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Conversations: Victoria Phillips, "Martha Graham's Cold War: The Dance of American Diplomacy"

On this edition of Conversations, Victoria Phillips talks with host Dan Skinner about "Martha Graham's Cold War: The Dance of American Diplomacy." Phillips specializes in Cold War Culture and diplomacy. Dr. Philips is a lecturer in History at the European Institute and Department of History at Columbia University in New York. 


Conversations: Tim Scott, Musical Theater Heritage presents "An Evening with Rodgers and Hammerstein"

On this edition of Conversations, Tim Scott talks with host Dan Skinner about the Musical Theater Heritage virtual performance of “An Evening with Rodgers and Hammerstein,” which runs through September 13. Scott is the Executive Artistic Director of Musical Theater Heritage at Crown Center. 


 

Conversations: Margaret Weisbrod Morris, Re-Opening the Lawrence Art Center

On this edition of Conversations, Margaret Weisbrod Morris, Chief Executive Officer of the Lawrence Arts Center, talks with host Dan Skinner about plans to re-open the the building after closing due to the COVID-19 outbreak. More information about their on-line offerings and plans for re-opening are available on Lawrence Arts Center website.


 

Conversations: Shannon Reilly, Topeka Civic Theatre Season Preview

Looking ahead on this edition of Conversations, Shannon Reilly talks with host Dan Skinner about the new season of performances at the Topeka Civic Theatre, scheduled to begin in September. Reilly is the Artistic Director of the theatre. Presently, performances are canceled due to concerns about the coronavirus until further notice. 

Conversations: Jerry Saltz, "How to be an Artist"

On this edition of Conversations, Jerry Saltz talks with host Dan Skinner about his book, “How to be an Artist.” Saltz is the senior art critic at New York magazine and its entertainment site Vulture. He is the winner of the 2018 Pulitzer Prize in Criticism and a 2019 National Magazine Award. Before joining New York magazine in 2007, Saltz was a critic for The Village Voice since 1998.

Conversations: Shannon Reilly, Topeka Civic Theatre Summer Classes & Upcoming Performances

On this edition of Conversations, Shannon Reilly, the Artistic Director of the Topeka Civic Theatre, talks with host Dan Skinner about their summer classes and upcoming performances. Please note that due to concerns about the coronavirus, some of the performances we talk about may change. Check with Topeka Civic Theatre for the latest information.


Conversations: Jim Mosher, Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library

On this edition of Conversations, Jim Mosher talks about an upcoming concert by Broadway performer Jeff Kready on 2/16, as part of the Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library’s 150th Anniversary Celebration. Mosher is a Public Service Specialist for the library and is spearheading the "Music for a Sunday Afternoon" performance series.


Conversations: Emily Behrmann, Upcoming Performances at the Carlsen Center

On this edition of Conversations, Emily Berhmann, General Manager of the Carlsen Center at Johnson County Community College, joins us to talk about upcoming performances. Featured artists include violinist, Borsori Kim; pianists, Anderson & Roe; Bobby McFerrin and Gimme5; The Choir of Man; Drum Tao; and much more!


 

Conversations: Keith Recker, "True Colors: World Masters of Natural Dyes and Pigments"

On this edition of Conversations, Keith Recker talks about True Colors: World Masters of Natural Dyes and Pigments. Recker is the founder and editor of HAND/EYE Magazine, which profiles forward-looking creators, faraway cultures, ancient craft traditions, and cutting edge design innovation. Keith works with Pantone and London-based WGSN as a color and trends consultant.

Conversations: Shannon Reilly, Topeka Civic Theatre Season Preview

On this edition of Conversations, Shannon Reilly, Artistic Director of the Topeka Civic Theatre, talks about upcoming performances. Shows include "We Will Rock You," featuring the music of Queen; Shakespeare's "As You Like It," set in the 1960s; "Miracle on South Division Street"; Roald Dahl's "Matilda - The Musical" and many more.


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