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Listening to … Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga, ‘Cheek to Cheek’

In 1989, the soundtrack to a little movie called “When Harry Met Sally” turned a generation that was tuned into U2 and Bon Jovi onto standards from the American songbook. All it took was a charming guy named Harry Connick Jr. … Continue reading

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Derby 2011: Derby’s official artist connects viewers to thrill of winning

Like many Thoroughbreds that have won the Run for the Roses, this year’s official Kentucky Derby painting was born in the horse country in and around Lexington. The inspiration started early mornings on the backstretch of Keeneland when Texas artist … Continue reading

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2010: the year in Central Kentucky arts

Lexington’s 2010 year in arts could not have been weirder if you took the city and plopped it in the middle of Florida. Between some major changes at area arts institutions and the unprecedented wave of local and national arts … Continue reading

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Steven A. Hoffman: New Norton Center director likes being back at school

DANVILLE — Steven A. Hoffman navigates the dining hall at Centre College like a returning student, heaping some salad fixings on the plate, hitting the sandwich counter for a generous serving of sliced turkey on top, and noting to his … Continue reading

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