Art + Culture

Art From the Heart

2013 July/August Edition

Gay Speirbhain has traveled all over, in both location and imagination. A Tennessee native and 50-year resident of New Mexico, Gay has made a delightful addition to Paducah’s creative community. But don’t let her southern charm fool you. She offers something more than a pleasant chat on the front porch and a tall glass of lemonade. She is as colorful in her folk art as she is at enchanting audiences with the stories she tells about her life growing up in the south and tales of her adventures as an artist living out west. 

Red Ember & Gideon's Rifle

2013 July/August Edition

Shooting from the hip brought a glow of embers to players and partners in two new Paducah-roots bands

First Music Camp at WKCTC Offers Students Unique Opportunity: Public Performance Tomorrow

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More than 150 elementary, middle and high school students from several states attended the first summer music camp sponsored by the Paducah Symphony Orchestra (PSO) this week at West Kentucky Community and Technical College.


Summer Street Styles

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Western Kentucky’s wintery weather finally said its goodbyes just in time for spring to come out and play, but the summer heat is hot on spring’s flowery heels. It’s time for front porch-sitting, cold drink-sipping, and downtown strolling, and whether you’re the type to sport the latest trends or the type to tend toward the classic, the key to summer style is comfort and confidence.

The Mayor's Art Club presents Through the Looking Glass

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Through June 30, you can enjoy a variety of art exhibits as a part of the Mayor's Art Club. The art is on display in the mayor's office on the second floor of City Hall.


What's the Big Hairy Deal?

2013 May/June Edition

Facial hair is in! And for these Paducahans, its more than a style; its a passion. Read about the Wandering Whiskers of Western KY!

Meredith Schroeder: This Year's Quilt Hall of Fame Inductee

2013 May/June Edition

Would it be a stretch to liken Paducah's Meredith Schroeder to the Beatles?


Enjoying the Quilt Show even if you're not a quilter!

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The annual American Quilter’s Society Quilt Show is a big part of LIFE in Paducah. Every year thousands of quilters from around the country and the world swarm the streets of Paducah to celebrate the art of quilting. However, the Quilt Show isn’t just for quilters and Paducah natives who avoid the Quilt Show are missing out!


Our Amazing Architecture

2013 March/April Edition

Calvert City Drive-In Opens 2013 Season, Surviving the World of Digital Movies

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The drive-in theater is pure Americana. We became an automobile nation in the 40s and 50s, and enterprising business owners catered to the hordes of motorists taking to the roads. From eating to banking and even a drive-in ferris wheel, it only seemed natural to take our movie entertainment outdoors and do it all from the car.



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