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!
“The Three Wise Cats” & “The Happy Elf” November 21, 2016 | 12:00 pm
Michael welcomes guests from Theatre For Young America to the studio for a chat about their Christmas musical "The Three Wise Cats"; later, folks from the Blue Springs City Theatre will tell us about their Harry Connick Jr. musical, "The Happy Elf".
“Sunset Boulevard” & “Ravenscroft” November 7, 2016 | 12:00 pm
Michael Hogge welcomes guests from the White Theatre to the KKFI studios for a chat about their new musical "Sunset Boulevard"; later, folks from City Theatre of Independence will tell us about their psychological drama, "Ravenscroft".
“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".