Tag Archives: Star Wars

Will 2015 be the greatest year in movies? Not so fast…

Holy blockbusters, Batman. Have you seen what’s set to run across the silver screen in 2015? There’s Star Wars, Episode VII, a movie fans have been waiting three decades to see. Avengers: Age of Ultron, which will have even more … Continue reading

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Disney’s Star Wars will do what fans have always wanted the series to do

When Return of the Jedi flickered out with Darth Vader’s funeral pyre in 1983, I don’t recall thinking, I wonder what Darth was like as a boy? Who was Luke and Leia’s mom? Could there be a character more annoying than the … Continue reading

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Harry Potter was the next Star Wars

In the decades after 1977, popular culture was constantly searching for the next Star Wars. What could capture the public’s collective imagination as completely as George Lucas’ space Western about people and robots trying to defeat a Nazi-like Empire? It … Continue reading

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Review: Picnic with the Pops

That is exactly what the Lexington Philharmonic did at this year’s Picnic with the Pops performance Saturday night. The orchestra shared the stage with Cirque de la Symphonie, a troupe of international acrobatic artists who gather almost weekly to perform … Continue reading

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Kids highlight WEKU event

After Lexington Philharmonic bassist Joe Tackett finished his chat with WEKU Morning Classics host Michael Carter at Joseph-Beth Booksellers Saturday, he pointed something out. During the chat, part of a WEKU/Joseph-Beth Gives Back event at the book store, Carter had … Continue reading

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