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Goldie Locks

General George Custer was nicknamed “Ringlets" by his men during the Civil War for his vanity about his appearance and his love for his long, curling blond hair.

Daily Events for Saturday, Feb 9th, 2013

  • 11:00 am - 12:00 pmWe Sing America
    Kentucky Opera presents "We Sing America", a program designed to help tell the history of America through traditional and patriotic songs. Though this program isn’t focused on African American heritage, it does help share American Heritage. Their program includes early ballads like “Barbara Allen” and also some toe tappers from later time periods such as “Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy” from the World War II era.

    Location
    Great Hall Stage

  • 11:00 am - 4:00 pmSECOND SATURDAY Family Day

    "African American History"

    The rich diversity of African cultures has forged and enriched the American Experience. Join us for fun and engaging activities, crafts and performances that celebrate African American History Month. The Kentucky Opera will also perform during February’s SECOND SATURDAY family day.


    Location
    Great Hall Stage

  • 1:00 pm - 1:40 pmMama Yaa
    Nana Yaa Asantewaa, an international storyteller, artist and workshop facilitator, is affectionately known throughout her travels as "Mama Yaa." She is a native of Kentucky where she acquired her love for stories and the arts from her family. Join us today as she shares African American tales on the Great Hall Stage.

    Location
    Great Hall Stage