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KACU Schedule Adds 7 New Music Programs

Jul 31, 2014

We have great news for our classical music lovers! Our evening music now starts at 6 p.m. with “Exploring Music” followed by “Performance Today” at 7 p.m. We’ve added seven new programs including the American Opera Series, the Los Angeles Philharmonic, “Fiesta!" focused on Latin American composers, and “Relevant Tones” featuring contemporary artists exploring the cutting edge of classical music today. We’ve also extended music throughout the overnight hours for a total of five new hours of classical music each day.

November Art Walk Celebrates Heroes

Nov 14, 2013

Here's to the heroes. That's the idea behind November's ArtWalk, a monthly celebration held in downtown Abilene. KACU's Breylin Becton explains what the Big Country can expect at tonight's festivities.

Veterans Day in the Key City

Nov 11, 2013

Veterans Day is a day to honor those who serve our country. KACU's Breylin Becton visited the 12th Armored Division Museum in downtown Abilene to find out what Veterans Day means to those that have dedicated their life to their country.

Remembering Michael Henry Martin

Oct 25, 2013

Michael Henry Martin is considered a local music icon. His unexpected passing was a shock to family, friends and the music community. KACU's Breylin Becton pays tribute to the man whose music will live on in our hearts forever.

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Oct 24, 2013

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StoryCorps Celebrates 10th Anniversary

Oct 23, 2013

Back in 2008, Abilene Public Radio partnered with the non-profit organization, StoryCorps. Through our partnership, StoryCorps visited Abilene and allowed people to share their stories. From the happiest of times to the darkest of days, people shared their stories, forever memorializing them for future generations.

Helping Others: The Dream Center

Oct 21, 2013

Thousands of Americans deal with substance abuse everyday. Many want to quit these dangerous lifestyles, but don’t know where to turn. One Abilene organization is trying to help those who feel lost in a world of addiction. KACU’s Breylin Becton takes a look at The Dream Center.

More information on The Dream Center can be found on their website.

ACU Homecoming Musical Has The People Singing

Oct 21, 2013

Last week, Abilene Christian University celebrated its' homecoming week. The week holds many traditional events for the university. One of the most anticipated of those is the theatre department's homecoming musical production. KACU's Meagan Freeman spoke to the cast and crew of Les Miserables as they prepared for the big show.

ACU Homecoming Musical Has The People Singing

Oct 21, 2013

Last week, Abilene Christian University celebrated its' homecoming week. The week holds many traditional events for the university. One of the most anticipated of those is the theatre department's homecoming musical production. KACU's Meagan Freeman spoke to the cast and crew of Les Miserables as they prepared for the big show.

Do You Have A 'Heart For The Arts'?

Oct 11, 2013
Hearts For The Arts logo / Abilene Cultural Affairs Council

The fine arts has found an unexpected home in Abilene. A simple visit to downtown Abilene uncovers everything from art exhibits to musical productions. One Key City organization has made it a point to keep the fine arts a part of the town's environment.

Zombies Crawl Into Abilene

Oct 11, 2013
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On the second Thursday of each month, downtown Abilene is transformed into a celebration of the arts with Artwalk. Each event has its' own unique theme. October's theme brought zombies to the streets.

KACU's Meagan Freeman spoke with Bird Thomas with the Center For Contemporary Arts about what people could expect at the spooky celebration.

Pumpkin Patch Benefits Local Nonprofit

Oct 7, 2013

Fall is here. From pies to lattes, nothing says Fall quite like pumpkins. KACU's Breylin Becton visited one pumpkin patch that is celebrating the season while supporting a great cause.

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