SHOWCASE with Barbara Kellar

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

Xavier University Music SeriesXavier University Music Series
Pianist Polina Bespalko and Dr. Tom Merrill discuss the Xavier University Music Series, one of the most prestigious and longest running music series throughout the country. 
• Dec. 14 at 8:30pm
• Dec. 15 at 8:30am, 1:30pm, 5:30pm and 7:00pm
• Dec. 16 at 10:30am, 12:00pm, 3:30pm and 10:30pm
• Dec. 17 at 12:30am and 7:00am

Starling Chamber OrchestraStarling Chamber Orchestra
Kurt Sassmannshaus discusses the Starling Chamber Orchestra and the Cincinnati Starling Project, which offers artists ages 10-18 the opportunity to perform as soloists, tour internationally, and make recordings. 
• Dec. 21 at 8:30pm
• Dec. 22 at 8:30am, 1:30pm and 5:30pm
• Dec. 23 at 10:30am, 3:30pm and 10:30pm

Cincinnati’s Award-Winning PhotographersCincinnati’s Award-Winning Photographers
Award-winning photographers Robert Flischel, Ainsley Kellar and Melvin Grier discuss their careers and portfolios.
• Dec. 28 at 8:30pm
• Dec. 29 at 8:30am, 1:30pm and 5:30pm
• Dec. 30 at 10:30am, 3:30pm and 10:30pm

Barbara KellarBarbara 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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Showcase with Barbara Kellar | Cameron Kitchin Showcase with Barbara Kellar | Cameron Kitchin
Cameron Kitchin discusses his role as Cincinnati Art Museum's newest director.