May 9 – Marion Merritt’s Musical Discoveries + Mayhem at The Uptown + Spinning Tree Theatre’s “The Fantasticks”

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Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Marion Merritt’s Musical Discoveries!
+ Mayhem at The Uptown + Spinning Tree Theatre’s “The Fantasticks”

Mark welcomes SPECIAL GUEST: Marion Merritt who joins us to share information from her musically-encyclopedic-brain. On this week’s show, Marion will play tracks from: Dorothy Ashby, Alice Coltrane, Brian Jonestown Massacre, Dandy Warhols, Dilettantes, Billy Swan, MV & EE, Lower Dens, Little Willie John, Michael Kiwanuka, Willis Earl Beal, Mirel Wagner, Electric Guest, Grimes, and more.

At 10:30 Mark and Marion talk with Courtney Perry, (a local designer from House of Cochon, and Director of Fashion on the Fringe), Vi Tran (Kansas City based Musician and Actor), and Korey Childs. Courtney, Vi and Korey join us to discuss Mayhem at the Uptown: Fashion, Art & Music, a Benefit for KC Fringe & 90.1 FM KKFI, Friday, May 11, at 7:00 pm, at The Valentine Room of The Uptown Theater, 3700 Broadway, Kansas City, MO.

At 11:15 Mark and Marion welcome Michael Grayman, Artistic Director of Spinning Tree Theatre and Co-Director of their new production of “The Fantasticks,” running May 10 through 27, Thursdays, Friday, Saturdays at 8:00 PM, and Sundays at 2:00 PM, at Crown Center Off Center Theatre (Level 3) 2450 Grand Blvd. KCMO. More information at:

Marion Merritt is the co-creator of the blog: providing information about: Music, Film, Art, Books, Television, Technology, with links, downloads, and articles keeping us current with the latest musical and film news.

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