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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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Messiah soloists Turay and Clay find themselves on a familiar stage

Gregory Turay and Angelique Clay know this stage well. “For me, it would have to be Magic Flute and Elixir, when we used to do the operas in here,” Turay says when asked about his favorite memories of performing in … Continue reading

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A couple hundred tickets available for Kentucky Christmas Chorus

The Mayor’s office reports that 270 tickets have become available for tonight’s (Dec. 14) presentation of the Kentucky Christmas Chorus at the Singletary Center for the Arts. As of last week, the annual sing-along was sold out (weird term, we … Continue reading

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Review: Philharmonic’s Home for the Holidays

Friday night the Lexington Philharmonic Orchestra launched its new Christmastime show, Home for the Holidays, which falls somewhere between the University of Kentucky Choirs’ holiday Collage, the Kentucky Christmas Chorus and the Philharmonic’s own Candy Cane Concert. Where exactly it … Continue reading

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Review: Lexington Philharmonic’s Messiah

Before Thursday night it was already obvious there were big changes to the Lexington Philharmonic Orchestra‘s annual rendition of George Frideric Handel’s Messiah. Instead of driving to the University of Kentucky’s Singletary Center for the Arts, we were directed to … Continue reading

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Kentucky Christmas Chorus revamps

The Kentucky Christmas Chorus will have a very different look and a somewhat different cast of performers for its 21st edition at 7:40 p.m. Dec. 14. The chorus, which has traditionally been held at 23,000-seat Rupp Arena, will be presented … 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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Review: UK Symphony’s epic

It happened, as things tend to do in Requiems, in the Dies Irae, the second movement. The low strings in the orchestra and high voices in the choir opened, staking out the extremes. Then the rest of the 325 musicians … 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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