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Kentucky Historical Society lending Lincoln items to Reagan Library exhibit

Abraham Lincoln’s pocket watch, items from the 1860 presidential election, and other Lincoln artifacts from the Kentucky Historical Society will be lent to the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Library for an exhibit this summer. The Life and Times of … Continue reading

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Review: UK Opera Theatre’s River of Time

Note: Space is finite in newspapers, really more finite than ever. This being a new opera, I wrote a bit longer than a usual review, and a little bit longer than the printed page in Saturday’s paper will hold. This … Continue reading

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First Look: UK Opera Theatre’s River of Time

Click the play button to hear a podcast of our River of Time report for WEKU-FM 88.9: [podcast]http://copiousnotes.bloginky.com/files/2009/10/4abeopera.mp3[/podcast] Copious Notes podcasts are available on iTunes. The University of Kentucky Opera Theatre presents the world premier production of composer Joe Baber … Continue reading

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Our Lincoln diary: an unexpected stage

When actors signed up to play characters in the Kentucky Humanities Council’s Chautauqua program, they thought they’d be playing schools, libraries, community meetings and things of that sort. “I never even thought I’d perform in the Singletary Center,” said George … Continue reading

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Mo Rocca and CBS coming to Kentucky to follow Lincoln exhibit

Comic and commentator Mo Rocca and a crew from CBS Sunday Morning will be in Central Kentucky next week filming a segment for the show, according to the Kentucky History Center. The crew will be meeting up with the History … Continue reading

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