CivicLex Radio Hour

CivicLex Radio Hour

By CivicLex
CivicLex Radio Hour is a semi-weekly radio show & podcast about issues and topics impacting the city of Lexington, KY. It is produced by the CivicLex Team, and is recorded at the WLXU studios in Lexington.
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Minicast 1: What is LexArts?
We're recording the issues from our website's Issue Hub into short, easy to digest Minicasts: all the information you'll need in just 10-15 minutes. In this first episode, we're talking about LexArts- what it is, what it does, and why its' important to Lexington. Listen to find out!
14:10
December 13, 2018
Affordable Housing in Lexington I
On this episode of the CivicLex Radio Hour, the CivicLex Team discusses issues of Affordable Housing in Lexington - particularly, what folks are impacted by Housing issues, and what the city is currently doing about it. The episode also previews an interview with Justin Kirchner of the Lexington Community Land Trust that will be in a future episode on Affordable Housing. CivicLex is a non-profit organization that is working to build a more civically engaged community by providing better access to information and building stronger relationships between citizens, those who serve them, and the processes that impact them. This podcast is brought to you by The Blue Grass Community Foundation, the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, Lexington Community Radio, Anchor, and CivicLex Member Support. More information at civiclex.org
49:06
December 6, 2018
Council Member Roundtable & Tom Martin of WEKU's 'Eastern Standard'
In CivicLex's Election Special, we featured snippets from a roundtable conversation we had with Vice Mayor Steve Kay and Council Members James Brown and Kathy Plomin - this episode features the rest of that conversation. We also sat down with Tom Martin, host of WEKU's 'Eastern Standard' to talk about his new spin on the show, and what upcoming episodes will be focused on. CivicLex is a non-profit organization that is working to build a more civically engaged community by providing better access to information and building stronger relationships between citizens, those who serve them, and the processes that impact them. This podcast is brought to you by The Blue Grass Community Foundation, the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, Lexington Community Radio, Anchor, and CivicLex Member Support. Support our work at​ patreon.com/civiclex
55:43
November 29, 2018
Lexington's 2018 Election: Part Two
In this episode of the CivicLex Radio Hour, the CivicLex Team interviews Lexington residents and poll workers on Election Day 2018, talks with New Council Member Jennifer Reynolds and Lexington Herald-Leader Reporter Beth Musgrave, and sits down for a Roundtable Conversation with Vice Mayor Steve Kay and Council Members James Brown and Kathy Plomin. CivicLex is a non-profit organization that is working to build a more civically engaged community by providing better access to information and building stronger relationships between citizens, those who serve them, and the processes that impact them. This podcast is brought to you by The Blue Grass Community Foundation, the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, Lexington Community Radio, and CivicLex Member Support. Support our work at​ patreon.com/civiclex
1:06:14
November 26, 2018
Lexington's 2018 Election: Part One
In this episode of the CivicLex Radio Hour, the CivicLex Team interviews Lexington residents about their mood in advance of the 2018 General election, talks with Lisa Adkins at the Blue Grass Community Foundation about On The Table, and reviews the results of its very first public poll of local issues.
1:00:08
November 13, 2018
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