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Paducah’s Philip McCabe featured artist at upcoming exhibit at WKCTC’s Clemens Fine Arts Center

Paducah photographer and artist Philip McCabe’s recent work examines narcissism within our culture. “Existential Vacuum” will open with a free reception April 6 at 5 p.m. to close the visual arts exhibitions for the 2017-18 West Kentucky Community and Technical College’s Clemens Fine Arts Center. Narcissism comes from the Greek myth of Narcissus, the handsome young man who falls...

Bluegrass band Old Salt Union to play WKCTC Clemens Fine Arts Center’s Backstage Pass March 3

East St. Louis string bluegrass band Old Salt Union is set to play a Backstage Pass at West Kentucky Community and Technical College’s Clemens Fine Arts Center March 3 at 7:30 p.m. The theatre’s Backstage Pass series features local and regional artists in a listening-room, intimate concert setting on the Clemens stage and the audience will get an entertaining, up close and personal show...

WKCTC’s Clemens Fine Arts Center to play host to popular political satirists Capitol Steps Feb. 16

Putting the “mock” in “democracy” since 1981, the Capitol Steps bring their irreverent political satire to West Kentucky Community and Technical College’s Clemens Fine Arts Center on Friday, February 16 at 7:30 p.m. The Capitol Steps were born in December, 1981 when some staffers for Senator Charles Percy were planning entertainment for a Christmas party. Ronald Reagan...

Find those one-of-a-kind gifts at WKCTC’s Paducah School of Art and Design Holiday Art Sale Dec. 2-3

West Kentucky Community and Technical College’s Paducah School of Art and Design (PSAD) invites the public to its seventh annual Holiday Art Sale in the college’s Clemens Fine Arts Center Gallery December 2-3. The Holiday Art Sale will be open in the gallery Saturday, December 2 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, December 3 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Providing the opportunity to purchase unique...

‘Strong Inside’ author to share story of Vanderbilt basketball player Perry Wallace at WKCTC Nov. 13

Andrew Maraniss will share from his New York Times best-selling biography of the ground-breaking Vanderbilt basketball player Perry Wallace at West Kentucky Community and Technical College’s (WKCTC) Clemens Fine Arts Center Monday, November 13. Andrew Maraniss Maraniss will offer a student presentation at 11 a.m. and a public presentation at 7 p.m. Both events are free and open to the public....