As a special incentive for your support during this drive, celebrated local artists, Keith Neltner and Chris Dye of Neltner Small Batch, have unveiled a limited edition collector's art print in celebration of WNKU's 30th anniversary.
Northern Kentucky University is inviting the public to hear the remarkable story of Rangina Hamidi this evening at the NKU Student Union. Hamidi founded a business called Kandahar Treasures in Afghanistan to help women realize their potential. Her presentation will address the difficulties women entrepreneurs face in the war-torn region. WNKU’s Matt Kelley has details.
Next Tuesday and Wednesday evenings, March 3 and 4, the renowned Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater will be in Cincinnati to perform at the Aronoff Center. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg asked Artistic Director Robert Battle where Alvin Ailey came from and how he established his dance company.
The most recent Kentucky Health Issues Poll shows that Northern Kentucky adults were much more likely than those in other areas of the state to communicate electronically with their doctor. That’s almost double the number for other parts of the commonwealth.WNKU’s Matt Kelley has details. (get more information at www.healthy-ky.org or www.interactforhealth.org )
Anxious music fans and members of the media gathered last night at The Redmoor in Mt. Lookout for the official announcement of this year's Bunbury Music Festival lineup. Headliners will include WNKU staples, The Black Keys and Avett Brothers. Other WNKU core artists on the bill include The Decemberists, Old Crow Medicine Show, Walk the Moon, Father John Misty, Shakey Graves, and Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band.
Hamilton county Job and family Services now has a new way to help foster children make college visits, provide necessities or toys to abused children and aid low-income families with needs beyond job assistance, food and medical care. WNKU’s Matt Kelley has details. (Get donation information by calling Brian Gregg with Hamilton County Department of Jobs and Family Services at 513-946-1728 or go to their website at www.hcjfs.org )
Bockfest season festivities are well underway as we get ready for Bockfest Weekend, March 6th - 8th. The season began with the annual Beefsteak Club fundraiser at the old Windisch-Muhlhauser Brewery in Over The Rhine. Soon after, the preliminary rounds of the 2015 Sausage Queen pageant got underway. Here's what else you can expect between now and the main event.
As part of the ongoing celebration of Black History Month, Deondra Kamau Means will be portraying Dr. Martin Luther King Jr in a one man biographical show at the Boone County Public Library tonight at seven o’clock. WNKU’s Matt Kelley has details…
On April 5, the city of Cincinnati is making some changes to its system of trash collection. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg talked about the new policies with Gerald Checco, the city's Director of Public Services.