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Tuesday, December 14, 2004
at 8:00/7:00 pm CT on KET
Saturday, December 18, 2004
at 6:00/5:00 pm CT on KET2
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Mel begins this edition by introducing Derrick Riley, whose woodcut prints are in many private and public collectionsincluding those of Rutgers University, Boston College, and the College of Notre Dameand have appeared in numerous national and international shows. Derrick is studying for a masters at the University of Kentucky and says that his work, which comments on society through humor and pop-culture references, results from growing up at flea markets and watching Seinfeld and The Simpsons.
Next up is Nancy Bronner, editor of Arts Across Kentucky magazine. A nonprofit quarterly that promotes Kentuckys artists and craftspeople, Arts Across Kentucky features articles on individual artists and their work, from traditional to cutting-edge. The magazine offers an educational perspective on the processes and techniques they employ.
Our musical guest for the week is Bluegrass 101, a traditional bluegrass band based in Bardstown. Members Terry Waldridge, Mark Smith, Michael Yount, Vernon Drury, and Mark Royal have released four albums in their first decade together: Nobody Lives Here Anymore; Van Buren, Ky.; Bluegrass 101; and Live at Mackville.