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Seg. 1: Marriage, Millennials, And The Midwest. Seg. 2: Kansas City Sounds

Segment 1: Midwestern millennials are getting married at younger ages than those on the Coast. 

Across the United States, millennials are choosing to delay marriage. We talk with marriage experts about the reasons why and also how the Midwest differs slightly in this national trend.

  • Marissa Vidler, founder of Clear Box Insights
  • Deborah Smith, professor of sociology, UMKC
  • Therin Alrik, married millennial

Segment 2, beginning at 32:42: The sounds of Kansas City.

After nine weeks of Open Spaces, the art festival is coming to a close on October 28th. We visit with one artist who is recording sounds of Kansas Citians on vinyl and listen to some of what he has produced over the past two months.

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Gina’s background combines print and broadcast journalism, live event hosting and production, creative nonfiction writing and involvement in the arts. Early in her career, she followed a cultural beat for The Pitch, where she served as an editor and art writer in the early 2000s.
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