Jean Ritchie

9:03pm

Tue June 2, 2015
Arts Weekly

Kentucky Folksinger Jean Ritchie dies at 92

Jean Ritchie in 2002.
Credit Tom Pich / arts.gov

Jean Ritchie, the Kentucky-born folksinger who brought the centuries-old ballads she grew up with to a wide audience from the 1950s onward, died Monday evening. 

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6:00am

Fri May 23, 2014
Arts Weekly

Rich Copley: 'Dinner' at Balagula; Institute 193 Book Launch; Jean Ritchie Honored in Berea

It’s time for our preview of weekend events with Rich Copley of the Lexington Herald Leader.  Rich tells WEKU’s John Hingsbergen that, among the options for this holiday weekend, is a dark comedy opening Sunday at Balagula Theatre.

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