Paducah

LowerTown Arts & Music Festival
9:00 pm
Fri May 18, 2012

LowerTown: A Musical Extravaganza

A ukele orchestra, gospel groups fresh from church, some familiar faces like Bawn in the Mash, Alonzo Pennington, Solid Rockit Boosters and many more music groups are entertaining at the Lowertown Arts and Music Festival through the weekend.  Paducah Symphony Orchestra’s Artistic Services Manager Leigh Ann Renfro was on the committee choosing the tunes and speaks with Kate Lochte about the eclectic mix of live music.

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LowerTown Arts & Music Festival
7:16 pm
Fri May 18, 2012

LowerTown: Children's Activities, Hooked on Science

Kids activities from LowerTown Arts and Music Festival 2011
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Hear  Purchase Parenting Magazine Publisher Karen Hammond's overview of the Children's Activities at the Lowertown Arts and Music Festival. In addition to these attractions, Jason Lindsey will be there with his Hooked on Science programs.

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LowerTown Arts and Music Festival
2:19 pm
Fri May 18, 2012

LowerTown: There's an App for That

Hear about the LowerTown Arts and Music Festival's balcony theatre and smartphone locator app from Festival co-organizer, Paducah's Mud Poet, Michael Terra, whose Terra Cottage Ceramics is in LowerTown.

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LowerTown Arts and Music Festival
11:49 am
Fri May 18, 2012

WKMS - LowerTown Live Broadcast Preview

Tracy Ross emcees
Photo by John Paul Henry

Todd Hatton and Tracy Ross preview tonight's live broadcast from LowerTown, featuring the Blind Corn Liquor Pickers, Tommy and the Oh's, and the Great Gatsby Jazz Funk Odyssey. Don't miss it tonight from 7 to 10! 

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LowerTown Arts and Music Festival
10:43 am
Fri May 18, 2012

LowerTown: Arts, Music... and Food!

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Chocolate dipped cheesecake on a stick, bacon explosions, soulfood, barbecue, pizza, Artisan Kitchen’s goodies, tilapia, catfish, wraps, Italian Water Ice and Rivertown Dogs… Hear about LowerTown food with LowerTown Arts and Music Festival Co-Organizer Michael Terra (whose own Terra Cottage Ceramics is at 514 N 7th St. in LowerTown Paducah).

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LowerTown Arts & Music Festival
9:19 pm
Thu May 17, 2012

The Heart of LowerTown

Michael Terra in his booth at last year's LowerTown Fest

LowerTown Arts and Music Festival Co-Organizer Michael Terra (whose own Terra Cottage Ceramics is at 514 N 7th St. in LowerTown Paducah) speaks with Kate Lochte about the heart of the Festival: the Arts District and the guest artists accepted to show and compete in the Festival judging.

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Arts & Music
3:58 pm
Fri May 11, 2012

Lower Town Arts and Music Festival 2012 Preview

The 2012 Lower Town Arts and Music Festival gets underway in Paducah next Friday.  The three day event brings together artists, musicians, and restaurants from the 350 miles around the River City. 

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WKMS Press Releases
12:53 pm
Fri May 11, 2012

WKMS Broadcasts Live from LowerTown Arts and Music Festival

Murray State's listener supported public radio service 91.3 WKMS presents a special live broadcast from the Main Stage of Paducah’s LowerTown Arts and Music Festival on Friday, May 18, at 7 p.m. WKMS Program Director and Beyond the Edge host Tracy Ross emcees the live broadcast preempting World Café and House Blend. This marks the second consecutive year WKMS has partnered with the LowerTown Arts and Music Festival for a live broadcast from the festival.

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Education
12:44 pm
Fri May 11, 2012

Long-Time Choir Director Retires from Paducah Tilghman High School

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This month marks the end of an era for the choral program at Paducah Tilghman High School.  Long-time choir director and teacher Art Deweese is retiring after 22 years in the classroom.  

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Afternoon Update
4:38 pm
Wed May 9, 2012

Afternoon Update 5-9

From NPR: In an interview with ABC News, President Obama declared his support for gay marriage. This marks a departure from the president's previous stance, which has repeatedly been described as "evolving."

From the Four Rivers Region:

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