KY Kids: A Report Card; A KY View of UN Extinction Report; The Lex, Summer Season V; What's New at the Speed 

Pictured above: a work by British-Nigerian artist Yinka Shonibare at the Speed Art Museum in Louisville

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One: Good news/bad news about the general condition of children in Kentucky. A conversation with KY Youth Advocates' Terry Brooks about the findings of the 2019 KIDS COUNT Databook. LISTEN

Two: A comprehensive global report from the United Nations warns that nature is declining globally at rates unprecedented in human history – and the rate of species extinctions is accelerating, with grave impacts on people around the world now likely. Greg Abernathy of the Kentucky Natural Lands Trust brings it close to home. LISTEN

Three: The Lexington Theater Company prepares its 5th summer season. the organization's husband-wife co-founders Jeromy and Lyndy Franklin Smith detail the productions and the company's mission to connect local, regional and national talents both onstage and behind the scenes. And, UnderMain's Art Shechet sits down with Speed Museum curator Miranda Lash to get details on several major events happening over the summer. LISTEN

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