Tag Archives: Kentucky Theatre

Lincoln mural: Small arts organizations, big impact

I drove into work today under the steady gaze of our nation’s 16th President and Kentucky’s No. 1 son, as I anticipate I will for many years to come. Eduardo Kobra’s 60-foot tall mural of President Abraham Lincoln on the … Continue reading

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Lexington composer brings Sundance film home

Earlier this year, Lexington composer AJ Hochhalter was generating some buzz for having composed music for the documentary Blood Brother, an official selection of the 2013 Sundance Film Festival. This month, Lexingtonians have a chance to see the actual movie … Continue reading

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2013 Rosa Goddard International Film Festival

For the third year, sQecial Media is hosting the Rosa Goddard International Film Festival at the Kentucky Theatre. It tags onto the end of the Kentucky’s Summer Classics series, which closes next week with two films: The Great Escape Sept. 4 and Cabaret Sept. … Continue reading

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Kentucky Theatre Summer Classics, Part 1.

The Kentucky Theatre has unveiled the first half of its summer classics lineup, which will sweep into the Main Street cinema May 29 with the quintessential movie, Gone With the Wind (1939). The following week continues in the upper echelon of timeless classics with the … Continue reading

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Kentucky Theatre reaches fundraising milestone; announces Applebee’s campaign

The Friends of the Kentucky Theatre announced the group has reached its first fundraising milestone of $250,000 for renovations at the downtown theater. The overall goal for the effort is $1.5 million to update carpeting seats and other features in the theater, … Continue reading

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Valentine plans: ‘Sabrina’ at the Kentucky Theatre?

If you’re still trying to come up with something to do on Valentine’s Day, the Friends of the Kentucky Theatre would like to suggest that you go to the movies. Specifically, Friends will host a screening of the classic 1954 … Continue reading

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Rosa Goddard Film Festival returns

The Rosa Goddard International Film Festival is returning to the Kentucky Theatre with the support of sQecial Media, an independent bookstore on Limestone. It is one of two film festivals sQecial is bringing to Lexington this fall season, the other … Continue reading

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Lexington film wins in Manhattan

Lexington-lensed Hitting the Cycle was named best dramatic feature film at the Manhattan Film Festival in late June. The movie is about a baseball player, Jimmy Ripley, nearing the end of his playing career and facing the prospect of life after baseball … Continue reading

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Old school Kentucky Theatre week

With the Kentucky Theatre hosting a very rare Saturday night concert by Bruce Hornsby on June 16, booker Larry Thomas has put together a week that looks sorta like the old days of the Kentucky, when there was a new … Continue reading

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Bruce Hornsby show moved to Kentucky Theatre

The Bruce Hornsby concert originally announced for the EKU Center for the Arts June 16 has been moved to the Kentucky Theatre. It will be a rare, almost unheard of Saturday night concert for the Kentucky, which usually has to keep … Continue reading

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