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‘Luminosity’ project’s ‘New Moon’ temporarily dimmed

UPDATE, 10 p.m. March 11: Driving home, I saw Shawn Gannon was working on New Moon, and it had been returned to its original brightness. Add damaging the Lexington Art League‘s New Moon sculpture to Mother Nature’s rap sheet of … Continue reading

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The Lexington Art League wants your light bulbs

Want to be part of the Lexington Art League‘s biggest project in its 56-year history? All you have to do is donate a light bulb. The Art League is looking to gather more than 10,000 incandescent bulbs for a cloud-like light … Continue reading

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Art League and 21c Hotel bring excitement to Main and Upper streets

For more than a year, members of the Lexington Art League have been excited about the prospect of a establishing a downtown venue in addition to its home base in Loudoun House, on the east end of Lexington. That excitement … Continue reading

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Lexington Art League looking to expand venues

The Lexington Art League has launched a capital campaign to create a new contemporary art space in the core of downtown Lexington. According to an LAL news release, the space will be a satellite of the league’s primary location in … Continue reading

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Movies at the gallery

The Lexington Art League and Lexington Film League are shining a brighter spotlight on their exhibit Re:Play in its final week with a film screening on the courtyard of the Loudon House Thursday night. The feature will be San Francisco-based … Continue reading

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LexArts announces grants and allocations

LexArts has announced its recipients of general operating support and community arts grants. The general operating support funds are unrestricted grants, generally to larger organizations in Lexington. This year’s recipients are: ■ Central Kentucky Youth Orchestras, $20,000 ■ Lexington Art … Continue reading

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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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Artz to direct Downtown Arts Center

Joe Cannon Artz has been named the new general manager of the Downtown Arts Center. Artz, 40, was the executive director of the Kentucky Classical Theatre Conservatory/SummerFest for the past two years after a two-year stint as president of its … Continue reading

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Love at first sight for new Art League director

The first event Stephanie Pevec attended in Lexington after moving here from Wooster, Ohio, was the opening reception for the Lexington Art League’s Nude 2008 exhibit. “We were used to 50 people at an opening being a big crowd,” says … Continue reading

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Allison Kaiser joins Philharmonic evolution

Allison Kaiser is off the Lexington Philharmonic Orchestra’s beaten path. Asked to pick a place to meet to talk about her new gig as executive ­director of the orchestra, Kaiser bypasses its offices, where she says her ear is glued … Continue reading

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