SHOWCASE with Barbara Kellar

SHOWCASE with Barbara Kellar – Kent Butts

Season 13, Episode 8

Kent Butts

King Records is an iconic music label, which helped launch the careers of James Brown, Bootsy Collins, Otis Williams, and others—right here in Cincinnati, OH. The studio building itself is currently undergoing a major revitalization effort, but it’s what happened within that those walls where the true story lies. On this episode meet Mr. Kent Butts, a student of the legacy of King Records.

  • Saturday, July 31, at 6:30pm on CET
  • Sunday, August 1, at 8:30pm on CET Arts
  • Monday, August 2, at 8:30am, 1:30pm and 5:30pm on CET Arts
  • Tuesday, August 3, at 10:30am, 3:30pm and 10:30pm on CET Arts

SHOWCASE with Barbara Kellar – Igor Butman

Season 12, Episode 11

Igor Butman

Recognized as THE jazz figure in Russia, Igor Butman, along with his Jazz Orchestra featuring Oleg Akkuratov, plays the Xavier Music Series in this special episode of SHOWCASE. Enjoy a medley of Benny Goodman classics in this composition entitled ‘Butman plays Goodman.’ Concert pianist and jazz expert Polina Bespalko introduces the group with Barbara before the performance. Enjoy!

  • Saturday, August 7, at 6:30pm on CET
  • Sunday, August 8, at 8:30pm on CET Arts
  • Monday, August 9, at 8:30am, 1:30pm and 5:30pm on CET Arts
  • Tuesday, August 10, at 10:30am, 3:30pm and 10:30pm on CET Arts

About SHOWCASE with 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.

About Barbara Kellar

Barbara Kellar, host of SHOWCASE with 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, CET Arts and online, 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.