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!
“Nice Work If You Can Get It” & “Marriage Of Figaro” October 31, 2016 | 12:00 pm
Guests from the Barn Players will talk about their musical, "Nice Work If You Can Get It", and guests from the Lyric Opera give us all the details about their latest show, "Marriage Of Figaro".
Native Sons & Daughters’ ‘Person Of The Year’ & Byrd Productions October 24, 2016 | 12:00 pm
Host Michael Hogge chats with the Native Sons And Daughters Of Kansas City about their person of the year, and Beth Byrd of Byrd Productions will be with us to talk about her Physical Theatre Festival.
“O Beautiful” & “First Kisses” October 10, 2016 | 12:00 pm
U.M.K.C. Theatre Department Chair Tom Mardikes joins host Michael Hogge for a chat about their new season of plays and their opening show, "O Beautiful". Later, guests from Summit Theatre will talk about their new play "First Kisses".
“Dance In The Park” & “Shakespeare In The Parking Lot” September 5, 2016 | 12:00 pm
Guests from City In Motion Dance Theatre will talk about the 18th annual edition of Dance In The Park. Later on--we've had Shakespeare on stage, Shakespeare in the park, but now Shakespeare in the parking lot, and the Alcott Center will be here to talk about it.
Metropolitan Ensemble Theatre & Olathe Civic Theatre Association August 29, 2016 | 12:00 pm
Guests from the Metropolitan Ensemble Theatre followed by the Olathe Civic Theatre.
Orson Scott Card & The Funk Brothers (Encore) August 22, 2016 | 12:00 pm
It's an encore presentation as we re-live Michael's interview with legendary science fiction writer Orson Scott Card. In the second half, we revisit Michael's interview with the Funk Brothers, the background musicians behind the 60's Motown hits.