Kentucky Arts Council

Local/Regional News
3:50 pm
Tue January 28, 2014

Arts Day Brings Festive Atmosphere To Capitol

Josh James WUKY

Artists, arts organizations, and other supporters gathered in the heart of the Capitol Tuesday to bring attention to arts funding in the state.

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Local/Regional News
1:25 am
Thu February 28, 2013

Kentucky Crafted: The Market Keeps The Arts Local

LEXINGTON, Ky. -  Kentucky Crafted: The Market, a three-day event celebrating arts and music in the Bluegrass, is boasting its largest artist attendance ever. The Market will be held at the Lexington Convention Center.

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WUKY In Depth
4:03 pm
Thu February 23, 2012

Feature: Arts Apprenticeship Shares Kentucky Traditions

Fiddler Karen Jones - click for more photos

LEXINGTON, Ky. -- In a small studio in Lexington, master fiddler Daniel Carwile prepares for a lesson with a student first by tuning her instrument. They meet for 45 minutes once a week.

At age 60, Karen Jones is not like most of Carwile’s students. She’s a retired lawyer and a member of two musical groups.

“I had some classical training as a child and then when I became a member of the Reel World String Band-- it’s an all-women string band-- we had a Clawhammer banjo player and she taught me a lot of fiddle tunes.”

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