SHOWCASE with Barbara Kellar

SHOWCASE with Barbara Kellar will return on Sunday, Dec. 13.

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 

Spotlight on Ethan Bortnick

Spotlight on Ethan Bortnick
Teenage musician Ethan Bortnick holds the Guinness Book of World Records record for being the Youngest Headline Performer to have his own tour. He has been featured on countless national television shows, including The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Good Morning America and Oprah, where he was named one of Oprah’s All Time Smartest, Most Talented Kids.

As a philanthropist, Ethan has raised more than forty million dollars for charities around the world through his concert performances.

On this episode of SHOWCASE, Ethan Bortnick talks with Barbara Kellar about what it’s like sharing the stage with many legends of the music industry, his love of public television and helping those in need through his philanthropy. During the program, Ethan performs Piano Sonata No.11 in A Major K.331 Ronda Alla Turca;America the Beautiful; and his own composition: Anything Is Possible.     

For more information about Ethan Bortnick, please:

• November 22 at 8:30pm
• November 23 at 8:30am, 1:30pm and 5:30pm
• November 24 at 10:30am, 3:30pm and 10:30pm

Barbara Kellar 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.

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SHOWCASE With Barbara Kellar

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Watch Previous SHOWCASE Episodes Below

Showcase with Barbara Kellar | Spotlight on Ethan Bortnick

Teen-aged musician Ethan Bortnick discusses his accomplishments and performs three songs.

Showcase with Barbara Kellar | Spotlight Performances Volume 1

Barbara Kellar shares some of her favorite performances from the first season of SHOWCASE

Showcase with Barbara Kellar | Cat Ambassador Program at the Cincinnati Zoo

Linda Castaneda discusses Cincinnati Zoo's Cat Ambassador Program & The Cheetah Encounter.

Showcase with Barbara Kellar | The Legacy of Jewish Songsmiths on Broadway

Rabbi Kenneth Kanter explains how Jewish songsmiths influenced Broadway

Showcase with Barbara Kellar | Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame and Museum

Rick Walls and Chris Eckes discuss the Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame and Museum.

Showcase with Barbara Kellar | ArtWorks 2015

Tamara Harkavy, Eric Ruegg and Kyra Watkins discuss the murals created by ArtWorks.

Showcase with Barbara Kellar | Taft Museum of Art 2015

Deborah Emont Scott and Lynne Ambrosini discuss the Taft Museum of Art's art collection.

Showcase with Barbara Kellar | Spotlight on Lilias Folan

The "First Lady of Yoga" - Lilias Folan - talks about her forty years of teaching yoga.

Showcase with Barbara Kellar | Cincinnati's Jazz Heritage

Dan Karlsberg discusses Cincinnati's jazz heritage and playing with top jazz musicians.