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2010: the year in Central Kentucky arts

Lexington’s 2010 year in arts could not have been weirder if you took the city and plopped it in the middle of Florida. Between some major changes at area arts institutions and the unprecedented wave of local and national arts … Continue reading

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Bloggers for Haiti

During the two weeks of the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games, my former colleague Heather Chapman and net pal Alison Kerr have been running a series of contests to raise money for Alltech’s Sustainable Haiti Fund at their respective blogs, … Continue reading

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Haitian Harmony kids have arrived

More than two-dozen children from the Centre Educatif l’Union des Coeurs in Ouanaminthe, Haiti, arrived in Lexington early Wednesday evening (Sept. 22) to prepare for their performances during the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games. The choir has been trained by University … Continue reading

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Haitian choir update

Plans are moving forward to bring in a choir of children from a school in Ouanaminthe, Haiti, to sing at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games and around Central Kentucky during the event. Earlier this year, Alltech and the University … Continue reading

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Haitian reality checks

Read more: Alltech hopes to help Haiti by bringing in jobs CAP-HAITIEN, Haiti ­— I hadn’t looked over the left side of the balcony on my room at the Hotel du Roi Christophe. The hotel itself, according to some descriptions … Continue reading

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UK singers bring music to Haiti

Read Manuel Castillo’s Haiti diary. See Castillo’s Haiti photo album. Eric Brown’s mother told him that traveling to Haiti would be “eye-opening.” “Like most sons, I kind of tuned her out,” recalled Brown, a graduate student in the University of … Continue reading

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Podcast: Young cellist organizes big benefit concert for Haiti

Click play to hear a conversation with Concert of Hope organizer Jacob Yates. [podcast]http://copiousnotes.bloginky.com/files/2010/02/100219podcast-haiti.mp3[/podcast] Copious Notes podcasts are available on iTunes. UPDATE: Ben Sollee has been added to the lineup for this performance. Jacob Yates found the sheer numbers of … Continue reading

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Word from Audio A’s orphanage in Haiti

Owensboro native and Audio Adrenaline frontman Mark Stuart was visiting the orphanage in Haiti that is the center of the band’s Hands and Feet Project when Tuesday’s catastrophic earthquakes struck. “The Haitian people are numb, and sadly, very used to … Continue reading

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