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's 4th Friday, July 28th

Jul 25, 2017

Joe Conkwright talks with Stephanie Harris and Mark Mozingo from The Lexington  Art League to find out about this month's

Fourth Friday and the two new exhibits coming to the Loudoun House, "Still The Persist: Protest Art of The 2017 Women's March", and "Castlewood Downs: A Sculptural Exhibition." 

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.