ARTS

American Experience

Mount Rushmore

An obsessed artist struggles against bankruptcy, public indifference, and a brutal terrain, to build the great American monument, Mount Rushmore. High on a granite cliff in South Dakota's Black Hills tower the huge carved faces of four American presidents: George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln, and Theodore Roosevelt. Together they constitute the world's largest piece of sculpture.

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Poldark | Episode 2

Determined to open his risky copper mine, Poldark seeks backers. Verity’s big chance leads to a showdown.

Last Tango in Halifax

See how an unexpected visitor forces Alan to think about his past, making Gillian and Caroline anxious — his decision to keep his secret from Celia is bound to backfire. Meanwhile, Caroline and pregnant Kate set a date for their wedding.

The Crimson Field

The hospital readies for a convoy of new patients. With resources stretched, Sister Joan sees a chance for the volunteers’ skills to be put to good use, but Sister Margaret doesn’t think they’re ready to take on new responsibilities.

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One to One with Bill Goodman

He’s Got the Music in Him

Bill talks with Scott Terrell, music director of the Lexington Philharmonic.

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Poldark

After fighting for England in the American Revolution, Poldark returns home to Cornwall and finds wrenching change. He loses one close friend and gains another.

The Crimson Field

Follow Kitty, Flora and Rosalie, volunteer nurses who work in a tented field hospital. As they settle into their first day, it soon becomes clear that no training could ever have prepared them for the reality of working near the frontline.

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One to One with Bill Goodman

The State of the Arts in Kentucky

Jane Chu, chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts, and Lori Meadows, executive director of the Kentucky Arts Council, discuss arts in Kentucky.

In Performance at the White House: Women of Soul

Aretha Franklin, Melissa Etheridge, Patti LaBelle, Jill Scott, Janelle Monáe, Tessanne Chin, and Ariana Grande bring blues, jazz, soul, R&B, and Rock and Roll together at the White House.

Jean Ritchie, Traditional Kentucky Folk Musician, Dies at 92

Folk music legend Jean Ritchie died June 1 in Berea. Born in Perry County in 1922, Ritchie became known as the mother of folk music. She released more than 30 albums over 50 years and she collaborated with numerous musicians including Johnny Cash and Emmylou Harris.

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