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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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Basics were the subtext of WEKU series

I teamed up with the news reporters at WEKU-88.9 FM last week for a four-part radio series, “Building Arts ­Communities.” The series looked at ­recruiting ­talent, establishing arts ­districts, our theater infra­structure and the success of Louisville’s cultural scene. It … Continue reading

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@WEKU: 2009 arts in review

Charles Compton and I had our last Friday morning arts chat of the year on WEKU-FM 88.9 this morning, touching on some of the bigger stories of the year including Scott Terrell’s appointment as the Lexington Philharmonic’s new music director … Continue reading

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@WEKU: Building Arts Communities, Part 1 – Talent

The first part of “Building Arts Communities,” the series the Herald-Leader has partnered with WEKU-FM 88.9 to present, aired this morning with WEKU’s Charles Compton looking at recruiting and retaining talent. Charles visited Balagula Theatre, the Lexington Philharmonic’s new maestro … Continue reading

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@WEKU: Building arts community

A few months after we started collaborating with WEKU-FM 88.9 on some arts coverage, the station’s news director Charles Compton batted an idea by me: the station’s reporters were getting ready to begin work on a series about building arts … Continue reading

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Copious Notes on WEKU

Charles Compton and I had our second on air chat during Morning Edition today on WEKU-FM 88.9. It was paired with Stu Johnson’s sonically rich report on new Lexington Philharmonic music director Scott Terrell and his debut concert tonight. Here’s … Continue reading

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‘I’m at WEKU in Richmond, Kentuck-eee’

OK, it doesn’t have quite the ring of “I’m at WKRP in Cincinnati,” but we started a little audio arts reporting partnership between the Herald-Leader’s online A&E outpost, LexGo.com, and WEKU-88.9 FM in Richmond. Weekly, I’ll be chatting on Friday … Continue reading

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