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May 24, 2013
Arts & Culture
A Conversation With Erika Brady Bowling Green, KY (2011-11-22) A conversation with Erika Brady, long-time co-host of Barren River Breakdown on WKU Public Radio. Her work on this show earned her the Governor's Media Award in the Arts this year. She's also a faculty member in the Department of Folk Studies and Anthropology at WKU. She spoke with Station Manager Peter Bryant.
Dr. Lynwood Montell at 80 Bowling Green, Ky (2011-11-10) This special program is devoted to the work of Dr. Lynwood Montell. He was a professor in the WKU Department of Folk Studies and Anthropology for many years, and is the author of over 20 books about folk life and stories in our region. Produced by WKU Folk Studies graduate student Rachel Hopkin on the occasion of Dr. Montell's 80th birthday this year.
Banjo Maker Arthur Hatfield Bowling Green, KY (2011-10-07) Arthur Hartfield is a Bluegrass banjo player and maker from Rocky Hill, KY. Hatfield started off in a traveling Bluegrass band, but decided he preferred to stay home and became a cabinet maker while playing in local bands. When he retired from cabinet making he decided to start professionally making banjos. This is the latest in an ongoing series of features produced for WKU Public Radio by WKU Folk Studies graduate student Rachel Hopkin.
The Vintage Sound Collections of Freeman Kitchens Bowling Green, KY (2011-08-24) A new exhibition at the Kentucky Museum on the WKU Campus in Bowling Green chronicles the work of Freeman Kitchens. For decades his store, housed in the post office in Drake, Kentucky, has been a magnet for collectors and music enthusiasts from around the world. WKU Folk Studies graduate student Rachel Hopkin reports.
Pianist Susan Kagan Discusses the Impact of Ferdinand Ries Bowling Green, KY (2011-07-13) Ferdinand Ries is known mainly through his connection with Beethoven. He was gifted and prolific. Pianist Susan Kagan plays his music and explains why Ries is important. Lee Stott has more.........
Gospel Singer John Edmonds Documentary Bowling Green, KY (2011-06-06) Bowling Green's John Edmonds has had a long and varied career, and is an important part of the regional gospel music scene. WKU Folk Studies graduate student Rachel Hopkin produced this documentary about the internationally-recognized musician.
Bowling Green's Celebrated Gospel Singer John Edmonds Bowling Green, KY (2011-06-02) Bowling Green's John Edmonds has had a long and varied career, and is an important part of the regional gospel music scene. WKU Folk Studies graduate student Rachel Hopkin produced this preview of her upcoming radio documentary about this internationally-recognized musician.