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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...

University of Kentucky Opera Theatre kicks off 2016-17 season with Tony Award-winning Ragtime

University of Kentucky Opera Theatre opens their 2016-17 season with the Tony Award-winning musical “Ragtime.” The musical will take the stage Oct. 6-9, at the Singletary Center for the Arts Concert Hall. “Ragtime” is a compelling musical capturing the American experience in turn-of-the-20th-century New York, tracking three diverse families in pursuit of the American dream....