Wednesday MidDay Medley presents: Music, Monsters & Michael McQuary

Wednesday MidDay Medley
TEN to NOON Wednesdays – Streaming at
90.1 FM KKFI – Kansas City Community Radio
Produced and Hosted by Mark Manning

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Music, Monsters & Michael McQuary
+ Jamie Searle & Macabre KC


Mark plays haunted tracks from: Dead Kennedys, Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, Digital Leather, The Misfits, Sinoia Caves, Laurie Anderson, Bauhaus, Iggy & The Stooges, Siouxie & The Banshees, John Carpenter, Ed Wood, Crimson Joy, Danny Elfman, Arcade Fire, Cesar Davila-Irizarry & Charlie Clouser, William Stromberg & The Moscow Symphony, Kenneth Alwyn & The Westminster Philharmonic Orchestra. We’ll also feature music from: The Bride of Frankenstein, Son of Frankenstein, The Wolfman, The Invisible Man, Halloween, Beetlejuice, Candyman, Beyond The Black Rainbow, Six Feet Under, and American Horror Story.

 Photo of Michael McQuary as Bela Lugosi by Mike Strong Photography

Photo of Michael McQuary as Bela Lugosi by Mike Strong Photography

Joining us for the entire show, will be stage & screen actor, Michael McQuary, who will share his unique interpretations of monsters of film: Béla Lugosi, Boris Karloff, Lon Chaney, Dr. Fu Manchu, and more. Michael is the creator of the award winning one-man shows in New York City including: Matinee Idol, Man of 1001 Faces, Crystal Allan Strikes Back, My Own Space and most recently, for the 2014 KC Fringe Festival “I’m Hollywood.” Michael McQuary is also a visual artist of personal portraits and life captures done with china ink that are collected internationally and he is the designer for where he creates personal art works of metal. Currently Michael is seen in multiple film shorts promoting the OM Film Festival and he is the star of the upcoming Mile Deep Films short film, “Corvalo.”

Also joining the show is artist, writer, and teacher, Maria Vasquez Boyd, who has been a frequent contributor to Wednesday MidDay Medley. Maria is the producer & host of ARTSPEAK Radio, heard Wednesdays at Noon, on 90.1 FM KKFI. Maria is a founding member of the Latino Writer’s Collective. Maria is a graduate of The Kansas City Art Institute and has taught art at KCAI and The Nelson Atkins Museum of Art. Maria has worked closely with The Writers Place, Mattie Rhodes Art Gallery and many other organizations.

At 11:15 Jamie Searle joins us to share information about, Macabre KC, Halloween night, Saturday, October 31, 8:30 pm to 12:30 am, at Knuckleheads, featuring MY BROTHERS & SISTERS, KC’s Dynamic 14-piece urban orchestra, playing along to iconic movie scenes with guest vocalists, Jessica Paige, Calvin Arsenia, Stephonne Singleton, Christian Robinson and Bach Aria Soloist – Sarah Tannehill Anderson. The entire event will be streamed live on the web and broadcast live on 90.1 FM KKFI. Scenes from famous horror and adventure films will be projected for the audience. Historical Kansas City will present a reading from the Paris of the Plains podcast, accompanied by orchestra. This event will benefit 90.1FM KKFI, Midwest Music Foundation & KC Creative. More info at

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Show #601

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