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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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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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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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Lexington Ballet director steps into ‘Nutcracker’

The Lexington Ballet went through three men scheduled to dance the role of the Cavalier in this year’s production of “The Nutcracker,” and Luis Dominguez’s number finally came up. The 46-year-old artistic director of the Lexington Ballet had to take … Continue reading

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Role reversal in the arts headlines

The past few weeks have brought about some interesting Lexington arts headlines. Lexington Ballet hires executive director: The Lexington Ballet reached, ­almost literally, across the fourth-floor lobby of ArtsPlace to hire the Lexington Philharmonic Orchestra’s education director, Joe Tackett, as … Continue reading

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Lexington Ballet names Philharmonic’s Joe Tackett as its executive director

The Lexington Ballet has named Lexington Philharmonic education director Joe Tackett as its executive director. Part of his mission will be helping the ballet hire a new professional company of dancers. In making the move, Ballet board president Michael Potapov … Continue reading

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Live this weekend: Lexington Ballet’s ‘Magical Tales of Beatrix Potter’

Lexington Ballet artistic director Luis Dominguez found inspiration for Saturday afternoon’s show in his 5-year-old’s library. Dominguez was aware that other companies had staged stories by celebrated children’s author Beatrix Potter as ballets, and it seemed like a good idea … Continue reading

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