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Web site: http://www.ket.org/inperformance/

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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.

TV Schedule

Kentucky Programming Salute to American Music #603
A musical journey through American history, beginning with brass band music of the mid-1800s as performed by Saxton's Cornet Band. Pianist Ray Johnson of Louisville follows with a salute to America's music, jazz, paying special homage to Duke Ellington. The Juggernaut Jug Band winds up the evening with an eclectic mix of rousing tunes from the 1930s to contemporary times. A 2003 KET production.

  • KETKY Wednesday, July 1 at noon EDT
  • KETKY Thursday, July 2 at midnight EDT

Kentucky Programming 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, July 20 at 8:00 pm EDT
  • KETKY Wednesday, July 22 at noon EDT
  • KETKY Thursday, July 23 at midnight EDT

Kentucky Programming Prestonsburg #403
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, July 27 at 8:00 pm EDT
  • KETKY Wednesday, July 29 at noon EDT
  • KETKY Thursday, July 30 at midnight EDT

Kentucky Programming Spirited Sounds, Tall Tales, and Amazing Grace #501
Features Jason De La Rosa on Native American flute; the Roadside Theatre storytelling group performing a "Jack tale"; and Raison D'etre, a women's singing trio with a wide-ranging repertoire. Sky Yancey hosts. A 2001 KET production.

  • KETKY Monday, August 3 at 8:00 pm EDT
  • KETKY Wednesday, August 5 at noon EDT
  • KETKY Thursday, August 6 at midnight EDT

Kentucky Programming Madisonville #503
A concert from the Glema Mahr Center for the Arts in Madisonville spotlights Western Kentucky talent: the Murray State University Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Dennis Johnson; vocalist Janet Cunningham; a choral group from the Governor's School for the Arts; and nationally known flutist Jim Walker, originally from Muhlenberg County. A 1997 KET production.

  • KETKY Monday, August 10 at 8:00 pm EDT
  • KETKY Wednesday, August 12 at noon EDT
  • KETKY Thursday, August 13 at midnight EDT
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