WMM covers Outer Reaches Fest + Les Bons Bons Electriques + Rite of Joy

Wednesday MidDay Medley
Produced and Hosted by Mark Manning
Wednesday, October 12, 2022

Dedric Moore, Brenton Cook & Steve Tulipana of Outer Reaches Fest + Mark Ronning and Les Bons Bons Electriques + Jade Green on “Rite of Joy”

Mark spins more New & MidCoastal Releases from: The Black Creatures, HXXS (with Thor Harris), Monta At Odds, Emerance Ngunza, Season To Risk, The Moose, Collidescope, Boxknife, The Black Mariah Theater, Jacob E.chord, She Speaks in Tongues, Morgue VVitch, LOQSA, Plack Blague, Cheer-Accident, Night Stories, The Peculiar Pretzelmen, and Robert Glasper with Mac Miller.

At 10:15 AM we talk with Jade Green about “Rite of Joy,” the first national mental heath conference to focus exclusively on mental health for people of color, from October 13 to October 15, 2022 at University of Missouri-Kansas City, in Pierson Auditorium, 5000 Holmes Street, KCMO. “Rite of Joy is a Poetry for Personal Power Mental Health and Arts wellness conference centered around Black/African American people and their experiences,” said Sheri Hall, Executive Director. “There is a mental health crisis among Black/African American people coming out of the coronavirus pandemic and its severe impact with job and business losses as well as the trauma of racial injustice.” Learn more at www.riteofjoy.com

At 10:30 Mark Ronning joins us to share details about Les Bons Bons Electriques Vol. 2, Friday, October 28, at 7:00 PM at Stray Cat Film Center, 1662 Broadway Blvd., KCMO. Les Bons Bons Electriques is an electronic arts performance event that features visual and musical artists from Kansas City. Les Bons Bons Electriques’ curated artist list will be digitally slurring visuals and noises with visuals by Lahna Saccone, who will be haunting all TV’s and projectors, the musical paints and multi-sensory soundscapes of Coloratura, Matthew Lloyd’s modular synthesis, the dark and fantastical electronics of Collidescope, and the fractured circuit twists of electronic duo HXXS. More info at: www.eventbrite.com/e/les-bons-bons-electriques-vol-2-tickets-439383817827

At 11:00 Mark welcomes Dedric Moore, Brenton Cook and Steve Tulipana who share details about this year’s Outer Reaches Festival on Friday, October 14, and Saturday, October 15 at 7:00 PM at recordBar, 1520 Grand Blvd. KCMO. Outer Reaches is a music festival based in Kansas City that showcases ‘out there’, left-of-center artists pushing boundaries in their respective genre. Regional acts as well as national and international touring acts are a part of the festival’s spirit, celebrating the variety of freethinking music around the globe. The Friday lineup includes: Plack Blague, Night Stories, Monta At Odds, Morgue VVitch, Collidescope, Boxknife, and LOQSA. The Saturday lineup features: Season to Risk, Peculiar Pretzelmen, The Moose, The Black Mariah Theater, Jacob E.chord, She Speaks in Tongues; and experimental dance project Composition of Dance. XO Blackwater provides the video projection visuals for both evenings. More info at: www.facebook.com/events/1014930602508256

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