Wednesday at 12:00 pm

Artspeak Radio

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ARTSPEAK RADIO is a live radio program on KKFI that airs every Wednesday at noon. Host Maria Vasquez Boyd serves up information about the visual and literary arts community including live interviews with artists, writers, and performers. 

Past guests on ARTSPEAK Radio include the following individuals and organizations. Scribe, Bernie Koehrson, The Writers Place, Jose Faus, Carol Kariotis, Lisa Cordes, Shawn Pavey, Main Street Rag, Tara Varney, Glenn North, Matt Jacobs, David Rhoades, Damon Lee Patterson, Jill Downen, Greg Patterson, Seth Johnson, William Peck, Jared Flaming, 2013 Verses and Voices, Mary Ann Haenni, Judith Towse, Molly Kaderka, Norma Cantu, The Artists for Life Project, Darryl Chamberlain, Bluest Aye, Jennifer Leigh Coates, Missi Rasmussen, Alex R. Carpernter, Skye Livingston, Michele Johnson, Justin Beachler, Carla Malone Steck, Janet and Stan Banks, Mark Allen, Benjamin Alire Saenz, Angela Cervantes, Geo Sipp, Daniel Shea, Meghan Henry, Kansas City Public Library, Dr. Phong Nguyen, Tracy Abeln, Julia Cole, The Riverfront Reading, Phyllis Becker, Carl Bettis, Eve Ott, Patricia Lawson, and Silvia Kofler, Thomas Cobian, Sean Starowitz, Carrie Riehl, Emily Kenyon, Summer Osborn, Jen Harris, Woodneath Library, Andie Paloutzian, Jorge Garcia Almodovar, Diego Chi, Ahram Park, Lindsey Martin-Bowen, Sara Miss Conception Glass, Tommy Frank, Rhiannon Ross, Michele Pond, David Arnold Hughes, Sharon Eiker, Madeline Gallucci, Patrick Alexander, Eric Dobbins, Luis Garcia, Cory Imig, Jeanette Powers, Lauren Sobchak, Ari Fish, Miguel M. Morales, Sofiana Olivera, m.o.i. (aka the minister of information, aka Don Wilikson) Sarah Starr, Maril Crabtree, Stephen Roth, and Dave Dalton, Melaney Mitchell, Bobby Howsare, Sandra Moran, Front/Space, Don Simon, Chance Wolf, Suzanne Gladney, MaryFrances Wagner, Greg Field, Jane Booth, Suze Ford Fernandez, David Wayne Reed, Lorenzo Collado, Jessy Terrero, Petra & Kester Horn-Marsh, Eve Brackenbury, Brandon Forrest Frederick, MyArts, Adam Goldberg, Deana Bellamaganya, Ryan Teney, Mihn Du Pha, Eric Lindquist, Jenny Mendez, Teresa Magel, Sarah Hyde-Schmiedeler, Deborah Shouse, Ron Zoglin, Nicole Emanuel, Adam Finkelston, Jay Meara, Danny Orendorf, Laura Isaac, Whispering Prairie Press, Jessica Conoley, Pat Daneman, Marianne Getchell, and Annie Raab.

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ARTSPEAK RADIO- Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art & The Cherry Pit Collective January 18, 2017 | 12:00 pm

Host Maria Vasquez Boyd talks with Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art-Erin Dziedzic Director of Curatorial Affairs and Jessica Thompson-Lee Youth and Family Museum Educator. Also Cherry Pit Collective Associate Director/fine artistAdri Luna joins us in the second half of ARTSPEAK RADIO.


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ARTSPEAK RADIO Live!!
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January 11, 2017 | 12:00 pm

Maria talks with Robin Prosini Chair of the Kansas City FIlm Festival, Cassie Pikarsky Community Development Coordinator with the National Museum of Toys/Miniature, and poets Iris Appelquist, Crista Siglin, and Steph French.


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ARTSPEAK RADIO Live- Hello 2017!!
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January 4, 2017 | 12:00 pm

Maria talks with performer/comedian Susanna Lee (Lucky Deluxe), artists Rodolfo Marron III & Carlos Ortiz-Gallo, artist Misty Gamble, attorney/Mudstomp Records founder Don Simon, and Intelligent Sound Collective's Peter Anthony.


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ARTSPEAK RADIO live- So Long 2016- See You in 2017
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December 28, 2016 | 12:00 pm

Maria talks with Megan Crigger, Consuelo Cruz, and Silvia Kohler.


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ARTSPEAK RADIO with Jessica Ayala, Paul Richardson, Eve Brackenbury & Bill Sundahl
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December 21, 2016 | 12:00 pm

Maria talks with Jessica Ayala, Paul Richardson, Eve Brackenbury, & Bill Sundalh.


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ARTSPEAK RADIO with InterUrbanArtHouse, Mattie Rhodes, and Steel’s Bookstore
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December 14, 2016 | 12:00 pm

Maria talks with Cultural Arts Coordinator with Mattie Rhodes Art Gallery Anthony Rea, InterUrbanArtHouse founder/Executive Director Nicole Emanuel, along with Chief Operating Officer Angi Hejduk and artist/educator Joy Baker, also owner of Steel's Bookstore David Steel joins us in the studio.


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ARTSPEAK RADIO with BOIBOY, A La Mode, Jordan Stempleman, & Ben Payton
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December 7, 2016 | 12:00 pm

Maria talks with performance artist BOIBOY, musicians Jesica Poell and Clayton DeLong of A La Mode, poet/educator Jason Stempleman, and KKFI Social Media Tech, Ben Payton.


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ARTSPEAK RADIO with Kevin King, Hector Casanova, Jessica Conoley, and Will Leathem
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November 30, 2016 | 12:00 pm

Maria talks with playwright Kevin King, artist/Héctor Casanova, writer Jessica Conoley, and bookstore owner Will Leathem.


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ARTSPEAK RADIO with David Arnold Hughes, Kate Schroeder, & Jeff Francis
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November 23, 2016 | 12:00 pm

Maria talks with poet David Arnold Hughes, artist Kate Scheider, and Jeff Francis with “100 Men of Blue Hills.”


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ARTSPEAK RADIO with Pete Dulin, Donald “Scribe” Ross, Rich Lester, & Elizabeth Gault
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November 16, 2016 | 12:00 pm

Maria talks with author Pete Dulin, Kansas City artist Donald "Scribe" Ross, musician Rich Lester, and Elizabeth Gault with Charlotte Street Foundation.


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Programmer
Maria Vasquez Boyd | Email me

Maria Vasquez Boyd is a writer, painter, illustrator, radio producer and a founding member of the Latino Writers Collective.


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