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December-January-February

 
 

December

 
Music
 

Natasha’s
112 Esplanade
Dec. 19 – Shemekia Copeland at 9 p.m.; Dinner seating $30, Standing $20
For more information, call 859-259-2754 or click here.
 

New Year’s Eve Celebration with Ute Lemper
Lexington Philharmonic’s first New Year’s Eve party
Lexington Opera House
Dec. 31, 7:30 p.m.
For more information, click here.
 

Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea

Dec. 20 – trio Raison D’Etre
All performances are free and run from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
For more information, click here.

 

Theater
 

Lexington Children’s Theatre presents Rapunzel
Lexington Children’s Theatre, 418 West Short Street
Dec. 20 and 21, 2 p.m.; Dec. 20, 7 p.m.
Tickets range from $13 to $15.
For more information, click here.

 

The Lexington Ballet presents The Nutcracker
Lexington Opera House, 401 West Short Street
Dec. 19 and 20 at 7:30 p.m.
Dec. 20 and 21 at 2 p.m.
Tickets range from $20.75 – $40.75.
For more information, click here.

 
Exhibits
 

Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea
Put a Lid On It: Containers by Kentucky Artisans
Through Feb. 28, 2015

 

Wild & Domesticated
161 North Mill Street
Through January 3
For more information, click here or call 859-255-2951.

 

The Healing Presence of Art
A program of UK Arts in HealthCare program with works from the state, including UK employees, and as far away as England
Pavilion H lobby of UK Chandler Hospital and Good Samaritan Hospital, Lexington
Through March 31
For more information, see our story here.
 

Room With a View
Selected paintings of Lexington skyline and 1990s downtown by Robert Tharsing
UK Chandler Hospital East Gallery, 1000 South Limestone
Through February
For more information, click here.
 

The Art Museum at the University of Kentucky
Singletary Center for the Arts, 405 Rose St.
Through Dec. 23 — Laurel Nakadate: Strangers and Relations
Through Dec. 23 — Take My Word For It
Through Dec. 23 — Kurt Vonnegut: Madmen and Moonbeams
Tuesday through Sunday, 12-5 p.m.; Friday 12-8 p.m.
Special exhibits are $8 general admission, $5 for seniors and free Fridays 5-8 p.m.
For more information, click here.
 

Arts in HealthCare
A. B. Chandler Hospital, University of Kentucky
East Gallery: Jill Frank’s Latent History of color photographs
West Gallery: James Baker Hall: The Mirror’s Beveled Edge of four color and black and white groupings
For more information, click here.
 

Madmen and Moonbeams: Fanciful Faces by Kurt Vonnegut
Silkscreens organized by UK art history graduate student Courtney Anich and printed in Lexington by Joe Petro III
UK Art Museum, Singletary Center for the Arts
Through Dec. 23
For more information, click here.
 

Laurel Nakadate: Strangers and Relations
The Art Museum at the University of Kentucky, 405 Rose Street
Through Dec. 23
Tuesday – Sunday, noon to 5PM; Friday, noon to 8PM;
The exhibit is free and open to the public.
For more information, click here.

 
Holiday Group Show
Ann Tower Gallery, 141 East Main Street
Through Dec. 20
Tuesdays – Saturdays, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Sundays, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
For more information, call 859-425-1188 or click here.

 

Pattern, Color and Form: The Art of Marco Logsdon and Nicole Hand
The Living Arts and Science Center, 362 North Martin Luther King Boulevard
Through January 3, 2015
Monday – Friday, 8:30AM – 5PM; Saturday, 10AM – 2PM
This event is free and open to the public.
For more information, click here.

 

Creating Sacred Rhythms
Christ Church Cathedral, 166 Market Street
Through January 5
Time: 9:30AM – 3:30PM, Monday through Friday and by special request.
This event is free and open to the public.
For more information, click here.

 

Special Events

 

Holiday Dinner & Movie
Blue Licks Battlefield State Resort Park
Dec. 19, 5 p.m.
The cost is $10 per adult, $5 per child. (Price includes special buffet, drink, craft, movie tickets popcorn and hot chocolate.)
For more information, call 800-443-7008.

 

Santa Express
Cumberland Falls State Resort Park
Dec. 20, 6-8 p.m.
Tickets are $3 a person.
For more information, call 1-800-325-0063.

 

Caching for Claus: A Geocaching Event
E.P. ‘Tom’ Sawyer State Park
Dec. 20, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The cost is $4 a person; ages 6 and under are free.

 

Holiday Drop and Shop
E.P. ‘Tom’ Sawyer State Park
Dec. 22, noon to 4 p.m.
The cost is $10 per child who is registered in advance; $15 for children day of event.
Limited spots are available on a first-come, first-serve basis.
For more information, contact Lora Sekeres at Lora.Sekeres@ky.gov.

 

Moonlight and Mistletoe
Pine Mountain State Resort Park, Pineville
Dec. 18, 5 – 8 p.m.
The cost is $11.99 per person (does not include drink).
For more information, call 606-337-3066.

 

Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea

Dec. 20 – Berea Carvers Cut-It-Up
Dec. 27 – Ron Owens to create license plate birdhouses
All demonstrations are free and run from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
For more information, click here.
 

19th Annual Faith and Community Christmas Store
The community store will be open Dec. 17-19, 8 a.m. – 8 p.m.
For more information, click here.
 

Registration now open for 9th Annual Shamrock Shuffle 3K
March 14, 2015
Registration is $18.
For more information, click here.

 

The following parks will have New Years Eve Celebrations
Barren River Lake State Resort Park, Lucas
Blue Licks Battlefield State Resort Park, Mount Olivet
Buckhorn Lake State Resort Park, Buckhorn
Cumberland Falls State Resort Park, Corbin
Dale Hollow Lake State Resort Park, Burkesville
Jenny Wiley State Resort Park, Prestonsburg
Kenlake State Resort Park, Aurora
Lake Barkley State Resort Park, Cadiz
Lake Cumberland State Resort Park, Jamestown
Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park, Dawson Springs
Pine Mountain State Resort Park, Pineville
Rough River Dam State Resort Park, Falls of Rough
For more information, call Gil Lawson at 502-564-4270, ext. 168.

 
 

January

 
Music
 

WoodSongs Old-Time Radio Hour
Lyric Theatre and Cultural Arts Center, 301 Third St., Lexington
To reserve tickets, call 859-252-8888 and leave a message. All tickets must be picked up by 6:45 p.m. or they’re released. Shows begins at 7 p.m.
For more information, click here.

 
Natasha’s
112 Esplanade
For more information, call 859-259-2754 or click here.
 

Red Barn Radio
This is a studio taping of a radio broadcast at 7 p.m.
ArtsPlace, 161 N. Mill St.
Tickets – $8
For more information, click here.
 
Keb’ Mo’
Lexington Opera House
Jan. 28, 7:30 p.m.
Tickets – $53.75
For tickets, click here or call 859-233-3535.

 
Theater
 

West Side Story
The Carnegie’s Otto M Budig Theatre
Jan. 9 – 18

 

Paul Taylor Dance Company
Norton Center for the Arts, 600 W. Walnut St., Danville
Jan. 27, 7:30 p.m.
Tickets – $25-$46
For more information, click here.
 

Avant-Jazz Saxophonist Ken Vandermark Visits Lexington with Trumpeter Nate Wooley
Mecca Dance Studio, 948 Manchester Street
Jan. 16, 8 p.m.
There is a five dollar suggested donation.
 

Exhibits
 

Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea
Put a Lid On It: Containers by Kentucky Artisans
Through Feb. 28, 2015

 

Wild & Domesticated
161 North Mill Street
Through January 3
For more information, click here or call 859-255-2951.

 

The Healing Presence of Art
A program of UK Arts in HealthCare program with works from the state, including UK employees, and as far away as England
Pavilion H lobby of UK Chandler Hospital and Good Samaritan Hospital, Lexington
Through March 31
For more information, see our story here.
 

Room With a View
Selected paintings of Lexington skyline and 1990s downtown by Robert Tharsing
UK Chandler Hospital East Gallery, 1000 South Limestone
Through February
For more information, click here.
 

Arts in HealthCare
A. B. Chandler Hospital, University of Kentucky
East Gallery: Jill Frank’s Latent History of color photographs
West Gallery: James Baker Hall: The Mirror’s Beveled Edge of four color and black and white groupings
For more information, click here.

 

Pattern, Color and Form: The Art of Marco Logsdon and Nicole Hand
The Living Arts and Science Center, 362 North Martin Luther King Boulevard
Through January 3, 2015
Monday – Friday, 8:30AM – 5PM; Saturday, 10AM – 2PM
This event is free and open to the public.
For more information, click here.

 

Creating Sacred Rhythms
Christ Church Cathedral, 166 Market Street
Through January 5
Time: 9:30AM – 3:30PM, Monday through Friday and by special request.
This event is free and open to the public.
For more information, click here.

 

Special Events
 

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. speaks at Transylvania University
Transylvania’s Haggin Auditorium
Jan. 14, at 7:30 p.m.
A reception will immediately follow in Carrick Theater.
Free tickets will be available to the Transylvania community at the Campus Center from Jan. 5 to 8, and the public can pick them up Jan. 9-14 (limit two).

 
 

February

 

Music
 

WoodSongs Old-Time Radio Hour
Lyric Theatre and Cultural Arts Center, 301 Third St., Lexington
To reserve tickets, call 859-252-8888 and leave a message. All tickets must be picked up by 6:45 p.m. or they’re released. Shows begins at 7 p.m.
For more information, click here.

 
Natasha’s
112 Esplanade
For more information, call 859-259-2754 or click here.

 

Theater
 

Exhibits
 

Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea
Put a Lid On It: Containers by Kentucky Artisans
Through Feb. 28, 2015

 

The Healing Presence of Art
A program of UK Arts in HealthCare program with works from the state, including UK employees, and as far away as England
Pavilion H lobby of UK Chandler Hospital and Good Samaritan Hospital, Lexington
Through March 31
For more information, see our story here.
 

Room With a View
Selected paintings of Lexington skyline and 1990s downtown by Robert Tharsing
UK Chandler Hospital East Gallery, 1000 South Limestone
Through February
For more information, click here.
 

Arts in HealthCare
A. B. Chandler Hospital, University of Kentucky
East Gallery: Jill Frank’s Latent History of color photographs
West Gallery: James Baker Hall: The Mirror’s Beveled Edge of four color and black and white groupings
For more information, click here.

 

Special Events
 
 
 

To include your event in Our Calendar, contact Erin Grigson at erin@kyforward.com.