On ARTSPEAK RADIO this week, Maria welcomes, spoken word performer, Theodore “Priest” Hughes, poet/writer Jason Preu, Performer Robin Rosenberger, and Director/artist Jenny Mendez.
Theodore “Priest” Hughes and Desmond “3-3-7” Jones, (the Recipe KC) believe by exemplifying excellence and team work as spoken word artist/activist we can influence change and encourage people by example to work together towards common goals. Our Nu Muse-ik POetry supports Expression without Weapons, youth and adult creative writing programs in schools, homeless and Juvenal institutions nurturing a generation of understanding through honest conversation.
Jason Preu writes odd poems and weird short fiction from the suburbs of Kansas City. He is a graduate of the University of Kansas and gets paid to work with information technology. Jason is a 2015-2016 Writer-in-Residence with Kansas City’s Charlotte Street Foundation. He publishes irregularly at jasonpreu.wordpress.com as well as other outlets around the world. He also irregularly hosts Kansas City’s “. . . Literary Salon”, a pop-up literary event, which features writers reading their words to listeners and then talking about those words in a frightfully convivial manner. Jason’s bio wants to remind you that you are an incredible thing that is happening right here and now so take care to enjoy!
Robin Rosenberger talks about the 2015 Kansas City Juggling Variety Show Sat. Oct. 3 at 7:30pm, featuring Los Hermanos Bravisimo from Guadalajara, Mexico. The Kansas City Juggling Club, the premier club for juggling and the variety arts in the Kansas City area.
For Bravisimo, the art of clowning is a means of seduction. Through explorative work, Bravisimo explores performance through the unity of various circus disciplines.
Jenny Mendez discusses the 17th annual Dia de Los Muertos at the Mattie Rhodes Art Gallery, Celebrate the colorful & loving Mexican holiday, Dia de Los Muertos, this Friday Oct. 2, from 6-10pm at the gallery located at 919 W. 17th St. KCMO. Discover traditional, contemporary, and personal altars and Day of the Dead inspired art work created by artists, families, school groups and community members.
919 W. 17th St. KCMO