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Kentucky Center for Performing Arts should open on Sept. 1 for performances, after June 13 fire

Finance and Administration Cabinet Secretary William M. Landrum III announced that the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts (KCA) building damaged by a June 13 fire will be open Sept. 1 for productions to resume. Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet Deputy Secretary Regina Stivers and KCA President Kim Baker joined Sec. Landrum and provided information to patrons and the community. “Today is a...

Commentary: Arts education can have transformational impact on Kentucky’s future

By John Roush and Kim Baker Special to KyForward As 256 bright and talented high school students from 47 counties gather at Centre College in Danville for the 30th annual Kentucky Center Governor’s School for the Arts, we couldn’t be more proud about our fourth year as partners in this three-week intensive arts program. And the reason is simple: the ripple effects this transformative educational...