Monthly Archives: June 2010

Philharmonic Fourth of July program

The Lexington Philharmonic has released the program for its Fourth of July Concert – A Celebration of American Music, which will be presented July 2 at 8 p.m. at the Old Morrison Building at Transylvania University and Gratz Park and … Continue reading

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Trailer for the Harry Potter epic

Resident Harry Potter geek Heather Chapman informs me I am a little behind on this – hey, I was on vacation last week – but thanks to a Time tweet, I just took my first look at the Harry Potter … Continue reading

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Arts Kentucky dissolves

Arts Kentucky, a statewide arts advocacy organization, announced last week that its board of directors has voted to dissolve the organization. During its 15 years, Arts Kentucky functioned as a group that advocated for the arts with government and other … Continue reading

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On vacation

I am on vacation this week, so Copious Notes will be on hiatus until June 28. Until then, make sure to keep an eye on LexGo and Walter Tunis’ Musical Box blog for your Central Kentucky arts and entertainment info.

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Rent notebook: Music director Mark Calkins

At a Wednesday evening rehearsal of Rent, Johnny Dawson has just finished singing Your Eyes and wails “Mimi!” and Musetta’s Waltz, a classic tune from from La Boheme plays. “I get chills when I hear that La Boheme music,” says … Continue reading

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Ichthus podcast: Switchfoot (btw, they’re coming to Questapalooza)

We got a chance to talk to Tim Foreman and Drew Shirley of Switchfoot before their set Thursday night at the Ichthus Festival. Click play to hear our chat. (Btw, the guy who walks through toward the end of the … Continue reading

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Ichthus: church

Ichthus stayed true to the form of recent years, ending the festival on a worshipful note Saturday with the Main Stage pairing of Casting Crowns and BarlowGirl. One of the things many people were commenting on over the weekend was … Continue reading

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Ichthus slide show: Day 4

Photos by Rich Copley | LexGo.com

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Ichthus video: beating the heat

Except for a Saturday morning thunderstorm, Ichthus was hot and dry this year. Festivalgoers had to figure out how to beat the heat.

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Ichthus video: Rookie, the hometown band

We caught up with Wilmore’s own Rookie at one of their four sets at Ichthus on Saturday.

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