Monthly Archives: July 2012

SCAPA grads take new musical to New York

Jacob Sexton and David Jackson, graduates of the School for the Creative and Performing Arts at Lafayette High School, are leading a new show steeped in Kentucky history into the New York City International Fringe Festival. The show is Panoramania; Or … Continue reading

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We watch the Olympics because we love drama

Sunday night, I was about to turn in around 11 p.m. when I decided to stay up a few more minutes to see what Gabby Douglas was all about. She was on the cover of Time magazine and had been … Continue reading

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Grand Theatre’s 2012-13 season

Frankfort’s Grand Theatre has announced the lineup for its 2012-13 season, its fourth year of bringing marquee entertainment to the state capitol’s downtown since reopening in 2009. Grand President Bill Cull said, “We believe it represents a step forward in … Continue reading

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Jesus and Mary Chain lead Boomslang additions well worth noting

WRFL has announced some high-profile additions to the fourth annual Boomslang Festival lineup as well as festival passes going on sale. Joining the lineup are The Jesus and Mary Chain, ’80s and ’90s modern rock favorites who reunited in 2007 with … Continue reading

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Chamber Music Festival reaches out to new fans with July Series

As rounds of beer were served at West Sixth ­Brewing Co., couples whispered to one another, conversations were held and a dog sat dutifully with its owners while the chamber quintet played. By Saturday night, this kind of setting was … Continue reading

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Actors Guild of Lexington’s 2012-13 season

Actors Guild of Lexington’s 2012-13 season features four shows that have not been produced in Lexington before and, for the third straight year, an open slot at the end of the season so artistic director Eric Seale can pick something … Continue reading

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VIDEO: High Strangeness at Pioneer Playhouse

Pioneer Playhouse presents Elizabeth Orndorff’s High Strangeness a play inspired by the alleged alien abduction of three women on U.S. 78 between Stanford and Hustonville, Ky., in 1976. In this scene from the show, which opens tonight (July 24) and … Continue reading

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What do we really know?

Sunday afternoon I was perusing Kentucky.com’s Facebook page to see what was up and what people were talking about, and I clicked on the comments to the post that asked, “Do you agree with Penn State’s decision to remove the … Continue reading

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VIDEO: Toy Piano Music from the Chamber Music Festival of Lexington

The Chamber Music Festival of Lexington‘s “flash-mob” ensemble gave its penultimate performance Saturday night at West Sixth Brewing playing pieces by Brahms, Ravel, Golijov and, to end the evening, composer-in-residence Danny Clay. For the finale – thought there was an … Continue reading

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Review: SummerFest’s A Streetcar Named Desire

Read and see more: Feature: When Evan met Ellie Notebook: Comparing Streetcars Gallery: A Streetcar Named Desire Video: Scene from Streetcar Rain and lightning finally cleared away enough Friday night for SummerFest to open its production of Tennessee Williams’ A Streetcar Named … Continue reading

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