Frankie & Pitty Fair: The Paws Report, Sept. 10

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On The Paws Report today at 3:30pm:
Meet Frankie, a two-year-old, front declawed kitty with a beautiful gray and orange tabby dilute coat. Sound intriguing? She is! Frankie still needs play time and loves to stalk a string on a stick. Any toy that crackles makes her happy. Frankie loves human companionship and likes to stay by your side. She enjoys getting brushed, pets along her back and belly rubs. If she could hang out and watch television with you, Frankie would be quite content. She has a soft voice and a friendly demeanor, and she’s waiting for her forever home. Frankie is spayed, micro-chipped, up-to-date on her vaccinations. Come meet this sweet girl at the Kentucky Humane Society’s Main Campus, 241 Steedly Drive. View all adoptable pets online at www.kyhumane.org or call 502-366-3355 for more information.

Kelsey Westbrook of Saving Sunny, Inc. will also be here to talk about Saving Sunny’s Pitty Fair which will be at Chickasaw Park this Sunday from 11am to 3pm. Details here: https://www.facebook.com/events/820859947953984/

Also, Apocalypse Brew Works is hosting their 3rd annual Yappy Hour on Friday, Sept. 19, 5-11 p.m., held during Louisville’s Craft Beer Week. Leashed dogs are welcome. Apocalypse is located at 1612 Mellwood Avenue, Louisville. Proceeds above cost – including tips – will be donated to the Kentucky Humane Society.

WFPK Reggae Block Party

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Bring the entire family to the WFPK Reggae Block Party Sunday, Sept. 7!  World Force Reggae hosts, Benny and Ibuka, will be broadcasting live from  Headliners beginning at 2pm!

Tickets are ONLY $3 in advance and $5 day of show. Click here to order, pick them up at Headliners box office or here, at the WFPK reception desk, 619 S. 4th Street (8:30-5:30 M-F…cash only at the front desk).

We’ll be collecting new gender-neutral backpacks at the door for Blessings in a Backpack!

Here’s how the day will unfold:
1:00pm – Doors open
2-4 – Music on the lot provided by Matt Anthony and DJ Fyah P with jerk chicken on the grill prepared by our very on Ibuka!
2:30 – Kids activities inside
3:30 – Kids activities inside
4-4:45 – Live set by PMA (Positive Mental Attitude)
5:00 – Broadcast ends…stay and party with DJ Benny!

More info on PMA: Official Site | Facebook | Twitter

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Roscoe: The Paws Report, Sept. 3

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Today on The Paws Report at 3:30pm – Roscoe is a gorgeous 10-year-old Borzoi/Greyhound mix with a great sense of humor and a zest for life who is looking for a comfy retirement home. When he arrived at the Kentucky Humane Society, Roscoe had health issues that required investigation: he was highly stressed, had very labored breathing and even passed out once on a hot day. There were days we didn’t think Roscoe would make it; we decided to place him in a foster home to get him out of the shelter. As soon as he was in a home, Roscoe’s wonderful personality became evident, and his body immediately relaxed; suddenly, the dog who was so shut down in the shelter was a happy, silly dog with a great sense of adventure. In a home, Roscoe no longer felt alone, unloved and abandoned – he had hope. Although Roscoe still has breathing issues, they are controlled by making sure Roscoe stays inside during the heat of the day and that he only goes for short walks when it is cool out. A visit to a medical specialist determined he has a paralyzed larynx, which means Roscoe is unable to control the flaps in the back of his throat to regulate breathing. Roscoe is an optimistic, happy dog. He loves meeting new people, new dogs and cats, and he is great with kids. Roscoe loves going outside for short walks and to watch nature. He definitely has sighthound characteristics: he loves to watch squirrels and birds, and notices everything around him. Roscoe is not on any medications, and really, all he needs is a home to live out his remaining years in peace and happiness. If you have room in your heart for a senior dog, please meet Roscoe. His unique personality and beauty will charm you, and his sense of humor will keep you laughing. Roscoe is neutered, micro-chipped and up-to-date on vaccinations. Learn more about Roscoe and all the adoptable dogs and cats at the Kentucky Humane Society at www.kyhumane.org or call 502-366-3355.

In the Studio: Shovels and Rope

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Michael Trent and Cary Ann Hearst, collectively known as Shovels and Rope, dropped by the studio before their Waterfront Wednesday set to reveal a very direct musical connection their last album O’ Be Joyful has to Louisville.

In the Studio: Tim Easton

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Singer-songwriter Tim Easton came by the WFPK studio before his Waterfront Wednesday set for a couple of songs and a little chat.

Photos: Rock ‘n’ Stroll With Rodrigo y Gabriela

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Photos courtesy of Alix Mattingly and C. Michael Stewart