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6:25 am
Wed April 23, 2014

Best of Show at the AQS Show Goes to Veteran Quilter from the Netherlands

This year's Best in Show at AQS
Credit Lance Dennee

The 30th anniversary American Quilter’s Society Quilt Show and Contest Best of Show goes to Ted Storm, a quilter from the Netherlands.  Meredith Schroeder, President of the American Quilter’s Society, was  complimentary of Storm's work.   

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Culture
7:40 am
Tue April 22, 2014

Vendors form Advisory Council for Barbecue on the River

Shane Parker convenes a gathering of barbecuers to form an advisory council.
Credit Lance Dennee

Nearly 40 people gathered to vote on whether to form an advisory board of vendors for Barbecue on the River to communicate with Barbecue Incorporated on successes, failures, and ways to improve the annual Paducah event.  The Monday meeting was comprised of mostly barbecuers, but the council will include barbecuers, other food vendors, and non-food vendors. 

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Culture
3:12 pm
Fri April 18, 2014

Common Beliefs Unite Christians, Messianic Jews During Passover Seder

David Hannigan begins the Seder at Murray Family Church as pastor Butch Seargent and his wife Jan Seargent sit by his side.
Whitney Jones WKMS

With Passover beginning this week, Jews across the world celebrate with a ceremonial feast called a Seder. But they aren’t the only ones holding the tradition. In Murray a small interfaith community breaks matzah together.

At Murray Family Church enough tables to seat 60 form a U for the annual Seder. Traditional Hebrew music plays softly in the background. Candles grace heavy burgundy tablecloths with matchbooks lying beside them.

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Culture
12:15 pm
Fri April 18, 2014

How Terrapin Station is Celebrating Record Store Day

"Indie record stores were the only music teachers I ever had. The world would be a dark and lonely place without them."- Neko Case, recordstoreday.com

Tomorrow (April 19) is Record Store Day. Conceived in 2007, it's a day of gathering at independent record stores around the world to celebrate and spread the word about the unique culture surrounding local music shops. Sounds Good co-host Austin Carter speaks with Tim Peyton, manager of Terrapin Station, a participating store in Murray about the day and what his store is doing to celebrate.

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Culture
4:25 pm
Tue April 15, 2014

Paducah Mayor Heading to China for Culture & Design Expo

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Two Paducah officials will visit China this weekend for the Suzhou International Culture & Design Industry Expo. Mayor Gayle Kaler and Mary Hammond of the Paducah Convention & Visitors Bureau will meet with local officials and visit various creative industries.

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Culture
1:33 pm
Tue April 15, 2014

Swing Into Spring 2014: Listen to the Broadcast

Listen to Swing Into Spring (mp3)  

“Swing into spring” this Friday with Murray State’s three big bands and two jazz combos!

Join us for a live broadcast this Friday at 7:30 or see the concert in person at historic Lovett Auditorium.

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Culture
11:56 am
Mon March 31, 2014

Wickliffe Mounds Open for 10th Season as State Historic Site

Lifeways Mural at Wickliffe Mounds

Native Americans now called Mississippian culture lived at the confluence of the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers around 1100 to 1350 AD. Wickliffe Mounds State Historic Site offers a window on this ancient community. Park Manager Carla Hildebrand spoke with Kate Lochte about this season's opening, Tuesday, April 1. 

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Culture
3:48 pm
Wed March 26, 2014

Columbia Theatre Control to Pass from City to Nonprofit

Paducah city officials are passing control of the historic downtown Columbia Theatre to a nonprofit group for renovation.

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Culture
2:11 pm
Wed March 26, 2014

The 22nd Annual Edgar Cayce Hometown Seminar

Hopkinsville native Edgar Cayce became a household name for allegedly possessing strange powers of mental telepathy. His purported psychic abilities to answer questions on health and other personal problems while in a trance garnered him worldwide fame. Museums of Hopkinsville Director Alissa Keller joins Kate on Sounds Good with events Friday through Sunday (March 28-30) remembering Cayce's legacy in the 22nd annual Edgar Cayce Hometown Seminar featuring experts and a hypnotist.

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Culture
2:49 pm
Thu March 20, 2014

"Irvin Cobb: Back Home" A Documentary

Budding Paducah Evening News reporter Irvin Cobb c. 1895 (seated left front, with poker).

Join us Sunday, March 30 at 9 a.m. for the story of Irvin Cobb: Back Home.

Irvin Cobb's name can be found throughout western Kentucky. It graces a bridge, a resort, a hotel, and a golf tournament. But despite being one of the most famous writers of the early 20th century, not many people know that much about him. This latest Sounds Good documentary hopes to change all that.

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