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LexArts schedules public meeting on CEO search

LexArts will host a public discussion at 6 p.m. June 23 at ArtsPlace to discuss the search for a new president and CEO of the united arts fund. Current president and CEO Jim Clark announced late last year that he … Continue reading

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How can Lexington become a creative hotbed?

When composer Dan Kellogg graduated from the Curtis Institute of Music, he assumed that he needed to move to New York City, the center of the musical universe. There were challenges, particularly in finding a place to live. Both he … Continue reading

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Little Foundation gives $5 million to arts

The Lexington Children’s Theatre has won a $2.5 million endowment from the W. Paul and Lucille Caudill Little Foundation to fund its Shooting Stars Youtheatre program in Elliott and Rowan Counties. Lucille Caudill Little grew up in the Eastern Kentucky … Continue reading

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National Symphony officials discuss arts advocacy with Lexington arts administrators

Note: The National Symphony Orchestra performs at the Singletary Center for the Arts at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 23. The National Symphony Orchestra has made a lot of music in Kentucky since landing in Louisville Thursday. But Wednesday morning, executive director … Continue reading

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Horse Mania reprieve

If you thought you needed to get in your Horse Mania 2010 tour before Friday, you can slow down. Despite some notices that said the painted pony exhibit was leaving Lexington streets Friday, LexArts president and CEO Jim Clark says … Continue reading

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Lexington part of national arts-economy study

LexArts will be one of 200 arts councils around the United States participating in “The Arts & Economic Prosperity IV,” an economic impact study of the arts conducted by Americans for the Arts, a national ­organization that supports the arts … Continue reading

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LexArts expands funding opportunities

LexArts is expanding opportunities for local arts organizations to apply for unrestricted funds. A new category of “General Operating Support II” will provide unrestricted grants of between $2,500 and $25,000 for groups that are professionally managed with budgeted expenses of … Continue reading

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Reinvigorating Downtown Arts Center is Job 1

LexArts’ decision to name a program ­coordinator for the Downtown Arts Center could be seen as a reaction to a drop in use of the 8-year-old facility since Actors Guild of Lexington pulled out. And that is correct, to an … Continue reading

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Horse Mania goes to school

Horse Play for Arts Education, a spinoff of Horse Mania 2010, was unveiled Wednesday morning by LexArts with students all over Lexington designing and decorating “foals,” smaller versions of the Horse Mania horses. Horse Mania is a public art project … Continue reading

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LexArts names Downtown Arts Center programming coordinator

Lexington actor and former business owner Leslie Beatty has been named the new program coordinator for the Downtown Arts Center. Her position is part of an initiative by LexArts to reinvigorate the Main Street facility, which opened in 2002 but … Continue reading

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