RFK in EKY The Robert F. Kennedy Performance Project: Recreating Robert Kennedy's two-day, 200 mile
RFK in EKY: The Project
About the Project Tour Sites: 1968 & 2004 The 2004 Performance Artists and Community RFK in EKY's Ongoing Work

About the Project

Project Description and History
John Malpede: Art & Citizenship
Reconsidering the Great Society and the War on Poverty
About RFK’s 1968 Tour
“Be it Remembered” – Pages from the original transcripts

Tour Sites: 1968 & 2004

Vortex
Barwick
Hazard
Yellow Creek
Alice Lloyd College, Pippa Passes
Whitesburg
Fleming-Neon
Prestonsburg

The Project Announcement Press Conference

The Performance: September 8 – 11, 2004

The Performance Broadsheet
Performance Schedule
“Styling Yourself for RFK in EKY”

Transcripts and Pictures

September 8, 2004
Lexington - Peter Edelman Speaks at UK

September 9, 2004
Vortex - Hearing at the One Room School
Barwick - One Room School
Hazard - Liberty Street & City Hall
Yellow Creek- Strip Mine
Pippa Passes - Alice Lloyd College

September 10, 2004
Whitesburg - Letcher County Courthouse
Fleming-Neon - Hearing at the High School
Fleming - Head Start Center
Prestonburg - Floyd County Fiscal Court

September 11, 2004
Neon - Neon Days Festival
Neon - Head Start Talk
Neon - Artist Talk

Videos of the Performances and Events

Lexington - Peter Edelman Speaks at UK
Vortex - Hearing at the One Room School

Barwick - One Room School
Hazard - Liberty Street & City Hall
Yellow Creek - Active Strip Mine (Knott County)
Pippa Passes - Alice Lloyd College
Whitesburg - Letcher County Courthouse
Fleming-Neon High School
Fleming - Head Start Center
Prestonburg - Floyd County Fiscal Court
Neon - Neon Days Festival
Neon - Head Start Talk
Neon - Artist Talk

 

Artists and Community

Project Staff
Advisory Board
Community Partners
Cast
Organizational and Funding Support

RFK in EKY’s Ongoing Work