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We're live from Kentucky Crafted: The Market in Lexington. At noon, join us at the Kentucky Stage as we present the Homer Ledford Award, followed by a live taping of the Knott Downtown Radio Hour.

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Kentucky Crafted: The Market

This photo is from 2013's Kentucky Crafted: The Market, a snapshot of Art Mize's work space where he talked with attendees about his work as a luthier, a maker of stringed instruments. Mize was the 2007 recipient of the Homer Ledford Award. This year, the Kentucky Folklife Program along with the Kentucky Arts Council will … Continue reading Kentucky Crafted: The Market

Community Scholars underway in Allen County

We have officially completed four weeks of the Community Scholars training in Allen County!  The 12 soon-to-be Community Scholars have been hard at work interviewing family and community members and developing projects.  Since the program's kick-off in August, Mark Brown of Kentucky Arts Council and the staff of the Kentucky Folklife Program have been meeting … Continue reading Community Scholars underway in Allen County

Launching Community Scholars in Allen County

This month the Kentucky Arts Council  and the Kentucky Folklife Program launched the next step of the 2-year Allen County Folklife and Oral History Project, a Community Scholars program in Allen County.  For the next few months KFP and KAC will be training community members to collect, interpret, preserve, and share the culture and traditions of their communities. The introductory … Continue reading Launching Community Scholars in Allen County