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Video: Lexington Ballet’s ‘Snow White’

The last time the Lexington Ballet presented Snow White was 2006. Artistic director Luis Dominguez says his company has made some mighty strides forward since then and has put together a completely new production with new choreography and music by everyone’s favorite … Continue reading

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Amphitheater open house

It’s almost time for the first full season of performances at the Moondance at Midnight Pass amphitheater behind Beaumont Center. Since it is still such an unknown quantity to many presenters in Lexington, LexArts is holding an open house at … 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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Things to watch for in the WEG opening ceremonies

Rehearsals for the opening ceremonies of the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games moved to the outdoor stadium of the Kentucky Horse Park Thursday night. The semi-dress rehearsal started at showtime, 7 p.m., and clocked in right around three hours. With … Continue reading

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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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Lexington Ballet announces 2010-11 season

The Lexington Ballet announced its 2010-11 season at performances of Hard Rock Ballet this weekend. It includes variations on hits like Hard Rock Ballet 2, a major classical work and a performance during the World Equestrian Games. Fabric of Dance: 3’s … 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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UK Opera Theatre is her outfit

In almost any opera, University of Kentucky costumer ­Susan Dudley Wigglesworth will have to create looks for at least one iconic character. For this weekend’s production of Johann Strauss II’s Die Fledermaus, she’s creating a who’s who of opera icons. … Continue reading

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First Look: Lexington Ballet’s ‘Nonsense’

The Lexington Ballet presents an original production Feb. 5 and 6 at the Downtown Arts Center. “Nonsense” is a collection of works that draw on a variety of styles, from classical ballet to James Brown. Enjoy Matt Goins’ rehearsal photos … Continue reading

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2009: The year in Central Kentucky arts

New Year’s Day 2009, I assumed by New Year’s Eve I would have written about at least one Lexington arts group closing its doors. The economy was buried nose-first in the ground and theaters and other arts organizations were closing … Continue reading

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