John Hingsbergen

Associate Manager/Program Director

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12:30pm

Fri October 19, 2012
Arts Weekly

Balagula Theatre features story of "Mrs. Klein"

Melanie Klein was a brilliant and unorthodox woman who came to Britain from Berlin to extend her brand of psychoanalysis to young children.  A new production, opening Sunday October 21 at Lexington’s Balagula Theatre, portrays a slice of her life in 1934.

 

 

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12:30pm

Fri October 19, 2012
Arts Weekly

Music Fest to Benefit West Liberty Tornado Victims

Four rock ‘n roll bands will take the stage next Saturday in Berea as yet another benefit for the victims of this year’s tornado in West Liberty. The event is being put together by Blackii Whyte. He’s the proprietor of the Blackii Whyte Barn & Grill.

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12:30pm

Fri October 19, 2012
Arts Weekly

Singer/Songwriter Pierce Pettis to perform in Somerset

The Carnegie Community Arts Center in Somerset, KY welcomes singer/songwriter Pierce Pettis next weekend. He’s the man behind songs performed by artists such as Dar Williams, Garth Brooks, Dion & the Belmonts, Sara Groves, Randy Stonehill and even Joan Baez and Art Garfunkel.

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5:52pm

Wed October 17, 2012
Station News & Events

WEKU invites your comments in Listener Survey 2012

WEKU is always interested in comments from our listeners but, especially now as we launch our 2012 Listener Survey.  Please take a few minutes to click this link and complete the survey with information about your listening habits and what you think about our programming. 

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5:44pm

Sun October 14, 2012
All Politics are Local

3rd Congressional Dist. Candidates on Kentucky Tonight

Kentucky Tonight, with Bill Goodman, airs Tuesdays at 11:00 am on the WEKU Stations

On this week's edition of Kentucky Tonight, host Bill Goodman will talk with candidates in the 3rd Congressional District race.  The program, which airs "live" Monday night on KET, will air on the WEKU Stations Tuesday morning at 11:00 am.

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10:24am

Tue October 2, 2012
Station News & Events

Fall Fund Drive - Thanks for your support!

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WEKU's Fall Fund Drive ended, as promised, Friday at 6:00 with a total of $78,100 in donations from our generous listeners in Central and Southeastern Kentucky.  This total was less than $7,000 from our final goal of $85,000.

Thank you to all who donated, both before and during the three day and one hour-long drive. 

Watch this space for the names of the winners of our final grand prizes of an iPad and season tickets to Broadway Live at the Opera House.   Although the prizes have been awarded, it's not too late to make a contribution to help us meet our financial obligations during the 2012-2013 fiscal year.

Thanks again for listening and thank you for your support

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3:37pm

Fri September 28, 2012
All Politics are Local

2nd & 5th Congressional District candidates on Kentucky Tonight

Kentucky Tonight airs Tuesday mornings at 11:00 on WEKU.

On this week's edition of Kentucky Tonight, host Bill Goodman will welcome candidates from the 2nd & 5th Congressional Districts.  The program that airs "live" on Kentucky Educational Television Monday night at 8:00 will be re-broadcast Tuesday morning at 11:00 on the WEKU Stations.

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12:30pm

Fri September 28, 2012
Arts Weekly

UK Opera Theatre stages Phantom of the Opera

Since its debut 24 years ago, Andrew Lloyd Webber’s “The Phantom of the Opera” has been Broadway’s longest-running and highest-grossing production ever.  Since 1988, over 12 and a half million people have seen the productions in New York City.  And that number does not include audiences who’ve seen the eight productions on tour around the world. 

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12:30pm

Fri September 28, 2012
Arts Weekly

Violinist Itzhak Perlman to open UK Symphony season

Israeli-born Itzhak Perlman is known as one of the preeminent violinists of the 20th and early 21st centuries.  Following a 2011 performance with the University of Kentucky Symphony,  he returns this Sunday to open the orchestra’s 2012-13 season.

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7:47am

Mon September 24, 2012
All Politics are Local

Jobs & Economy on this week's Kentucky Tonight

Listen to Kentucky Tonight Tuesday mornings at 11:00 on WEKU

On this week's edition of Kentucky Tonight, host Bill Goodman and guests will discuss jobs and the economy.  The program which airs "live" on KET Monday night will be re-broadcast Tuesday morning at 11:00 on the WEKU Stations.

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3:45pm

Fri September 14, 2012
All Politics are Local

Health Care to be discussed on Kentucky Tonight

Tune in Kentucky tonight Tuesday morning at 11:00 on WEKU.

On this week's edition of Kentucky Tonight, host Bill Goodman and guests will discuss health care.  The program that airs "live" on KET Monday evening, will be re-broadcast Tuesday morning at 11:00 on the WEKU Stations.

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7:37am

Mon September 10, 2012
All Politics are Local

Federal Budget to be discussed on Kentucky Tonight

Kentucky Tonight airs Tuesday mornings at 11:00 on the WEKU Stations.

On this week's edition of Kentucky Tonight, host Bill Goodman and guests will discuss the federal budget.  The program that airs "live" on KET Monday evening will be re-broadcast Tuesday morning at 11:00 on the the WEKU Stations.

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12:00pm

Fri September 7, 2012
Arts Weekly

Cincinnati Pops opens 2012-2013 season at EKU Center for the Arts

2012-2013 marks John Morris Russell’s second season as the conductor of the Cincinnati Pops,

The second season at the Eastern Kentucky University Center for the Arts begins next week with a performance by the world-renowned Cincinnati Pops.  On Tuesday, the orchestra, under the leadership of John Morris Russell, presents a show being called “Summon the Heroes," a celebration of America honoring the heroes of 9/11 and our nation’s storied history.

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12:00pm

Fri September 7, 2012
Arts Weekly

31 acts scheduled for Richmond's Jubilo Festival

The Jubilo Music & Arts Festival takes place Sept. 13 - 16, 2012 at Ft. Boonesborough State Park

31 bands and individual performers take the stage next week for the first ever Jubilo Music and Arts Festival. John Hingsbergen spoke with the event's director.

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12:05am

Mon September 3, 2012
All Politics are Local

2012 Election to be discussed on Kentucky Tonight

Kentucky Tonight airs Tuesdays at 11:00 am on the WEKU Stations

On this week's edition of Kentucky Tonight, host Bill Goodman and guests will discuss the 2012 election.  The program, which airs "live" on KET Monday night, will be re-broadcast on WEKU Tuesday morning at 11:00.

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7:00am

Mon August 27, 2012
Kentuckians at War

US Constitution as a Weapon of War

Kentucky this week marks a major milestone at one of its historic sites. Over the weekend, the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Richmond was commemorated.  Joining in Kentucky’s Civil War commemoration was Pulitzer prize winning author Mark Neely.   Neely, who spoke last week at Eastern Kentucky University, won the prize in 1991 for his history, The Fate of Liberty: Abraham Lincoln and Civil Liberties.  Neely told WEKU’s John Hingsbergen that the US Constitution helped the Union with the war.

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12:00pm

Fri August 24, 2012
Arts Weekly

UK Fine Arts series opens with Hugh Laurie

Hugh Laurie and the Copper Bottom Band perform at the UK Singletary Center Aug. 24, 2012

This year's fine arts series at the University of Kentucky's Singletary Center begins this weekend with a performer who's not exactly known for his music.   Hugh Laurie is the actor who starred in the TV series “House,”  that wrapped up production earlier this year.

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12:00pm

Fri August 24, 2012
Arts Weekly

Jerry Douglas, Dobro featured with Alison Krauss & Union Station

Jerry Douglas performs with Alison Krauss and Union Station at the Norton Center Saturday August 25, 2012

Another option for music lovers this weekend is the season-opener for the Norton Center for the Arts at Centre College.  Alison Krauss and Union Station perform Saturday evening in Danville.

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7:56pm

Sun August 12, 2012
The Commonwealth

Energy, Environment on Kentucky Tonight

KET's Kentucky Tonight airs Tuesday morning at 11:00 on WEKU

On this week's edition of Kentucky Tonight, host Bill Goodman and guests will discuss energy and the environment.  The program , which airs "live" on KET at 8:00 pm Monday, will be re-broadcast on the WEKU Stastions Tuesday morning at 11:00.

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12:53pm

Sun August 5, 2012
All Politics are Local

KET Special provides Fancy Farm highlights

A special program from Kentucky's premier political speech-making event kicks off Kentucky Educational Television's coverage of the fall 2012 election. 

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2:44pm

Mon July 30, 2012
All Politics are Local

Young Partisans Discuss 2012 Elections on KY Tonight

On this week’s edition of Kentucky Tonight, host Bill Goodman and guests will discuss the 2012 state and national elections.  The program which airs "live" on KET Monday evening at 8 pm is re-broadcast on WEKU Tuesday mornings at 11 am.

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6:04pm

Sat July 21, 2012
All Politics are Local

Foreign Policy, National Security on this week's Kentucky Tonight

On this week's edition of Kentucky Tonight, host Bill Goodman and guests will discuss foreign policy and national security.  The program that is "live" Monday evening at 8:00 on KET, will be re-broadcast Tuesday morning at 11:00 on the WEKU Stations.

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1:00pm

Thu July 19, 2012
Station News & Events

Keeneland Concours d'Elegance, Car Talk Marathon, this Saturday

The WEKU stations are once again proud media sponsors of the annual Keeneland Concours d'Elegance.  This year's Concours will take place Saturday July 21, 2012 from 9:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. with the awards ceremony at 3:00 p.m. 

Tune to 88.9 WEKU and our network of stations for our special Car Talk Marathon, including "live" updates from Keeneland from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.

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5:54pm

Mon July 16, 2012
Business and the Economy

Jobs & Economy on this week's Kentucky Tonight

On this week's edition of Kentucky Tonight, host Bill Goodman and guests will discuss jobs and the economy.  The program that airs "live" Monday evening at 8:00 on KET, repeats Tuesday morning at 11:00 on 88.9 WEKU and our network of stations in Central and Southeastern Kentucky.

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3:34pm

Thu July 12, 2012
Station News and Events

Share your comments about Cabinet of Wonders & other NPR pilots

WEKU is asking for your help in evaluating a total of 3 new shows that NPR is making available to stations. Tune in for Ask Me Another at 2:00 pm and Cabinet of Wonders at 3:00 pm, then let us know what you think below and on our Facebook page.   We're also still glad to hear your comments about The TED Radio Hour, which will be returning to the air for at least a few more weeks later this summer.

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5:01pm

Mon July 9, 2012
The Commonwealth

Health Care topic of Kentucky Tonight

Kentucky Tonight airs Tuesdays at 11:00 am on 88.9 FM, WEKU.

On this week's edition of Kentucky Tonight, host Bill Goodman and guests will discuss health care.  The program that airs "live" on KET Monday night at 8:00 will be repeated Tuesday morning at 11:00 on WEKU.

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8:01pm

Mon July 2, 2012
The Commonwealth

Illegal Immigration topic of Kentucky Tonight

On this week's edition of Kentucky Tonight, host Bill Goodman and guests will discuss illegal immigration. The program, which airs "live" at 8pm Monday, will be repeated at 11 am Tuesday on WEKU.

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11:06am

Thu June 28, 2012
Breaking

WEKU to carry special coverage of Sup. Court decision

WEKU will carry continuous special coverage of the reaction to today's Supreme Court ruling on the Affordable Care Act.   Details below will be updated as necessary throughout the day.

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2:49pm

Mon June 25, 2012
All Politics are Local

Electoral College Topic of Kentucky Tonight

Kentucky Tonight is re-broadcast on WEKU Tuesdays at 11:00 a.m.

On this week's edition of Kentucky Tonight, host Bill Goodman and guests will discuss the Electoral College.  The program that is "live" on Kentucky Educational Television Monday evening at 8:00 will be re-broadcast Tuesday morning at 11:00 on the WEKU Stations. 

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1:03am

Mon June 18, 2012
All Politics are Local

U.S. Supreme Court topic of Kentucky Tonight

Kentucky Tonight airs Tuesday mornings at 11:00 on WEKU

On this week's edition of Kentucky Tonight, host Bill Goodman and guests will discuss the U.S. Supreme Court.  The program which airs "live" on Kentucky Educational Television Monday night at 8:00 is re-broadcast on the WEKU Stations Tuesday morning at 11:00.

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