Musician Jeff Parker shares stories on this week’s Berea Podcast. From playing guitar when he was six to playing Carnegie Hall, Jeff talks about the impact that music has had on his life. To hear more stories and hear him play, come to a benefit concert for the Kentucky Guild of Artists and Craftsmen on July 14th, 2018 at Brock Auditorium in the Coates Building at EKU in Richmond, Kentucky.
What is it like to grow up in a small town like Berea Kentucky? Listen in and learn about what members of the Berea Band, Turning Age, have been able to do while they grew up in our small town. Hear about their upcoming concert on June 15 and a sample of their music.
Here are the members of Turning Age gathered around the dinner table as I interview them before their last Saturday practice before their June 15 concert.
Turning Age holding a poster of the Rollergirls of Central Kentucky.The Band proudly displays the poster of the Rollergirls of Central Kentucky. Turning Age serves as their house band for their home games.
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The digital archives at the Berea College Hutchins Library holds a treasure trove of Berea’s history. Listen to this special interview with Mayor Clinton C. Hensley recorded by Joyce Hannan. I would rather listen to 10,000 of these interviews than the political back and forth that is taking place today.
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Here is where you can listen to part two of this interview:
Berea’s Gallery 123 Arts Accelerator Program suffered a fire on April 30, 2018, but first responders, friends, and the community-at-large have offered support in traditional and unexpected ways! Listen to this episode to hear the gratitude, optimism and wisdom of the Gallery’s new Program Director, Jeffrey Carpenter as he recaps the past week and shares plans for the future!
Here is a video taken by Keith Taylor and shared on Twitter:
The music of Berea’s own John Harmon is featured on this week’s Berea Podcast. Listen to this week’s episode and enjoy a selection of his music. Go to www.thebereapodcast.com/johnharmon for more! If you are a musical artist and would like to be featured on the show email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Want to know more about John and his music? Here are a few links to help you out:
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Healthy Food and Fun Festivals and Good Music and Gaming Conventions all made the list for this episode. We share our love to Berea College Dining Services. Someone called in and shared their enjoyment of the Dandelion Festival. We are treated to a mini-concert of the Low Key Quartet. And lastly share how you can be part of an upcoming Tabletop Gaming Convention to be held here in Berea, Kentucky!!! Listen to the episode for the full details. Below are links to guide you to everything we shared in this episode! Thanks for listening!