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Norton Center for the Arts 2013-14 season

The Norton Center for the Arts extends its reputation as Central Kentucky’s home for intriguing mashups this coming season with a number of shows that take seemingly divergent genres and drop them on the same stage. Leading both those sorts … Continue reading

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Norton Center’s reinvented 2011-12 season

DANVILLE — In his first year as director of Centre College’s Norton Center for the Arts, Steven A. Hoffman has noticed what’s around him in the student body. It’s the iPod generation, as New Yorker magazine music critic Alex Ross … Continue reading

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Is the sellout back?

The afternoon of Feb. 6, I was standing in line at the Singletary Center for the Arts box office behind a handsomely dressed couple that looked like they had just come from church to see the final performance of the … Continue reading

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Chamber Music Festival of the Bluegrass is on

The Chamber Music Festival of the Bluegrass, which has become an annual Memorial Day weekend event at the Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill, is back on for 2011. In previous seasons, the festival had been announced as part of the … Continue reading

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An EKU-Centre arts rivalry?

I am not aware of any historic rivalry between Centre College and Eastern Kentucky University. But it seems like one fired up on Monday morning, when EKU announced Debra Hoskins, the former assistant director at Centre’s Norton Center for the … Continue reading

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2011 represents a new normal for arts scene

After a volatile year in Central Kentucky arts, 2011 should give us a sense of how things might settle in for the coming years. This will be a year that could establish new normals for the Lexington Philharmonic Orchestra, which … Continue reading

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Review: BBC Orchestra at the Norton Center

DANVILLE – Going to see Keith Lockhart conduct a traditional classical music concert is like going to see Jim Carey in a drama*. In the world of orchestral music, Lockhart has made his name at the top of the pops … Continue reading

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Podcast: Gustavo Dudamel

Click the play button to hear our chat with Gustavo Dudamel backstage at the Norton Center for the Arts after the rehearsal of his concert with the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra. The first question was posed by Chris Floyd of Centre … Continue reading

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Concert day: Vienna Philharmonic and Gustavo Dudamel at the Norton Center

Reminder: The Vienna Philharmonic concert at Centre College’s Norton Center for the Arts will be broadcast live, starting at 8:15 p.m., on WEKU-FM 88.9 and WUOL-FM 90.5. DANVILLE – It was only a rehearsal, but Nick Niehaus was breaking out … Continue reading

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Live blog: Gustavo Dudamel and the Vienna Philharmonic come to Kentucky

We are in a caravan of vans heading from Danville to Bluegrass Airport. The Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra is on a plane heading from JFK Airport in New York to Bluegrass Airport. Around 2 p.m. we are supposed to meet. It … Continue reading

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