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Bourbon barrels to be canvases for new LexArts public art project

LexArts is inviting area artists to riff on another regional icon this fall: bourbon barrels. The Bourbon Barrel Project on Town Branch will place authentic bourbon barrels embellished by area artists through downtown Lexington to highlight the waterway that flows … Continue reading

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2011 Governor’s Awards in the Arts

There are four prominent Central Kentucky winners in this year’s Governor’s Awards in the Arts, the commonwealth’s highest honor in the arts. Longtime Central Kentucky artist Adalin Wichman won the Milner Award, the top prize among the honors. The Paris … Continue reading

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Haitian reality checks

Read more: Alltech hopes to help Haiti by bringing in jobs CAP-HAITIEN, Haiti ­— I hadn’t looked over the left side of the balcony on my room at the Hotel du Roi Christophe. The hotel itself, according to some descriptions … Continue reading

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UK singers bring music to Haiti

Read Manuel Castillo’s Haiti diary. See Castillo’s Haiti photo album. Eric Brown’s mother told him that traveling to Haiti would be “eye-opening.” “Like most sons, I kind of tuned her out,” recalled Brown, a graduate student in the University of … Continue reading

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UK Opera gets $700,000 from Alltech

The University of Kentucky opera program has received a $700,000 grant from Alltech, the Nicholasville-based animal health company that has supported the school’s voice department in the past, including serving as the title sponsor for an annual scholarship competition. “They … Continue reading

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