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September 2020

A free virtual screening of POV: Portraits and Dreams

Thursday September 17, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
A black-and-white photograph of a boy holding a wire attached to an old camera while seated at a table next to his teacher, Wendy Ewald, who has her hand on the top of the camera.

You're invited to a special screening of a new documentary from POV called "Portraits and Dreams". Thirty-five years ago, photographer Wendy Ewald published the book, Portraits and Dreams: Photographs and Stories by Children of the Appalachians, a collaboration between her and her Letcher County students. She asked them to photograph the things closest to them, including their hopes and dreams. “It opened up a whole new way of making pictures for them,” she said. In “Portraits and Dreams,” a new…

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October 2020

Free Photography Workshop: My Kentucky – Places

Saturday October 24, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - Saturday October 31, 2020 @ 4:30 pm EDT
Scrubby, brown grass in the foreground; trees in the mid-ground; and white clouds against a blue sky in the background.

Inspired by photographer Wendy Ewald and a new documentary from Appalshop and POV called, "Portraits and Dreams," we're offering Kentuckians a set of workshops with the theme, "My Kentucky." In these virtual workshops, you will learn how to see your environments and the people around you in a new way. Discover how incorporating a sense of storytelling into your photographs can elevate your work. Description: This workshop will include an illustrated discussion on the art of photography and using a…

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November 2020

Free Photography Workshop: My Kentucky – Family & Tradition

Sunday November 8, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - Sunday November 15, 2020 @ 4:30 pm EST
A young man in a yellow shirt does a back flip off a hay bale in a field with other hale bales and a blue sky dotted with clouds in the background.

Inspired by photographer Wendy Ewald and a new documentary from Appalshop and POV called, "Portraits and Dreams," we're offering Kentuckians a set of workshops with the theme, "My Kentucky." In these virtual workshops, you will learn how to see your environments and the people around you in a new way. Discover how incorporating a sense of storytelling into your photographs can elevate your work. Description: By using storytelling elements in your photographs, you'll move from taking snapshots to creating portraits…

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Free Videography Workshop: My Kentucky

Saturday November 14, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - Saturday November 21, 2020 @ 4:30 pm EST
On the left, a man dressed in a backward black baseball cap and t-shirt on the left uses a video camera on a tripod and a woman on the right with blue-streaked dark hair and in a black t-shirt holds a piece of paper in front of the videocamera lens. In the background are green trees and darker green hills with clouds nestled among them.

Inspired by photographer Wendy Ewald and a new documentary from Appalshop and POV called, "Portraits and Dreams," we're offering Kentuckians a set of workshops with the theme, "My Kentucky." In these virtual workshops, you will learn how to see your environments and the people around you in a new way. Discover how incorporating a sense of storytelling into your videos can elevate your work. Description: Appalshop's student videographers really dig deep to capture the Kentucky stories in universal issues such…

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December 2020

Healing Childhood Trauma Virtual Screening and Panel Discussion

Tuesday December 8, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm EST
A close-up of a child grasping an adult's hand with rays of sun in the background.

Traumatic experiences in childhood are far more common than we know. Without intervention and treatment, the toll of this trauma can have devastating effects on both mental and physical health, sometimes even leading to shorter, sicker lives. On Tuesday, Dec. 8, at 4/3 pm, KET presents a screening and panel discussion focused on the research surrounding trauma and toxic stress and how clinicians, advocates and community leaders are striving to create a culture of prevention and resilience. Host Renee Shaw…

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July 2021

Walter Tevis: A Writer’s Gambit Preview & Reception

Thursday July 8, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm EDT
The program logo laid over a collaged image of billiard balls on a pool table and chess pieces.

Celebrate the premiere of KET’s newest documentary, Walter Tevis: A Writer’s Gambit, at the 21c Museum Hotel in Lexington on Thursday, July 8! The film explores the complex life and brilliant career of this Kentucky writer. His novels The Hustler, The Man Who Fell to Earth, and The Color of Money were all adapted into major motion pictures, and The Queen's Gambit (based on his book of the same name) has become one of the most popular and critically acclaimed…

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September 2021

‘Muhammad Ali’: A Kentucky Conversation

Thursday September 16, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm EDT
A close-up of Muhammad Ali looking back over his left shoulder along with the Muhammad Ali logo in gold and the words A KENTUCKY CONVERSATION.

‘Muhammad Ali’: A Kentucky Conversation will premiere on Facebook and YouTube. This event will feature a panel discussion moderated by KET’s Renee Shaw, reflecting on Ali’s life and impact.

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April 2022

The Farmer & The Foodie Preview: Louisville

Tuesday April 26 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
The hosts for The Farmer & The Foodie along with the show logo.

Join KET and the hosts of The Farmer & The Foodie in Louisville for a celebration of the new season, and all things good food.

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The Farmer & The Foodie Preview: Lexington

Thursday April 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
The hosts for The Farmer & The Foodie along with the show logo.

Join KET and the hosts of The Farmer & The Foodie in Lexington for a celebration of the new season, and all things good food.

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May 2022

Small Batch, Big Odds

Tuesday May 3 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
A collage consisting of a panel of red roses, a panel with a glass of Bourbon, a panel with a head-on shot of horses racing, and the event logo for the Small Batch, Big Odds event.

Whether you’re a casual fan or connoisseur, enjoy tastings along with Bluegrass bites, handicap with a master distiller, and bid often and generously on a collection of vintage bourbons.

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