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KET putting state’s signature bluegrass music into national spotlight via documentary on PBS

One of Kentucky’s most popular exports — bluegrass music — will get the star treatment later this month. Ricky Skaggs That’s when PBS stations across the country are scheduled to air the KET-produced documentary Big Family: The Story of Bluegrass Music, placing the state’s signature music into the national spotlight. The two-hour film, dubbed the most comprehensive documentary on bluegrass...

From A to Z with Aquila Theatre and ZZ Top, the Norton Center at Centre season has it all

Together since 1969, ZZ Top brings the show to the Norton Center for the Arts in October. (Photo from ZZ Top/Facebook)   Here comes the president. Wait … it’s the president’s own U.S. Marine Band to open the Norton Center for the Arts’ 2014-15 season at Centre College in Danville.   The U.S. Marine Band will present a free performance on Thursday, Sept. 4, at 8 p.m....