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2009: The year in Central Kentucky arts

New Year’s Day 2009, I assumed by New Year’s Eve I would have written about at least one Lexington arts group closing its doors. The economy was buried nose-first in the ground and theaters and other arts organizations were closing … Continue reading

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Ephraim McDowell story all in the Henson family

Dad had already done this. Holly Henson grew up being in productions of The Ephraim McDowell Story. Her father, Eben Henson, founder and longtime artistic director of Pioneer Playhouse, had written the play to dramatize the story of one of … Continue reading

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Pioneer Playhouse announces 2009 season

Danville’s Pioneer Playhouse has announced its 60th season, highlighted by a return — of sorts — of a Playhouse original and a few special events. This is not only the 60th season of Pioneer Playhouse. It is also the 200th … Continue reading

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