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!
“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.
“Lady Day At Emerson’s Bar & Grill” & “Joseph & The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” August 8, 2016 | 12:00 pm
Guests from Spinning Tree Theatre will talk about their new show, "Lady Day At Emerson's Bar And Grill", and later, folks from Summit Theatre of Lee's Summit will discuss their new musical, "Joseph And The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat".
Unicorn Theatre Gala & Shakespeare’s 400th Birthday August 1, 2016 | 12:00 pm
Guests from the Unicorn Theatre will be with us to discuss their annual Gala, and folks from Lawrence Opera Theatre will talk about their events celebrating the 400th Anniversary of Shakespeare's birth.
“The Elephant Man” & Independence Playwright Festival July 25, 2016 | 12:00 pm
Guests from the Barn Players will discuss their upcoming drama, "The Elephant Man", and later, folks from City Theatre of Independence will chat about their upcoming Playwright Festival.