Category Archives: comedy

Audra McDonald, Lyle Lovett, Rosanne Cash headline EKU Center’s 2014-15 season

The Eastern Kentucky University Center for the Arts in Richmond announced its fourth season of shows Wednesday. It is the first programmed by executive director Joel Aalberts, who became the center’s chief last summer. The lineup of 29 shows kicks … 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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Central Library’s renovated theater is ready for its debut

For years, the theater in the Lexington ­Public Library downtown has been a venue for plays, films, talks, music and candidate debates. This month, the ­renamed Will Stamps Farish Fund Theater at Central Library is ­reintroducing itself with numerous upgrades, … Continue reading

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Review: God of Carnage by On The Verge

More to read: In God of Carnage, real couples play couples at war Photo gallery: God of Carnage Veronica and Michael Novak have asked Annette and Alan Raleigh over to their house for a polite discussion about the playground squabble that ended … Continue reading

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See BCTC present a world premier

Beth Kander takes fellow playwright William Shakespeare’s quote that “all the world’s a stage” one step further. “In the world of the stage, it’s a really small world,” Kander says. And that helps explain why her play See Jane Quit, … Continue reading

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Lady Ga Ga gets the SNL save…this week

Usually Mariano Rivera is the one getting saves this time of year in New York City. But Saturday night, with an American League East Championship already sewn up for the Yankees, it was Lady Ga Ga who was pulling out … Continue reading

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The Jay Leno Show: Not ready for prime time player

Almost half-way through the first episode of The Jay Leno Show, Jerry Seinfeld sat down and cracked a joke about how in the 1990s, when Seinfeld went off the air, people actually retired. But now, in the Brett Favre ’00s, … Continue reading

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A look at the Extra Crispy improv troupe

Here’s a little video preview of our story about Extra Crispy, the improv comedy group that is based in and performs around Central Kentucky, including a performance at 9 p.m. April 16 at Natasha’s Bistro. Read more about them in … Continue reading

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