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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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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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We who listen know: Public radio is cool

I know what some people think of the news that a performance of a public radio show, Wait Wait … Don’t Tell Me, has nearly sold out the 2,100-seat Eastern Kentucky University Center for the Arts. Really? There are 2,100 … Continue reading

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Cultural leaders rally supporters against cuts

The last decade, there was a piece of spam that would pop up in my email box every few months from various friends warning about proposed cuts to cultural funding – i.e., the National Endowment for the Arts, the National … Continue reading

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Red Barn Radio an on-air home for Bluegrass

There is no actual Red Barn, just like there’s no Grand Ole Opry. “You create the vision in your mind,” says Ed Commons, producer and director of Red Barn Radio, the Bluegrass radio showcase heard each week at 9 p.m. … Continue reading

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