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Jennifer Lawrence and Steve Kazee awards put spotlight on Kentucky

Something nudged me after Louisville’s Jennifer Lawrence accepted her Oscar for best actress last night: watching a Kentucky native walk off with a major acting award was not an exotic thing to see. And no, I am not going back … Continue reading

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Broadway Live at the Opera House, 2011-12

The Lexington Opera House has announced what is calls a “monster” 2011-12 season that will simultaneously celebrate two anniversaries: the series’ 35th and the theater’s 125th. The series was started by Richard F. “Dick” Pardy, who ran the Opera House … Continue reading

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‘Legally Blonde’ wins three Oliviers

Elle Woods had to go from California to New England to get a law degree, but she had to go all the way to England itself to get some theatrical award love. Legally Blonde – The Musical, the show that … Continue reading

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Appreciation: Patricia Neal

In the short-attention span of popular culture, Patricia Neal’s stage and screen career is unfortunately now lost on several younger generations. But you only need to take a glance at her storied body of work to see she made arts … Continue reading

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