SHOWCASE from Barbara Kellar
Barbara Kellar hosts SHOWCASE with Barbara Kellar, an arts and cultural series airing on CET Arts and CET beginning June 17th. The weekly series, produced by CET, will highlight cultural luminaries, Cincinnati celebrities, the most important artists, and great performances. Each week enjoy in-depth interviews with the people who make this city move. Don’t miss sitting down with the Queen City’s cultural leaders and find out what’s happening around you. The series will offer unprecedented behind-the-scenes access to art organizations in Greater Cincinnati.
CET Arts is available over-the-air on channel 48.3, on Spectrum channel 987, on Cincinnati Bell Fiberoptics channel 297 and on Insight Cable channel 192. For more information, visit www.CETconnect.org/cet-arts/. CETHD is available over-the-air on channel 48.1, on Spectrum channel 1013, on Cincinnati Bell Fiberoptics channel 13 and on Insight Cable channel 916.
SHOWCASE with Barbara Kellar: Saul Drake
On this episode of SHOWCASE, Barbara talks to Saul Drake of the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service and gets an exclusive tour of “Star Wars and the Power of Costume” exhibition at the Cincinnati Museum Center. Don’t miss this razzle dazzle of the walk-through of one of Cincinnati’s best attractions, which includes some truly iconic costumes from a “galaxy far, far away”. “Star Wars and the Power of Costume” will be on display through October 1st, 2017. Learn more at www.cincymuseum.org/star-wars.
Being hailed as the most ambitious art event of the year, BLINK is a light based spectacle across 20 city blocks of the Queen City, roughly following the route of the Cincinnati Connector Streetcar. Featuring more than 30 projection mappings from groups such as Brave Berlin, urban murals from AGAR, installations and a parade from ArtWorks, as well as support from The Haile Foundation and The Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber – BLINK aims to bring 500,000 people downtown October 12th-15th. On this episode of Showcase, take a ride on the streetcar with Barbara and the producers of BLINK to learn all about this incredible undertaking. Learn more about the festival at www.blinkcincinnati.com.
Barbara Weeks Kellar has served Cincinnati as a volunteer for more than 44 years – dedicated to serving the arts, youth and education. She hosts public television's SHOWCASE with Barbara Kellar on CET Arts, which features interviews on behalf of the arts community.
Mrs. Kellar's involvement with CET began in 1967 when she participated in the first Action Auction. She was one of the first Auction volunteers and has been a volunteer ever since, serving as honorary chair of the 30th Anniversary Action Auction. She was instrumental in organizing the Auction Week Committee. And served on the Auction Executive Committee, as Auction Week Chairperson, as Connoisseur chairperson, and as a volunteer solicitor.
Mrs. Kellar has served in key roles with CET where she has won numerous awards including the President’s Award, a key to the City of Cincinnati, the Ohio Broadcasting Award for Development, the National Award for Excellence in Public Television Leadership and was honored at a 2010 Gala for her over 44 years of service to CET. CET's annual "Barbara Kellar Award" is presented to volunteers who are dedicated to CET's mission to educate, enrich and engage.