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 Murray State University department of music announces two upcoming recitals that are free and open to the community. Tonight at 6, there’s a piano trio recital featuring works by Arensky and Beethoven. And on Sunday there’s a Valentine’s Day recital by the MSU voice faculty at 3:30, featuring musical theatre selections such as “My Funny Valentine,” “Send in the Clowns,” “If Ever I Would Leave You,” and more. Both recitals are in the Performing Arts Hall of the Old Fine Arts Building. 

The Murray Art Guild offers a group drumming class this Saturday morning at 10. The hour-long drop-in class requires no previous experience, and instruments are provided. 

There’s a Regional Entrepreneur Conference on Wednesday, March 9, from 9 to 4 at Hopkinsville Community College. The keynote speaker is the founder of Gigi’s Cupcakes, and the conference features breakout sessions on business model, blogging, identity theft, disaster preparedness, and Quickbooks. The event is free, and lunch is provided. Preregistration is required. 

In honor of Black History Month, author Ted Franklin Belue speaks on "Black Indians and Black Mountain Men on the Frontier: Restoring a Vanishing Legacy" this Sunday afternoon at 2:30 at the Calloway County Public Library. Belue is a professor in the Murray State University department of history. The program is free and open to the public. 

Today’s the deadline for artists to submit work for inclusion in the Kentucky Arts Council’s “This is 50” visual art exhibit. The exhibit celebrates the arts council’s 50th anniversary and is displayed during Kentucky Crafted: The Market. Each artist can submit up to two entries. More information on the Kentucky Arts Council website

The Museums of Historic Hopkinsville-Christian County host “Edgar Cayce 101” tomorrow from 10:30 to noon at the Pennyroyal Area Museum. The event features a discussion about Cayce’s readings on diet and exercise, healing, and prayer and meditation. The event is free and open to the public. 

Playhouse in the Park presents Disney’s “The Little Mermaid” this Thursday, Friday, and Saturday night at 7 and Sunday afternoon at 2:30. Based on the classic animated film, the musical features a beautiful young mermaid who makes a bargain with an evil sea witch in order to pursue a human prince. The show is directed by Brad Brauser. 

Murray Main Street holds a Trivia Night on Friday, February 19, at the Murray Banquet Center. Doors open at 6 p.m., and play begins at 6:30 p.m. The format is teams of eight competing in seven rounds of ten questions, with cash prizes and door prizes awarded. Dinner is included, and a cash bar will be available. 

West Kentucky Community and Technical College holds a panel discussion titled “Real-life Reflections of the River” Tuesday night at 6:30 in the college’s Matheson Library. Panelists include Kat Russell, Hawkins Teague, DeWayne Visser, and Eli Stewart. The discussion is based on the WKCTC One Book Read of “Saints at the River” by Ron Rash. The event is free and open to the public. 

Market House Theatre holds Comedy Club, an alternative Saturday night entertainment for grades 6 through 12. Area teens participate in sketch comedy, fast-paced games, and think-on-your-feet situations. The first event is this Saturday night from 7:30 to 10 at the Studio Theatre. Pre-registration is required. 

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