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Country Music: A Film by Ken Burns – Free Preview Screening in Bowling Green
Monday August 26 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm CDT
Join KET in Bowling Green for a free exclusive sneak peek at Ken Burns’ new documentary Country Music. Explore the remarkable stories of the people and places behind a true American art form.
The evening begins at 5:30 pm CT with a reception at Capitol Arts Center, followed by the 45-minute film screening. The screening is followed by remarks from Jody Flener, executive director of the Ohio County Tourism Commission and head of the Bill Monroe Homeplace in Rosine, Ky.
The event will also feature a door-prize giveaway and a prize for the best country-music inspired outfit. Must be present to win.
The eight-part Country Music begins Sunday, Sept. 15 at 8/7 pm on KET.
This event is free, but reservations are required:
Funding for Country Music was provided by Bank of America, the Annenberg Foundation, the Arthur Vining Davis Foundations, Belmont University, Tennessee Department of Tourist Development, the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, Rosalind P. Walter and by members of ‘The Better Angels Society,’ including: The Blavatnik Family Foundation, the Schwartz/Reisman Foundation, the Pfeil Foundation, Diane and Hal Brierley, John and Catherine Debs, the Fullerton Family Charitable Fund, the Perry and Donna Golkin Family Foundation, Jay Alix and Una Jackman, Mercedes T. Bass, Fred and Donna Seigel, Gilchrist and Amy Berg, James R. Berdell Foundation, David Bonderman, Deborah P. and Jonathan T. Dawson, Senator Bill and Tracy Frist, Susan and David Kreisman, Rocco and Debby Landesman, Lillian Lovelace, John and Leslie McQuown, Mindy’s Hope Foundation, the Segal Family Foundation, Michelle Smith. Major funding was provided by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and PBS.