mary barile http://kbia.org en Thinking Out Loud: Arrow Rock preview and Mary Barille's latest http://kbia.org/post/thinking-out-loud-arrow-rock-preview-and-mary-barilles-latest <p>On this weeks' <em><a href="http://Meet Me in St. Louis">Thinking Out Loud</a></em>, KBIA's Darren Hellwege talked with Quin Gresham, the Producing Artistic Director for the <a href="http://www.lyceumtheatre.org/">Arrow Rock Lyceum Theatre</a> about the upcoming season at the theatre. Thu, 15 May 2014 18:42:54 +0000 Darren Hellwege & Trevor Harris 52991 at http://kbia.org Thinking Out Loud: Arrow Rock preview and Mary Barille's latest You think you know "Blind" Boone? New writings shed light on the music and the man http://kbia.org/post/you-think-you-know-blind-boone-new-writings-shed-light-music-and-man <p>So, you know your Missouri and CoMo history, and you think you know all about “ragtime” musician Blind Boone, yeah? Think again. If you think he was all ragtime, and he was blind, you still might have a lot to learn.</p><p>It turns out John William “Blind” Boone was one of the first musical composers to blend European classical styles with folk music. He took African-American and Afro-Caribbean folk styles such as plantation melodies and minstrel tunes, and put them in classical forms, then performed the pieces in concert halls.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 01 Feb 2013 22:26:09 +0000 Janet Saidi 28221 at http://kbia.org You think you know "Blind" Boone? New writings shed light on the music and the man