Tag Archives: Lexington Art League

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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Red letter dates on the 2010-11 arts calendar

The 2010-11Central Kentucky arts calendar is bolstered by an unprecedented slew of performances during the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games. But outside of that, it is a really strong and interesting year with marquee touring artists coming into town and … Continue reading

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LexArts announces grants, campaign total

LexArts recently announced that the 2010 Fund for the Arts campaign took in $1,003,000 and released its list of recipients of allocations and grants for the coming fiscal year. The fund’s total exceeded the goal by $3,000 and included $450,000 … Continue reading

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Slide show: Soreyda Benedit Begley

I’ve spent the past couple months popping in and out of Lexington’s fashion scene – a scene numerous people have told me they didn’t know existed, and I admit, I was one of them. It started when I wrote about … Continue reading

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Cincinnati wigmaster giving Lexington workshop

Daniel Townsend, an adjunct professor at the University of Cincinnati-College Conservatory of Music and the wigmaster and makeup artist for Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, will conduct a theatrical makeup workshop from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 22 at … Continue reading

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Slide show: Passing – Fashioning Drag

The Lexington Art League‘s current exhibit, Passing: Fashioning Drag, is the latest manifestation of documentarians Kurt Gohde and Kremena Todorova’s three-year (thus far) project documenting drag culture in Lexington, Ky. Previously they have exhibited and lectured on their work in … Continue reading

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Art League director heading to Philharmonic

Lexington Art League executive director Allison Kaiser is heading the Lexington Philharmonic Orchestra in the same post. “She has an understanding of what is needed to artistically thrive and put things in place that will really launch the Philharmonic to … Continue reading

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Art League teams with Habitat for Humanity

The Lexington Art League has partnered with Lexington Habitat for Humanity for a project geared toward the children of Habitat clients. “Lexington as Home” is a 15-week project in which instructor Michelle Zendarski will help children of families who are … Continue reading

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LexArts will help Actors Guild hire consultant

LexArts has agreed to give Actors Guild of Lexington a $7,500 matching grant to hire an organizational consultant to help the theater navigate out of its financial troubles. In June, the LexArts allocations committee decided not to give Actors Guild … Continue reading

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Live this Weekend: The City

Click the play button to watch our slideshow of The City. Click the “four arrow” button in the right hand corner of the command bar to watch it full screen. Gene Woods is deep in a groove. With his Stratocaster … Continue reading

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