WMM with Vi Tran + Stephonne + Catina K Taylor & The KKFI Interns

Wednesday MidDay Medley
Produced and Hosted by Mark Manning
Wednesday, July 6, 2022

Stephonne + Vi Tran + KKFI Board President Catina Taylor & KKFI Interns: Yassi Armer-
-Shabazz, Zoey Harris, and Kotah Kauffman

Mark plays more New & MidCoastal Releases from: Emmaline Twist, The Grisly Hand, Stephonne with Justin Rapier & Zava, Katy Guillen & The Drive, Chalis O’Neal with Jessica Ayala, Krystle Warren & The Faculty, Danny McGaw, JNabe, The Bard Owls, TEMP TATS, Vi Tran Band, and Lazer Beam.

At 10:30 Actor, Writer, Director, Organizer Vi Tran shares details about his “I AM…” exclusive residency at The ArtsKC Gallery Space, 106 Southwest Blvd, KCMO, created in collaboration with The National Association of Asian American Professionals-Kansas City in partnership with ArtsKC, from May to September 2022. On the next First Friday, July 8, 5:30-8:30 PM at Artskc Gallery the exhibit features fashion designs by David Moore, National Association of Asian American Professionals: Kansas City Board member & founding member of NAAAP Pride, with DJ Kay-Fan who will spin beats, and breakdancers: Frank “Monk” Pham, Zen Nguyen, & Kevin Le. Cafe Cà Phê, Mooyueibaker, and Sugarfold will have delicious drinks & sweet treats. More info at: www.artskc.org

At 11:00 Mark talks with singer, songwriter, actor, model, artist – Stephonne Singleton who is everywhere these days, organizing a Tribute to Sade at Lemonade Park, playing shows for Lawrence Pride, Manor Records, Midwest Music Foundation, The AIDS Service Foundation of KC, InterUrban ArtHouse, The Black Box, The Folly Theatre, collaborating with The Black Creatures, Calvin Arsenia, Miki P, Jass, Eboni Fondren, putting out EPs, and singles. Stephonne describes himself as the lovechild of Prince & Billie Holiday. He grew up in KCK and received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Music from Benedictine College, and Masters in Entertainment Business from Full Sail University. Stephonne releaseed his new EP SIS: Side B on June 24, 2022 through Glory Blue Music, co-produced by, Justin Mantooth, and recorded at Westend Recording Studios. More info at: www.stephonne.com

At 11:30 Our 90.1 FM KKFI – MidCoast Radio Project Board President – Catina K. Taylor joins us with our KKFI High School Interns: Yassi Armer-Shabazz, Zoey Harris, and Kotah Kauffman. Prior to Catina being elected President in April 2022, Catina served as Vice President of the board. Catina is Founder and CEO at Dreams Consulting and Founder and Executive Director at Dreams KC, a rigorous educational environment which uses the project based learning strategy to reengage students & increase achievement. Catina Studied Paralegal Studies Political Science at Avila University. She is a former First Grade Teacher at St. Paul’s Episcopal Day School from 2005 – 2011. More info at www.kkfi.org

Show #949

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