Monthly Archives: March 2010

See you in April

Copious Notes is going to take a few days off here for Spring Break. Posts will resume on Tuesday, April 6. Meanwhile, make sure to check in with LexGo.com (make it your home page!) and Walter Tunis’ Musical Box blog … Continue reading

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Listening to: The Bird and the Bee’s Hall & Oates album

Some people may quibble with the words “masters” and “Hall and Oates” being together in the title of The Bird and the Bee‘s latest album, Interpreting the Masters, Volume 1: A Tribute to Daryl Hall and John Oates. Most of … Continue reading

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Reinvigorating Downtown Arts Center is Job 1

LexArts’ decision to name a program ­coordinator for the Downtown Arts Center could be seen as a reaction to a drop in use of the 8-year-old facility since Actors Guild of Lexington pulled out. And that is correct, to an … Continue reading

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Video: Lexington Bach Choir

At three years old, the Lexington Bach Choir is establishing itself in Central Kentucky’s active choral community. It presents two concerts this weekend, March 26 and 27, as part of a weekend of Bach in the Bluegrass. Video by Rich Copley … Continue reading

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Ready to do some Grand singing?

If you have ever wanted to be part of the University of Kentucky Opera Theatre’s big show-tune revue, It’s a Grand Night for Singing, your chance has come. Auditions are being held at 6 p.m. April 5 and 5 p.m. … Continue reading

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UK-Cornell trash talk on The Bull

WBUL morning hosts DeAnn Stephens and JD Pelletier decided not to let CBS Early Show weatherman Dave Price get away with trash-talking the University of Kentucky basketball team, who will annihilate play his alma mater, Cornell, Thursday in the third round of the … Continue reading

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Horse Mania goes to school

Horse Play for Arts Education, a spinoff of Horse Mania 2010, was unveiled Wednesday morning by LexArts with students all over Lexington designing and decorating “foals,” smaller versions of the Horse Mania horses. Horse Mania is a public art project … Continue reading

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Listening to: Ben Sollee and Daniel Martin Moore’s Dear Companion

The initial allure of Ben Sollee is that he is a guy who plays cello, but also loves the folk music of his home state of Kentucky. Rather than rack his cello in favor of an acoustic guitar, he has forged … Continue reading

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SETC should let local audiences see more theater

The Southeastern Theatre Conference and Central Kentucky took notice of each other a couple weekends ago. Conference organizers were wowed by the accommodations and hospitality Lexington had to offer when SETC brought 4,000 conventioneers to town for the first time … Continue reading

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Slide show: Sarah Hoskins’ Homeplace

Click the play button to hear Sarah Hoskins talk about her work in Central Kentucky and see a slide show of her images. Equine photography brought Sarah ­Hoskins to Lexington. African-American hamlets around the city and in Central ­Kentucky made … Continue reading

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