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 - Jerome Robbins and Leonard Bernstein
Jerome Robbins and Leonard Bernstein are two of the most revered and acclaimed figures in American musical and performing arts. They both also happen to hail from Russian Jewish immigrant families in the United States. Together they created Fancy Free a classic 1944 ballet set in New York City that continues showings to this day. Learn about this ballet with three performances on this episode.
• Saturday, June 22, at 6:30pm on CET
SHOWCASE with Barbara Kellar - Terry Stewart and Peg Valentine
King Records, an independent record company founded in 1943 in Cincinnati has seen such musical luminaries grace its halls as James Brown and Bootsy Collins. But the building itself has seen better days. On this episode, Barbara sits down with former director of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Terry Stewart and Peg Valentine to discuss King's history and talk about the current revitalization effort.
• Saturday, June 29, at 6:30pm on CET
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.