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 with Paul Tosh, Brandon Draper, & Mason Kilpatrick
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August 15, 2018 | 12:00 pm

Wednesday August 15, 2018 Noon to 1PM

Host/producer Maria Vasquez Boyd welcomes graphic artist/UMKC Professor Paul Tosh, musician/educator Brandon Draper, and Charlotte Street Foundation's Mason Andrew Kilpatrick.


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ARTSPEAK RADIO with Rudy Youngblood, Sieglinde Othmer, Haley Sellmeyer, & KC Poetry Slam
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August 8, 2018 | 12:00 pm

Wednesday August 8, 2018 Noon to 1PM

Host/producer Maria Vasquez Boyd welcomes actor Rudy Youngblood, author Sieglinde C. Othmer, artist Haley Sellmeyer, and KC Poetry Slam team.


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ARTSPEAK RADIO- Jim Sajovic, Lindsey Doolittle, and Troy Swangstu
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August 1, 2018 | 12:00 pm

Wednesday August 1, 2018 Noon to 1PM

Host/producer Maria Vasquez Boyd talks with artist/educator Jim Sajovic, artist/author Lindsey Doolittle, and painter Troy Swangstu.


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ARTSPEAK RADIO with Cheryl Kimmi, Imagine That! and Studio Inc.
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July 25, 2018 | 12:00 pm

Host/producer Maria Vasquez Boyd welcomes Executive Director of KC Creates Cheryl Kimmi, Imagine That!, and Director Studio Inc. Colby Smith with artists Kathy Liao, Patty Carroll, and Debra Smith.


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ARTSPEAK RADIO with Marcia Epstein, Bonnie Swade, and Kian Byrne
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July 18, 2018 | 12:00 pm

Wednesday July 18, 2018 Noon - 1PM CST

Host/producer Maria Vasquez Boyd welcomes Marcia Epstein, Bonnie Swade, and Kian Byrne.


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ARTSPEAK RADIO with Thomas Cobian, Cydney Ross, and Theresa Goodman
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July 11, 2018 | 12:00 pm

Wednesday July 11, 2018 Noon - 1PM CST

Host/producer Maria Vasquez Boyd welcomes ceramicist/artist Cydney Ross, educator/songwriter/performer Theresa Goodman, and neon artist/gallery owner Thomas Cobian.


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ARTSPEAK RADIO with Jonah Criswell, Mark Allen, and Mason Kilpatrick
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July 4, 2018 | 12:00 pm

Wednesday July 4, 2018
Noon to 1PM 90.1FM KKFI
Host/producer Maria Vasquez Boyd welcomes Jonah Criswell, Mason Andrew Kilpatrick, and Mark Allen.


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

Wednesday June 27, 2018 Noon to 1PM CST

Host/producer Maria Vasquez Boyd welcomes Josie Mai, Matt Spezia, Justin Border, Meghan Rowswell and Jen Appell,


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ARTSPEAK RADIO – Alpha Women Speak
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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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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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