Join Mack McCormick and Chris McCurry every Saturday on WLXU 93.9 FM from 3 PM to 4 PM for Bluegrass Bookend, a show dedicated to the reading and writing […]
Chuck Clenney sat down with Joslyn Hampton, lead singer of Joslyn & The Sweet Compression, to talk about her musical influences, their new album in the works with Duane Lundy from Shangri-la Productions, and their upcoming show in Louisville with Victor Wooten.
Poet and fiction writer, Crystal Wilkinson, stops by Bluegrass Bios to talk with Chuck Clenney about growing up in Casey County, teaching at The Carnegie Center as well as several different universities, her upcoming Fall Writers Retreat that she’s leading at Hindman Settlement School, and her North Lexington coffee/book shop, Wild Fig Coffee and Books!
Thomas Tolliver from Phoenix Rising stops by Bluegrass Bios to talk to Chuck Clenney about the upcoming Phoenix Festival, which celebrates the rich history of black horsemen in Central Kentucky. This year’s festival will celebrate the 100th birthday of legendary race horse Man o’ War and two of his African American grooms, Will Harbut and Cunningham Graves.
Jessica Faye Mohler and Chuck Clenney sit down with world champion horse trainer and vice president of the United States Equestrian Federation, Elisabeth Goth, to talk about Kentucky’s vibrant horse industry, naming and showing Saddlebred horses, what it takes to be a successful equestrian, and how horses have the healing power to regenerate spirit and life in people who need it.
Chuck Clenney and Jess Mohler spoke with Megan Victoria Falce, Environmental Educator at Pine Mountain Settlement School, about all of the amazing environmental education that they do and how their programs uplift Appalachia, Pine Mountain State Resort Park, and Harlan County, Kentucky.
Chuck Clenney spoke with non-profit lawyer and climber extraordinaire, Shannon Stuart-Smith, about her work in Kentucky’s horse industry, the co-founding of The Red River Gorge Climbers’ Coalition, and her critical work in developing Red River Gorge as a climbing destination. We also discuss her work with building JustFundKY, Life Adventure Center, and creating Lexington’s shared non-profit incubator, The Plantory.
Lexington’s own wiz-kid electronic music matriarch, producer Ellie Herring, stops by Bluegrass Bios to talk with Chuck Clenney about the evolution and process of her music, crafting samples and remixes, analog vs. digital, DJing, and female producers that you should be checking out.
Hendrick Floyd aka Sheisty Khrist stops by Bluegrass Bios to talk with Chuck Clenney and Jess Mohler about Lexington hip-hop history, his music, as well as his all-cassette radio show on WLXU: H.I.S.S. & H.E.R.S.
Chuck Clenney and Jess Mohler talk with Sheri Evans Depp, Director of Global Talent Management and Human Resources at Lexmark and Lexmark representative for Together Lexington, a group of more than 200 business and community leaders that formed an initiative to host 12 Courageous Conversations with the Lexington community to discuss problems and solutions to critical issues and, ultimately, fund projects that will improve Lexington’s quality of life.
Brother John Lackey, Lexington artist and founder of Homegrown Press, stops by Lexington Community Radio to chat about growing up in Lexington, touring with The Dead, designing logos and concert posters for Wilco and Holler Poets Series, putting together his recent stop-motion-turned-Northside-transformation-tale film The Great Miss Fortune, and the importance of finding your unique artistic voice through different media! http://home.insightbb.com/~j4lackey/