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Silas House named interim director of Berea’s Appalachian Center

Berea College has retained one of the biggest names in contemporary Appalachian culture to be the interim head of its center focused on the region. Author Silas House has been named the interim director of the Loyal Jones Appalachian Center … Continue reading

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Silas House joins Berea faculty

Kentucky author Silas House has found a new academic home, as the National Endowment of the Humanities Chair in Appalachian Studies at Berea College. He will begin his work there in August. The hire is part of an effort to … Continue reading

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Picturing 2009 arts

This was the second year I spent covering my beat with a camera in my hands a lot of the time. As I said, last year, covering stories as a writer and a photographer is an interesting approach, because you … Continue reading

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Actors Guild’s artistic director announces he’ll leave by the end of the season

Actors Guild of Lexington Artistic Director Richard St. Peter has told the theater’s board that he will be leaving by the end of the 2009-10 season to pursue a doctorate degree in theater. St. Peter declined to say where he … 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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Live this weekend: Silas House

Click the play button to hear our interview with Silas House: [podcast]http://copiousnotes.bloginky.com/files/2009/05/090514silashouse-podcast.mp3[/podcast] Copious Notes podcasts are available on iTunes. There’s just one weekend left in the world-premier production of Silas House’s new play, Long Time Travelling at Actors Guild of … Continue reading

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Ben Sollee opening for Silas House’s play

Patrons at the Mother’s Day performance of Silas House’s new play, Long Time Travelling, will get an extra treat. Cellist Ben Sollee, a Lexington native and University of Louisville graduate, will perform a set before the 2 p.m. performance of … Continue reading

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Despite economy, theaters adding shows by popular demand

The economic downtown hasn’t hurt some local theaters at the box office, lately. This week, both Actors Guild of Lexington and the Lexington Children’s Theatre announced they are adding performances of their current productions because the originally scheduled dates are … Continue reading

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First Look: Silas House’s ‘Long Time Travelling’

Here’s our slide show of Actors Guild of Lexington’s production of Silas House’s Long Time Travelling. Mouse over the bottom of the slide show to get controls. Click on the little comment cloud to the left to activate captions. If … Continue reading

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Kentucky Stars tonight

The Downtown Lexington Corporation’s Kentucky Star awards will be presented tonight to two well-known, active artists in Kentucky and a well-known entertainer from the early 20th Century. The awards, which will be presented in a 6 p.m. ceremony at the … Continue reading

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