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‘Before I die … ‘ wall coming to Lexington

The building that holds the Arcadium Bar already boasts the iconic mural work of Herakut. For a month this fall, the property will also hold some Lexington-area residents’ deepest desires. Lexington resident Kim Bloomfield and some friends are creating a … Continue reading

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Sandra Oppegard paints the town in watercolors

Lexington washes across the walls of Cross Gate Gallery this month in streams of watercolor, forming images of Cheapside, the Lexington Opera House, Al’s Bar and many other familiar locations rendered in dreamy impressions from the brush of Sandra Oppegard. … Continue reading

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Ben Sollee’s home work

  Ben Sollee is five years into his career as a recording artist, having built a national following through persistent touring and earning high-profile gigs such as Jimmy Kimmel Live and features on CNN. But it still isn’t hard for … 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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Tickets on sale for craft market’s return to Lexington

Advance tickets are on sale for Kentucky Crafted: The Market, which returns to Lexington at the Lexington Center on March 1 to 4. The annual art fair, presented by the Kentucky Arts Council, started at the Kentucky Horse Park in … Continue reading

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Video: Emarosa plays for all ages

Emarosa has quietly maintained a home base in Lexington while building up an audience aroud the world. The band’s latest and self-titled album charted as high as 69 on the Billboard Top 200 album chart, and it kept the guys … Continue reading

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SETC set to invade Lexington

Usually, as February turns into March, many Lexington theater practitioners are packing their bags to head south to the Southeastern Theatre Conference‘s annual convention. But this year, they’re keeping their clothes in their closets, preparing to play gracious hosts as … Continue reading

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Getting the ice storm story, a status update at a time . . .

Since signing up for Facebook and Twitter last year, it’s been fascinating to watch how events can unfold across status updates, like this ice storm, which now appears to be giving Lexington the same treatment counties just south of here … Continue reading

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