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Kentucky Theater to premiere documentary on UK basketball

Turner Sports will debut an all-new documentary based on the storied legacy of the University of Kentucky men’s basketball program.

"Bluegrass Kingdom: The Gospel of Kentucky Basketball" will premiere at the Kentucky Theater in downtown Lexington on Wednesday, March 13, at 5:30 pm. The screening is free and open to the public.

The documentary features interviews and first-hand reflections from some of the program’s most notable personalities including former UK players Pat Riley, Jamal Mashburn, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, coaches Joe B. Hall and John Calipari, UK alumna and zealous fan Ashley Judd and many others. The documentary provides a chronology of the Wildcats’ history from its origins through the 2012 NCAA championship team. Produced by Mandalay Sports Media and presented on truTV by Infiniti, the documentary is narrated by Grammy® Award-winning artist Drake and will air on Selection Sunday, March 17 at 8:00 p.m. ET in advance of Turner Sports’ and CBS Sports’ coverage of the 2013 NCAA Men’s Division I Basketball Championship.

The Kentucky Theater is located at 214 E. Main Street.


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