alhambra theatre http://wkms.org en Lights, Camera, Action! Historic Theatres of Hopkinsville on Display http://wkms.org/post/lights-camera-action-historic-theatres-hopkinsville-display <p>"Lights, Camera, Action!&nbsp;Hopkinsville Goes to the Show" &nbsp;is the featured summer exhibit at the Museums of Historic Hopkinsville-Chrsitian&nbsp;County. Executive Director Alissa Keller takes us on a walk through the history of Hopkinsville's&nbsp;early 20th century theatres, including the first "moving picture show" and the first "air cooled" building on<em> Sounds Good</em> today.</p><p> Thu, 17 Jul 2014 21:00:36 +0000 Kate Lochte & Matt Markgraf 42174 at http://wkms.org Lights, Camera, Action! Historic Theatres of Hopkinsville on Display Steep Canyon Rangers Play Alhambra Theatre in Hopkinsville Tonight http://wkms.org/post/steep-canyon-rangers-play-alhambra-theatre-hopkinsville-tonight <p>The Steep Canyon Rangers often tour with Steve Martin, notably&nbsp;on <em>A Prairie Home Companion</em>, won "Entertainers of the Year" from the International Bluegrass Music Association, and recently received a Grammy for Best Bluegrass Album, for "Nobody Knows You." &nbsp;Tonight, the Pennyroyal Arts Council presents "A Night With the Steep Canyon Rangers" at the Alhambra Theater. On <em>Sounds Good</em>, Tracy Ross speaks with the band's banjo player, vocalist and songwriter Graham Sharp.</p><p><em>Listen to the conversation:</em></p><p> Fri, 13 Jun 2014 16:42:20 +0000 Tracy Ross 41281 at http://wkms.org Steep Canyon Rangers Play Alhambra Theatre in Hopkinsville Tonight Nashville Actor 'Finds' Nat King Cole in Hopkinsville http://wkms.org/post/nashville-actor-finds-nat-king-cole-hopkinsville <p>The famous Route 66 makes a path through Hopkinsville&nbsp;on February 8. Nashville-based actor Jeff Obafemi Carr brings his one-man performance <em>Route 66: Finding Nat King Cole</em> to the Alhambra Theatre for an evening of stories and tapestry of tribute to the late jazz musician. He previews the upcoming performance with Kate Lochte on <em>Sounds Good</em>.</p><p> Thu, 30 Jan 2014 21:07:18 +0000 Kate Lochte 38391 at http://wkms.org Nashville Actor 'Finds' Nat King Cole in Hopkinsville Hopkinsville Theatre Meets Fundraising Goal for Digital Projector http://wkms.org/post/hopkinsville-theatre-meets-fundraising-goal-digital-projector <p>Hopkinsville’s Alhambra Theatre will begin showing movies again this fall, thanks to a successful fundraiser. The Alhambra raised $36,000 for a digital projection system and a new screen.</p><p>Donations included $15,000 from the city of Hopkinsville and $5,000 from the Christian County Fiscal Court.</p><p><a href="http://wkms.org/post/meet-pennyroyal-arts-councils-new-executive-director">Pennyroyal Arts Council Executive Director Margaret Prim</a> said the theatre will show movies as special events, rather than daily programming.</p><p> Mon, 24 Jun 2013 17:52:28 +0000 John Null 32429 at http://wkms.org Hopkinsville Theatre Meets Fundraising Goal for Digital Projector Barta Retires as Arts Council Director http://wkms.org/post/barta-retires-arts-council-director <p>The Pennyroyal Arts Council Executive Director will retire at the end of December. Carol Barta leaves the organization after eight years. Barta’s tenure included overseeing the renovation of Hopkinsville’s Alhambra Theatre, which was completed in 2008. Pennyroyal Arts Council Board President Ann Nichols says a search committee is in the process of looking for a new director. Thu, 13 Sep 2012 16:58:41 +0000 Angela Hatton 22050 at http://wkms.org Barta Retires as Arts Council Director