Kim Baker recalls watching the gala grand opening of the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts when she was a child. Her television flashed pictures of Charlton Heston, Jessye Norman, Douglas Fairbanks, Jr., and other celebrities walking the red carpet into the shiny new performing arts complex that opened in downtown Louisville in 1983. The venue is known as the Kentucky Center, or Kentucky Center for the Arts, or simply, KCA.
Some animal species congregate in huge groups. Icelandic puffins form colonies of more than a million, which provides shared information about food sources and reduces the odds of being attacked. Social spiders in Ecuador gather by the thousands to capture large prey. Leaf cutter ants in Costa Rica build enormous acre-wide cities to house multimillion-citizen colonies.
Discover the story of legendary musician Jascha Heifetz (1901-1987), the first truly modern violin virtuoso. This documentary portrays an artist for whom only perfection would do through vintage performances, master classes and Heifetz’ previously unseen home movies.
Candidates seeking the Republican nomination for state Attorney General appeared on Monday’s edition of Kentucky Tonight on KET. Here’s a recap of what contenders Michael Hogan and Whitney Westerfield said about themselves and their perspectives on being the commonwealth’s chief law enforcement officer.
The landmark Supreme Court of the United States case Bush v. Gore decided the disputed 2000 presidential election between George W. Bush and Vice President Al Gore. It was also ...
The 1968 My Lai massacre, its subsequent cover-up, and the heroic efforts of the soldiers who broke ranks to try to halt the atrocities, and then bring them to light.
In this KET Special Report, we examine the unique challenges facing teenagers in today's society and explore strategies that ensure every adolescent arrives at adulthood protected and prepared.
"Frontline" investigates American-born terrorist David Coleman Headley, who helped plan the deadly 2008 siege on Mumbai. In collaboration with ProPublica, the film reveals how secret electronic surveillance missed catching the Mumbai plotters, and how Headley planned another Charlie Hebdo-like assault against a Danish newspaper.
Lined by some of the world's finest museums and dotted with monuments to the country's most revered figures, the National Mall presents a timeless and eternal image. From its conception in 1791 by French-born artist and engineer Pierre L'Enfant to its present-day status as one of the most familiar and cherished icons of our democracy, the story of the Mall is the story of America.