Varieties of music, performance, and theater styles will be on display during the Kentucky on Stage showcase beginning later today.
Three sessions on Dec. 8 and two sessions on Dec. 9 will feature showcases of theatre, dance, music, storytelling, and performance. All sessions will take place at the Clifton Center, located at 2117 Payne Street in Louisville.
Session one, beginning at 11:10 a.m., will include the variety act of Divas and Dogs. Diane Wasnak and Barb Polk will present a physical, musical showcase tha twill include stunts from their pooch pals. Session two, beginning at 1:45 p.m., will include the theatre group Roadside Theater. The musical-creating and touring group will present shows based on its home in the Appalachian area.
Angela Bartley is included in the final session of the day, which begins at 3:35 p.m. Bartley is know for portraying woman who have a hand in creating history, including Rosie the Riveter.
On Dec. 9, the first session, beginning at 11 a.m., will include Octavia Sexton's storytelling. The eastern Kentucky-native will share stories passed down from English, Irish, and Cherokee ancestors. The final session, starting at 2 p.m., will include music from the Juggernaut Jug Band, Hog Operation, Appalatin, and The Downtown County Band.
A complete list of showcases can be found the Kentucky Arts Council site.
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(Image from KY Arts Council)