SOAR Summit Coverage
More than a thousand Kentuckians signed up to attend the day-long "SOAR: Shaping Our Appalachian Region" Summit on Monday, Dec. 9, at the East Kentucky Expo Center in Pikeville. Organized by Gov. Steve Beshear and U.S. Rep. Hal Rogers, the summit brought people together to generate ideas and lay the groundwork for an economic action plan. KET covered the event in its entirety, 9 am-5 pm on KETKY and online.
Watch Highlights Program
A one-hour program with highlights, Shaping Our Appalachian Region: SOAR Summit, hosted by Renee Shaw and Bill Goodman, includes excerpts from the summit and a discussion with Governor Beshear and Congressman Rogers.
• Watch the Highlights Program
Notes from the Summit at Bill's Eye Blog
If you weren't able to watch the live broadcast, you can read about how it unfolded on Bill Goodman's blog, Bill's Eye, and on Twitter. Online producer John Gregory, associate producers Kara Ferguson and Ali Ord, and Goodman provided updates throughout the day.
Comment on Kentucky
A Revolution in Thinking
KET's Bill Goodman interviews the University of Kentucky's John Nash, Ph.D., and Extreme by Design filmmaker Ralph King on One to One with Bill Goodman. King offers an overview of the film, and Nash explains how his UK students help to implement human-centered "design thinking" concepts—such as collaboration and user empathy—in Kentucky schools. • Tuesday, Dec. 10 at 7:30/6:30 pm on KET2
How do you make affordable products to meet the basic needs of the world's poor? The new PBS documentary Extreme by Design follows Stanford University students from the first day of a course called Entrepreneurial Design for Extreme Affordability and ends a year later when they return to Asia to test their products in the field. • Wednesday, Dec. 11 at 10/9 pm on KET | Learn more
2013 Governor's Awards
in the Arts
Kentuckians are honored for achievements in the performing and visual arts in the 2013 Governor's Awards in the Arts. | Watch Video
The hour-long program features short segments about each of the recipients: potter Laura Ross; 21c Museum Hotel; International Bluegrass Music Museum in Owensboro; Lexington Children's Theatre; Edward White, the founder of Louisville's River City Drum Corp; the Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea; journalist Tom Eblen; Actors Theatre of Louisville; and Covington philanthropists Oakley and Eva Farris.
KET on the Radio
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