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Lexington 12-year-old guides film to Louisville fest

It took 12-year-old executive producer and storyteller Nicholas Skidmore and a drone to get the short film Sargento’s Saddle into competition at Louisville’s 48 Hour Film Project. The 5-minute noir drama was shot in Louisville, Georgetown and Lexington and included footage of Lexington’s Calvary Baptist Church … Continue reading

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Summer classic: ‘Tootsie’

Comedy has always had a tough time being taken seriously. Just look at the Golden Globe awards, where there is a comedy-musical category that is most often won by whatever musical is out there (Evita, 1996), a drama that’s kind of … Continue reading

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Eastern and Central Kentuckians well represented in 2014 Governor’s Awards in the Arts

Danville had a big day in the announcement of the 2014 Governor’s Awards in the Arts, along with several other Eastern and Central Kentucky entities and an internationally acclaimed rock band. The awards are administered by the Kentucky Arts Council … Continue reading

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Listening to … Jamie Lynn Spears, ‘The Journey’

This year’s Red, White & Boom has a big name among teen TV fans in Lucy Hale, better known — for now — as Aria on ABC Family’s Pretty Little Liars than for her debut country album, Road Between, which came out earlier this … Continue reading

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Norton Center for the Arts 2014-15 season

Centre College’s Norton Center for the Arts is downsizing a bit, by design, for its 2014-15 season. “We wanted to condense it a bit and focus on the intimacy of the space,” says Steven A. Hoffman, who is ­programming his … Continue reading

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Harry Dean Stanton festival guest list to include … Harry Dean Stanton!

  Harry Dean Stanton Festival director Lucy Jones has attracted a number of celebrity to guests to the now-annual event, including Crispin Glover last year and Michelle Phillips this year. But there was one guest she didn’t think she would … Continue reading

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Filling out the Derby celebs list

A few weeks ago we dropped the guest list for the Barnstable Brown Gala with numerous notable names. But believe it or else, there are going to be other celebs in Louisville going elsewhere Derby Eve or just showing up … Continue reading

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KET’s ‘backSTORY’ will go behind the scenes at Kentucky magazine

Fans of print media and journalism — a group I am proudly a part of — have enjoyed watching the last couple years as a new Kentucky magazine has launched and grown in this era where print publications have regularly … Continue reading

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Kentuckian Brandy Neelly eliminated from ‘Idol’

Eastern Kentucky University student Brandy Neelly never made it to the American Idol stage to sing for her future on the show Tuesday night. The Louisville native was one of five singers not chosen to go on in the 13th season of Idol after … Continue reading

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Alert: Lexington Brass Band concert moved

The location for Sunday afternoon’s Lexington Brass Band concert has been changed from Calvary Baptist Church to Centenary United Methodist Church. Show time is still 4 p.m. Here is the Brass Band’s statement: “Due to any emergency at Calvary Baptist … Continue reading

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