Kentucky

An Overview of Louisville's Parks

Featuring 18 parks and 6 parkways, Louisville's park system could be considered the crown jewel of Frederick Law Olmsted's career. Louisville Life kicks off a season-long look at the city's park system. The Olmsted Conservancy is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year. Watch Video

What's It Worth?

Expert appraisers examine the history and value of a Harvey Joiner painting and a signed Neil Armstrong photograph in the season premiere of Kentucky Collectibles. In addition, Amy Hess travels to the Kentucky Folk Art Center in Morehead for a look at the Chester Cornett rocking chair exhibit. • Saturday, Nov. 1 at 4:30/3:30 pm on KET

Dave Does It!

From ballroom dancing to roofing to trophy fishing, Kentucky Life host Dave Shuffett has tackled just about anything for the "Dave Does It!" segments of the program. Here's a sampling of the 16 segments that have aired since 2009.

Ballroom Dancing: Ballroom dancing is all the rage, and Dave travels to Covington for lessons at the Baker Hunt Art and Cultural Center.

Roofing: Armed with shingles and the knowledge that a house is only as good as its roof, Dave gets his on-the-job training from Ray Nolan Roofing in Louisville.

Trophy Fishing: What does it take to land a trophy fish? Dave's guide is Bobby Gentry, who teaches Dave a casting technique called "the Float-n-Fly."

Celebrating a Ballerina

Louisville native Wendy Whelan gave her last performance on Oct. 18 as principal dancer with the New York City Ballet, retiring after a 30-year ballet career. Watch performance segments and interviews in KET's Emmy-nominated documentary "Wendy Whelan: Moments of Grace." Watch Video

Gatewood

Few politicians have left as colorful and unique a legacy as Kentucky’s Gatewood Galbraith. The Lexington attorney ran for governor five times before his death in 2012. Gatewood, a half-hour documentary by independent filmmakers Chris Iovenko and Tom Thurman, takes an in-depth look at Galbraith's 1995 gubernatorial campaign. "People really appreciate honesty," Galbraith says in an interview. "... They just want an honest answer, even if it's something they disagree with it. They want an honest answer. Somebody who stands for something." Watch Video

Cold Treats in Louisville

Have you ever had an "Orange Cow"? How about a "Fat Elvis"? Louisville Life features three mouth-watering "treateries": the Dairy Del in Schnitzelburg, the Dairy Kastle on Eastern Parkway, and Barrel of Fun Ice Cream in south Louisville. Watch Video

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