Speaking of the Arts

This week's show is a theatre-fine art-theatre sandwich with host, Diana Moxon, talking to Talking Horse Production theatre directors, DeeDee Farris and Mark Baumgartner about their production of the Larissa Fasthorse comedy satire, 'The Thanksgiving Play' in which the history of Thanksgiving, woke culture, and privilege checking all collide. In Act II of the show, Diana explores Sager Reeves Gallery's 2022 Masters' Exhibit and its theme of love, human connection, courtship and sex, with the show's curator and art historian, Hannah Reeves. And in Act III, it's back to the stage with actors Monica Palmer and Ginger Cawley introducing their M'Lynn Eatenton and Truvy Jones from the upcoming Columbia Entertainment Company production of 'Steel Magnolias'. Opening and closing music with thanks to guitarist Yasmin Williams (www.yasminwilliamsmusic.com) [pictured: Leonor Fini 'Masked Figure' from The Masters' Exhibit]

What is Speaking of the Arts?

Speaking of the Arts is mid-Missouri's only weekly arts show. The show is hosted by Diana Moxon, who chats with actors, directors, authors, musicians, festival directors, event organizers, arts curators, and artists about the events they are involved in and also about their own works and their influences. Whilst the show focuses mainly on the mid-Missouri arts scene, Diana's guests have included international composers, conductors, authors as well as artists, musicians, and performers from around Missouri.