Monthly Archives: June 2012

Backstreet Boys to get star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

The Backstreet Boys and their fans got some big news this week The group, which includes Central Kentuckians Kevin Richardson and Brian Littrell, learned it will be getting its star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame next year. The group’s … Continue reading

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Appreciation: Nora Ephron, 1941-2012

Reading over appreciations of writer and director Nora Ephron, who died Tuesday after a battle with Leukemia, a theme quickly emerged: whether penned by an actual friend or not, that is what she was regarded as. Through her movies, which … Continue reading

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Andrew Bird added to Singletary schedule

No sooner had the Singletary Center for the Arts announced its 2012-13 season then it added an artist. Rootsy, retro, progressive … OK, hard to describe violinist Andrew Bird is coming to Singletary at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 29 – that … Continue reading

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Ichthus 2012: Reconsidering Fireflight

Thursday afternoon, Fireflight lit up the main stage at the Ichthus Festival that was already scorching under 90-degree heat. Lead singer Dawn Michele made the edge of the catwalk her home, and the band, led by guitarist Glenn Drennen, seemed … Continue reading

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Ichthus 2012: the front-row breakfast club

Read more: Most of our Ichthus coverage is at Kentucky.com and LexGo.com this year, including photo galleries and stories. You’d have to get up pretty early to beat a quintet of Winchester girls to the front row of the main … Continue reading

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Lyric Theatre summer movie series starts Saturday

The Lyric Theatre will launch its summer movie series this Saturday (June 23, 2012) with two showings of The Wiz, the 1978 Wizard of Oz update starring Diana Ross and Michael Jackson. The noon and 2:30 p.m. shows will launch … Continue reading

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Studio Players 2012-13 season

Studio Players has announced its 2012-13 season, which will kick off in September with The King — Elvis, baby. Sept. 13-30: Elvis Has Left the Building by Duke Ernsberger and Virginia Cate. Colonel Parker has booked an important date for Elvis … Continue reading

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Show goes on, as it must, at Pioneer Playhouse

Click here for a photo gallery from opening night at the Pioneer Playhouse. DANVILLE — The sun was setting as the lights came up on opening night for the 2012 season at Pioneer Playhouse. Patrons in line at the box … Continue reading

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Icthus Festival 2012: Social media plan helps keep Ichthus Festival goers in the know

Just five years ago, if you were sitting at your campsite at the Ichthus Festival wondering, “What’s going on over there?” at the festival site, you’d have to get up and go see. Now, you can whip out your smartphone … Continue reading

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Notebook: Hometown kids done good

It seemed appropriate to end a week that started with two Kentuckians walking off with Tony Awards catching the work of another Kentucky theater artist who has gone off to create in a bigger playground. This weekend Actors Guild of … Continue reading

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