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Kentucky Folklife Program at WKU receives NEA grant to preserve, share Kentucky musical legacies

The Kentucky Folklife Program, housed in the Department of Folk Studies and Anthropology at Western Kentucky University, has received funding from the National Endowment for the Arts to support a traveling exhibit and associated programming centered on the musical heritage and culture of Southcentral Kentucky. Since 1989, the mission of the Kentucky Folklife Program has been to document, present and...

Blues ‘Neighborhood Night Free Concert’ at Kenlake Aug. 21, featuring two bands

Kenlake State Resort Park is hosting its “Neighborhood Night Free Concert” on Aug. 21 from 5 to 9:30 p.m.   Two bands are scheduled to play, the Andy Gibson Trio from 5 to 7 p.m.; and Adam and the H-Bombs from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Guests are invited to bring lawn chairs for an evening of blues music on the front lawn. The concert is free, but donations will be accepted for the Marshall County Exceptional...