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2:41pm

Fri September 27, 2013
Arts

Big Country Balloon Fest Blows Into Red Bud Park

A pilot prepares his balloon for the day's events.
Credit Walter Walker / Abilene Public Radio

Looking for some family fun this weekend? This weekend marks the 19th annual Big Country Balloon Fest. The festivities kicked off this morning and KACU's Ashlyne Lanza was there to find out all about the event and all the fun in store.

More information on the festivities can be found at bigcountryballoonfest.com.

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2:29pm

Fri September 27, 2013
Arts

"Calling Me Home": A Conversation With Julie Kibler

Local author, Julie Kibler, talks with the media after a book signing event at the West Texas Book Festival.
Credit Walter Walker / Abilene Public Radio

KACU's Walter Walker spoke with Julie Kibler, a local author featured during this year's West Texas Book Festival. She spoke of her new book, "Calling Me Home." She shares about everything, from her personal connection to the story to Warner Bros. interest in turning it into a movie.

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