Kentucky Student Places Second in Poetry Out Loud

A Kentucky high school student finished near the top in the National Endowment for the Arts’ Poetry Out Loud contest. WFPL’s Elizabeth Kramer reports. Barbara Gooding of Western Hills High School in Frankfort received $10,000 and her school got $500 to purchase poetry books when the high school junior came in second in Poetry Out […]

Arts Council Gets Funding from Stimulus Package

The Kentucky Arts Council will receive some of the nearly $20 million the National Endowment for the Arts is providing to states under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. WFPL’s Elizabeth Kramer has more. The council is receiving more than $310,000 from the economic stimulus package. Lori Meadows is the Kentucky Arts Council’s […]

"Arts Day" is Wednesday in Frankfort

Arts advocates will meet in Frankfort Wednesday to make their case for public support. WFPL’s Elizabeth Kramer has more. A group called Arts Kentucky is hosting what has become an annual event with a rally in the Capitol Rotunda and meetings between arts leaders, patrons and legislators. Jay Dick of the national non-profit organization Americans […]