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Norton Center’s reinvented 2011-12 season

DANVILLE — In his first year as director of Centre College’s Norton Center for the Arts, Steven A. Hoffman has noticed what’s around him in the student body. It’s the iPod generation, as New Yorker magazine music critic Alex Ross … Continue reading

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Kids highlight WEKU event

After Lexington Philharmonic bassist Joe Tackett finished his chat with WEKU Morning Classics host Michael Carter at Joseph-Beth Booksellers Saturday, he pointed something out. During the chat, part of a WEKU/Joseph-Beth Gives Back event at the book store, Carter had … Continue reading

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Discovering Golijov a matter of trust

Note: I’ll be Twittering the Grammy Awards tonight, using the hashtag #grammys, if you want to join in the chat. Discovering new music is often a matter of trust, particularly if you are interested in exploring something like contemporary classical … Continue reading

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