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Rosemary Clooney: A Sentimental Journey

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Kentucky Chautauqua presents

Rosemary Clooney: A Sentimental Journey

Big Sandy Community amp; Technical College, together with Kentucky Chautauqua, will present Rosemary Clooney: A sentimental Journey on March 3 at 10:50 AM in Gearheart Auditorium on the Prestonsburg Campus.

Rosemary Clooney was born in Maysville, KY in 1928 and became an internationally known singer of pop, big band and jazz music. She recorded with big-name labels and some of the greatest musicians of her timeBing Crosby, Gene Autry, Nelson Riddle and Frank Sinatra. Her unforgettable performance with Bing Crosby in White Christmas continues to captivate audiences. And her songs Come-On-a-My-House and This Ole House placed her at the top of Billboard charts.

Bet Stewart portrays Rosemary Clooney for Kentucky Chautauqua. Stewart is the artistic director of Intuition Theatre in Cincinnati. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in speech, theatre and communication arts from the University of Cincinnati and has conducted research and written scripts for 19 original plays about social and historical topics including 20th century history, addiction and American popular music. She has served as an artist on tour for the Ohio Arts council, and artist in schools for the Kentucky Center for the Arts and participated in the Kentucky Arts Councils Arts in Education program.

Kentucky Chautauqua living history dramas that have now brought to life more than 50 figures from Kentuckys past is an exclusive program of the Kentucky Humanities Council, Inc. The Kentucky Humanities council is a non-profit Kentucky corporation affiliated with the National Endowment for the Humanities. It is not a state agency, but is a proud partner of Kentuckys Tourism, Arts and Heritage cabinet.

For further information or questions about the Rosemary Clooney Chautauqua, please call 889-4750 and speak with Judy K. Howell.