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The faithful roots of country and bluegrass

Toward the end of its Winter Jam set last Saturday night at Rupp Arena, the David Crowder Band treated us to a little bluegrass. As he has done on his last few visits to Kentucky, guitarist Jack Parker strapped on … Continue reading

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Review: The National Symphony Orchestra at the Singletary Center for the Arts

Hugh Wolff bounded onto the Singletary Center for the Arts’ stage Wednesday night and started the National Symphony Orchestra’s concert not so much with a downbeat, but a lightning strike of his baton toward the percussion, igniting a majestic rendition … Continue reading

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National Symphony officials discuss arts advocacy with Lexington arts administrators

Note: The National Symphony Orchestra performs at the Singletary Center for the Arts at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 23. The National Symphony Orchestra has made a lot of music in Kentucky since landing in Louisville Thursday. But Wednesday morning, executive director … Continue reading

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National Symphony Orchestra here to connect

Some of the material in this column which runs in the Feb. 20, 2011 edition of the Lexington Herald-Leader is taken from a live blog of the National Symphony Orchestra’s first day in Kentucky, Feb. 17. LOUISVILLE — Late Thursday … Continue reading

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Live blog: The National Symphony takes up residence in the Bluegrass State

I am spending the afternoon and evening in Louisville today to see the first few hours of the National Symphony Orchestra‘s Kentucky residency. The orchestra will be in the Bluegrass State through Feb. 25 performing a total of seven full concerts around … Continue reading

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