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.

University of Kentucky Art Museum director Stuart Horodner chats with Joe Conkwright about the PRHBTN Gala this coming Saturday.

Joe Conkwright chats with UK Symphony Orchestra director John Nardolillo about Friday's Spring Concert.

The Kentucky Arts Council's Folk and Traditional Arts Director, Mark Brown and Brent Bjorkman, Director of Kentucky Folklife Program and Kentucky Museum at Western Kentucky University join Joe Conkwright to discuss Kentucky Crafted the Market and the Homer Ledford Award, which will be be presented to Doug Naselroad.  Doug also joins the conversation to talk about his instruments and his friendship with the late Kentucky luthier, Homer Ledford.

Marianne Phelps, director of UK Theatre's Spring Musical, Once On This Island, Joins Joe Conkwright for a conversation abut the new production running April 20-23 at UK's Guignol Theatre.

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.