Kala Dunn

Administrative Assistant, Rick's Kitchen Sink Producer

Kala Dunn is a native of Princeton, Ky. She’s a 2006 graduate of the Interlochen Arts Academy with a concentration in flute performance and a 2010 graduate of Murray State University with a B.M. in piano performance. Her hobbies include yoga, kayaking, reading, running, and listening to music. She lives in Hamlin, Ky.

Ways to Connect

The Austin Peay State University Department of Music holds its Sixth Annual Holiday Dinner this Friday and Saturday night at 7 in the Morgan University Center. The formal sit-down dinner features APSU music students performing vocal and instrumental holiday selections. The menu includes salad and a salmon, steak, pork, or vegetarian dinner entrée. Reservations are required. 

The Town & Gown Chorale and the Town & Gown Community Band present a combined Christmas concert at First Baptist Church in Murray this Friday night at 7. The chorale is led by Dr. Bradley Almquist, and the band is led by Dr. Derek Jones. The performance is free and the public is invited to attend. 

A reception celebrating the 1980s Murray Community Chorus and its director, Dr. Irma Collins, is this Sunday afternoon from 2 to 4 at the Calloway County Public Library. There will be historic memorabilia and music from the chorus’s performances. Former chorus members, members of the community, and those who enjoyed the chorus’s performances from 1980-1984 are invited to attend. 

Angels Attic Thrift Shop holds its annual Christmas Bazaar this Saturday from 9 to 3. Angels Attic Thrift Store funds the Angels Community Clinic and the Gentry House for homeless families, and provides assistance to other local agencies.

In honor of Samuel Clemens’s 180th birthday, Robert Valentine presents “Twain Remembers” Monday night at 7:30 in Murray State University’s Johnson Theatre. The one-night performance features Valentine’s interpretation of American author and humorist Mark Twain. Admission proceeds benefit Playhouse in the Park and the MSU Department of Theatre. 

The Nature Station at Land Between the Lakes invites kids to make animal snowflakes tomorrow from 11 to 1. Several different patterns are provided, allowing kids to cut out a colorful snowflake with an animal design hidden in its folds. The craft is free with admission to the Nature Station. 

There’s a Murray Community Thanksgiving Dinner tomorrow. A non-denominational worship service starts at 11, and the dinner is from 11:30 to 1 at the Murray Banquet Center. This year’s dinner is hosted by Soup for the Soul. Volunteers and donations are needed. 

Fourth graders are invited to participate in the Every Kid in a Park program, which grants children and their immediate families fee-free access to the Homeplace 1850s Far and the Woodlands Nature Station at Land Between the Lakes. Obtain a paper pass, good through August 31, 2016, by visiting everykidinapark.gov.

The Homeplace at Land Between the Lakes hosts Christmas in 1850 this Saturday afternoon from 1 to 4 at Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area. The afternoon’s events include visiting Santa Claus, making traditional Christmas decorations, tasting homemade Christmas treats, singing carols, and more. Photos with Santa are welcome. 

The University of Tennessee at Martin hosts its 12th Annual Empty Bowls event tomorrow from 11 to 1 at the Fine Arts Building Little Theatre. Guests receive a handmade bowl and soup lunch in exchange for donations. Proceeds support the hunger relief efforts of We Care Inc.