Monthly Archives: December 2012

Top 5 albums of 2012

Looking at my list of favorite albums of the past year illustrates why serious music fans like to follow artists. They’re going to grow, evolve, please us, frustrate us and sometimes surprise us. 1. David Byrne and St. Vincent, Love … Continue reading

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Holiday movies: Finding three hours to put together

With Christmas week approaching, I am looking forward to finally making a date with our 16th president and Middle-earth. The movie Lincoln, of course, has been out over a month and I’ve yet to see it. Last weekend, I was … Continue reading

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Instagram: Share your photos (and privacy, and potential profit) instantly!

UPDATE BELOW It’s Christmas morning, and you and the family have gathered around the tree to open presents. Your youngest gets that certain something they have been dying for, and embraces it with the perfect “squeeeee!” expression. And you got … Continue reading

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Christian concert headliners becoming old news

One of the challenges that faced the now-closed Ichthus Festival and vexes other Christian rock presenters these days is a relatively small group of acts that can be legitimately billed as headliners. There are plenty of bands and solo artists … Continue reading

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UK’s maestro conducts the Boston Pops

University of Kentucky Symphony Orchestra conductor John Nardolillo was in Boston last weekend to conduct two performances of the Boston Pops Orchestra. He was filling in for Maestro Keith Lockhart, who was with the Pops Esplanade Orchestra at some run … Continue reading

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Live from New York, it’s Jennifer Lawrence

Before taking a holiday break, Saturday Night Live announced that Louisville native and white-hot movie star Jennifer Lawrence will host the show’s first edition of 2013 on Jan. 19. The musical guest will be Denver-based folk rockers The Lumineers. Lawrence was catapulted to … Continue reading

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Art project to tattoo poem on 200-plus Lexingtonians

Transylvania University-based artists Kurt Gohde and Kremena Todorova are embarking on another innovative community-art project. This one will spread poetry across the bodies of Lexingtonians. The Lexington Tattoo Project will take a poem about the city by area writer Bianca … Continue reading

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