Eight half-hour programs highlight the rich cultural heritage of rural and urban Kentucky. Each program features Kentuckians from different communities, walks of life, and ethnic backgrounds who represent aspects of traditional culture in their work, play, art, and religious lives. A 1998 KET production.
All Past Episodes
28:28 | #108
The Old Regular Baptists, homemade Catholic shrines, the art of rangoli, and Cherokee lore.
28:25 | #107
Focuses on gospel music, funeral and burial rites, traditional Hindu mehendi body decoration, and Cherokee religious traditions.
28:11 | #106
Old-time methods of fence building, shake and chair making, and hunting with hounds.
28:30 | #105
Heirloom seeds; traditions of gardening, canning, weaving, and quilting; and a folk-art gathering.
28:46 | #104
Community holiday celebrations, the Dirt Bowl Homecoming, homemade Halloween figures, and a long-standing Saturday-night community dance.
25:59 | #103
Kentucky folk musicians from a variety of cultures and traditional marbles games.
28:36 | #102
Traditions of river work, mussel brailling, and trucking and the importance of food in cultural identity.
28:30 | #101
An Owensboro music impresario, a ginseng hunter, a farrier, two whiskey tasters, and a tobacco farmer discuss the traditions of their occupations. A KET production.