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Ballet executive going to Pennsylvania orchestra

Lexington Ballet executive director Joe Tackett has left the company to take the same position with the Reading Symphony Orchestra in Reading, Penn. Tackett came to the Ballet just over a year ago and helped the company re-launch its professional … 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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Lexington Ballet names Philharmonic’s Joe Tackett as its executive director

The Lexington Ballet has named Lexington Philharmonic education director Joe Tackett as its executive director. Part of his mission will be helping the ballet hire a new professional company of dancers. In making the move, Ballet board president Michael Potapov … 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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Celebrating WEKU at Joseph-Beth Saturday

If you are a fan of Central Kentucky’s classical music outlet, WEKU-FM 88.9, plan to stop by Joseph-Beth Booksellers Saturday afternoon for a Joseph-Beth Gives Back event celebrating the station. I’m being kind of inviting because I am part of … Continue reading

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