SHOWCASE with Barbara Kellar
Barbara Kellar hosts SHOWCASE with Barbara Kellar, an arts and cultural series airing on CET Arts. The weekly series, produced by CET, will highlight the hottest theatrical shows; important artists, musicians and creative directors; and not-to-be missed exhibits at local museums and art galleries. 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 Time Warner Cable channel 987, on Cincinnati Bell Fiberoptics channel 248 and on Insight Cable channel 192. For more information, visit www.CETconnect.org/cet-arts/.
Spotlight on Wes Cowan
During the first half of the program, Wes Cowan – founder, owner and principal auctioneer of Cowan’s Auctions – talks about his travels all over the country appraising heirlooms on Antiques Roadshow and digging up clues on History Detectives, which both air on CET. To learn more about Wes Cowan and his business, visit www.cowanauctions.com. During the second half of the program, Graydon Sikes introduces us to a rare and important piece of art history: a Cincinnati Art Club painter's palette featuring miniature paintings by twelve prominent Cincinnati artists.
• March 29 at 8:30pm
• March 30 at 8:30am, 1:30pm and 5:30pm
• March 31 at 10:30am, 3:30pm and 10:30pm
Cincinnati Children’s Choir
The Cincinnati Children’s Choir is an educationally based choral ensemble program that provides high quality music education to children ages 6-18 in the Greater Cincinnati community. This program offers its participants the opportunity to demonstrate their musical understanding, artistry, and achievement by performing and collaborating with premier ensembles and children’s choirs throughout the world. For more information about the Cincinnati Children's Choir, visit www.cincinnatichoir.org.
• April 5 at 8:30pm
• April 5 at 8:30pm
• April 7 at 10:30am, 3:30pm and 10:30pm
Starling Chamber Orchestra & Cincinnati Starling Project
Founded by Kurt Sassmannhaus, the Starling Chamber Orchestra offers artists ages 10-18 the opportunity to perform as soloists, tour internationally, and make recordings. In March 2000, the Starling Chamber Orchestra released its first educational video, Classical Quest, which was distributed to public schools throughout Ohio for free. The program aired on 32 public television stations nationwide, including CET, and earned numerous awards. For more information, visit www.starling.org.
• April 12 at 8:30pm
• April 13 at 8:30am, 1:30pm and 5:30pm
• April 14 at 10:30am, 3:30pm and 10:30pm
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.