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12:36 pm
Thu September 18, 2014

Inside The Lexington Latino Film Festival

Avenues film poster

Inspired by the San Diego Latino Film Festival, Lexington's first event highlighting Latino films gets underway Thursday, Sept. 19.

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11:46 am
Fri February 21, 2014

Simone Dinnerstein And Tift Merritt Exclusive Interview

This Saturday evening at The Norton Center for The Arts in Danville, Simone Dinnerstein and Tift Merritt are performing their song cycle "Night." WUKY's Joe Conkwright catches up with these diverse musicians for a three way conversation.

Hear the interview on Curtains@8 or listen below.

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Arts & Music
8:40 am
Thu January 17, 2013

Curtains@8! Turning 20

Nick Lawrence is the host of the long-running program Curtains at 8 on WUKY.

LEXINGTON, Ky. - For two decades, Central Kentuckians have been informed, entertained, and moved by the talents of countless authors, performers, and promoters on Curtains at 8 with Nick Lawrence.  Thursday marks the 20th anniversary of the program's first broadcast.

“Twenty years, at about fifty shows a year, fifty weeks a year, three shows a week…some three thousand people have been through here best I can tell”, Lawrence told WUKY’s Alan Lytle.

Even before he started working for WUKY, the long-time host had an idea of what kind of radio show he wanted to do. 

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Live At WUKY
4:56 pm
Fri October 5, 2012

WATCH: Ben Sollee Performs "DIY" Live At WUKY

Ben Sollee

Lexington's own Ben Sollee stopped by WUKY to favor us with a couple songs from his newest record, Half-Made Man. Watch a simmering liver version of "DIY."

Arts & Music
1:27 pm
Fri September 28, 2012

LISTEN: Leon Redbone Interview

Leon Redbone

Natasha's Bistro & Bar welcomes Leon Redbone to the stage Saturday, September 29th. Get to know the man behind the music with an exclusive WUKY interview.

Arts & Music
1:24 pm
Fri September 28, 2012

LISTEN: Andrew Bird Interview

Andrew Bird

Andrew Bird brings his unique sound to UK's Singletary Center for the Arts Saturday, September 29th. Hear an exclusive WUKY interview with the man himself.

Arts & Music
2:00 pm
Tue September 25, 2012

Win Tickets And Backstage Passes To Andrew Bird

Andrew Bird comes to UK's Singletary Center Saturday, September 29 and you could win two tickets and backstage passes! To enter, simply visit WUKY's Facebook page and tell us why you want to see Andrew Bird.

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Arts & Music
11:44 am
Tue September 18, 2012

WATCH: Ben Folds Five New Viral Video

Ben Folds Five with Fraggle Rock

You've heard Ben Folds Five's latest single, "Do It Anyway," on WUKY's Rock & Roots. Now the video, which features muppets from Fraggle Rock, is taking over the internet.

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Arts & Music
12:52 pm
Wed September 12, 2012

CD Central Top 10 New Albums

See the top records on sale at CD Central this week.

Arts & Music
12:33 pm
Wed September 12, 2012

WATCH: Ben Sollee's "Unfinished"

From NPR: Ben Sollee's forthcoming album Half Made Man positively soars, with cellos used to feed the drama and fuel Sollee's ruminations on the pursuit of meaning in modern life. Watch "Unfinished" below.