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2012 Met Auditions Kentucky District winners

University of Kentucky senior Rebecca Farley and Ph.D. candidate Thomas Gunther were winners in Saturday’s Kentucky District Round of the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions, and they are still in the running to sing on the Metropolitan Opera stage. Their next stop … Continue reading

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SummerFest searching for a talented chihuahua

  SummerFest is ­searching for canine talent for its ­upcoming production of Legally Blonde: The Musical, July 25 to 29 at The ­Arboretum, 500 Alumni Drive. Specifically, the theater is looking for a well-trained chihuahua to play Elle Woods’ beloved pup, Bruiser. … Continue reading

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Mary J. Blige will sing national anthem at Derby

Read more: Ashton Kutcher tops list of Barnstable Brown Gala celebrities. After presenting the Star-Spangled Banner in a country and pop voice the past few years, the Kentucky Derby will take a soulful turn before this year’s Run for the … Continue reading

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Former Newsboys frontman Furler part of Winter Jam

The past two years when Winter Jam rolled through Rupp Arena, it featured the new incarnation of the Newsboys with now-not-so-new ­frontman Michael Tait. This year, Winter Jam, which stops at Rupp Arena Saturday, will feature the Newsboys’ former ­frontman, … Continue reading

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Ichthus couldn’t risk a one-year layoff

If the Ichthus Festival was going to go on, it had to go on. Back in August, when we sat down with festival president and chief executive Mark Vermilion to talk about the financial difficulties that had put Ichthus in … Continue reading

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