The Signature Series provides enriching cultural and educational experiences for the community that entertain, inform and enlighten. These after-hours programs are free and open to the public; however, free tickets are required.
Here’s a sneak peek at next season.
Falcon Theatre Program: Rafting Rise
Friday, January 20, 2017
7 pm at Newport
Falcon Takes Flight, a program of Falcon Theatre, returns to the Signature stage to present Joe Survant’s Rafting Rise. The dramatic reading will bring to life a world of log rafting and floodplain dwellers in the Central Kentucky basins of the Rough, Green and Ohio Rivers circa 1916-1917. Raison D’Etre will perform music to help connect the audience to the small events of history, recreated by Survant through the lives of his carefully imagined characters. The performance will be directed by Falcon’s Clint Ibele.
New York Times Bestselling Author Adam Makos: Revealing the Unlikely Heroes of World War II & Beyond
Friday, February 24, 2017
7 p.m. at Carrico/Ft. Thomas Branch
Join author and journalist Adam Makos as he discusses his work chronicling the legendary stories of the Greatest Generation and those men from different worlds who became brothers. Inspired by his grandfathers’ WWII stories, Adam has interviewed countless veterans from World War II, Korea, Vietnam, and present-day wars. In pursuit of a story, he has flown a WWII bomber, accompanied a Special Forces raid in Iraq, and organized an expedition into North Korea in search of an American serviceman MIA. His book, “A Higher Call” has spent an incredible 23 weeks on the New York Times bestseller list.
Friday, March 24, 2017
7 p.m. at our Newport Branch
America now imports twice as much food as it did a decade ago. What does this increased reliance on imported food mean for the people around the globe who produce our food? On his four-continent farming adventure, Kelsey worked alongside the farmers who grow coffee for Starbucks in Colombia but haven’t heard of Starbucks, met and freed a slave in Ivory Coast, and hung out with the farmers responsible for two-thirds of the apple juice on American shelves. Kelsey shows how our eating habits impact the lives of the people who produce our food, touching on topics such as workers’ rights, global food insecurity, fair trade, slavery, and immigration.
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