Monthly Archives: October 2011

Photographer Mark Klett: Going back to the land

Mark Klett didn’t go to college for photography. Taking pictures was a nice hobby, a thing to do on the side. But science — specifically geology — was how he expected to make his living. Nearly four decades later, he … Continue reading

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Judges announced for Metropolitan Opera National Council Kentucky District Auditions

The Lexington Opera Society has ­announced the judges for this year’s ­Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions, which will 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 19 at the University of Kentucky’s Memorial Hall. Celebrated baritone Sherrill Milnes ­returns to the panel, … Continue reading

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PBS Fall Arts Festival – Miami City Ballet

To most of us, fall arts means getting out in the crisp weather to attend shows and visit galleries at the time of year when creativity seems to be bursting forth like the colors on autumn leaves. And live is … Continue reading

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Theater critics and vampires … do I repeat myself?

  Actors Guild of Lexington is getting in on some of the Halloween theater fun this year with its presentation of Jerome Davis in Conor McPherson’s St. Nicholas. Sounds like a Christmas play, right? Wrong, sorta. The theater describes St. … Continue reading

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Change four Art

The Change for Art project will unveil its final meter of 2011 on Sunday, Oct. 30, before the Downtown Thriller parade. The Change for Art involves area artists taking old city parking meters and turning them into works of art … Continue reading

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Artist change for Red Barn Radio tonight

If you were planning to head out to Red Barn Radio tonight (Oct. 26) to catch Lester Ray Sears & the Tennessee Border Band, there’s been a change of plans. Red Barn producer Ed Commons says a health issue in … Continue reading

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Listening to … The Goat Rodeo Sessions – Stuart Duncan, Yo-Yo Ma, Edgar Meyer and Chris Thile

When the classical music gods were selecting artists who would have enough cachet to do whatever they wanted, thankfully one of the ones they blessed was Yo-Yo Ma. Yes, Ma  certainly has a substantial catalog of benchmark recordings of the … Continue reading

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Winter Jam returning to Rupp with Skillet

Central Kentucky Christian music fans, it seems, can pretty much lock the second Saturday of March onto their calendars for Winter Jam. Skillet will lead the Winter Jam 2012 tour into the home of the Cats on March 10 with Sanctus … Continue reading

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TV Review: Pearl Jam Twenty on PBS

Cameron Crowe is a terrific filmmaker and a great rock ‘n’ roll journalist. Those skills come together in Pearl Jam Twenty, a flawed but enlightening chronicle of one of the 1990s most enduring bands. The film premiered Friday night on … Continue reading

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Review: UK Opera Theatre’s Romeo et Juliette

See the show: Romeo et Juliette is the first broadcast on the iHigh Alltech Arts Network. Click here to see the performance reviewed. Click here for the live stream of the 2 p.m. Oct. 23 performance. Photo gallery: The Oct. … Continue reading

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