WUKY's The Agenda


Hosted and produced by Tom Godell, The Agenda’s agenda is to provide you with a heads-up on the most interesting, unusual, and fun stuff to do in Lexington and the Central Kentucky region each week. To accomplish that, we’ve enlisted the aid of some of our area’s most prominent citizens and the amazing WUKY staff.

Episode 7: July 29, 2019

Jul 29, 2019

We focus on the cosmos this week with guests Mary Quinn Ramer of VisitLex with UK astronomer Thomas Troland. WUKY’s Joe Conkwright brings us back to Earth with his recommendations for the week.

Episode 6: July 22, 2019

Jul 22, 2019

Our featured guest is entrepreneur & philanthropist Ann Bakhaus. She shares an update on the Town Branch Park project and her three top agenda items for the week. Then we head to Danville to speak with Robbie & Heather Henson at Pioneer Playhouse. And Funkmeister DeBraun Thomas has our staff pick.

Episode 5: July 9, 2019

Jul 9, 2019

Lexington theater legend Roger Leasor gives us the lowdown on three productions happening this weekend. Director Matthew Johnson of EKU’s Appalachian Shakespeare Center outlines his vision for his new version of Much Ado About Nothing. And WUKY’s Samantha Lederman discusses Breyerfest. Host/producer Tom Godell sports an “Illegal Smile” throughout.

Episode 4: July 1, 2019

Jul 1, 2019

There’s a lot more than fireworks this July 4th week in Lexington. Author Silas House (and his dog Ari) clue us in to several remarkable events including a new photography exhibit at Lexington’s Institute 193. We visit the gallery and talk with artist Eric Rhein about the show, called Lifelines. WUKY Program Director John Lumagui gives us some insight into this year’s July 4th celebration in Lexington and we leave no stone unturned.

Episode 3: June 25, 2019

Jun 25, 2019

With Pride, we welcome to our microphones former Lexington Mayor Jim Gray, Lexington Fairness Chair Tuesday Meadows, and WUKY’s Membership Manager Robert Hansel. We’ll take an in-depth look at Lexington’s Pride Festival (June 28 &29) and the annual Lexington Fairness Hall of Fame awards ceremony.

Episode 2: June 17, 2019

Jun 17, 2019

WLEX 18 weatherman Tom Ackerman shares his three top picks of the week; we go in-depth with Andrew Spence from the Kentucky Science Center regarding their Lexington Youth Science Summit, and WUKY’s Joe Conkwright takes us to the land of Oz.

Episode 1: June 10, 2019

Jun 10, 2019

Special Guest: Lexington Mayor Linda Gorton. Plus Karyn Czar attends a rehearsal at the Singletary Center & DeBraun Thomas has this week’s staff pick.