Web site: http://www.ket.org/inperformance/
Showcases the dynamic variety of Kentucky artist and arts groups, as well as the state's contributions to American culture. The series is a partnerships among the Governor's Office (Special Projects and the Governor's Mansion); the Secretary's Office, Cabinet for Education, Arts, and Humanities; and KET.
The Poetry of Jazz/The Jazz of Poetry #402
Features music by the Mike Tracy Quartet, readings by Frank X Walker and two former Governor's School for the Arts students, and a performance by jazz singer Gayle King of Louisville. A 2000 KET production.
- KETKY Monday, March 17 at 8:00 pm EDT
- KETKY Wednesday, March 19 at midnight EDT
- KETKY Wednesday, March 19 at noon EDT
Features music from three different perspectives: the Lexington Singers, a community chorus; the River City Drum Corp, a group of young percussionists who perform traditional African rhythms; and the Kentucky Opry, a cast of instrumentalists and singers who take a "down-home" approach to entertainment. A 2000 KET production taped at the Mountain Arts Center in Prestonsburg.
- KETKY Monday, March 24 at 8:00 pm EDT
- KETKY Wednesday, March 26 at midnight EDT
- KETKY Wednesday, March 26 at noon EDT
Ballads and Blues #602
Tanita Gaines' powerful voice has been compared to Aretha Franklin's. Jonell Mosser has sung backup for artists such as Etta James, B.B. King, and Bonnie Raitt. These two Kentucky artists perform old standards, blues, jazz, country, and rock 'n' roll with their own bands, then share the stage for two encores. A noted member of Gaines' band is Reese Wynans, whose career includes backing up blues great Stevie Ray Vaughan. A 2002 KET production.
- KETKY Monday, April 21 at 8:00 pm EDT
- KETKY Wednesday, April 23 at midnight EDT
- KETKY Wednesday, April 23 at noon EDT
Series Premiere: Showcase of Kentucky Talent #101
A mini-gala spotlighting Kentucky performing artists: Tim Lake and the Little Big Band, students from the Governor's School for the Arts, Miss Kentucky Veronica Duka, and Everett McCorvey and Alicia Helm. Sky Yancey hosts. A 1997 KET production.
- KETKY Monday, April 28 at 8:00 pm EDT
- KETKY Wednesday, April 30 at midnight EDT
- KETKY Wednesday, April 30 at noon EDT
Official web site: http://www.ket.org/inperformance/
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