The ArtBeat

WUKY's weekly feature covering the arts and events in Central Kentucky and beyond.  Visit and listen for information about events and conversations about all varieties of art. We also hope to kick off a community calendar for arts events.

The 2017 Harry Dean Stanton Fest (Sepember 28-30)

Sep 19, 2017

Joe Conkwright is joined in studio with Sarabeth Brownrobie and Mick Jeffries from KYUKE to talk about Kentucky's first Ukelele festival happening this weekend in Lexington.

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."

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

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