One of the top bluegrass guitarists in the world will be playing May 4th at the Roxy Theater in Franklin, along with mandolin specialist Mike Compton. Its part of a new series of Bluegrass Friday programs at the venue in Simpson County.
Leaders for the Louisville Orchestra Musicians Association say they've ratified an agreement for a new contract with orchestra management. The announcement is likely to end a months-long impasse. The Courier-Journal reports the deal calls for a one-year contract covering 57 musicians for 30 weeks a year with a base salary level of $925 a week, including medical and pension benefits.
WKU Public Radio is celebrating National Poetry Month with a poetry contest, co-sponsored by the Law Firm of Harned, Bachert & McGehee, PSC.
Area high school students are invited to enter by writing a poem inspired by one of two pieces of classical music we'll feature this month. You can hear the excerpts on the air (Sundays at 8pm C.T./9pm E.T. in April) and here.
Winning poems will be published in our program guide Choice, and posted here. Winners will be announced in May.