Tag Archives: Summer Classics

Kentucky Theatre Summer Classics 2014

Film is said to be a director’s medium, and that plays out in this year’s Summer Classics series at the Kentucky Theatre. Even more striking than the titles is the list of esteemed directors the series boasts this year including … Continue reading

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Kentucky Theater Summer Classics, Part 2

The opening of the newly digital Kentucky Theater last weekend coincided with the announcement of the rest of the Summer Classics series for this year. The theater announced the first part of the popular series late last month, but held … Continue reading

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Old school Kentucky Theatre week

With the Kentucky Theatre hosting a very rare Saturday night concert by Bruce Hornsby on June 16, booker Larry Thomas has put together a week that looks sorta like the old days of the Kentucky, when there was a new … Continue reading

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Summer classic: The African Queen

Going on location is now a fairly common practice with movies frequently touting their numerous exotic locales as reasons to go catch them on the big screen. But it was something of a novelty in the late 1940s and early … Continue reading

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The Kentucky Theatre will take your requests

The Kentucky Theatre would like you to spend at least a few moments in these chilly months thinking about what you would like to see when it’s a lot warmer and the Summer Classics series unspools. In a notice to … Continue reading

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Kentucky Theatre 2010 Summer Classics

The Kentucky Theatre has announced its Summer Classics lineup. It will bring back some favorites, roll out some new titles and give us a 3-D creature double feature. All films will be shown at 1:30 and 7:15 p.m. on Wednesdays … Continue reading

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Summer Classic: Marx Bros. double feature

So, you think that a win-at-all-costs attitude is a new phenomenon in college sports? Ha! Has the Kentucky Theatre got a 1932 Marx Bros. movie for you. Horse Feathers is part of a Marx double feature at 1:30 and 7:15 … Continue reading

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Summer classic: Hitchcock’s The Birds

If you have ever been creeped out seeing a solid line of birds sitting on a power line or hearing a deafening squawk of a flock of birds during migration season, it’s probably because you’ve seen a certain Alfred Hitchcock … Continue reading

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What happened to The Kentucky’s holiday classics series?

During a chat with Kentucky Theatre manager Fred Mills Tuesday, we touched on the subject of the holiday classics series, which is not happening this year. Mills said he had received a few calls about the series, an abbrevaited version … Continue reading

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