Black Lives Matter In KY

This episode focuses on black lives and why they matter for all of us. First, an interview with Kentucky State Rep. Attica Scott who describes Breonna’s Law, legislation she filed in response to the police killing of Breonna Taylor in Louisville last March. She also talks of her hopes for building a movement of Kentuckians […]

Create Your State

This episode of Making Connections News is a recording from the Create Your State Tour, a musical, multimedia performance that inspires and empowers creative community revitalization and development. The presentation tells the inspiring story of arts-driven community transformation in Princeton, West Virginia, through the eyes of artists and cultural entrepreneurs Lori McKinney and Robert Blankenship, […]

2018 Great Mountain Mural Mega Fest

Can public art works and a community of artists stimulate economic growth? The folks at Higher Ground in Harlan believe they can. Watch as artists and soon-to-be artists, teachers, students, and creative placemakers come together to learn how to create enduring outdoor art works at the Great Mountain Mural Mega Fest held in Harlan County, […]

Music Series Brings People Together

Excitement is building for the second Levitt AMP Whitesburg Music Series, which is set to take place on the Mountain Heritage Festival Stage beginning with rising country star and Pound, VA native Kaitlyn Baker on Thursday, May 30. Organizers Steve Ruth, Valerie Horn and Marley Green describe the goals of the Levitt AMP Foundation, the […]