Downtown Paducah

Posters: Defender Films/Bleecker Street

On Thursday's Sounds Good, John Null caught up with Maiden Alley Cinema's John Holt to discuss a couple movies with some common themes coming to Paducah's arthouse theater in the next two weeks. The New Zealand-set comic adventure Hunt for the Wilderpeople and drama Captain Fantastic both feature characters that head into the wild, for different reasons.

PaBREWcah Logo, via Facebook

Saturday is the inaugural PaBREWcah Beer Fest, featuring 19 craft breweries from across the region and live music in downtown Paducah. On Sounds Good, Tracy Ross speaks with Daniel Sene about the event, which benefits Paducah Symphony Orchestra.

Nicole Erwin, WKMS

Issues surrounding the Paducah Riverfront Project, community outreach and economic development took center stage of the Market House Theatre Monday night in a forum of the 2016 Paducah Mayoral Candidates.

Lance Dennee, WKMS

A half-million dollar demolition project is complete on a downtown Paducah  building. The city now looks to turn the vacant lot at 432 Broadway into a pop-up park in the short term before selling the property to a private developer.

Lance Dennee, WKMS

The barricades at Broadway and 5th in downtown Paducah are coming down today and tomorrow. The City of Paducah says in a news release a three-way stop will remain in place until further notice. 

LANCE DENNEE / WKMS

The Paducah City Commission is set to vote tonight on a cost increase to a downtown demolition project.

Market House Theatre, Facebook

The Drawer Boy is a humorous and heartfelt classic that people will love, says Michael Cochran, Executive Director of the Market House Theatre in Paducah. Dealing with memory issues, life-long friendship, the power of using theatre to heal and multi-layered characters, The Drawer Boy opens January 14 and runs through January 24. On Sounds Good, Austin Carter speaks with Cochran about the production and new things for 2016 at the community theatre.

Matt Markgraf, WKMS

Maiden Alley Cinema is wrapping up the year with the debut of their new permanent stage for the Music@MAC series, a Film Brew and a Movies for Me family night. On Sounds Good, Austin Carter speaks with Executive Director Landee Bryant-Greene about their events through the end of the year, including a CD release party featuring holiday tunes by regional musicians.

Yeiser Holiday Home and Gallery Tours, Facebook

The Holiday Home and Gallery Tour is the Yeiser Art Center's biggest fundraiser, this Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in downtown Paducah. New this year are the galleries in LowerTown open to tour to see artists working in their studios. On Sounds Good, Tracy Ross speaks with Lindsey Maestri, Executive Director for the Yeiser Art Center and event coordinator Ashlea McMillan about the event.

Yeiser Art Center, Facebook

Paducah Arts Alliance is sponsoring the 7th Annual Affordable Art Show tonight at the Yeiser Art Center in downtown Paducah from 5 to 8 p.m. On Sounds Good, Tracy Ross speaks with Jessica Perkins and Rosemarie Steele about why the show is a win/win for both local artists and community members interested in their work.

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