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Live blog: Danville on TV for the Centre vice-presidential debate

Today is the day for Danville’s major media closeup as all the networks and many other media outlets present live coverage from Centre College, site of the 2012 vice-presidential debate between incumbent Joe Biden and challenger U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan … Continue reading

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VP debate: Political media converging on Danville

Danville will be the place to be for political media junkies over the next few days for Thursday night’s vice-presidential debate between incumbent Joe Biden and his challenger, U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis. Several network and cable news outlets have … Continue reading

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Ben Sollee’s home work

  Ben Sollee is five years into his career as a recording artist, having built a national following through persistent touring and earning high-profile gigs such as Jimmy Kimmel Live and features on CNN. But it still isn’t hard for … Continue reading

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Danville and Berea certified as cultural districts

The Central Kentucky cities of Danville and Berea were among the first five communities to receive Kentucky Cultural District Certification. The honor, administered by the Kentucky Arts Council and presented by First Lady Jane Beshear and Madeline Abramson, wife of Lt. … Continue reading

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Danville’s ‘Tron’ inspired run

Through the warm or semi-warm months, there are scads of foot races in Central Kentucky. But folks in Danville have come up with something a little different. Inspired by the movie Tron, the Trun is a two-mile night run through … Continue reading

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Big deal: Vienna Phil and Dudamel in Danville

Norton Center for the Arts director George Foreman and director of programs and public relations Debra Hoskins were in the office of a powerful New York classical music manager with a big idea: They wanted to bring one of the … Continue reading

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Centre bringing Vienna Philharmonic and Gustavo Dudamel for WEG

UPDATED, BELOW. DANVILLE - The hottest star in classical music, 29-year-old Venezuelan Gustavo Dudamel, will conduct the venerable Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra at Centre College’s Norton Center for the Arts on Sept. 27, during the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games. “This is … Continue reading

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Pioneer Playhouse needs help Saturday with flood clean up

In Bill Estep’s story about flood cleanup this morning, you may have noticed  this item: In Danville, the Pioneer Playhouse was working to clean up after its backstage area was submerged, according to the Danville Advocate-Messenger. The playhouse’s season is slated … Continue reading

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Pioneer Playhouse announces 2010 season

A world premier by Danville playwright Elizabeth Orndorff highlights the Pioneer Playhouse‘s 2010 season. “The Dillinger Dilemma” is a comedy inspired by the local legend that gangster John Dillinger – who was just played on the big screen by Kentucky … Continue reading

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Pioneer Playhouse announces 2009 season

Danville’s Pioneer Playhouse has announced its 60th season, highlighted by a return — of sorts — of a Playhouse original and a few special events. This is not only the 60th season of Pioneer Playhouse. It is also the 200th … Continue reading

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