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Things to watch for in the WEG opening ceremonies

Rehearsals for the opening ceremonies of the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games moved to the outdoor stadium of the Kentucky Horse Park Thursday night. The semi-dress rehearsal started at showtime, 7 p.m., and clocked in right around three hours. With … Continue reading

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Haitian Harmony kids have arrived

More than two-dozen children from the Centre Educatif l’Union des Coeurs in Ouanaminthe, Haiti, arrived in Lexington early Wednesday evening (Sept. 22) to prepare for their performances during the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games. The choir has been trained by University … Continue reading

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Lyle Lovett headlining WEG closing ceremonies

While attention is focused on the beginning of the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games, organizers have just announced a big name to look forward to at the end of the two-week, three-weekend event. The long, tall Texan, Lyle Lovett and … Continue reading

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Haitian choir update

Plans are moving forward to bring in a choir of children from a school in Ouanaminthe, Haiti, to sing at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games and around Central Kentucky during the event. Earlier this year, Alltech and the University … Continue reading

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Take a Pater original (or print) home

Most of the work in The Bluegrass Palette of Andre Pater, currently on exhibit at the Art Museum at the University of Kentucky, was loaned from private collections and will go back behind closed doors once the exhibit ends Oct. … Continue reading

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Bob Morgan’s army

A car pulled up to the emergency room at St. Joseph Hospital. A door opened, and an unconscious teen was pushed out into the cold, rainy early morning. All he was wearing was a pair of leopard-print pantyhose, with his … Continue reading

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Review: Picnic with the Pops

That is exactly what the Lexington Philharmonic did at this year’s Picnic with the Pops performance Saturday night. The orchestra shared the stage with Cirque de la Symphonie, a troupe of international acrobatic artists who gather almost weekly to perform … Continue reading

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Acts announced for WEG’s Kentucky Experience Pavilion

The Kentucky Arts Council has announced 64 acts that will appear in the Kentucky Experience Pavilion at the Kentucky Horse Park during the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games, Sept. 25-Oct. 10. Performers will include choral groups, dance ensembles, musicians from … Continue reading

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Bob Morgan rarity: a solo show

Anyone familiar with Lexington art would drive past the Horse Mania horse Star Dust Memories at Gray Construction on Main Street and say, “That’s Bob Morgan’s horse.” Robert Morgan has one of the most distinctive styles in The Bluegrass, which … Continue reading

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Norton Center names a new director

Steven A. Hoffman, former director of the National Steinbeck Center in Salinas, Calif., has been named the new executive director of the Norton Center for the Arts at Centre College in Danville. Hoffman succeeds George Foreman, who made the small-town, small-college … Continue reading

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