Ken Grayson's extensive horse racing memorabilia collection goes back to the early days of the sport; former Triple Crown hopefuls share their home with the horses that spoiled their title hopes at Old Friends Thoroughbred retirement farm in Georgetown; and artists of Gallopalooza create colorful images on fiberglass horse statues to encourage local exploration and civic pride.
Rock singer Janis Joplin thrilled audiences and blazed new trails before her death at age 27. This never-before-seen extended film cut features additional archival performance footage and new interviews with Janice Joplin’s sister Laura Joplin and musicians influenced by Janis: Alecia Moore (a.k.a. Pink), Juliette Lewis, Melissa Etheridge and the film’s narrator, Chan Marshall, who is best known as indie rock star Cat Power.
Fred and Violet’s relationship grows stronger when a back injury forces Violet to put her beloved shop in Fred’s care, with unforeseen consequences. Across Poplar, another family unit appears to be broken before it’s begun, as new mother Roseanne’s past continues to haunt her, wreaking havoc on her family life.
Sister Julienne is impressed by the medical advances that are saving the lives of mothers and babies. But a traumatic birth raises moral questions for her which she struggles to answer. Trixie and Tom help the family, who begin to break apart under the pressure of this unplanned pregnancy.
Connections with Renee Shaw
Renee speaks with poet and author Crystal Wilkinson about her first novel, The Birds of Opulence. Wilkinson's novel addresses mental illness and continues her exploration of issues concerning the African American female experience in the South.
The couple behind Weaver's Bottom Craft Studio in Berea create textiles, cornshuck dolls, and Minecraft worlds of outstanding beauty; luthier Bryan England of Caneyville shows off his mandolin-making skills; and photographer David Stephenson breeds, raises, and races pedigreed pigeons in Lexington.