Connections with Renee Shaw
Renee visits DV8 Kitchen, a restaurant and bakery in Lexington that provides second chance employment opportunities for people in substance abuse recovery who are trying to redirect their lives. She speaks with Rob and Diane Perez about their vision for the restaurant and its support from the community. Renee also talks with employees at the eatery to hear their stories of recovery and how DV8 Kitchen helps them.
Bill Nye has a mission: to stop the spread of anti-scientific thinking across the world. The former star of the kids show "Bill Nye The Science Guy" is now advocating for the importance of science, research and discovery in public life. With exclusive access and plenty of whimsy, the film follows Nye as he takes off his Science Guy lab coat and takes on those who deny a science-based worldview.
Lines of Sight
This award-winning documentary reveals the story behind a daring new art form called "Lineillism" developed by Kentucky-born painter Jim Hall. He created the style of painting using vertical lines after nearly being blinded by a case of the Shingles virus.
The South Union Shakers in Auburn were a progressive community, the Capital City Museum highlights Frankfort's bourbon heritage, West End School in Louisville empowers its students and its community, and The LEXington Theatre Company brings in Broadway stars to work with Broadway hopefuls.
This week, we're squirrel hunting with Darrell and his dog Willie, taking a look at the new Kentucky state record archery turkey, and fishing the Alabama Rig on Laurel Lake.
Meet the men and women who make their living cleaning our shoes. From New York to Tokyo and beyond, The Art of the Shine travels the world to give you an insider’s view of this overlooked profession. People around the world have turned to shoe shining to provide for themselves and their families. These are their stories.
The Breaks: Centuries of Struggle
The 19th century witnessed the Breaks Canyon ('Grand Canyon of the South') become a coveted area for settlers, moonshiners, railroaders, and lumberjacks. As resource exploitation grew, a citizen-led preservation movement emerged and would rescue the Breaks from becoming just another lost Appalachian treasure. This documentary looks at the past, present, and future of the Breaks as it continues to be under threat today.
75 Years of Keeneland: A Look Back
In this 2011 KET special program we see Keeneland through the eyes and memories of three former Keeneland presidents as the Bluegrass race track marked its 75th anniversary. The 2018 Spring Meet runs April 6 - April 27.