Category Archives: ballet

Video: Lexington Ballet’s ‘Snow White’

The last time the Lexington Ballet presented Snow White was 2006. Artistic director Luis Dominguez says his company has made some mighty strides forward since then and has put together a completely new production with new choreography and music by everyone’s favorite … Continue reading

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Norton Center for the Arts 2013-14 season

The Norton Center for the Arts extends its reputation as Central Kentucky’s home for intriguing mashups this coming season with a number of shows that take seemingly divergent genres and drop them on the same stage. Leading both those sorts … Continue reading

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EKU Center for the Arts announces 2013-14 season

The third season at the Eastern Kentucky University Center for the Arts will include a couple musicals that have not made it to the region yet and several rock ‘n’ roll tribute acts. One of those will be something of … Continue reading

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Soiree for ballet funds

The Bluegrass Youth Ballet will host its inaugural Summer Solstice Soiree to raise funds to expand community outreach and tuition assistance programs for the school. The event, June 23 at Ashland, The Henry Clay Estate, 120 Sycamore Drive, will include … Continue reading

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PBS Fall Arts Festival – Miami City Ballet

To most of us, fall arts means getting out in the crisp weather to attend shows and visit galleries at the time of year when creativity seems to be bursting forth like the colors on autumn leaves. And live is … Continue reading

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The roots of their art

Framing this year’s 2011-12 arts guide, which is out on newsstands across Central Kentucky Sunday, we were inspired by the idea that this year, there will probably be people who will see events listed in our guide that will inspire … Continue reading

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LexArts announces grants and allocations

LexArts has announced its recipients of general operating support and community arts grants. The general operating support funds are unrestricted grants, generally to larger organizations in Lexington. This year’s recipients are: ■ Central Kentucky Youth Orchestras, $20,000 ■ Lexington Art … Continue reading

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Norton Center’s reinvented 2011-12 season

DANVILLE — In his first year as director of Centre College’s Norton Center for the Arts, Steven A. Hoffman has noticed what’s around him in the student body. It’s the iPod generation, as New Yorker magazine music critic Alex Ross … Continue reading

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Kentucky Ballet Theatre: Learning to Fly

For ‘Peter Pan,’ some Kentucky Ballet Theatre performers are taking flight, with help from Louisville-based ZFX Flying Effects. Read more.

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His goal: Fill Billy’s Shoes

Since 2000, boys in ballet have had an obvious icon: Billy Elliot, the English coal-miner’s son who chooses ballet over boxing in the hit 2000 film that bears his name. Boys in dance could easily dream of being Billy. For … Continue reading

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