Wednesday MidDay Medley
TEN to NOON Wednesdays – Streaming at KKFI.org
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Produced and Hosted by Mark Manning
Wednesday, June 1, 2016
That’s So Fabulous!
(Our Annual LGBTQIA Pride Show)
+ KC Pride Fest June 3–4-5 + The 70th Annual Tony Awards!
We celebrate The Pride Season with our annual show, “That’s So Fabulous!” Mark spins music from: Liberace, Charles Nelson Reilly, Paul Lynde, Jim Nabors, Noel Coward, RuPaul, Grace Jones, Lucille Ball & Bea Arthur, Dos Fallopia, Judy Garland, Al Franken, Lily Tomlin, David Bowie, Anohni, Lou Reed, John Cale, Carmen Cusack, Cynthia Erivo, Dev, Beverly McClellan, Mountain Sprout, The Sleazebeats, The Kinsey Sicks, Mundo Nouvo, Stephonne, Vigil and Thieves, Radial Red, and the Broadway casts of “Hamilton,” “The Color Purple,” “Bright Star,” “A Chorus Line,” “Bye Bye Birdie,” and ”How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying,” plus the film soundtracks to “Bambi,” “Mame,” ”Hedwig & The Angry Inch,” and “Sordid Lives.”
We’ll feature music from one of the most diverse awards shows of the year, The 70th Annual Tony Awards. “Hamilton” a musical about the life of American Founding Father Alexander Hamilton, with music, lyrics and book by Lin-Manuel Miranda is nominated for a record-setting 16 Tony Awards. We’ll also hear from Cynthia Erivo, nominated for the 2016 Tony Award, for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical, for “The Color Purple.” We’ll hear from Carmen Cusack, also nominated for the 2016 Tony Award, for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical for “Bright Star.” The 70th Annual Tony Awards will be broadcast live from the Beacon Theatre in NYC, on Sunday, June 12, at 7:00 PM on CBS. More info at: http://www.tonyawards.com/
At 11:15, Mark talks with Bill Svoboda, Festival Director for Kansas City Pride Fest, June 3, 4, & 5, at Berkley Riverfront Park, KCMO. Friday features emcee Dirty Dorothy with DJ Remix, DJ Aaron Fries, DJ Chef Nguyen, DJ Chad Slater, DJ Tony Moran, and Men of Skin. Saturday features emcee Widow Von’du and emcees: Flo & Melinda Ryder with The Heartland Men’s Chorus, Vigil and Thieves, KC Sunshine, AJ Menendez, Stephonne, Mayor Sly James, Material Girl, Ty Herndon, and Dev. Sunday features emcee Monique Heart and emcee Daisy Buckët with Black Gay Pride, Mid America Freedom Band, Radial Red, Heartland Trans Chorus, Holmes Street, and Beverly McClellan. For more info at http://www.gaypridekc.org/
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