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LexArts’ annual campaign tops 2010’s but misses goal

Despite several hurdles, LexArts’ 2011 Campaign for the Arts topped last year’s total, though it did not meet its goal. The goal was $1.1 million, set after LexArts raised $1.003 million last year. This year’s campaign was just ahead of … Continue reading

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LexArts hires campaign manager

LexArts has named Robbie Morgan as its annual campaign manager and volunteer coordinator. Morgan, a Lawrenceburg native, recently returned to the Lexington area and has done significant work in the arts locally, including bringing Chicago Theatre troupe the Neo-Futurists to … Continue reading

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LexArts denies Actors Guild’s appeal

UPDATED 6:30 P.M. LexArts’ executive committee has voted unanimously to deny Actors Guild of Lexington’s request for an appeal of LexArts’ decision to cut the theater’s funding from the 2009 Campaign for the Arts. The vote Tuesday afternoon by the … Continue reading

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Role reversal in the arts headlines

The past few weeks have brought about some interesting Lexington arts headlines. Lexington Ballet hires executive director: The Lexington Ballet reached, ­almost literally, across the fourth-floor lobby of ArtsPlace to hire the Lexington Philharmonic Orchestra’s education director, Joe Tackett, as … Continue reading

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LexArts exceeds Campaign goal

Despite the economy and a momentary threat to its government contribution, LexArts 2009 Campaign for the Arts has exceeded its $1,000,000 goal. The Lexington united arts fund announced last week that it had collected $1,020,000 in its campaign, pending Lexington … Continue reading

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