Daily Archives: November 17, 2012

2012 Met Auditions Kentucky District winners

University of Kentucky senior Rebecca Farley and Ph.D. candidate Thomas Gunther were winners in Saturday’s Kentucky District Round of the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions, and they are still in the running to sing on the Metropolitan Opera stage. Their next stop … Continue reading

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Sandra Oppegard paints the town in watercolors

Lexington washes across the walls of Cross Gate Gallery this month in streams of watercolor, forming images of Cheapside, the Lexington Opera House, Al’s Bar and many other familiar locations rendered in dreamy impressions from the brush of Sandra Oppegard. … Continue reading

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Review: West Side Story at the Lexington Opera House

At its core, West Side Story is another iteration of a timeless tale about love doomed by ignorant and irrational hatred. William Shakespeare wrote about it in the late 16th century in Romeo and Juliet, and other versions preceded it. The saddest thing is no one … Continue reading

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