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February 29, 2012

Support the arts in the Tri-County

CORBIN — Have you ever heard of “The Voice?” It’s an NBC show that started its second season off with 37.6 million viewers after the Super Bowl and enjoyed one of the highest ratings following the Super Bowl ever.

It is a singing competition where contestants try to get a spot on the team of the four coaches: Adam Levine (front man for group Maroon 5), Cee Lo Green (hip hop, R&B and soul singer), Christina Aguilera (pop diva) and Blake Shelton (two-time CMA male vocalist of the year, Grand Ole Opry Member, as well as other accolades).  

In March 2011, the Corbin Arena hosted a concert starring Blake Shelton. For those of us who went, it was great.  He is such an amazing entertainer. A good time was had by all. For those of you who say we don’t get good entertainment at The Arena, have you been? I don’t know what the average attendance  is for a show at The Arena, but I’m sure they could be promoted more. I don’t know who dropped the ball on that one. That is not my point.

The Fine Arts Association of Southeastern Kentucky brings amazing talent to the Tri-County area. St. Camillus Academy is scheduled to bring nationally-known comedian Henry Cho to Corbin in June. There is amazing talent that comes to this area. Support the arts! You just might see the next great entertainer or the future “Voice.”

Angela Sosa, Corbin

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