Constance Alexander http://wkms.org en Western Ky. Theater, Poet Win Governor's Awards http://wkms.org/post/western-ky-theater-poet-win-governors-awards <p>The Kentucky Arts Council has honored an area theater and a writer with &nbsp;<a href="http://migration.kentucky.gov/Newsroom/kyarts/GovArtsAwards2014.htm">Governor's Awards in the Arts</a>.</p><p> Wed, 09 Jul 2014 18:14:09 +0000 Allison Crawford 41937 at http://wkms.org Western Ky. Theater, Poet Win Governor's Awards How Community Groups Can Book Speakers for Events http://wkms.org/post/how-community-groups-can-book-speakers-events <p>Kate Lochte speaks with Constance Alexander, Kentucky Humanities Council presenter and Murray State TQI Faculty Scholar and poet, on how community groups can book speakers for events. They talk about the Kentucky Humanities Council and how Constance became involved and one of her topics, "Connecting People and Place," about the people who used to live in and around what is now the general&nbsp;LBL area. They also talk about memories of WWII and its impact on society.</p><p> Wed, 07 Aug 2013 16:13:03 +0000 Kate Lochte 33785 at http://wkms.org How Community Groups Can Book Speakers for Events Teaching Poetry to Kids and Recording for Radio http://wkms.org/post/teaching-poetry-kids-and-recording-radio <p>Murray State’s Teacher Quality Institute’s Constance Alexander brings poetry to the studio on <em>Sounds Good</em> today. She’s produced Poetry Minutes for WKMS over the past several years. In the conversation, she reads some of the poems written by area school kids for the project, and talks about teaching poetry to kids, how to interpret&nbsp;something like a photo or painting using carefully constructed words.</p><p><a href="http://wkms.org/post/poetry-minutes-2013-picturing-america">Click here to listen to this year's Poetry Minutes</a>.</p><p><em>Bonus:</em> <a href="http://wkms.org/poetry-minutes-2012-journey-stories">Here's last year's Poetry Minutes</a>!</p><p> Mon, 08 Apr 2013 22:37:02 +0000 Kate Lochte 30307 at http://wkms.org Teaching Poetry to Kids and Recording for Radio The (Not So Smooth) Time Warner Transition http://wkms.org/post/not-so-smooth-time-warner-transition <p>What happens when a regional cable service changes hands? Not so much, according to commentator Constance Alexander.</p><p> Mon, 04 Jun 2012 21:47:55 +0000 Constance Alexander & Matt Markgraf 18226 at http://wkms.org The (Not So Smooth) Time Warner Transition