In the Studio: The Hunts

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The Hunts are a band made up of seven siblings from Chesapeake, Va. The entire clan dropped by the WFPK studios to talk with Kyle Meredith about their life in a family band and their upcoming LP.

Nova: The Paws Report, April 15

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Our star of The Paws Report today at 3:30:

Meet two-year-old Nova, a lovable Australian Shepherd mix who came to the Kentucky Humane Society from an overcrowded shelter. Nova spent some time in foster care while being treated for heartworm. While Nova seemed timid in the shelter, once in her foster home she really came out of her shell, revealing this sweet girl’s true nature. According to her foster mom, she is a total lap dog, rubbing her beautiful coat against everyone she meets. She’s also very playful and loved running around the yard and romping with the other dogs in the household. Nova also appears house trained, having only two accidents during the entire duration of her stay in foster care. If you’re looking for a cuddly companion, come by and play with Nova! Nova is spayed, microchipped and up to date on all vaccinations. You can meet Nova at the Kentucky Humane Society’s Main Campus, 241 Steedly Drive. For more on Nova or any of our adoptable pets, please call 502-366-3355 or visit kyhumane.org.

Photos: Dr. Dog at the Mercury Ballroom

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Photos courtesy of C. Michael Stewart

WFPK Live Vol. 9 Is Here!

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It’s time for the spring membership drive, which means it’s time for WFPK Live Vol. 9! If you want the CD, you have to pledge at least $15/month or $180 lump sum. Call 502-814-6565 or donate right here on our website! Below is the tracklist for Vol. 9 and samples of the amazing tracks:

1. Broken Bells – “Holding On For Life”
2. Bahamas – “All The Time”
3. Sarah Jaffe – “Lover Girl”
4. David Gray – “Back In the World”
5. Martin Sexton – “You (My Mind Is Woo)”
6. Joan Shelley – “Something Small”
7. Asgeir – “King And Cross”
8. Glass Animals – “Gooey”
9. Steelism – “China Plate”
10. Fly Golden Eagle – “Far Out”
11. Nicole Atkins – “The Worst Hangover”
12. St. Paul and the Broken Bones – “Like A Mighty River”

Pledge and Win a Trip to Hangout Fest 2015!

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Pledge your financial support before the membership campaign ends on March 28, and you’ll automatically be entered to win a trip to the Hangout Music Festival plus a 3-night condo courtesy of Brett-Robinson Vacations and airfare from Capitol Records! (Contest Rules)

The Hangout Music Festival is unlike any other. Watch performances by Foo Fighters, Zac Brown Band, Beck, Skrillex, My Morning Jacket, Foster the People, Paramore, Spoon, Umphrey’s McGee and more just steps from the Gulf of Mexico.

Our winner will receive
• Two tickets to the festival May 15-17, 2015
• Flights to the festival
• 3 nights stay at a condo
• Free shuttle service to the festival each day

Donate now and be entered to win!

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Thomas: The Paws Report, April 1

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Today on The Paws Report:

Three-year-old Thomas is a beautiful black domestic short-hair mix. He’s the first to greet you in the cat colony and the last to leave. If you could just give him a scratch on his back by his tale, that would be great. Thomas is a lap kitty, and will want to hang out with you on the couch or while you work on the computer. When Thomas has had enough loving, he will be happy to play, but play isn’t his top priority. His top priority is investigating what you are doing that could be so interesting that you stopped paying attention to him. Thomas is sweet and loving and waiting for the perfect forever home. He’s neutered, micro-chipped and up-to-date on his vaccinations. Come meet him today at the Kentucky Humane Society’s Main Campus, 241 Steedly Drive. For more on Thomas or any of our adoptable pets, please call 502-366-3355 or visit kyhumane.org.