KSJD Interviews

Weekdays during Morning Edition at 7:30am or 8:40am

KSJD interviews cover a wide variety of topics and issues. Tune in at 7:30am or 8:40am on weekday mornings during Morning Edition for interviews that inform and empower our community! An archive of past interviews is below.

KSJD's Wynn Jones interviews Sunflower Theatre Troupe steering committee member Kim Welty about the troupe's new artistic venture into video production for their 10-Minute Plays.

Courtesy of the Lawn Chair Kings

Local musicians are trying to find new ways to connect with their fans as venues have been closed over the past several weeks. KSJD's Tom Yoder talked with Erik Nordstrom of Farmington Hill and the Lawn Chair Kings about how he is coping while staying at home, and what the future might bring for concert-goers and performing artists.

10 Minutes, 8 Playwrights, 1 Contest

Nov 22, 2019
Daniel Rayzel / KSJD

What kind of story can you tell in 10 minutes? The Sunflower Troupe wants to know. 

Courtesy of Sara Illsley

Sara Illsley has been singing throughout her whole life, beginning in her childhood in Mexico, and continuing with her Latin jazz performances today. KSJD's Tom Yoder spoke with her about her music and what she will be bringing to her performance at the Sunflower Theatre on Saturday.

The play "Every Brilliant Thing" explores the serious topics of depression and mental illness with a healthy dose of humor and joy. KSJD's Tom Yoder spoke with Sarah Syverson, the actress at the center of the one-woman play, and director Mona Wood-Patterson of the production company Merely Players, about why they feel "Every Brilliant Thing" is an important story to tell right now.