Tag Archives: Tai-Kristin Smedley

Video: UK Opera’s Magic Flute

During the past decade, University of Kentucky Opera Theatre has become Lexington’s de facto opera company. But undergraduates in UK’s voice department often get left in the shadows. “UK has such a high-quality opera theater, it’s hard for undergrads 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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Notebook: UK Choirs’ ‘Collage’

The University of Kentucky choirs’ holiday “Collage” concert has always been a little hard to get a handle on. No specific group is highlighted beyond a few minutes and there is no defined style, except really good music. It’s just … Continue reading

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Review: SummerFest’s Once on This Island

After several summers of giving us musicals with songs we know by heart, SummerFest delivers a show with a story that will stay in our hearts. And some of the tunes may stay with us too. Like Hair (SummerFest 2008) … Continue reading

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