Monday at 12:00 pm
Arts Magazine wants to cover it all in the Kansas City area, from professional stage productions to community and eclectic productions. This KKFI program covers the expensive art galleries as well as the small out of the way places where the new trends begin to surface. Program host Michael Hogge wants Kansas City to learn what it takes to be a vibrant arts town.
Past guests have included George Keithly, an award-winning stage director and Emmy winning TV director. Kansas City’s own big band and jazz singer, Marilyn Maye was also a guest.
Michael wants the public to know what is going on in their town and how they can participate in it!
Barn Benefit Concert & Corbin Theatre June 20, 2016 | 12:00 pm
Michael Hogge welcomes guests from the Barn Players to the studio to talk about their annual Barn Benefit Concert, and at 12:30, guests from the Corbin Theatre in Liberty will be here to tell us all about what's going on up North.
“Twelfth Night” & “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” June 13, 2016 | 12:00 pm
Guests from the Heart of America Shakespeare Festival will chat about their show "Twelfth Night", and the Summit Theatre Group will discuss their show "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee".
“The Drowsy Chaperone” & Hear And Now Festival June 6, 2016 | 12:00 pm
Guests from Theatre In The Park join host Michael Hogge to discuss their upcoming season and their opening show, "The Drowsy Chaperone". Later, we'll hear from performers in the Hear and Now Festival, both national and local, and they'll chat about this upcoming event.
“Heathers: The Musical” & “Play It Again, Sam” May 30, 2016 | 12:00 pm
Guests from the Unicorn Theatre will join host Michael Hogge to talk about their new show "Heathers: The Musical", and representatives from City Theatre of Independence will be here to talk about their Woody Allen comedy "Play It Again, Sam".
“The Graduate” & “The Golden Age Of Musicals” May 23, 2016 | 12:00 pm
Michael Hogge welcomes folks from The Barn Players, who will chat about their controversial new drama "The Graduate", and Brad Zimmerman from the Chestnut Fine Arts Center will tell us about his new show "The Golden Age Of Musicals".
“Brown Bag Baroque” & Kansas City Museum Renovation News May 16, 2016 | 12:00 pm
Trilla Ray Carter and Lyra Pherigo chat about their Kansas City Baroque concert, the latest Brown Bag concert presented by the Westport Center for the Arts. Later, Anna Marie Tutera, the Executive Director of the Kansas City Museum at Corinthian Hall, will discuss the activities and renovations of the historic museum.
Bach Aria Soloists & KKFI’s Upcoming Cultural Calendar! May 9, 2016 | 12:00 pm
Bach Aria Soloists will join Michael to have a chat about some special concerts they have coming up, and Bill Sundahl, Special Events Coordinator at KKFI, will talk about upcoming special events.
“Rite Of Spring” & “My Fair Lady” May 2, 2016 | 12:00 pm
The Kansas City Ballet will join Michael Hogge for a chat about their upcoming presentation "Rite Of Spring", and later, guests from the Leawood Stage Company will talk with us about their musical "My Fair Lady". Is it raining in Spain? Find out this Monday!
New Works at the Rep. and “Amadeus” at Spinning Tree April 25, 2016 | 12:00 pm
Artistic Director Eric Rosen will talk about the Kansas City Repertory Theatre production of "New Works". Then in the second half of the show Actor Robert Gibby Brand will speak about the Spinning Tree Theatre production of "Amadeus".