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 Koch, Merrill, Simpson, Ruffin, Faus, & Toombs October 18, 2017 | 12:00 pm

Wednesday October 18

Host/producer of ARTSPEAK RADIO, Maria Vasquez Boyd asks artists to examine topics that instill fervor, passion, defiance, creation, or destruction and sound off in a live discusssion from the 90.1fm KKFI studio. Joining us are artists, Ada Koch, Hugh Merrill, Janet Simpson, Sonié Joi Thompson-Ruffin, José Faus, and Michael Toombs.


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Recent episodes

ARTSPEAK RADIO & KKFI 2017 Fall Pledge Drive
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October 11, 2017 | 12:00 pm

Wednesday October 11, 2017

Host/producer Maria Vasquez Boyd asks you to contribute to the 2017 Fall Pledge Drive and help support YOUR community radio, 90.1FM KKFI Kansas City Community Radio!! Call 888-931-0901 or pledge online www.kkfi.org

Guests on the show today include Randy Cohen, Pablo Sanhueza, Erika Lynnette Baker and Halee Maj.


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ARTSPEAK RADIO with O’Neal, Whitehead, Young, and Stan
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October 4, 2017 | 12:00 pm

Host/producer Maria Vasquez Boyd talks with Selina O'Neal, Fred Whitehead, Michael Young, and Melissa Stan.


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ARTSPEAK RADIO with Kat Husk, Samantha Slupski, & ArtsKC
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September 27, 2017 | 12:00 pm

Wednesday Sept. 27, 2017

Host/producer Maria Vasquez Boyd talks with painter/sculptor/photographer Kathryne Husk, poet/writer Samantha Slupski, and ArtsKC.


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ARTSPEAK RADIO with Fisher, Steinauer, & Garner-Roe
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September 20, 2017 | 12:00 pm

Wednesday September 20, 2017
Host/producer Maria Vasquez Boyd talks with artist Amy Fisher, performer Christopher Steinauer, and artist Rachalle Gardner-Roe.


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ARTSPEAK RADIO LIVE
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September 13, 2017 | 12:00 pm

Wednesday September 13, 2017

Host/producer Maria Vasquez Boyd talks with Kate Schroeder, The Whatsoever Community Center with Eddy Guillen,, Maril Crabtree and the National Museum of Toys and Miniatures.


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ARTSPEAK RADIO September Edition
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September 6, 2017 | 12:00 pm

Wednesday September 6, 2016

Host/producer Maria Vasquez Boyd is in Sedona this week, Mark Manning steps up to engineer while guest host Blair Schulman chats with some of the incoming Charlotte Street Foundation 2017-2018 Studio Residents as CSF celebrates it’s 20th year!


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ARTSPEAK RADIO August 30
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August 30, 2017 | 12:00 pm

Wednesday August 30, 2017

Host/producer Maria Vasquez Boyd talks with Deb Cooper founder & Director Arts & AGEing KC, photograper Nicolas Dhervillers, and Executive Director Janet Simpson & Assistant Director Marissa Starke of the Kansas City Artists Coalition.


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ARTSPEAK RADIO with Summer Osborne, Kathryn Husk, & Samantha Slupski
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August 23, 2017 | 12:00 pm

Host/producer Maria Vasquez Boyd talks with singer/songwriter Summer Osborne, painter/sculptor/photographer Kathryn Husk, and poet/writer Samantha Slupski.


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ARTSPEAK RADIO with Elaine McMilian, Mark Allen, and Julie Valdivia
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August 16, 2017 | 12:00 pm

Wednesday August 16, 2017

ARTSPEAK RADIO host/producer Maria Vasquez Boyd talks with singer/songwriter Elain McMillan, KC Conjure Shop owner Julie Valdivia, and multi-discipline artist Mark Allen.


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ARTSPEAK RADIO August 2017 Edition
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August 9, 2017 | 12:00 pm

Wednesday August 9, 2017
Host/producer Maria Vasquez Boyd welcomes Jessica Conoley, Kristine Barrett, Debbie Barrett-Jones, Regina del Carmen, Rochelle Wisoff Fields, and Kansas City Society for Contemporary Photography members to the program.


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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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