Gov. Steve Beshear honors Kentuckians for their achievements in the performing and visual arts. Recipients include journalist Al Smith, founding host of KET's "Comment on Kentucky," Appalachian artist Linda Pigman Fifield, teacher Nathan Link, sculptor Willie Rascoe, Dave Shuffett, former host of KET's "Kentucky Life," and musician Sam Bush.
State lawmakers have big hopes heading into the 2016 for legislation regarding education, right to work, tort reform, the minimum wage, and a host of other policy goals. But all of those debates will pale in comparison to the primary challenge facing the next General Assembly. Money.
Follow actors as they go through the audition and extensive preparation project to join the Kentucky Humanities Council's Kentucky Chautauqua program. The program includes portrayals of Daniel Boone, Simon Kenton, Col. Harland Sanders, Lucy Bakewell Audubon, Mary Settles, and other characters from Kentucky history.
Explore finely crafted handmade instruments and the world renowned artists who play them, including Jake Shimabukuro with his Kamaka ukulele, Joan Baez with her Martin guitar, Scotty Barnhart of the Count Basie Orchestra with his David Monette trumpet, Rhiannon Giddens with her James Hartel banjo, Tony Ellis with his Stelling banjo, timpanist Joseph Pereira, and mallet maker Jason Ginter.
Celebrate Covington's bicentennial and see why this Northern Kentucky city has had a major impact in the region; the history of Daviess County on its 200th anniversary; country singer Marty Brown attempts a comeback from a Nashville recording studio and his Simpson County home; and in Ashland, three brothers give Mexican cuisine a Southern California spin at Suplex Tacos.
Dr. R. Albert Mohler, Jr., president of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, discusses his new book, We Cannot Be Silent.
In recent years, breakthroughs in treating colitis and Crohn’s disease through medication have dramatically reduced the need for surgery. Dr. Jeff Tuvlin, MD, a gastroenterologist at KentuckyOne Health, explains treatment options.
Kentucky has the second highest smoking rate in the entire country. This episode looks at the policies, programs, and community solutions needed to reduce our dependence on tobacco and create a healthier Kentucky.