Monthly Archives: August 2013

Lexington Tattoo Project announces video premiere

We now know when the Lexington Tattoo Project will unveil its big secret: the image those more than 200 tattoos Lexingtonians got last winter create when they are all put together. That and other secrets will be revealed the night of Nov. … Continue reading

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2013 Rosa Goddard International Film Festival

For the third year, sQecial Media is hosting the Rosa Goddard International Film Festival at the Kentucky Theatre. It tags onto the end of the Kentucky’s Summer Classics series, which closes next week with two films: The Great Escape Sept. 4 and Cabaret Sept. … Continue reading

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Actors Guild extends Gone Astray

With a virtually sold out weekend, Actors Guild of Lexington has extended the run of Walter May’s Gone Astray to Labor Day weekend with a performance at 8 p.m. Friday night. Gone Astray is loosely based on the Biblical tale of the prodigal … Continue reading

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Notebook: Chamber Music Festival of Lexington, day two

Click here to see video of a few moments from A Boy’s Ambition. Click here to see a photo gallery from the Friday and Saturday performances. You often leave a concert with a pretty clear idea of a favorite piece or … Continue reading

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Notebook: Chamber Music Festival of Lexington, first concert

You might assume a singer would mess things up. The instrumentalists, after all, have been performing together for six years, developing rapport, character, and sound. They have had other players in, all instrumentalists who became part of the group — … Continue reading

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What’s so bad about CentrePasture?

At the risk of sounding incredibly naïve, the latest round of CentrePointe proposals and predictable grumbling compels me to ask, what’s so bad about CentrePasture? It has not been like the land bounded by Limestone and Upper Street, Vine and … Continue reading

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Video: Lady Windermere’s Fan

Just a warning, men: We don’t fare too well in this clip from Bluegrass Opera‘s production of Lorne Dechtenberg’s Lady Windermere’s Fan, based on the novel by Oscar Wilde. I will say, these two men did a pretty good job ganging up … Continue reading

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Chamber Fest director creating community

It’s a little hard to know what to put on a pay-it-forward sleeve at A Cup of Common Wealth, where patrons are encouraged to buy something for a deserving future shopper, to ensure the coffee will get to Richard Young. … Continue reading

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In retirement, Walter May is doing double duty

Walter May has retired. I probably have to tell you that, because you really wouldn’t know it by his public profile as an active administrator at the Hope Center and active theater artist. This weekend, Actors Guild of Lexington opens … Continue reading

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WindSync blows into Lexington for Chamber Fest

While morning commuters blew down Main Street Wednesday morning, the quintet WindSync was bringing chamber music to the corner of Main and Eastern Avenue at Thoroughbred Park. The Houston-based ensemble is in Lexington for the first week of the Chamber … Continue reading

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