam Fuqua

Scientist and author Jim Davies examines how cognitive science and human behavior can combine to help us be more productive and happier.


Ralph Nader on Corporatism’s Threat to Democracy

Alternative Radio – Wed Mar 10 at 6:00 p.m. with David Barsamian

What’s the best defense in the face of corporatism’s threat to democracy? Community Media. Tune in to Alternative Radio,with Ralph Nader on Corporatism’s Threat to Democracy.


Tim Wise author of Dispatches from the Race War

Morning Magazine – Thu Mar 11 at 8:00 a.m. with Roz Brown and Sam Fuqua

Tim Wise, author of Dispatches from the Race War discusses the proactive approach of his book, that asks white allies to contend with—and take responsibility for—their own role in perpetuating racism against Blacks and people of color. Dispatches from the Race War reminds us that the story of our country is the history of racial conflict, and that our future may depend on how—or if—we can resolve it.


Radio Nibbles Bumper Edition

Radio Nibbles – Thu Mar 11 at 8:35 a.m. with John Lehndorff

On this special supersized Radio Nibbles, John Lehndorff and Sam Fuqua will talk about the impact of the pandemic on local food businesses as many restaurants start to reopen. John will share some cooking shortcuts he has discovered this winter and offer special foodie thank you gifts.


Author Nathaniel Popkin – To Reach the Spring: From Complicity to Consciousness in the Age of Eco-Crisis

Metro – Thu Mar 11 at 3:00 p.m. with Dave Ashton

Nathaniel Popkin, author of To Reach the Spring: From Complicity to Consciousness in the Age of Eco-Crisis discusses the book which is an urgent and deeply felt call to face our complicity in the Earth’s destruction.