Artimacy [ART•ə•mə•sɪ]: A close or warm friendship with the offspring of human creativity; a feeling of belonging together with the genesis of beautiful or significant things. This podcast endeavors to go deeper than the eyes can see and the ears can hear. It is truly where art and intimacy collide, providing an in-depth view of what inspires the artist to create. Artimacy with K. Charles (aka Keanna Faircloth) is a two-hour program that spotlights Jazz and beyond and features artist interviews. Come take an intimate journey into the heart, mind and soul of the creative. Listen every Saturday and Sunday at 8 pm ET on DC Radio 96.3 HD4 and online at www.dcradio.gov.
Keanna Faircloth (K. Charles) has enjoyed a career of nearly 20 years in jazz radio. She is the former host of Afternoon Jazz on WBGO 88.3 FM in Newark, NJ. Previously, she was an on-air host at Washington DC’s station for Jazz and Justice, WPFW 89.3 FM. She is a graduate of Howard University having majored in Music History with a minor in Classical Piano. She is a freelance writer for NPR Music, has worked for Radio One as an on-air personality, producer and voice-over talent, and has hosted and produced podcasts for several internet radio stations. To date, she has amassed literally hundreds of interviews and hosted festivals both nationally and internationally-- from the DC Jazz Festival to the NYC Winter JazzFest, to JazzFest Berlin. Follow Artimacy on SoundCloud, YouTube, Spotify, Twitter, and Instagram.
May 14 - Talk with Sly5thAve - Wall to Wall Quincy Jones at Symphony Space
May 20 - Guest Contributor - NPR's All Songs Considered on New Music Friday
May 21 - Host - Master Series featuring Bertha Hope at Soapbox Gallery
For hosting inquiries, contact Michelle Taylor (Manager) at Passion Music Group, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Interviewed Wynton Marsalis on the movie "Bolden". Interview was featured on WNOZ in New Orleans.
Wynton Marsalis interview was transcribed in Smooth Jazz Magazine.
Featured in Radio Ink as a "Future African American Leader in Radio"
ASIS - Alan and Stacey Schulman
Nicholas Ryan Gant
NEA Jazz Master Reggie Workman
Dr. Peter Archer
Aaron Myers and Samuel Prather
Elijah Jamal Balbed and Giovanni Russonello
Wayne Winborne and Alicia Olatuja at Artimacy Live at Clement's Place
Malcolm Jamal Warner
Dr. Chelsey Green and Vanessa Reed
Mark Kibble of Take 6
NEA Jazz Master Terri Lyne Carrington
Hosting the 2021 BRIC Jazz Fest
Jazzmeia Horn at WBGO 88.3 FM
Celebrating my Sweet 16 in Radio!
3rd Annual Frederick Jazz Fest
Christian Scott ATunde Adjuah
The String Queens
Dee Dee Bridgewater
Desiree Jordan and Kia Bennett
Tony Craddock, Jr.
The Baylor Project