Sustainable Berea and community partners are addressing the Opioid Crisis. Listen to hear about how working with the soil and each other are offering support for those wanting to break their addictions.
We spent a lovely evening with our Tourism Commission and other concerned citizens. The discussion about Tourism, Murals, and Outdoor Concerts was so engaging that we thought we would share it with you!
While it is a long episode, every second is worth it.
Here are some links that go along with what was discussed during the meeting:
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.
Make sure to click the green triangle in the episode player above to hear the band introduce themselves.
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.
Click the green play button above to hear this wonderful episode.
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: