The ArtBeat

WUKY's weekly feature covering the arts and events in Central Kentucky and beyond.  You can hear it every Thursday at 8:45 a.m. and 5:45 p.m. We also hope to kick off a community calendar for arts events.

The Lexington Art League Celebrates "Circa 1957" Style

Jun 15, 2017

Stephanie Harris and Mark Mozingo from the Lexington Art League stop by WUKY to talk with Joe Conkwright about the upcoming 4th Friday, "Circa 1957" - celebrating 60 years of the Art League.

Doug Naselroad, Master Luthier at the Appalachian Artisan Center in Knott County, talks about the craft of instrument making.

The newly appointed 2017-2017 Kentucky Laureate Frederick Smock joins Joe Conkwright for a reading of his work, and conversation about his love of nature, poetry, teaching and the mystical process of going to "where poetry comes from."

Lucy Jones from the Lexington Film League and Harry Dean Stanton Fest discusses Bob Dylan, Kris Kristofferson, and a special event at the Kentucky Theatre happening Tuesday, May 23rd.

Joe Conkwright is joined by Lisa Meek and Hayward Wilkirson to chat about the Kentucky Theatre ahead of its 25th anniversary of its re-opening.

Joe Conkwright dives into 2017's Kentucky Crafted: The Market with Kentucky Arts Council communications director Tom Musgrave, along with artists Diana Smith Thomas and Melissa Oesch.

Joe Conkwright catches up with Eric Scott Sutherland, arborist and founder of Lexington's popular Hollar Poet Series.