Boulevardia and 21st Century Films

June 23, 2017

The Chalkboard recaps their favorite moments from Boulevardia 2017, then hops into the New York Times conversation about best movies of the 21st century. 

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Hembree

June 14, 2017

The Chalkboard sits down with Isaac Flynn and Garrett Childers of the band Hembree. They chat about Big Dog Clothing, opening for Elvis Costello, Home Depot Rock, the middle school origins of their friendship, and making music as Quiet Corral and now Hembree. They're playing the Chipotle Home Grown Stage at Boulevardia Saturday, June 17th at 9:20pm.

 

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Foxtrot Supply Co.

June 12, 2017

The Chalkboard talks with Jordan Fox and Ryan Hetu, co-founders of Foxtrot Supply Co. They chat about making with leather, the creative process of developing a brand, manufacturing heritage goods, and their vision for growing a company in Kansas City. 

 

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Summer Jamz with Mixtape

June 9, 2017

The Chalkboard talks all things summer songs with Joel Johnson, creator of Mixtape the Game. They discuss what goes into a good summer jam, swap stories related to summer songs, and play a few rounds of Summer Jam themed Mixtape. 

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Love Online

May 24, 2017

The Chalkboard talks fast food chicken restaurants, Memorial Day traditions, and then dives into a conversation about all things Tinder, online dating, and how swipe apps have changed relationships.

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Big Facts

May 17, 2017

The Chalkboard discusses RompHims, Miley Cyrus' Malibu, and the death of Avril Lavigne. Then they throw out some Big Facts, delivering fresh-out-the-oven takes on flatbreads, bumper stickers, fidget spinners, and more.

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Carbs and Diet Cokes: Middle of the Map Fest Recap

May 10, 2017

The Chalkboard talks through highlights of their weekend at Middle of the Map Festival, including seeing Jason Isbell, unlimited Diet Cokes at Tank Room, and Ro Ransom's Rashida Jones fascination. 

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Nathan Giesecke from Ebony Tusks

May 4, 2017
The Chalkboard chats with Nathan Giesecke, hype-man and lighting magician for Ebony Tusks, a hip-hop group from Lawrence, Kansas. They talk about collaborating as bandmates living in different cities, the philosophy of energizing crowds, opening for Vince Staples, and the time Geese set up a full PA system in Eric's living room.
 
 
 
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The Noise FM

May 2, 2017

The Chalkboard talks with Austin and Alex from The Noise FM, a rock band from Chicago by way of Kansas. They discuss the color of their cars (huh?), Rod Stewart, the time they met Bill Murray and got free jean jackets at SXSW, and their upcoming performance at Middle of the Map Fest. 

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Crystal Rose

May 1, 2017
The Chalkboard sits down with Crystal Rose, a singer-songwriter from Kansas City who's peforming Saturday at the Middle of the Map Fest. They talk about Crystal's influences, early songwriting days, performing live, and making smart pop music.  
 
 
 
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