Something From Nothing

  • Local Host Justin Lewis

"Something from Nothing" is a local podcast about local makers for local listeners.

The show is about the creative process that many local artists employ when creating their works. You'll hear from musicians, potters, poets, print makers and more. Subscribe to our season. 

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Season Finale of Something From Nothing features celloist Ben Sollee.  

Ben Sollee chose the Celle as a youngster for a unique reason and adding his own sound never stopped. Hear his story on this week's episode of Something From Nothing.

Ben ends the episode with a song about a Paducah boat. 

Coming from a family of artists, Landee wasn't sure where she might fit in the art culture. Hear her story of how this 'go-getter' has found her fit. 

Friends start bands all the time. What makes Steven Phalen and Luke Taylor different? Hear their story this week on Something From Nothing.

Stay tuned until the end to hear them perform the first song they ever wrote together.

  This week Mary Bowden discusses her background in drama and two of her students, Zachary Farmer and Hailey Watson describe the play Newsies and the influence Mrs. Bowden has on their life.

Pantsuit Politics podcast ladies Sarah Stewart Holland and Beth Silvers talk about the origin of their podcast and the philosophy that has garnered millions of total downloads in it’s mere 4 years of existence.

  Richard Parker is this week’s guest on Something from Nothing. His love of history led to publishing a book about the Wild World of the Jackson Purchase. Richard describes how he got to be so interested in past events of our region and the circumstances that led to him publishing a book about it.

Musician Patrick Carrico's story of how he moved from Hollywood to Paducah, KY is the focus of this week's episode. 

Hear how music played a role in a major life change and stay tuned to the end for a live performance from Patrick.

In this bonus episode of Something From Nothing, WKMS employees Asia Burnett and Tracy Ross join host Justin Lewis to preview some of the music that will be at the Lowertown arts and music festival. 

Also included in the episode will be other parts of the festival Asia and Tracy are looking forward to. 

The festival begins this Thursday night and runs through Saturday. Check for details. 

This week on Something from Nothing is tobacco pipe maker Scott Thile. Hear how this pipe artisan has gone from enjoying a pipe smoke to being a distinguished maker. Scott also shares how family has made an impact on his pipe crafting journey.

Paducah native and Lexington, Kentucky resident Kate Hadfield-Antonneti has created a dance company called Movement Continuum. Hear how she has blended The White Stripes, children’s stories, and dance to create her own style of art.