Category Archives: radio

WUKY will broadcast KY Writers Hall of Fame

WUKY-FM will broadcast the 2014 Kentucky Writers Hall of Fame induction ceremony at 2 p.m. Saturday. The event took place Jan. 23 at the Carnegie Center for Literacy and Learning. The inductees that night included Thomas Merton, Thomas D. Clark, Etheridge Knight, and … Continue reading

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You don’t need to diss Kentucky to praise Louisville

So, late last week, I was pleasantly surprised to hear that NPR’s World Cafe was devoting some time to a “sense of place” focus on Louisville. The River City is happening, on many levels. Downtown is in full revival, with great … Continue reading

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Farewell to WEKU’s Charles Compton

Listeners to NPR’s Morning Edition often joke that they have to have a box of tissues ready Friday mornings for the often moving Story Corps segments, which present real-life conversations between people who agreed to have their chats recorded and archived in … Continue reading

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Here’s how you could co-host ‘WoodSongs’

The WoodSongs Old-Time Radio Hour has launched a Kickstarter campaign to upgrade its TV production to high-definition. The premiums for donating to the campaign include co-hosting the show. To get that reward, donors must pledge $8,500, or well over half … Continue reading

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Debra Hensley leading low-power radio effort

Lexington businesswoman Debra Hensley, well-known for her “social stimulus” initiatives highlighting  interesting and often unknown aspects of Lexington, is now leading an effort to bring that same spirit to local airwaves. “We want something really locally relevant, with community engagement … Continue reading

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WUKY hires Karyn Czar as reporter and anchor

WUKY-FM 91.3 has tapped a familiar voice as its new reporter and anchor. Karyn Czar, whose past credits include news reporter for WLAP-AM 630 and Lee Cruse’s co-host on the WXZZ-FM 103.3 morning show, will take over the post vacated … Continue reading

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Summer 2013 lineup for WRFL Live

  WRFL Live, a little treasure trove of local and regional music, has announced its lineup for this summer. The schedule features numerous cross-pollinating, experimental ensembles, including Louisville based D’Arkestra, Lexington trio Bear Medicine, and the Chamber Music Festival of Lexington‘s … Continue reading

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Video: Adam Luckey’s five busy weeks

Balagula Theatre‘s production of The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia? starts its final week today with Adam Luckey playing the lead role of Martin. In the video above, Luckey talks about his busy last several weeks balancing the Edward Albee play, which … Continue reading

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Adam Luckey is Red Barn Radio’s new host

Since the departure of Brad Becker, the host slot at  Red Barn Radio has become something of a musical chair, and not in the way the show intends. But as of last week, well-known Lexington actor Adam Luckey has taken over … Continue reading

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Actors Guild going ahead with controversial Steve Jobs play

Despite revelations that significant portions of Mike Daisey’s The Agony and Ecstacy of Steve Jobs were fabricated, Actors Guild of Lexington is going ahead with a production of the play, albeit in an altered form. “We are very well aware … Continue reading

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