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Singletary Center announces 2014-15 lineup

The Singletary Center for the Arts has announced a 2014-15 season that includes several artists who previously had big shows in the area, plus another classical music superstar to collaborate with the University of Kentucky Symphony Orchestra. As in recent … Continue reading

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Morgan Freeman coming to UK

Oscar-winning actor Morgan Freeman will be at the University of Kentucky on April 14 to discuss his career in an event presented by the University of Kentucky College of Dentistry. Freeman, who was born in Memphis, Tenn., and grew up … Continue reading

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Singletary Center for the Arts 2013-14 season

The Singletary Center for the Arts has announced a lineup of five marquee performances for the 2013-14 performing arts season, including three that pair the touring stars with University of Kentucky student ensembles. Once again, the season includes a date … Continue reading

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Singletary Center getting new seats over the holidays

The Singletary Center for the Arts concert hall will be getting new seats over the holiday break, thanks to a $200,000 allocation from the University of Kentucky Provost’s Office. According to Center director Michael Grice, it will be the first … Continue reading

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Anthony Clark Evans’ journey takes him from car dealership to Metropolitan Opera triumph

Anthony Clark Evans looks around Clifton and Renee Smith’s Lexington home. “This is the nicest house I’ve ever been in,” he says matter-of-factly. A few minutes later, the house is his performance venue. Evans entertains the small crowd of musicians … Continue reading

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Andrew Bird added to Singletary schedule

No sooner had the Singletary Center for the Arts announced its 2012-13 season then it added an artist. Rootsy, retro, progressive … OK, hard to describe violinist Andrew Bird is coming to Singletary at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 29 – that … Continue reading

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Lang Lang coming to Lexington in 2013

We barely have 2012 out of the gate and Singletary Center for the Arts director Michael Grice has already announced what very well may be the classical music event of 2013: Pianist Lang Lang will perform with the University of … Continue reading

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Zack honored with Singletary Center plaque

For decades George Zack has been a big part of the Singletary Center for the Arts. That become somewhat literal Friday night as the Lexington Philharmonic Guild unveiled a bronze plaque in honor of the orchestra’s music director from 1972 … Continue reading

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Philharmonic changes this weekend’s soloist

The Lexington Philharmonic has announced that there will be a change in soloists for this week’s nearly sold-out concerts. Awadagin Pratt, originally scheduled to perform music by George Gershwin at Thursday’s Kicked Back Classics concert at the Downtown Arts Center and Friday … Continue reading

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What is a sellout?

Last week at le blog and in Sunday’s Herald-Leader, I wrote about the recent wave of sellouts at Lexington venues, including three shows over the weekend – Jason Aldean at Rupp Arena, Itzhak Perlman at the Singletary Center, and the … Continue reading

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