Daily Archives: May 7, 2010

Lexington gets Montgomery Gentry playground

KaBOOM!, a charitable organization that builds play places, and The Home Depot will build a playground in Lexington this fall in honor of country music stars Montgomery Gentry. Lexington was selected in a nationwide vote April 12 to 30, beating … Continue reading

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UK names fine arts dean

The University of Kentucky has named Michael Tick, chair of the department of theater at Louisiana State University, as the new dean of the College of Fine Arts. Tick is also the producing artistic director of Swine Palace, a not-for-profit … Continue reading

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Cincinnati wigmaster giving Lexington workshop

Daniel Townsend, an adjunct professor at the University of Cincinnati-College Conservatory of Music and the wigmaster and makeup artist for Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, will conduct a theatrical makeup workshop from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 22 at … Continue reading

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Kentucky film going to Cannes

Unrequited, the feature film debut by Lexington-based director Jason Epperson and starring Twilight‘s Michael Welch, is headed to Cannes, France, and then Kentucky. It will be screened at the Cannes Film Festival and Film Market on Thursday. It is not … Continue reading

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517 wants your best 10 minutes

If you think you have a good 10-minute play or two in you, 517 Playwrights wants to see your script. The Central Kentucky play-writing group is seeking submissions for its second annual 10-minute play competition. The winning seven scripts will … Continue reading

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Slide show: Passing – Fashioning Drag

The Lexington Art League‘s current exhibit, Passing: Fashioning Drag, is the latest manifestation of documentarians Kurt Gohde and Kremena Todorova’s three-year (thus far) project documenting drag culture in Lexington, Ky. Previously they have exhibited and lectured on their work in … Continue reading

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