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[Audio] Lee Academy Hosts 'Art Jam' this Saturday in Paris

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Lee Academy for the Arts in Paris, Tennessee, offers traditional classes in ceramics, painting, dramatic art, yoga and more on a weekly basis. On Sounds Good, Tracy Ross speaks with Kaylan Buteyn about the organization's Art Jam this Saturday, featuring live music, kids crafts, art auction and a wildlife animal show.

On the lawn at Lee Academy, activities for all ages include live music, pumpkin painting, crafts for kids and much more. The event kicks off at 4 pm and wraps up around 7:30 or 8. Buteyn says they'll move inside if it rains. Proceeds from the event go to the new curriculum at Lee Academy, including cake decorating class, jewelry making and other classes announced soon.

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Tracy started working for WKMS in 1994 while attending Murray State University. After receiving his Bachelors and Masters degrees from MSU he was hired as Operations/Web/Sports Director in 2000. Tracy hosted All Things Considered from 2004-2012 and has served as host/producer of several music shows including Cafe Jazz, and Jazz Horizons. In 2001, Tracy revived Beyond The Edge, a legacy alternative music program that had been on hiatus for several years. Tracy was named Program Director in 2011 and created the midday music and conversation program Sounds Good in 2012 which he hosts Monday-Thursday. Tracy lives in Murray with his wife, son and daughter.
Matt Markgraf joined the WKMS team as a student in January 2007. He's served in a variety of roles over the years: as News Director March 2016-September 2019 and previously as the New Media & Promotions Coordinator beginning in 2011. Prior to that, he was a graduate and undergraduate assistant. He is currently the host of the international music show Imported on Sunday nights at 10 p.m.
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