Monthly Archives: October 2012

I hate to admit it, but Thriller is a classic

My friends and family are used to me chaffing at icons of my youth being declared “classic.” Even at 44, it still doesn’t feel like movies I saw in theaters when they opened or albums I bought on vinyl with … Continue reading

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Warhol photos coming to Eastern Kentucky University

  Eastern Kentucky University’s Giles Gallery will be opening an exhibit of portraits and Polaroids by 20th Century art icon Andy Warhol Nov. 1. The exhibit, The Photography of Andy Warhol: Selections from the Andy Warhol Photographic Legacy Project, is on … Continue reading

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Two UK singers already have advanced in Met Auditions

The Kentucky District round of the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions isn’t until until Nov. 17 at Memorial Hall. But two University of Kentucky singers already have advanced to the regional round of the competition by competing in other district … Continue reading

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Audio Adrenaline reboots with dc talk’s Kevin Max

Audio Adrenaline has taken a page from the Newsboy’s playbook enlisting a former member of iconic Christian rockers dc talk to restart the band, which had for the most part ceased recording and performing in 2006 when vocal problems silence … Continue reading

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Live blog: Danville on TV for the Centre vice-presidential debate

Today is the day for Danville’s major media closeup as all the networks and many other media outlets present live coverage from Centre College, site of the 2012 vice-presidential debate between incumbent Joe Biden and challenger U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan … Continue reading

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VP debate: Political media converging on Danville

Danville will be the place to be for political media junkies over the next few days for Thursday night’s vice-presidential debate between incumbent Joe Biden and his challenger, U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis. Several network and cable news outlets have … Continue reading

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Review: The Phantom of the Opera by University of Kentucky Opera Theatre

The administrators of the rights to Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Phantom of the Opera have gone to great lengths to make sure the student productions they authorize are student productions. No faculty appearances, recent grad cameos or guest artist ringers in … Continue reading

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Ben Sollee’s home work

  Ben Sollee is five years into his career as a recording artist, having built a national following through persistent touring and earning high-profile gigs such as Jimmy Kimmel Live and features on CNN. But it still isn’t hard for … Continue reading

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Pros and cons: Seth MacFarlane as Oscar host

After a couple failed attempts at trying to be more hip and relevant in the choice of host, the Oscars might have just come up with something this time: Seth MacFarlane. To this point, he is best known for his … Continue reading

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