Wednesday MidDay Medley
TEN to NOON Wednesdays – Streaming at KKFI.org
90.1 FM KKFI – Kansas City Community Radio
Produced and Hosted by Mark Manning
Wednesday, November 9, 2011:
Greg Brown + Rev. Sam Mann
+ Heidi Van, David Wayne Reed & Bess Wallerstein of “Bump”
Mark plays New & Local Releases from: Greg Brown, The Blind Boys of Alabama, Iris DeMent, Jeff Bridges, Pieta Brown, Baby Teardrops, Sara Swenson, Dirty Projectors & Bjork, Truckstop Honeymoon, Brown Bird, The Roots and others.
At 10:30 Mark talks with Heidi Van, David Wayne Reed and Bess Wallerstein about their newest collaborative holiday show called “Bump.” In real life Heidi Van is 8 months pregnant and due to have her baby on December 10. In this new production, Heidi, David and Bess continue the story of Brindsay Cardilton, from last year’s “White Nose Christmas.” Brindsay, “a coke snorting celebrity, famous for being famous” is just out of jail and finds herself pregnant. “Bump” includes several musical production numbers choreographed by Ashley Otis. “Bump” opens Friday and continues through Nov. 14 at the Fishtank Performance Studio, 1715 Wyandotte St. Tickets cost $15. Go to brownpapertickets.com/event/205827 or fishtanktheater.com.
At 11:00 Mark welcomes acclaimed singer-songwriter, Greg Brown and Rev. Sam Mann retired pastor at St. Mark Church. Greg and Sam join Mark to discuss the upcoming benefit concert: An Evening with Iris DeMent and Greg Brown, Friday, November 11, 2011, at 8:00 PM at The Folly Theatre. All proceeds benefit United Inner City Services home of St. Mark Child and Family Development Center. Call The Folly Theatre Box Office 816-474-4444 or Ticket Master at 1-800-745-3000 or TicketMaster.com for tickets!