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‘Kentucky Life’ explores a Lexington concert series, an organization that converts grasslands into productive forestland, visits with former residents of ‘Old Burnsides,’ and checks out a Bowling Green theater camp for children with autism

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‘Kentucky Life’ explores a Lexington concert series, an organization that converts grasslands into productive forestland, visits with former residents of ‘Old Burnsides,’ and checks out a Bowling Green theater camp for children with autism

For Release: 03/25/24 6:00 AM

On this episode of Kentucky Life, host Chip Polston explores a Lexington music concert series for regional musicians; learns about Green Forests Work, which coverts reclaimed, non-native grasslands into healthy, productive forestland; visits with former residents of “Old Burnside,” a former city located along the Cumberland River that was forced to relocate in the 1950s upon the arrival of the Wolf Creek Dam that created Lake Cumberland; and enjoys the work of a Bowling Green summer theater camp for children on the autism spectrum that staged a version of The Wizard of Oz.

Kentucky Life
KET Saturday, April 6 • 8/7 pm
KET2 Wednesday, April 10 • 2:30/1:30 pm
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Kentucky Life is a KET production, produced by Casey Harris. View more Kentucky Life episodes online, as well as those from KET’s archives, at KET.org/KentuckyLife.

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