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WEG Opening Ceremonies DVD

If you want to relive the opening ceremonies of the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games, or you feel like you never really got to see it in the abbreviated TV broadcast of the ceremonies, the event is now out … Continue reading

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Metropolitan Opera singer closes out UK Opera’s Porgy and Bess run

For the second time in what has become the University of Kentucky Opera Theatre‘s semi-pro season, a Metropolitan Opera singer was on stage Sunday for one of its productions. Soprano Angela Brown took the stage as Bess is the final … Continue reading

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Video review: Our Lincoln

The presentation of Our Lincoln at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C., in February was undeniably a big deal for Kentucky arts and humanities. Artists who live and work here were presented on one … Continue reading

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First Presbyterian will present music with a mission

First Presbyterian Church will be combining its music and missions ministries in its new concert series, which starts in September. The concerts will be free, with expenses covered by individual donors. An offering will be taken at each performance to … Continue reading

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Kentucky Stars tonight

The Downtown Lexington Corporation’s Kentucky Star awards will be presented tonight to two well-known, active artists in Kentucky and a well-known entertainer from the early 20th Century. The awards, which will be presented in a 6 p.m. ceremony at the … Continue reading

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Spiritual Ensemble on ‘Bob Edwards’ Sunday

The Lexington-based American Spiritual Ensemble, directed by University of Kentucky Opera Theatre director Everett McCorvey, will be featured on the Bob Edwards Weekend show at 7 a.m. and 4 p.m. Sunday on WEKU-FM 88.9. This is the same interview that … Continue reading

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American Spiritual Ensemble on Friday’s Bob Edwards Show

The American Spiritual Ensemble, based in Lexington and directed by University of Kentucky voice professor Everett McCorvey, will be on The Bob Edwards Show Friday morning on XM and Sirius satellite radio. Edwards, a Louisville native, invited the ensemble to … Continue reading

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American Spiritual Ensemble in concert on Wednesday

By any measure, the Lexington-based American Spiritual Ensemble has had a pretty good winter tour. During the 22-city journey, the ensemble has played the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts as part of the Our Lincoln performance, sung … Continue reading

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Our Lincoln diary: The concert

Check out Jonathan Palmer’s slide show from Our Lincoln. WASHINGTON – Last February, the Kentucky Humanities Council and the University of Kentucky Opera Theatre claimed Abraham Lincoln as the Bluegrass State’s own through music and words in the Our Lincoln … Continue reading

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Dear Mr. President, you should see ‘Our Lincoln’

Dear President Obama, During your campaign and since your election, you have talked extensively about Abraham Lincoln and boosted the arts as a way to share our culture and tell our story. Has Kentucky got a show for you. This … Continue reading

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