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Matt Duncan adds to ‘Hedwig’s’ Kentucky flavor

Matt Duncan has been one of the ­highest-profile musicians in Lexington for the past few years, bringing his twist on retro soul to stages and recordings, and ­receiving ­national attention. But this year finds Duncan putting his Kentucky career on … Continue reading

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Ashland’s Steve Kazee in Broadway’s spotlight

Kentucky native Steve Kazee has enjoyed modest success on and off Broadway since he discovered acting when he was a student at Morehead State University in the mid-1990s. His turns have included starring opposite Audra McDonald in Roundabout Theatre’s revival … Continue reading

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Broadway critics break ‘Spider-Man’ review embargo, and good for them

There are a number of aspects to arts criticism, but one of them is certainly consumer journalism. After months of pushback by producers of the new Broadway production, “Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark,” Broadway critics decided this week to put … Continue reading

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Discuss: Is ballet over?

During my post-WEG vacation last week, much of which was spent on various home improvement projects, I fell in love with Q, a CBC Radio culture show that airs at 2 p.m. weekdays on WEKU-FM 88.9. Each show, host Jian … Continue reading

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Laura Bell Bundy has to work on country ‘cred’

At CMT’s blog, Alison Bonaguro gives Laura Bell Bundy a lot of credit for doing her own singing while dancing her — off. Like anything that happens on Live TV these days, Laura Bell Bundy‘s performance on the Academy of … Continue reading

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The Grammys 2010: trying too hard

In one way, the Grammy Awards clearly got it: People don’t tune into the Grammy Awards for awards. They want to see the performances. And in the last few years, they’ve made the show a must see with performances like … Continue reading

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Laura Bell will be Elle in Nashville

So, if you’re a Central Kentucky Laura Bell Bundy fan who never got to New York to see her Tony-nominated turn as Elle Woods in Legally Blonde — The Musical, you have another chance, much closer to home. Bundy is … Continue reading

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