Memorial Day Closing

All campuses of Hazard Community & Technical College will be closed on Monday, May 27th in observance of Memorial Day.

Mountain Songwriters Night is March 4

four performersSongwriters Night is set for Monday, March 4 at 7 p.m. at the Leslie County Center in Hyden. The HCTC Greater Hazard Area Performing Arts Series in partnership with the Kentucky School of Bluegrass and Traditional Music are proud to once again present a Mountain Songwriters Night. The evening will feature performances by songwriters from Exile - J.P. Pennington, Sonny Lemaire, and Les Taylor who have had many hits and much success throughout their careers in the music industry. Also appearing with Exile s members will be Jessie Rose Pennington, J.P. s daughter, who is coming into her own as a songwriter amp; performer. Songwriters and singers associated with the Kentucky School of Bluegrass amp; Traditional Music program will be selected to perform some of their original songs. The Mountain Songwriters Night provides a great evening of entertainment, and a wonderful opportunity to hear some of the best songwriters and musicians in the region.

Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students. Age 5 and younger are admitted for free.

Event sponsors are First Federal Savings and Loan and Bank of Hindman.

Series grand benefactors are: Whitaker Bank, Peoples Bank and Trust, Perry Distributors, Pine Branch Coal Sales, Hazard Lions Club, and City of Hazard Mayor Nan Gorman.

The Kentucky Arts Council, the state arts agency, provides operating support with state tax dollars and federal funding from the National Endowment for the Arts. The Foundation for Appalachian Kentucky and the Steele-Reese Foundation are also providing support this season.

For more information, contact Tammy.Duff@kctcs.edu , performing arts director, at 606-487-3067 or 800-246-7521 ext. 73067.