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.

Upcoming episodes

ARTSPEAK RADIO with Josie Mai, Matt Spezia, and Jen Appell June 27, 2018 | 12:00 pm

Wednesday June 27, 2018 Noon to 1PM CST

Host/producer Maria Vasquez Boyd welcomes Josie Mai, Matt Spezia, and Jen Appell,


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Recent episodes

ARTSPEAK RADIO – Alpha Women Speak June 20, 2018 | 12:00 pm

Wednesday June 20, 2018 Noon to 1PM CST

Host/producer Maria Vasquez Boyd presents, Alpha Women Speak.

Artists, writers, & performers Kat Husk, Annie Cherry, Natasha Ria El Scari, Bernadette Esperanza Torres, and Ari Fish join us to discuss the role of women artists in KC.

We’ll spend the entire hour sharing stories of empowerment, loss, triumph, disappointment, motherhood, family, male vs. female, barriers, creative space, recognition, and so much more during the show. Plus we’ll discover what it takes to attain/maintain a place in the arts community.

Please join us for a dose of insight, inspiration, and candid conversation, Wednesday June 20 Noon to 1PM on ARTSPEAK RADIO, 90.1FM KKFI Kansas City Community Radio. Listen online www.kkfi.org


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ARTSPEAK RADIO – Riddle and Poets
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June 13, 2018 | 12:00 pm

Wednesday June 13, 2018 ARTSPEAK RADIO

Host/producer Maria Vasquez Boyd talks with Beth Partin, Waco Porter, Claire Verbeck, Chell Navarro, and Godfrey Riddle.


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ARTSPEAK RADIO 2018 Spring Pledge Drive
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June 6, 2018 | 12:00 pm

Host/producer Maria Vasquez Boyd asks for your support during KKFI's 2018 Spring Pledge Drive!! Call 888.931.0901 to make your pledge to YOUR community radio station or pledge online at www.kkfi.org


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ARTSPEAK RADIO with Stasi, Campbell Jones, Huxtable, Gotch, Penniman, Huxtable, & Hooser
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May 30, 2018 | 12:00 pm

Wednesday May 30, noon -1PM CST

Host/producer Maria Vasquez Boyd talks with writer/artist/songwriter Rick Stasi, performer/writer April Campbell Jones, choreographer/dancer Jane Gotch, artist Jill Huxtable, musican/composer Victor Penniman, and actor/playwright and The Tenth Voice host on KKFI, Philip Blue Owl Hooser.


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ARTSPEAK RADIO with Mishka Shubaly, Alex Martinez, InterUrban Arthouse, & Julia Vering
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May 23, 2018 | 12:00 pm

Wednesday May 23
Noon -1PM CST

Host/producer Maria Vasquez Boyd talks with Mishka Shubaly, Alex Martinez, Julie Vering, & Wolfe Bracke with InterUrban Arthouse.


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ARTSPEAK RADIO with Physioc, Ammerman, Eckard, and Moreno
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May 16, 2018 | 12:00 pm

Wednesday May 16, 2018

Host/producer Maria Vasquez Boyd talks with aurthor/sports announcer Steve Physioc, Cynthia Ammerman, Caitlin Eckard, and artist Deborah Moreno,


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ARTSPEAK RADIO live with Kilpatrick, Lighton, and Uhlig
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May 9, 2018 | 12:00 pm

Host/producer Maria Vasquez Boyd talks with Mason Kilpatrick, Linda Lighton, and Emery Uhlig.


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ARTSPEAK RADIO with Rivera, Sandoval, Simms, & Cunningham
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May 2, 2018 | 12:00 pm

Wednesday May 2, noon to 1PM

Host/producer Maria Vasquez Boyd talks with artist/printmaker/educator Miguel Rivera, designer/artist/educator Angelica Sandoval, painter Christian Simms along with Christel Highland and Lori Raye Erickson and musician/educator David Cunningham and 25 of his music students jammed into the KKFI studio!


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ARTSPEAK RADIO with MINDDRIVE & Megan Crigger
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April 25, 2018 | 12:00 pm

Wednesday April 25, 2018
Noon-1PM CST

Host/producer of ARTSPEAK RADIO talks Matt Ziegenhorn Marketing/Events Director with MINDDRIVE, artist/gallery owner Vanessa Lacy, and Megan Crigger, City of Kansas City Missouri Director of Creative Services.


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ARTSPEAK RADIO with Slupski, Powers, Charlotte Street Foundation, Bach Aria Soloists, and The Rabbit hOle
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April 18, 2018 | 12:00 pm

Wednesday April 18, 2018
Noon - 1PM

Host/producer Maria Vasquez Boyd talks with poets Samantha Slupski and Jeanette Powers, Charlotte Street Foundation's Mason A. Kilpatrick, Bach Aria Soloists, and The Rabbit Hole owners Deb Pettid and Pete Cowdin.


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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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