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Makings of a Master

'The Makings of a Master' Opens with Bill Monroe Centennial Celebration

Bill MonroeFrankfort, KY -- The new exhibition "The Makings of a Master: Kentucky Folk Art Apprenticeships" will open Thursday, Sept. 15, 2011, in the Keeneland Changing Exhibits Gallery at the Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History in downtown Frankfort. The opening day of the exhibition will feature a concert in celebration of Bill Monroe's 100th birthday. "Bluegrass Masters: A Celebration of the Bill Monroe Centennial," featuring master bluegrass musician Bobby Osborne and the Rocky Top X-Press, will begin at 7 p.m. at the Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History at 100 W. Broadway in Frankfort. Two more concerts are scheduled: "Kentucky Women in Old-Time Music," featuring the Reel World String Band and Carla Gover, at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 20; and "East Meets West: Fiddling and Thumbpicking Guitar in Kentucky," featuring Eddie Pennington, Steve Rector, Roger Cooper, John Harrod and Alonzo Pennington, at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 17.

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