Category Archives: Eastern Kentucky University

Reba: The next country diva to visit Father Jim

Before Dolly Parton even played at the Eastern Kentucky University Center for the Arts Tuesday night, Father Jim Sichko was able to announce another country diva will be playing in support of Richmond’s St. Mark Roman Catholic Church in the fall: … Continue reading

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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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Seinfeld returning to the EKU Center for the Arts

Comedian Jerry Seinfeld is bringing his stand-up routine back to the Eastern Kentucky University Center for the Arts on May 9. Seinfeld’s first appearance at the EKU Center came in its first fall of operation, 2011. According to an EKU … Continue reading

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Dolly Parton to return to Richmond series

St. Mark Roman Catholic Church in Richmond has announced the latest star to appear in its Evening Among Friends series, and this year, the guest will be an old friend. Country music icon Dolly Parton will make a return to … Continue reading

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Kacey Musgraves coming to the EKU Center

Central Kentucky is friendly territory for country music acts, and the Eastern Kentucky University Student Activities council is bringing an artist Wednesday who already has gotten a lot of love in 2013. Kacey Musgraves‘ Same Trailer Different Park has been hailed as … Continue reading

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‘Flashdance’ canceled at EKU Center for the Arts

This weekend’s performances of Flashdance — The Musical At the Eastern Kentucky University Center for the Arts have been canceled, “due to unforeseen circumstances,” according to the center’s Facebook page. This would have been the Central Kentucky debut for the … Continue reading

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Warhol photos coming to Eastern Kentucky University

  Eastern Kentucky University’s Giles Gallery will be opening an exhibit of portraits and Polaroids by 20th Century art icon Andy Warhol Nov. 1. The exhibit, The Photography of Andy Warhol: Selections from the Andy Warhol Photographic Legacy Project, is on … Continue reading

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EKU Center presents performances for schools

The Eastern Kentucky University Center for the Arts will present daytime performance of five shows on its 2012-13 season for area school children. The shows are the State Ballet Theatre of Russia’s performance of The Nutcracker at 10 a.m. Nov. … Continue reading

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Bruce Hornsby show moved to Kentucky Theatre

The Bruce Hornsby concert originally announced for the EKU Center for the Arts June 16 has been moved to the Kentucky Theatre. It will be a rare, almost unheard of Saturday night concert for the Kentucky, which usually has to keep … Continue reading

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Central Kentucky Arts 2011: Big events and big changes

We did not have a major international event in Lexington this year like 2010’s Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games, but it felt like a big year in the arts. WEG was a catalyst for a lot of big names and … Continue reading

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